Ospero Wants to Popularize a New As-a-Service Offering

Jason Currill, Ospero

There is already Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Does the world really need another aaS? Probably not, which is why Ospero's branding─it bills itself as a DaaS, or Distribution as a Service─may see less uptake than its business model.

The DaaS label harkens back to a time when software was placed on a disk and physically distributed out of a warehouse. That, says the vendor, was DaaS 1.0. That practice all but died with the grow