Category: Cloud

CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART THREE)

In Part One of this blog, we talked about your general approach to a cloud vs. on-premises evaluation, based on your business environment.  In Part Two, we listed some of the software costs that play a part in such an evaluation. In Part Three, we continue listing those factors, beginning with…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART TWO)

In Part One of this blog, we talked about your general approach to a cloud vs. on-premises evaluation, based on your business environment.  In Part Two, we’ll discuss many of the factors that play a part in such an evaluation. Those factors are listed below but don’t stop there.  Try…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART ONE)

Comparing the financial benefits of a cloud application to an on-premises application is not a straightforward process, particularly if you are considering migrating to the cloud from an existing on-premises system.  If you already own a server, a server room, sophisticated network hardware and software, and backup and service continuity…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: BENEFITS AND DRAWBACKS OF A “LOCAL CLOUD”

Two of the most substantial cost benefits of cloud software are: 1.       It is available via subscription pricing, so there’s no huge purchase investment.  You can just “rent” it. 2.       It is hosted on a remote server.  Others pay for the electricity, air conditioning, equipment repairs and operating costs. But…

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