I'd be interested in seeing any studies that look at this issue!
Every study I've typically seen shows SMBs perceive benefits of moving at least some specific systems to the cloud (most often email, calendaring, etc.). And I do track lots of studies re: cloud, economics, etc. -- see my bookmarks: https://www.diigo.com/user/andywolber/study%20cloud.
But I haven't see a cost comparison of the "get the support/expertise you need" for a conventional setup vs. "get the support/expertise you need" to move to the cloud.
Anyone have any good economic/cost data to share?
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