Platform as a Service

 

 

 

Why is Platform as a service (PaaS) seen as the future of cloud computing services?

 

 

PaaS is a cloud service on which client’s business applications are hosted on a system and hardware platform along with the entire set of surrounding managed services, which is all provided by Comarch. PaaS service is a truly agile delivery model in which IT engineers do not have the responsibility of defining, designing, implementing and supporting as-a-service IT infrastructures.

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Easier and quicker – the two most important factors of customer expectations. The purchase of data center services in the PaaS model is the best answer to these expectations. But what exactly does PaaS mean? Platform as a service (PaaS) is a specially designed, best-in-class platform that help users to develop, run, and manage their own applications. To explain it in simple terms PaaS allows users to manage IT initiatives within the paas provider’s environment - including the operating system, hardware, power, database, server, IT monitoring services and Internet connectivity. Thanks to the shared environment, it is possible to use a more advanced IT infrastructure even for small systems.

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Scope of PaaS solution:

To really enjoy significant benefits of PaaS model, it is critical to deal with a reliable and competent platform provider. As part of PaaS delivery model Comarch provides users with a full system and hardware platform to support customer applications including: 

  • equipment (servers and arrays) located in the Comarch Data Center 
  • all necessary third-party licenses
  • administration and management of operating systems and databases
  • management of the layer and network security systems
  • redundant telecommunications links
  • 24/7 monitoring services
  • one level SLAs for the entire platform

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Platform as a Service – Benefits

The PaaS model can offer numerous benefits, below are the top advantages:

  • Faster time to market by allowing your business to focus on critical activities
  • Operational cost reduction and Total Cost of Ownership are minimized by lack of necessity with buying software licenses and all components of IT Infrastructure 
  • Focus on your core business without worrying about the complexities of the underlying infrastructure
  • Reducing complexity of management ICT infrastructure
  • Various pricing models may allow paying only for what you use
  • Agility - your business can increase speed of development and deployment of IT environments 
  • Your businesses get access to better and efficient technology at a lower cost

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Definition of PaaS?

Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud-based computing model in which a third-party provider delivers all the infrastructure needed (a fully managed hardware and software platform) to support the development, running and management of applications over the Internet. In a PaaS model, the service provider is responsible for provisioning and managing the lower level infrastructure resources. In the Comarch Platform as a Service model, we provides a complete hardware and system platform to support our clients’ applications. 

2. What are some of the key benefits of PaaS?

  • Increases developer productivity and utilization rates 
  • Decreases an application’s time to market
  • Cost reduction 
  • Elimination the complexity of evaluating, configuring, and managing all the hardware and software needed for custom-built applications
  • Strengthens security
  • Scalability, including rapid allocation and deallocation of required resources
  • Access to the best technology

3. Which business costs can be reduced with PaaS services?

  • Hardware and infrastructure costs, including support, repairs and upgrades
  • Energy consumption
  • Additional security systems for stored data
  • Network redundancy systems, including backup and disaster recovery systems
  • Personnel cost for IT teams, specially data center staff and network engineers

4. How does Comarch different from other PaaS providers?

For 25 years, Comarch has been gathering expertise in design, development, management, engineering, and entertainment ICT services. We support thousands of companies of all sizes, which depend on our technology to drive business processes and needs.  No matter how big your business gets, you can trust Comarch to future-proof your IT infrastructure.

5. What are Comarch’s policies regarding our data and data portability?

All rights to your data are maintained by you. In the service level agreement (SLA) you will find all necessary information including data ownership, KPIs, security requirements and maintenance schedules.

6. How secure is PaaS services delivered by Comarch?

The robust and advanced security infrastructures of PaaS services provided by Comarch is trusted by companies around the world, including those in the most heavily regulated industries — from financial services to healthcare and government. To protect your business-critical data, Comarch provides IT services with the highest level of security and uses industry best practices. 

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