AJIBM  Vol.8 No.9 , September 2018
Cloud versus On-Premise Computing
Abstract: When investigating new choices for enterprise solutions, decision-makers need to increasingly weigh the merits of Cloud offerings. Accessibility, performance and security are key requirements along with vendor reputation and user community. The race to acquire customers and expand market share is prompting vendors to offer attractive introductory pricing to capture Cloud tenants. To keep in mind long term TCO and business outcomes, it’s essential to conduct due diligence to minimize risks or surprises. Knowing the business, technology and contractual drivers will inform the decisions on the future of Cloud at your organization. Decisions to embrace the Cloud will always require complete analysis of the options and business metrics. After performing a full needs analysis and understanding the variables, a reliable and cost-effective result is better selected and managed. This paper outlines fundamentals to understand the implications for deciding on Cloud versus On-Premise Computing going forward.
Cite this paper: Fisher, C. (2018) Cloud versus On-Premise Computing. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 8, 1991-2006. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2018.89133.

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