Understanding the economics of cloud computing is critical to driving the right operations decisions for IT organizations of all sizes.
Some months ago Joe Weinman, vice president of corporate strategy at AT&T, posted a primer of sorts explaining the mathematics of computing utilities. When should an IT organization choose a public cloud computing or storage utility? Should you select dedicated systems for your application, or perhaps a hybrid cloud envionment, combining public clouds with internal cloud computing resources? Weinman's post has formulas that can help answer these questions and more.
Last week, Weinman followed up that post … Read more