Cloud computing is an Internet-based device that provides computing and storage capacity as a service, as illustrated in Figure 6.13. Cloud computing can be broken down into several basic models, including the following:
• Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—IaaS describes a cloud solution where you are buying infrastructure. You purchase virtual power to execute your software as needed. This is much like running a virtual server on your own equipment except you are now running a virtual server on a virtual disk. This model is ...
- Chapter 6. Telecommunications and Network Security
- from CISSP Exam Cram, Third Edition
- Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
- Released: November 2012
This does not match my definition of PaaS
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