Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS)
Infrastructure as a Service can save your company time and money.
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has become a popular way for companies, of all sizes and industries, to effectively manage their IT environment, in the cloud. IaaS allows companies to lease IT infrastructure from a service provider, rather than purchasing equipment and hosting it on-premise.
Infrastructure as a Service allows your company to select an operating system and load applications onto their servers, but it is the responsibility of the Infrastructure service provider to keep the equipment powered up and secure in their off-site, secure data facility. Infrastructure as a Service might include Co-location, servers, hardware, storage, desktop virtualization, and internet services.
There are many benefits to using Infrastructure as a Service, including:
- Getting Started Is Easy
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) providers already have an infrastructure in place, which allows businesses to easily get their services up and running, in the cloud.
- All you need is an Internet Connection
When you utilize Infrastructure as a Service, all of your company’s computing takes place in the cloud. That means that every member of your organization has secure and encrypted access to your company files, anywhere there is an Internet connection. For highly mobile employees, this is an essential feature of IaaS.
- Highly Secure
Because Infrastructure as a Service providers host computing systems for multiple organizations, security is paramount. There are multiple levels of security and protection to ensure that your company’s information is not breached.
- No Capital Investments
By utilizing the secure off-site data center , owned by the Infrastructure as a Service provider, there is no need to invest in expensive equipment, such as servers, storage and network hardware. As well, maintenance of the equipment is provided by the Infrastructure as a Service provider. Finally, Infrastructure as a Service allows you to pay only for your actual usage, and scale up or down, as needed.
- Easily Expandable
By leveraging the Infrastructure as a Service provider’s network and capabilities, businesses can easily expand their usage, providing the ultimate in flexibility. This is especially helpful for organizations that may be seasonal ,or who may experience significant growth. Infrastructure as a Service allows for maximum flexibility when your organization’s needs change.
- Flexible Configuration
Keeping up with the ever-changing needs in an IT environment, is difficult, and no two businesses are alike. By utilizing an Infrastructure as a Service provider, companies can choose the storage capacity and computing power that best fits their organization’s needs, at any given time.
- Focus on Your Business
When you utilize an Infrastructure as a Service provider, you have access to an entire team of experienced industry professionals. There is no need for a dedicated IT staff, to maintain servers, because maintenance and upkeep of the equipment is provided by the Infrastructure as a Service provider. This allows your employees to focus on what day do best: growing your business.
- Advanced Technology
In order to meet the computing needs of thousands of customers, Infrastructure as a Service providers need to maintain the most reliable and robust networks possible. Because this is the sole focus of their business, Infrastructure as a Service providers are able to offer more advanced technologies and features, as they become available, than the typical business can afford to purchase and maintain on their own.
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