Published: February 23, 2018
Eric D. Simmon
This document provides clarification for qualifying a given computing capability as a cloud service by determining if it aligns with the NIST definition of cloud computing; and for categorizing a cloud service according to the most appropriate service model (SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS).
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-322Report Number:
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing Definition, Cloud Services, Cloud Service Categorization, Cloud Service Evaluation, Cloud Service Models, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
Created February 23, 2018, Updated November 10, 2018