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Table 1 A comparison of typical cloud delivery model control levels

From: CFaaS: bilaterally agreed evidence collection

Cloud Delivery Model Typical Level of Control Granted to CSCs Typical Functionality Made Available to CSCs
SaaS Usage and usage-related configuration Access to front-end user-interface
PaaS Limited administrative Moderate level of administrative control over IT resources relevant to cloud consumer’s usage of platform
IaaS Full administrative Full access to virtualized infrastructure-related IT resources and, possibly, to underlying physical IT resources