X as a service (XaaS): What the future of cloud computing will bring
By John Dixon, Consulting Architect
Last week, Chris Ward and I hosted a breakout session at Cloudscape 2014, GreenPages’ annual customer Summit. We spoke about cloud service models today (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), as well as tomorrow’s models — loosely defined as XaaS, or Anything-as-a-Service. In this post, I’ll discuss XaaS: what it is and why you might want to consider using it.
First, what is XaaS? Is this just more marketing fluff?...