Best Practice Report

Don’t Let Capex-Based Budgets Dampen Your Cloud Plans

Work Around These Limitations Or Power Up Your Business Case For Opex

July 21st, 2021
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Andrew Bartels , Duncan Dietz , Diane Lynch


Initially, public clouds made top-end infrastructure available at a cost-efficient price. The emergence of cloud-native services, born from open source and developed in the public cloud, has driven rapid innovation. In the next five years, cloud-native technologies will play a main role in digital enterprise, forcing companies to deal with the challenge of converting cloud-based operational expenses with capex-based budgets. Despite compelling business cases, I&O professionals are facing big hurdles in changing financial allocations. This report helps capex-centric organizations position themselves effectively to take advantage of external cloud services.

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