Microsoft Azure

IT Budgets & Investment

These two approaches to IT investment are referred to as: Capital Expenditure (CapEx): CapEx is the spending of money on physical infrastructure up front, and then deducting that expense from your tax bill over time. CapEx is an upfront cost, which has a value that...

Economies of scale

Economies of scale is the ability to do things more efficiently or at a lower-cost per unit when operating at a larger scale. This cost advantage is an important benefit in cloud computing. Cloud providers such as Microsoft, are large global businesses leveraging the...

Is Cloud Computing Cost Effective?

Cloud computing provides a pay-as-you-go or consumption-based pricing model. Rather than paying upfront for a pre-defined amount of computing resources or hardware, you can rent hardware and pay for the resources that you actually use. This consumption-based model...