The drive to adopt public cloud services like AWS and Azure originates from straightforward business common-sense: public cloud computing is a faster, cheaper, more agile alternative to building IT infrastructure on your own.
Paying only for what you consume, with no upfront capital investment outlays makes sound economic sense. Plus, instant access to scalable computing capacity is an advantage that was virtually impossible in the past.
But for many organisations, cloud adoption has been limited to simple or sandbox environments, and has not yet shifted to effectively using the cloud at a broader enterprise level.
Cloud computing customers expect a lower cost as they perceive the utility model as less expensive.
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