Azure TCO Calculator

Kevin Feasel

2016-12-07

Cloud

James Serra links to the Azure Total Cost of Ownership calculator:

For a long time clients would ask me how to determine the cost savings by migrating their applications and databases to Azure.  I never had a good answer until now: The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator.  Now in preview, just provide a brief description of your on-premises environment to get an instant estimate of the cost savings you can realize by migrating your application workloads to Microsoft Azure

I think this is a useful start, though a big part of the value I see in Azure is moving certain things from IaaS to PaaS, like getting rid of the web servers and going to Azure Websites.

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