5 Ways you Could be Misunderstanding Cloud Usage and Costs

Before beginning your cloud journey, it’s important to recognize the impact that cloud usage and costs will have on your ultimate success.

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Vendor Lock-in and the Cloud, What Does it all Mean? 

I’ve been knee-deep in cloud technologies for the last five years, working with startups to Fortune 500 organizations.  Surprisingly, the concern of “Vendor Lock-in” didn’t start popping up until about a year and a half to two years ago.  Realizing this, a couple of questions popped into my head [Read more…]

3 Steps to Predict Public Cloud Migration Costs

Predicting Public Cloud Costs for a cloud migration strategy

There’s a simple reason why one in three businesses say their cloud migration was more expensive and complicated than expected. They planned it wrong!

But just because the explanation is simple, doesn’t mean the solution will be. Cloud migration using cloud services like Microsoft Azure is a complex affair, involving multiple new business paradigms, processes, and variables. All of which is incredibly daunting, and difficult, for a business to straddle – particularly those with little to no cloud experience.

What I’ve discovered working with Softchoice clients is with the right approach, you can develop a much more accurate understanding of what your cloud migration project will cost you. You can avoid unforeseen circumstances and end up getting the optimal cloud cost strategy.

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