Best Infrastructure-as-a-Service Solutions47Infrastructure-as-a-Service is based on the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as applications and storage, available to the public over the Internet.Joyent Triton1 Testing and Digital Assurance2 Managed Hosting Services3 Marketplaces4 Private Cloud Platform (Symphony)5 Cloud Connect6 Dedicated Servers7 Compute Cloud Service8 Storage Cloud Service9 Network Cloud Service10 Cloud Infrastructure Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE)11 Cloud Infrastructure Compute Classic12 Cloud Infrastructure Archive Storage Classic13 Cloud Infrastructure Storage Gateway14 Cloud Infrastructure Networking Classic15 Cloud Infrastructure Load Balancing16 Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect Classic17 Cloud Infrastructure Audit18 Cloud Infrastructure Data Transfer Appliance19 Cloud Infrastructure File Storage Service20 Cloud Infrastructure Registry (OCIR)21 Cloud Infrastructure Storage Software Appliance22 Cloud Infrastructure Database23 Private Cloud24 as a Service from Hitachi Vantara (STaaS)25

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Solutions

Best Infrastructure-as-a-Service Solutions

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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Overview

What is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Solutions?

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) software is a complete development and deployment environment in the cloud. It provides a platform on which software can be developed and deployed. The platform handles the complexity around operating systems and servers and leaves application developers free to concentrate on the business requirements of the software.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Features & Capabilities

  • Uptime percentage offered in SLA

  • Ease of scaling up or down in response to consumer needs

  • Administration automation for deploying and managing virtual desktops and servers

  • Elastic load balancing whereby resources are balanced and distributed automatically across multiple virtual computers

  • Preconfigured templates for virtual machines

  • Monitoring tools providing alerts when problems are detected

  • Customized machine images

  • Range of operating systems available as preconfigured images

  • Compliance with security protocols like SSL and AES

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is similar to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), in that it provides services to consumers over the Internet. However, out of the three offerings, IaaS is the most rudimentary--taking care of the basics, the infrastructure, and allowing users to manage the rest.

IaaS operates at a very fundamental level, providing the basic building blocks for cloud services. IaaS can be thought of as the provisioning of basic cloud infrastructures like virtualized servers, storage, and networking in an on-demand model. This on-demand model can easily scale up and down to meet demand. Instead of having to spend capital resources on hardware and infrastructure, rapidly scalable and secure infrastructure components are accessible over the Internet. These resources and paid for based on consumption, as in a utility model like electricity or water.

Some providers also offer other components above the virtualization layer like databases and messaging queues, but these are not standard components.


Pricing models vary quite a bit, but the basic structure is usually price per user per month, with different tiers based on differing factors such as the number of custom app objects, or number of servers. Some vendors provide a free tier, but per user pricing can from as little as $50 per month per user to $750 per user per month or more, depending on platform capabilities. If your organization is currently managing their own on-premise infrastructure, it's a good idea to calculate the current costs associated with doing so when comparing switching to IaaS. Typically, IaaS platforms will be a lower cost alternative.

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Joyent Triton is an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering from Joyent in San Francisco.

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Arcadier is a multi-award winning marketplace SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) provider that powers business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C) and peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplaces. Our off-the-shelf and enterprise customisable marketplace solutions have enabled thousands of marketplace own...

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OVH offers a wide range of dedicated servers for hosting a wide variety of sites or apps, including ecommerce sites, managing a private network, enterprise web application, DDoS protected gaming servers, and more.

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Oracle Storage Cloud Service is an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) which supplies high performance SSD, high scalability and availability, and low latency unlimited storage. The service is available for archiving, cloud migration, or other use cases.

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) includes the ability to deploy Oracle Database on bare metal, featuring on-demand, pay-as-you-go database services with the performance of dedicated hardware and local NVMe storage on a low latency, highly configurable, and secure virtual cloud network.

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CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV® brand...