The ODCA is committed to accelerating the deployment of cloud solutions and services. The potential benefits for enterprise adoption of cloud computing are enormous, increasing IT agility and providing new levels of organizational efficiency. The end result is more time spent innovating IT solutions that create competitive advantage. Learn about the various service models for cloud computing solutions below and take the next step in moving your enterprise to the cloud.

New to cloud computing? The ODCA can meet you wherever your enterprise is at in the cloud journey. Learn the basic of cloud computing here and start your migration into the cloud today.


Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

IaaS offers configurable virtual servers, network infrastructure, and storage. Subscribers pay only for the capacity they use. Learn More about IaaS.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

With PaaS products, subscribers deploy applications in the cloud without needing to manage underlying infrastructure. Learn More about PaaS.

Software as a Service (SaaS)

SaaS products provide everything: Infrastructure, software, storage, and user interface. Services are universally available. Learn More about SaaS.

Information as a Service (InfoaaS)

InfoaaS provides standardized and secure methods to create, manage, exchange, and extract meaningful information from all available enterprise data in the right format at the right time. Learn More about InfoaaS.


More cloud services means new approaches required to ensure enterprise security. The Alliance takes the challenges that enterprises face migrating into the cloud very seriously. Please read the ODCA Position Paper on Security and Privacy. Learn More about Security. To help accelerate your organization’s cloud strategy read the ODCA Master Usage Model: Business Strategy Enabled by Cloud.


Bring your organization to the next step in adopting cloud computing with our usage models and best-practice papers. Leverage combined industry experience with our webcasts and videos. Engage with our network of experts and share your success story.


Build complete RFPs and find solutions providers that meet your requirements. Read more about our members. Take advantage of our tools to guide your deployment process. Work with us to align solutions and services with our requirements and deliver the next level of offerings to our members.


Influence the industry standards that will shape future product offerings by joining the ODCA in promoting openness and interoperability. Strengthen our voice in the industry and collaborate toward a shared goal.


Drive the next generation of cloud computing standards and solutions. We encourage the continued acceleration of cloud computing and invite you to join our Cloud Expert Network to share your insight on cutting edge adoption best practices, and become a contributor member to help us evolve and create our usage models.