SaaS, DaaS, IaaS, PaaS – Help! Time for ReaS.

‘As a Service’ is a hype that doesn’t pass

From IaaS and PaaS to SaaS, DaaS and now to BDaaS. Help! It’s time for ReaS (result as a service). Software companies base their revenue model on ‘-aaS’ – as a Service. A brief explanation of how it all started.

The creation of ‘-aaS’

Abbreviating IT terms has become popular. It all started with offering additional service in IT services and the foundation for the series of abbreviations ending in ‘-aaS’ was created. So Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) has brought as-a-Service to the table. We are now stumbling over the ‘-aaS’ concepts. Why not go back to simplicity? Time for an overview of the world of ‘-aaS’.

IaaS + Saas + Paas + DaaS = ReaS?

Technology is absolutely not a goal, but certainly not a service either. That’s why we choose ‘ReaS’ – after all, it’s all about the result. Result-as-a-Service.

SaaS – Software as a Service

Software as a Service is the provision of applications via the Internet. As a service. SaaS is also called cloud software, ASP, on-demand software or hosted software. In the beginning, these SaaS applications were mainly intended to attract consumers to simple applications. The SaaS phenomenon then quickly spread to the B2B enterprise. Today, the term ‘SaaS’ has become an integral part of the B2B business. The increase in the use of Cloud services has made this term a hype that no longer fades.

PaaS – Platform as a Service

Platform as a Service is in fact between SaaS and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). It provides a platform on which users can install software to offer SaaS products without setting up their own virtual machine. You ‘rent’ not only hardware in the cloud, but also configured virtual machines and associated services. Do you still understand this?

DaaS – Data as a Service

Data as a Service is the brother of SaaS. Data is a crucial part of the digital foundation of the modern enterprise. Without data, there is no business. Consistently analysing and activating data allows potential buyers to convert lead nurturing to customers in the various phases. Well, marketers are very quick to get excited about that. Of course, the term BDaaS is also used. You guessed it: Big-Data-as-a-Service.

So it’s time for ReaS!

ReaS – Result as a Service

Result as a Service. At the end of the day, entrepreneurs – and more specifically those who make beautiful products – do not want to be concerned with everyday ‘-aaS’ problems. They want to do business. In other words, they want to sell things. More and more. This modern technology is simply necessary to realize this today: the B2B buyer orients himself for 95- 98% online, so not participating is not an option. It’s all possible without difficult terms, so Jelba introduces the ‘ReaS’ – Result as a Service.

Jelba is one of the first leading online B2B companies to deploy technology (from a SaaS, DaaS, PaaS or any other -aaS solution) on a daily basis with RESULT as the core of the service.

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