cloud services

noun

A resource provided over the internet that hosts or shares computer processing capability and data to computers and other devices on demand. Cloud services include software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Benefits include: • Infrastructure costs avoided • Savings in infrastructure passed on to core business • Applications can be implemented quicker • More uptime, when the system is working an available, due to redundancy • Less maintenance