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5/9/2018
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Kelly Sheridan
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Calculating Cloud Cost: 8 Factors to Watch

If you're not careful and don't regularly assess the impact of your usage, moving to the cloud could have a negative impact on your bottom line.
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PaulChau
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11/28/2018 | 11:24:52 PM
Re: Including security in the cost of cloud
I reckon that there's more benefits to having a cloud service than not, but it would heavily depend on y our business and how sensitive your information is. At the end of the day, it's always better to have your own local network rather than a public cloud. If you're running a business, that little b8it of investment would make a very big difference in terms of management and protection of that data once it's uploaded.
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5/14/2018 | 7:57:45 PM
Including security in the cost of cloud
It's great to see security get a mention, but it's not just about the relationship between groups. Security tools need to be adapted to support cloud use cases, just like an organizations applications need to do the same. Tools that are poorly adapted, or that bolt on cloud as an additional use case may drive increased cost. Cloud native security tools might not be the answer either, as having two separate tools for cloud and on-premise security monitoring can drive a different type of unexpected cost.  
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