Cloud computing. Managed hosting. Managed services. Software-as-a-service.
There are lots of buzzwords that are both used and misused to describe the various types of IT outsourcing and web hosting. Back at the Catalyst Investors blog, I walk through the different layers of the IT outsourcing and web hosting landscape. I explain the difference between cloud computing and traditional computing, and compare and contrast the different layers of the technology stack, including co-location, dedicated hosting, hybrid hosting, infrastructure-as-a-service, managed hosting, platform-as-a-service, application hosting, software-as-a-service, business process outsourcing and business process-as-a-service.
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