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Incorporating and Optimizing Public Cloud Costs in Modern SaaS Pricing Models

Published: 27 January 2017

ID: G00321602

Analyst(s): Craig Lowery


As independent software vendors build modern SaaS offerings, SaaS technology product management leaders must develop new pricing models. These models must account for the variable cost and cloud-unique benefits of the underlying public cloud hyperscale IaaS and PaaS services that they build upon.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Choose the Right Model to Build In Infrastructure Costs
  • Take Advantage of Cloud's Native Efficiencies for Bigger Margins

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