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Cloud Spend is On the Rise, Keep an Eye Out For ‘Hidden Fees’ – Spiceworks



The cloud is an increasingly critical part of businesses’ operations, but how hyper scalers charge users to move data isn’t always clear, leading to high costs. A Software Defined Interconnects platform can help businesses get control of their cloud spend, explains Neil Templeton, senior vice president of marketing at Console Connect.

Cloud computing has become prominent across industries over the past several years, from small- and medium-sized businesses to multinational enterprises. The reasons it has become a crucial part of businesses’ IT strategy are many, from cutting capital expenses to delivering scalability to increasing accessibility and more. 

While its recent rise to prominence was fast and widespread, it’s worth noting that demand for cloud solutions is hardly plateauing. If anything, it will accelerate with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Internet of Things. GartnerOpens a new window