Gartner Research

Funding Cloud Migration

Published: 13 July 2018

ID: G00369620

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from twenty members on funding the transition to cloud. We begin this summary with an overview of members' cloud usage, including hosting of IT services across various infrastructure types and types of applications in the cloud. From there, we examine members' cloud migration cost management, including processes to determine break-even points for cloud migration, strategies for funding initial cost increases, management and categorization of infrastructure depreciation costs, and methods for accommodating cost shifts from capital investments to operating costs. We then examine centers of excellence (COEs) and close with a look at members' public cloud environments and providers.

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