OpenStack & Private Cloud, at Scale, Are Cheaper Than Public Cloud

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Beyond a certain scale, commercial private clouds and OpenStack distributions are cheaper than public clouds, according to the latest Cloud Price Index from 451 Research. However, private cloud still might be more difficult to plan for.

Commercial private cloud offerings from vendors such as VMware and Microsoft offer a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) when labor efficiency is lower than 400 virtual machines managed per engineer, according to the report, which was published today.

Read more at SDx Central.