Few technologies have changed enterprise to the extent of cloud computing. Time was that businesses were forced to shell out a mint for their computing resources, which rarely, if ever, scaled to any meaningful degree. With the advent of the cloud, businesses can now host their entire infrastructure in the cloud – and in fact, many do.
Today, if you’re looking to save money on computing costs, ditching your physical servers for cloud hardware could be just the ticket. That’s where we come in. This chapter of the book will go over what’s involved in making the switch – and a few justifications for why you’d want to in the first place.