How can I choose a cloud solution that’s right for me?
If you’re looking for a cloud solution for your group, or just want to learn more about the cloud solutions available on campus, be sure to visit the new Choosing and Purchasing a Cloud Solution guide on the Cloud Transformation website.
The guide helps groups make informed decisions about which cloud solution will work best for them. It includes links to updated information about using Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and using Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) at Stanford.
The Choosing and Purchasing a Cloud Solution guide makes it easier to migrate to the cloud by explaining Stanford-specific and solution-specific considerations for each type of cloud solution.
In the guide you will learn about the distinctions between SaaS (the most popular cloud solution at Stanford), PaaS, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and the issues to consider when choosing a solution. If you’re ready to make a purchase, the guide also provides resources for finding and managing a cloud vendor.