Create customized virtual IT infrastructure to meet your needs
"The best Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) providers can offer simple cost-effective solutions to virtual IT infrastructure, helping you move your servers to the cloud,"
suggests Nate Drake , Brian Turner in ITProPortal
"IaaS promises not just ease and convenience, but also a service provision at a much lower cost than investing up front in expensive on-premises hardware.
As a cloud service it offers a number of additional benefits when it comes to cloud computing and cloud storage, not least that it's a scalable solution meaning you don't have to worry about resources limits, and additionally you pay only for what you use as opposed to paying extra for physical services to provide redundancy if needed..."
Spending on shared cloud infrastructure reached $11.9 billion, a decrease of 6.1% compared to 2Q20, and a 17% increase from 1Q21.
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker: Buyer and Cloud Deployment, spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud infrastructure, including dedicated and shared environments, decreased 2.4% year over year in the second quarter of 2021 (2Q21) to $16.8 billion. This decrease comes after six quarters of year-over-year growth, and most notably compares to the 39.1% annual growth seen by the market in 2Q20, when the world just entered the pandemic with the first wave of business and country closures causing a spike in investments in cloud services and infrastructure. Investments in non-cloud infrastructure increased 3.4% year over year in 2Q21 to $13.4 billion recovering from a 7.2% decline in 2Q20. - IDC