The Case Against Cloud Computing, Part Four

Wednesday Feb 18th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

This post tackles the fourth big argument against cloud computing: TCO vs. in-house servers. The real math may surprise you.

[From CIO]

In the previous parts of this series, I blogged about issues commonly raised in objection to cloud computing: difficulty of migrating existing applications, managing risk, and meeting SLAs. In this post, I'd like to address an issue I've heard raised a number of times: that cloud computing, far from saving IT organizations money, actually costs more than providing the same services in-house.

The article continues at http://cio.com/article/480595/The_Case_Against_Cloud_Computing_Part_Four?source=home_ts

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