CuriousRubik & NetSuite
White Paper: How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises
View this white paper to learn how a detailed TCO evaluation shows cloud–based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on–premises business applications. Cloud computing eliminates the need for individual companies to buy, deploy and maintain IT infrastructure or application software. In the cloud computing model (also known as software–as–a–service, or SaaS), the vendor takes responsibility for deploying and managing the infrastructure (servers, operating system software, databases, data center space, network access, power and cooling, etc.) and processes (infrastructure patches/upgrades, application patches/upgrades, backups, etc.) required to run and manage the full solution. Because cloud vendors manage all of their customers on a single instance of the software, they can amortize infrastructure–related costs over thousands of customers. This results in substantial economies of scale and skill, reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers who deploy business management solutions.