Date published: 29 March 2019
It’s not just about making sure you turn off that unused storage, it’s about planning too.
Is cloud cheaper than running infrastructure in-house? For most organisations this oft-asked question is impossible to answer, the only honest response being ‘it depends’.
Another query is easier to answer though: is it easier to overspend on cloud than on-premises?
Managing costs is essential, but cost-cutting shouldn’t be the primary reason for moving to the cloud according to James Kilby, Senior Consultant at Xtravirt.
“Businesses that tend to have a better understanding of cloud often see IT as a differentiator, or partner to the business, rather than a cost base“
James Kilby, Senior Consultant, Xtravirt