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Forrester Cloud Computing Playbook: Create A Business Case For Your Hybrid Cloud Strategy

For many, a cloud business case is simply a formality to abide by funding governance. Others want to set a strategic direction or devise a set of principles that will guide their decisions.

Too many infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders still think of cloud as a cost reduction play. Cloud is often cheaper, but its biggest impact is on your organization’s speed and ability to flex to customer demands. A business case can call this out and serve as reinforcement to this commitment.

This cloud computing playbook will discuss:

Risks and benefits of the 4 major cloud use cases

Build new cloud-native apps

Migrate existing workloads

Modernize existing legacy apps

Replace and/or buy and customize

Forrester's Total Economic ImpactTM (TEI) methodology to build Cloud business case