In recent years, Cloud Computing has emerged as an important solution for cost effective and reliable delivery of IT services. Cloud Computing includes several categories of services. The three common cloud service models are Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
To help California agencies/departments understand and evaluate Cloud Computing services as a viable solution for business needs, the following can be a reference point:
DGS published the Special Provisions for Cloud Computing for IaaS and PaaS in Broadcast Bulletin #P-03-16
DGS published the Special Provisions for Cloud Computing for SaaS in Broadcast Bulletin #P-20-14