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Richard Esplin richard-lists at esplins.org
Fri Dec 13 00:38:06 MST 2013


I believe most analysts consider the storage tier part of "Infrastructure" in 
IaaS. Same goes for virtual network appliances.

On Thursday, December 12, 2013 11:21:16 Grant Shipley wrote:
> I would actually lump S3 and Glacier under SaaS.  Its a service thats
> provided for you with software on the backend to manage it all.  All S3 and
> Glacier really are is a set of up API(s) you can use to access the service.
> 
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 11:14 AM, S. Dale Morrey 
<sdalemorrey at gmail.com>wrote:
> > Don't forget Storage as a Service, S3 & Glacier for example.  That doesn't
> > really fall under your categories as far as I can tell.
> > 
> > 
> > On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Grant Shipley <gshipley at gmail.com>
> > 
> > wrote:
> > > Let's clear up what cloud actually means then.  There are three types of
> > > cloud computing:
> > > 
> > > IaaS - Infrastructure as a service
<snip>
> > > PaaS - Platform as a service
<snip>
> > > SaaS - Software as a Service
<snip>


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