Many businesses have addressed emerging trends through actions to drive cost reduction and leverage IT adoption of cloud-style services.
The challenges and issues are in the transition from the current traditional IT to the new potential capabilities of cloud computing..
Return on Investment (ROI) is perhaps the most widely used measure of financial success in business. If you have a proposal to use cloud computing in place of in-house IT, this is how you and others will want to assess it.
How do you do this? What are the qualities of cloud computing that affect ROI?
ROI is the proportionate increase in the value of an investment over a period of time. It can be measured in a variety of different ways, but there are just four basic ways to improve it: decrease the investment, increase revenue, decrease costs, and make the return faster.