[WEBINAR] The New Normal: Dealing with the Reality of an Unsecure World

Software Plus Services

Definition - What does Software Plus Services mean?

Software plus Services (S+S) is a Microsoft initiative to provide traditional software with a suite of cloud hosted services seamlessly integrated to provide enterprise-level solutions. Software plus services is a vision to create a pool of services and solutions that spread across virtually every possible personal or business computing requirement.

It is also written as software + services.

Techopedia explains Software Plus Services

This is basically Microsoft's cloud strategy. Software plus services is guided by three core principles:

  1. Unified application services for interoperability among multiple devices.
  2. Transition of traditional in-house server, storage and other infrastructure solutions to the cloud.
  3. Delivery of integrated development systems for rapid application development.

These solutions and services are primarily delivered on cloud by Microsoft and its partner and provides all different cloud models from SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and hybrid solutions.The set of services delivered under this are Office 365, Windows Azure, System Centre, Dynamics and Intune and are delivered on both a subscription based pricing model and the traditional licensing model.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
"Techopedia" on Twitter

Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
The Path to Hybrid Cloud: Intelligent Bursting To Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.