Service Provider Foundation (SPF) Scenario’s
“The capability provided to the consumer is to provision processing, storage, networks, and other fundamental computing resources where the consumer is able to deploy and run arbitrary software, which can include operating systems and applications. The consumer does not manage or control the underlying cloud infrastructure but has control over operating systems, storage, and deployed applications; and possibly limited control of select networking components (e.g., host firewalls).” => IaaS
Windows Server hosting is one of the largest and fastest growing cloud services opportunities for hosting service providers (HSPs). This document provides technical guidance and key considerations for HSPs who want to provide infrastructure-as-a-service to their customers by using Windows Azure Services for Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, and System Center 2012.