White Paper : Assessing the ROI of Cloud : An Executive Decision Framework
Weighing the initial advantages of cloud computing is simple. The ability to eliminate upfront infrastructure investment and pay per use for applications in the cloud offers enterprises significant start-up cost benefits and significantly reduces time to market. The amount of supporting data in technology and business media regarding these benefits is overwhelming.
But how can IT executives calculate long term ROI of Cloud? How can they calculate ROI of Cloud for legacy applications that are more complex than email and CRM? It is difficult to quantitatively measure the cloud advantages and risks in ROI terms.
Persistent Systems’ White paper Assessing the ROI of Cloud: An Executive Decision Framework provides IT executives a concrete methodology for calculating the ROI of Cloud for their organizations. This white paper enables to quantitatively measure the cloud advantages and risks in ROI terms. It also elaborates the type of internal assessment that needs to be done in order to develop an accurate estimate of the future ROI of Cloud.