David Kirkpatrick

August 21, 2009

Intro to DaaS

Filed under: Business, Technology — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 3:22 pm

Just when you were getting used to cloud computing and SaaS (software-as-a-service), along comes another buzzy tech player — data-as-a-service, or DaaS.

From the link:

Unfortunately, the business world has given this baby a jargony name: Data as a Service, or its diminutive, DaaS. It rhymes with SaaS, its better-known cousin that stands for Software as a Service. SaaS is the catchall name for on-demand software applications like those on an iPhone. DaaS, in contrast, recognizes that software is becoming a commodity; it’s data mixed with software that’s king.