Five Key Takeaways About Cloud ROI

Clouds represent a fundamentally different way to conduct business. Traditional ROI measures may not apply. Over the last couple of years, as cloud computing has drifted into the mainstream of the enterprise, the conversation has shifted from whether to deploy clouds to how to use them strategically and maximize return on investment (ROI). To be sure, clouds present very different … Read More

Is TCO Still Relevant in the Cloud?

There are some who would say that total cost of ownership (TCO) is no longer relevant.  After all, information technology is now firmly grounded in a service management mode, and cloud billing is based on “pay-as-you-go” by level of resource consumed. TCO was the norm in the days when capex spending involved multi-year commitments. Today’s IT’s strategy is to provision … Read More