IBM has published a thoroughly in-depth paper looking at the costs of doing business in the cloud as well as performance expectations and realities. The paper is titled: “The Truth about Cloud Price-Performance: How Misperceptions about Service Costs Can Derail Your Cloud Strategy” and it is well worth reading.
Here’s a brief description from their site:
“In this eye-opening paper, Frost and Sullivan takes an in-depth look at the true cost of cloud computing by looking at specific workloads and comparing not just initial costs but overall costs and performance you get from vendors like IBM, Amazon and Microsoft.”
If you’re considering moving your business to the cloud, this is a definite must-read.You can download it here.
Deciding to move to the cloud is never a simple decision for an organization. There are many complex issues, as outlined in the above article. A managed service partner such as simpleBI can help you navigate these waters.