Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Summary
On-Demand compute resources

Products
VMware, OpenStack, AWS

Features
Enables self-service of compute resources within a quota
Exponentially increases turnaround time of development teams by establishing a quota vs handling via change requests
Can auto-scale to meet platform demand
Makes it easy to standardize digital resources, deploy a private cloud

Customers
Customers for who their IT is itself a competitive business advantage
Customers who have dedicated resources for capacity planning
Customers who are looking to move from a legacy VM infrastructure towards ‘hyperconverged’ infrastructure, where one hardware vendor and software-defined networking, storage, and compute process reduce/eliminate management overhead, while self-healing and enabling ‘scale-out’, vs scale up, capacity.