Gartner Research

Be Aware of Financial Roadblocks When Moving to the Cloud

Published: 06 March 2012

ID: G00231005

Analyst(s): Jim McGittigan


The use of cloud computing can have multiple financial impacts, including changing the mix of operating expense (opex) and capital expenditure (capex). Often, these financial impacts can serve as impediments to ensuring that the right decision is being made.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Impact of Cloud on Opex/Capex Ratio
  • Financial Obstacles to the Adoption of Cloud Computing
  • List of Financial-Related Roadblocks to Cloud Adoption

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