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Three Best Practices to Prepare for Public Cloud IaaS Negotiation and Risk Mitigation

Published: 24 May 2018

ID: G00355634

Analyst(s): Vikas Bhardwaj, DD Mishra , Daniel Barros


Contract negotiation of public cloud IaaS contracts are often tricky due to boilerplate templates and T&Cs that are inflexible. Sourcing and vendor management leaders preparing to use cloud IaaS must develop a negotiation and risk mitigation strategy to protect their organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess and Address Common Public Cloud IaaS Sourcing Strategy, Procurement and Implementation Mistakes
  • Generate a List of Must-Have T&Cs for Your Organization
  • Execute Scenario-Based Modeling to Uncover Hidden Costs and TCO

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