IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS ?

Still confused about those terms ?

Here is a one-word description that summarize it well:

More details with this nice metaphor:

And how does it relate to your IT world ?


IaaS, PaaS and SaaS are three different approaches to cloud-based services, and Microsoft has a strong offering in all, thanks to Azure:

If you are a Visual Studio developer and have not already taken advantage of the Microsoft Azure platform, I encourage you to try and explore its possibilities:

http://azure.microsoft.com (sign-up and get $200 in Azure credit)