Cloud Subscription Model - Pay as You Use

 
    
What is Cloud Subscription?
Cloud Subscription means you can use any computer resources; it can be hardware or software which is available in remote locations.
What is a SaaS model? SaaS model allows customers to access the application for a lower price than licensed applications.
All these resources can be accessed over internet.
Cloud subscription helps to increase effectiveness of shared resources as multiple users can access the system with the added advantage that we can re-allocate user access as per demand.
Users can access the system or cloud based application through a web browser on a laptop or even on mobile phones while the data is maintained at remote location.
User can access the application using a Software ss a Service (SaaS) business type.
Benefits:
Benefits are diverse as the Cloud subscription model can be useful for both
It will take weeks may be months to do the same thing with traditional services.
Cloud applications are built on a scalable shared infrastructure and can provide the capacity required to run the large application.
So it's better to use on demand cloud solution than to create additional infrastructure.
Cloud Computing as Part of IT Strategy
Cloud applications can be an added advantage to the IT organizations as they can reduce the infrastructure cost to set up an application or software.
Infrastructure costs include the high server cost and storage space cost.
Small companies with low budgets can benefit from this as they can utilize this cost for different purposes.
If we take a real life scenario, BPO industries works offshore or as a third party for cloud applications.
The third party will take the request from the client and solve the problem for the client.
Such a quick response or service will help make the system or cloud application perform better and faster.
Customers and vendors. Benefits are as follows:
Cloud application costs are much less than on-premise solutions, so the cost which is saved can be utilized for other operational activities.
Companies with infrastructure costs can take advantage of cloud applications to saving money.
Application Programming Interface (API)
User can access the application through API which connects the system with the cloud application.
This can be very user friendly as user can access the software from any desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.
With cloud applications the user is no longer dependent on any device or location.
Security
As a centralized data process is used, data security is much better than on a traditional system.
Cloud providers make sure that audit trails and user logs are well secured and maintained.
As there are many benefits of using cloud applications; there are some concerns too. In cloud applications data is stored and transferred across the internet. The user cannot control this since they do not know the location of the data.
Adaptability and Flexibility
An organization or group who wants to launch a new application can do so very easily and quickly using cloud services.
Evaluating Cloud Provider
There are many cloud providers who offer cloud services. Choosing the best possible option can be very difficult.
Gartner Magic Quadrant can help provide understanding of the best cloud providers for cloud applications.
According to Gartner Magic Quadrant Report Rackspace, Savvis, and AT & T are the best cloud providers for hosting Cloud applications.
Benefits of Pay as You Use
The service provider does not charge you based on a high quarterly rental irrespective of the subscription you make and instead charges you per month with a pay-as-you-use pricing model.
It can work in favor of both the service provider and the customer.
The customer can purchase the product at the best suitable price for him and the vendor can identify the most sellable products and makes sales strategies according to the data.
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