Cloud Business Apps

Total Cost of Ownership

When moving your business apps to the cloud, understanding the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) aspect is key to make the right decision. What should you take into account in the TCO calculation ? Is online really cheaper compared to in-house software? We are giving some initial answers and a simple methodology to small business owners looking at switching to web-based applications. (more…)

Those new data centers are far larger and more efficient than what is offered by traditional enterprise hosting operations.They integrate computing, storage and networking elements into single racks, reduces the number of switches and the amount of cabling required, leading to less energy use and better airflow around the server racks. It is interesting to look at a cost comparison between those massive new generation data centers and more traditional ones via this new infographic from Wikibon. (more…)