Tech Quiz of the Day

Feb 2 2009   5:08PM GMT

Are you a Know-It-All? Storage as a Service

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Our Tech Term is Storage as a Service (SaaS)

Storage as a Service is a business model in which a company rents space in their storage infrastructure to individual end users or businesses. In the enterprise, Storage as a Service is being driven by economic factors, as well as runaway data growth, compliance requirements, security issues and disaster recovery mandates.

Are you a Know-IT-All? Test your knowledge of tech vocabulary!

Secret Word of the Day

This is a conventional storage model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity.

Acronym Challenge

On a storage area network, TP is a flexible storage allocation scheme where each user is assigned a minimum amount of storage space depending on what’s required for them to do their job effectively. What does TP stand for?

Tech Trivia

What’s the name of Amazon’s Storage as a Service?

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Storage as a Service FAQ

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