TCO, CapEx, and OpEx

Anthony Burke from Cisco Inferno comments:

Gone are the days of where you pay once and ride off into the sunset. The industry is changing and renting virtual servers for a deterministic price per hour allows flexibility when investing in a cloud platform. But before you race off and decide cloud bursting, hosted VPS, or a total cloud solution is for  you, get your head around the drivers that define your businesses purchases.

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About the author

Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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