Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting

Avoid Budget Overruns: A Guide to Assessing Cloud IT Economics

Provided by IBM

Category Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting

Type White Paper

Length 12

Publish Date May 26 2016

Date posted November 23 2016


Most IT decision-makers have surprisingly little understanding of cloud economics: neither what they are spending on cloud services nor what they should be spending. Many begin their cloud assessment process with the unfounded assumption that the cloud—any cloud—will always represent savings over premises-based options; when, in fact, the optimal environment for some enterprise workloads may be the private data center. This Frost & Sullivan outlines how to IT economics for Cloud workloads. 



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