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September 2009

Pay-per-use in the cloud: Cutting cloud infrastructure costs with IaaS

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This chapter is included in the Top cloud developer strategies E-Book.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) —or the ability to rent servers and storage by the hour in a pay-as-you-go way—is not only real but also saving companies millions of dollars and fundamentally changing the way IT organizations operate and support the business. Buying Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a mouth-watering prospect for CIOs and IT departments eager to drive down costs and speed up provisioning. But once IT is outsourced, keeping control of it is a major challenge. Get answers to your IaaS questions here, and learn best practices from our experts.