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Interesting Benefits of Cloud and Platform as a Service


If you are familiar with platform as a service (Paas) then, you might also be familiar with the benefits that it offers to any equipment business. It helps with reducing the costs as well as improving the speed of development and deployment as a while. Also, if a business has benefited plenty from IaaS (infrastructure as a service) then, it can resort to using computing resources when needed.


PaaS shares similarity with Iaas, and it allows the businesses to make the best use of PaaS service during the deployment and development phase rather than having to deal with purchasing other management tools. Let’s have a look at the interesting benefits of using platform as a service:


Reducing Costs


PaaS is responsible for providing software infrastructure to businesses, and it helps them with reducing organizational costs. It is responsible for reducing costs associated with traditional application development and deployment model, which comprises of the following:

  • Server and storage overhead: it is no wonder that managing new applications could be computationally overwhelming, and it should be backed up with large capacities of server and storage space. In general terms, once a user has completed the deployment and development stage, it could nullify the storage space and server of the company. It requires a user to focus on improving the computing capacity via power and maintenance. As an outcome, it helps the organizations save large amounts of money on server and storage overhead.

  • Network Bandwidth: it has been proven from time to time that development and deployment can sometimes interact with the network bandwidth based within a data center. The development teams should take the responsibility to carry out workload testing to determine the performance of the application in various scenarios.

  • Software maintenance. A majority of the development and operational organizations strive to reduce the costs associated with the management of software updates, and it could be time-consuming and costly in the long term. However, the cost structure of Paas is significantly streamlined, and it allows the user to follow the per-user and per-month charge for the software maintenance.


Improve speed and agility of the development process:


PaaS plays an extended role in providing greater agility, flexibility, speed, and agility to the development process. It helps the organizations with creating a heterogeneous and predictable infrastructure, which help the organizations with enabling various applications for keeping up with the demands and needs of the customers. Platform as a service helps with the following objectives:


  • It helps with enabling a faster and more efficient time that allows the development teams to invest their focus on the application.

  • It helps the businesses with improving its ability to adjust to changes and opportunities, along with taking care of miscellaneous costs associated with the deployment and development applications.

  • It helps with the disbursement of the capital investments, which facilitates a company to stay up-to-date with the competition.

Maximize uptime:


On one hand, Paas helps with reducing downtime in the applications but, it also helps with maximizing the uptime. It helps businesses with achieving its availability goals and innovative technologies to meet the objectives of a business. Paas vendors are equipped with certain tools, experience, and technologies, which helps a business to dodge any potential downtime in the process.

Jason Morton is Director of Business Development and Marketing at eBS – [www.eBS-Next.com], leading software developers of 360° Equipment Business Management Systems since 1964.

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