Capex vs. Opex

Capex vs. Opex

The Financial Implications of Going Cloud By: Satish Shenoy Many factors make migrating to the cloud a compelling option: reduction in total cost of ownership, standardization, centralization, outsourcing of IT complexities, reduced time to market for new business applications, and the ability to stay current with the latest technology updates and vendor software releases. Small, midmarket, and large enterprises must weigh and rank these drivers differently. And, of course, every business has its own priorities….

Which Cloud Is Right for You?

Which Cloud Is Right for You?

There are some serious bucks going toward the cloud these days. The median enterprise cloud computing budget is $675,000, and the mean enterprise cloud computing budget is more than $8 million for both private and public cloud projects, according to 451 Research. Before opening the IT pocketbook though, CIOs and CFOs should spend ample time determining which cloud is optimal for the applications at hand. Many companies are looking closely at cloud-based unified communications (UC)…