Total cost of ownership in the cloud


Source: Yankee Group DecisionNote technology analysis

Having difficulty understanding the benefits of on-premises software vs. cloud-based systems? The picture above helps give a good understanding of the hidden costs of on-premise solutions versus cloud solutions.

For many organizations, the true costs of both solutions are poorly understood, making it difficult to compare total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) across the two options.

Cloud-based applications like Edsby make great sense in K-12 school districts, where instructional technology and IT teams are often required to deploy and support software to ten times as many users as an average company for one tenth the budget of an average company.