As-a-service and consumption-based IT: an important step towards a lean IT organization

The triumphant advance of cloud computing began 20 years ago with “As-a-Service”. Especially in the areas of finance, CRM and HR, the idea of ​​”No Software” started, which later became “No Infrastructure”. Today we can say that there is already an “IT-as-a-Service” infrastructure in which all IT areas can be used as a service. These modern “as-a-service offers” are characterized by the fact that they offer flexible cost and usage models in a standardized form. For many companies and their IT organizations, this has led to completely new, once unthinkable uses.