[LINK] DCaaS and DCOaaS
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Mon Nov 14 09:07:59 AEDT 2011
For collectors of FLAs and SLAs, don't miss these two.
"[Data-Centre as a Service (DCaaS) is] about finding solutions to
common agency business problems and a shift from specialised systems
to standardised, flexible and adaptable solutions".
" ... a hypothetical example of Platform-as-a-Service, with which an
otherwise well-resourced Australian Bureau of Statistics would only
require to use to architect a new platform for the national census
every four years".
"DCaaS targets smaller agencies that spend less than $2 million a year on ICT".
But, confusingly, the hypothetical example provided was of
Platform-as-a-Service, with which an otherwise well-resourced
Australian Bureau of Statistics would only require to use to
architect a new platform for the national census every four years".
(ABS is not a 'smaller agency'. Or is this a hint that ABS intends
spending a lot less money on IT in future??).
"Data Centre Operations as a Service (DCOaaS) - via which agencies
that have a data centre in-sourced might require a party to come
on-site and manage their data centres from time to time"
Canberra ready for the cloud in 2012
Nov 11, 2011 2:16 PM
The term DCaaS originated in Dec 2010
"a precise definition of DCaaS would be counter-productive. The paper
will set out the nature of the business problem, rather than any
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