Proxios Outlines the Difference Between SaaS and ITaaS in New White Paper

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Proxios knows cloud computing isn’t a one size fits all solution, but encompasses a entire range of different services. Proxios outlines the difference between two popular cloud services: SaaS and ITaaS.

The cloud isn’t a one size fits all solution, but a broad range of services designed for different business needs. In order to understand how the cloud can benefit an organization, it’s important to understand the different components of cloud computing and how they compare to each other. Proxios details two of the more popular cloud services, SaaS and ITaaS, in its new white paper: What’s Wrong with this Cloud?

Software as a Service (SaaS) is the delivery of software solutions over the Internet and accessed via the Web browser installed on a user’s PC. They are meant to be a substitute for in-house deployments of a single application.

IT as a Service (ITaaS) is an outsourced IT infrastructure that provides the capabilities of a IT department without having to own, maintain or support a network. Organizations get all the benefits of advanced technology and applications while reducing dependence on servers, desktops, software and other technical equipment. Plus, it allows organizations to maintain a current system configuration through a virtual desktop.

What is a Virtual Desktop?
A Proxios Virtual Desktop is a Microsoft Windows desktop deployed to your PC either across the Internet or through one of Proxios’ managed private connections. The Proxios Virtual Desktop interface has all of the familiarity of a standard Microsoft desktop and the applications running on your PC now, but the processing is entirely handled by a series of high availability virtual servers within one of Proxios' secure data centers. Your PC effectively becomes a terminal, or merely a means of connecting to your data and software.

About Proxios
Proxios is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and is the business of IT as a Service (ITaaS). As a pioneer in the field beginning the cloud journey in 1999, we have proven knowledge and experience to move customer infrastructure to the cloud, freeing customers to do what they do best, driving real business value from the applications that help run your business. We provide a wide range of cloud services to our customers throughout the United States and Canada including telephony and collaboration, business virtual desktops, and application hosting. For more information visit:

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