XaaS has transformed business operations across the globe. IT staff previously had to make long term hardware plans, provisioning for 3-5 year requirements, go through a timely budget process and spend much of their time maintaining and updating on-premise traditional IT hardware. The as a service consumption models have changed all of this, freeing up the staff to focus on business outcomes and creating a much more efficient and effective environment. In addition, you pay for what you use instead of paying for what you may use in six months.
This platform allows IT staff to no longer be burdened with the build out and hosting of on-prem servers, storage and even networking equipment. Organization dynamics have changed drastically, especially since 2020. The speed and agility of public cloud allows for rapid deployment of hardware, software and services from anywhere and at any time.
Many companies are experiencing unneeded IT costs as they are using less than 60% of their infrastructure. The use of a consumption model, whether public cloud, private cloud or hybrid cloud can eliminate these costs completely along with human investment for managemenent; including an on-prem hybrid cloud.