Gartner Information Technology Research

The Impact of Public Cloud on Operating Budgets

Published: 25 March 2020

ID: G00466016

Analyst(s): Chris Ganly , Michael Warrilow


The increasing adoption of public cloud poses financial challenges to all organizations. It is imperative that CIOs work with their finance colleagues to map out how cloud shift affects their operating budgets.

Table Of Contents


  • Understanding Cloud Growth and Trends
  • Understanding Cloud and Consumption-Based Solutions in a Financial Context
  • Anticipate the Impact on Your Budget
  • Investigate Your Service Delivery and Vendor Landscape
  • Conclusion

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