How cloud computing closes the gap between customers and development value
What leads customers to cloud development and test evalutation? Development and test functions are well suited for cloud services, given the security and demand variability characteristics. In addition to cost reduction, CIOs and development managers should consider the value cloud services can provide during the development lifecycle, and how cloud can help an organisation become more agile and responsive to business demands.
This white paper shows the purchasing scenarios and pivotal purchasing factors that drive cloud dev and test purchasing decisions, and looks at how IBM's Smart Business Cloud can provide tools and cost savings.