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Apptio’s Cloud Business Management
Look out – the cloud is coming. Gartner predicts that by 2015, 50% of Global 1000 enterprises will rely on external cloud-computing services for the top 10 revenue-generating processes. Both the private and public cloud provides many benefits over traditional computing, including increased agility, the accelerated deployment of new services or capacity, operational flexibility, and the ability to allow IT to focus on strategic projects.
But most importantly, the cloud brings a new economic model for IT. This informative paper explores how, for the first time, business leaders can calculate exactly how much applications like email, ERP, CRM, expense management, account software, and many other such applications cost in the cloud.
Read on to discover how this transparency is benefitting enterprises today. And learn how IT leadership needs to develop a new set of competencies in order to manage IT in the dynamic economic model that the cloud is creating.