Perspective: Cloud Economics — An Operating Leverage Analysis for Manufacturers
This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective captures the analysis that has come from multiple interactions with both buyers and vendors of cloud and offers an operating leverage-based model to assist in understanding the underlying economic considerations. Unless you are part of one of the largest enterprises in the world, it is unlikely you will have the scale to compete with the cloud-based delivery of applications. The manufacturing community has come to accept this but still struggles to understand how to frame the business conversation.
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