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Cloud Surfing: A New Way to Think About Risk, Innovation, Scale, and Success by Tom Koulopoulos

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So it’s time to roll the dice for two reasons, economics and for the future . . .

—Bill Parcells

One of the best ways to understand the current and future value of the cloud is to look at the three distinct value propositions that exist for it. To make this straightforward, I like to think of it as a series of courses in cloud economics, which covers everything from the basics of cutting costs to the more advanced proposition of aligning risk and value.

Let’s start with Cloud Economics 101, cutting costs.

Cloud Economics 101

When I was a youngster, my father once sat me down at the kitchen table with a half-filled glass of ...

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