A cloud computing term for the extensive variety of services and applications emerging for users to access on demand over the Internet as opposed to being utilized via on-premises means.
Examples of XaaS
Everything-as-a-Service, or XaaS, originated as software-as-a-service (SaaS) and has since expanded to include services such as infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, storage-as-a-service, desktop-as-a-service, disaster recovery-as-a-service, and even nascent operations like marketing-as-a-service and healthcare-as-a-service.
XaaS and Anything-as-a-Service
Also known as anything-as-a-service, everything-as-a-service facilities the flexibility for users and companies to customize their computing environments to craft the experiences they desire, all on demand. XaaS is dependent on a strong cloud services platform and reliable Internet connectivity to successfully gain traction and acceptance among both individuals and enterprises.
- Two-tier Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Organizations use two-tier enterprise resource planning (ERP) to run two integrated ERP systems simultaneously. One system, the legacy application, also called the the Tier-1 system, is typically deployed at the corporate level and the other is managed at the subsidiary level. Two-tier ERP software is often used by large corporations with multiple sites or by […]
- Change Management (ECM)
Change management, also called enterprise change management (ECM), is defined as the process, tools and techniques required by an organization to manage the people-side of change in the enterprise in order to achieve the expected outcome. Change management is typically needed when a large company or enterprise is preparing to undergo a major transformation and […]
- Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX
Amazon’s third generation of the Kindle Fire line of tablet devices. The Kindle Fire HDX is available in both 7″ and 8.9″ editions, with the 7″ version offering a 1920×1200 resolution display with 323 pixels-per-inch (PPI) density and the 8.9″ version providing a 2560×1600 resolution display with 339 PPI density. Kindle Fire HDX Processing Power […]
- Flash Storage
Flash storage describes any device or system that uses flash memory. It’s a broad term that can describe anything from a simple USB flash drive to a complex enterprise system that uses flash memory (“flash RAM”) as part of the storage system. Flash Storage in the Enterprise In the enterprise, NAND, a type of flash […]
- Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)
An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a targeted attack by cyber criminals or in some cases government institutions that uses multiple phases to first stealthily penetrate a network while avoiding detection and then obtain valuable information over an extended period of time. Advanced persistent threats are highly complex threats that differ from traditional threats in […]