Cloud Thunder: The Biggest Bang for the Buck, Part 1
By Dick Benton, GlassHouse principal consultant
The positioning of IT as an internal provider of IaaS offerings is desirable for several reasons. It provides significant savings from a more cost-effective and efficient infrastructure administration by improving service levels through automation and often self-provisioning, and through cost-conscious resource usage. While these benefits are valuable, the attainment of them is not a trivial short-term task.