ITSM Glossary of Terms

Visit the ITSM glossary for the definition, history, and uses of key industry terms, including standard operating procedures (SOP), risk management, and more.

Posts about SaaS:

Anything-as-a-Service (XaaS)

May 26, 2022 8:24:57 AM

What is XaaS? 

XaaS stands for “Everything-as-a-Service” or “Anything-as-a-Service,” and is a general term that refers to delivering anything as a service. XaaS encompasses many cloud-based services, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). It seeks to eliminate these distinctions and focus more on how all services can be offered over the internet. 

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

May 26, 2022 8:24:15 AM

What is SaaS? 

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is a cloud-based model that provides the option for IT organizations to bypass the hosting or managing of their own systems. Instead, they can rely on the cloud to help them execute important initiatives for customers.