Master Agreements provide Participating Entities with access to technical capabilities that run in cloud environments and meet the NIST Essential Characteristics.
SaaS Solutions Examples- cloud-based phone systems, unified communications, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and modules, desktop as a service, programs to combat fraud, waste and abuse, data analytics, e-mail, security, workforce management, mobile case management and more.
Offerings are available from direct OEM providers, aggregators, business partners and resellers to provide a full range of cloud based solutions and services.
PaaS Solutions Examples– include application development through a variety of platforms both directly from awarded solution providers and through business partners. Including access to a variety of service providers that can help develop PaaS solutions.
Sub-categories in scope are the three NIST Service Models, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
IaaS Solutions Examples– include cloud hosting services, combining IaaS with a range of managed services and system integration to deliver secure, scalable and reliable computing and storage solutions and more.