Trends Report

Brief: Top 10 Facts Every I&O Pro Should Know About Cloud Economics

All Business Runs On Money, But This Money Is Different

January 7th, 2016
SV
Sophia Vargas
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Michael Caputo

Summary

Cloud's economic model is truly unique. It extends beyond basic variability and dictates how your cloud provider frames its services. Whether a cloud skeptic following a cloud-first mandate or one completely bought in on the promise of agile infrastructure, every infrastructure and operations (I&O) professional must now understand the sometimes counterintuitive cloud economics. For some, this report serves as a reminder about the core principles of strategic cloud use, whereas for others, it serves as a primer to kick off their first conversations about cloud economics.

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