The common challenge currently face by traditional datacenter is the inability to meet the on-demand scales up and down of business requirements.
For example, in the scenario of an ecommerce site which runs a sales promotion, there will be a high demand and requirement to scale up their operational resources to meet the increase traffic of visitors.
On-prem datacenter resources will have difficulty adding on the hardware resources within short period of time due to the hardware delivery lead time. Even if hardware can be implemented in time, this will be a long-term investment of resources which will be underutilized during normal operations.
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provides business the flexibility of an instant computing infrastructure, provision and managed over the internet. IaaS enables business to quickly scale up the resources to accommodate spikes and scale down when the need diminishes.
Find out how you can customize your IaaS base on your business needs.