The growth in cloud computing is starting to affect the way technology companies charge and license their on-premises products, which could save IT pros money but also make budget planning much more difficult. Though public clouds are not the right model for many companies, the interest the technology has drawn from techies to …
It shouldn't make a difference at all.. When setting up a budget/cost of operating quote you are always working against the Unknown and Murphy ( and the inbred anal retentiveness of beancounters in general) , so you need to build in margins and hedges anyway. If cost-stability becomes a big enough issue, a cloud-centered mode of operation may well not be the correct solution to $scenario to begin with.
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