Network as a Service (NaaS)
Network as a service (NaaS) offers networking infrastructure to the user who doesn’t want to build their application. In this, the third party provides the network infrastructure.
NaaS consists of services such as wide-area networking connectivity, data center connectivity, bandwidth on demand, and other applications. In NaaS, product can be purchased for multiple clients for a particular period.
It contains the optimization of resource allocations by making network and computing resources as a consolidated whole.
Features of Network as a Service (NaaS)
The features of the network as a service (NaaS) are:
- NaaS permits the customers to ccess the internet directly and securely. Also, it allows users to run custom routing protocols.
- With the help of a virtualized network, the Naas offers network service to the client. This feature benefits the customer as they don’t have to manage and worry about the infrastructure and can concentrate on developing the business.
- It helps the client by providing them with a virtual environment, which saves their substantial costs like the cost of the hardware and their maintenance.
- It also has a feature of remote access via which a customer can access the data from anywhere and at any time with the help of an internet connection.
Advantages of Network as a Service (NaaS)
The advantages of NaaS are:
- A network as a Service reduces the time taken by the staff to maintain and commit, and due to this, the business grows.
- NaaS also has a guaranteed uptime to a location. This benefits the user and is one of the primary business concerns.
- SD-WAN technologies are available at NaaS, which offers an easy to use multiple network links that support connectivity.
- SD-Wan technology also supports to solve the issues regarding traffic engineering for applications such as VoIP.