Gartner Research

How to Develop a Business Case for the Adoption of Public Cloud IaaS

Published: 21 November 2018

Summary

Organizations often struggle to build internal consensus on the adoption of public cloud services due to the uncertainty of benefits and costs. This research helps technical professionals to develop a business case to support investments in migrating workloads into public cloud IaaS.

Included In Full Research

  • Prework
    • Prework: Align to Your Cloud Strategy
    • Prework: Set Expectations
    • Prework: Define Scope
    • Prework: Assess Options
  • Step 1: Quantify Expected Benefits
    • Quantify Cost Savings
    • Quantify Additional Revenue
  • Step 2: Quantify Necessary Investments
    • Quantify Skills and Processes
    • Quantify Migration and Transformation
    • Quantify Tooling Investments
  • Step 3: Calculate TCO/ROI
    • Determine Current State Cost
    • Estimate Target State Cost
    • Calculate TCO/ROI
  • Follow-Up
  • Related Guidance
  • Appendix

Analyst(s): Marco Meinardi

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