Infrastructure as a Service

When discussing solutions to your business’ technology needs, “as a service” (aaS) is something that you’ll hear a lot. The aaS concept can get a little overwhelming when you hear things like “infrastructure as a service” (IaaS) or “platform as a service” (PaaS). It seems like everything can be a “service”, but are these “services” the best option for your business? The short and simple answer is Yes. Defining aaS Services Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the first aaS models that became popular, but it is now an umbrella that encompasses PaaS and IaaS. Software used to …

How Do I Secure the Cloud?

Cloud security spending has been growing at an annual rate of 28% according to Forrester Research. By 2021, cloud security spending will be at $3.5 billion. Some of the biggest spenders are the financial and healthcare industries. The Forrester report states, “We expect most companies to look to commercial off the shelf solutions for their cloud security needs.” These off the shelf solutions are becoming more and more available as the cloud security market expands, but not all companies have made the move to secure the cloud. (Cloud security spending to hit $3.5bn by 2021, says Forrester  By James Bourne). …