What is AWS, Azure, and 365?
AWS – Amazon Web Services, a cloud computing platform provided by Amazon. It provides a mix of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and packaged software as a service (SaaS) offerings.
Microsoft Azure – A cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centres.
Office 365 – Online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote.
Other examples include:
IaaS – Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2), Google Compute Engine and Rackspace Compute.
PaaS – Google App Engine, Microsoft Windows Azure, and Oracle Database Cloud.
SaaS – Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, and Oracle Applications Cloud.