Infrastructure as a Service is one of three levels in the cloud computing stack model commonly used to describe the different types of service that hosting companies can provide.
Adopting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for your SaaS business could dramatically reduce costs, increasing customer lifetime value and helping you achieve or grow profitability.
Becoming a hosting reseller can be a lucrative means of starting a new business or cross-selling to your current customer-base, without the complexities of setting up and fully managing your own infrastructure. By employing your technical hosting knowledge, you can benefit from a recurring income and a long-term relationship with customers.
Organisations choosing to co-locate their servers outside of London have the benefit of accessibility, reduced latency, affordability and increased security.
Moving your existing servers out of your own premises and in to a data centre improves reliability and security while granting access to sophisticated connectivity and hybrid cloud computing options.
For its users, AWS is a public cloud; for Amazon it's their own cost-effective bare metal cloud.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, famously claimed that if a team couldn’t be fed with two pizzas it was too big. Of course, he also declared that “communication is terrible!” – so, was he making a valid point or just grandstanding?