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Parting the Clouds: Understanding the Difference Between Saas and Cloud-Native Technology

Parting the Clouds Understanding the Difference Between Saas and Cloud-Native Technology

Despite the rapid growth and adoption of cloud computing, there’s still a general lack of understanding about the different terminologies associated with it — cloud-native, cloud-based, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and so on. For enterprises who plan to adopt cloud computing, this understanding is critical to identify the right software solution and realize the true benefits of cloud technology.

This white paper discusses the fundamental differences between true cloud solutions and software as a service, and how these differences can impact their ability to meet your current and future business requirements.