IDC Coffee Chat: Cloud Cost Optimization

3 Best Practices For Improving Cloud Overspending

September 29, 2022


Join Us For This Virtual IDC Event

Thursday, September 29 - 10 am PT/1 pm ET/7 pm CEST   


As cloud costs are out of control, this is your time to rethink how you work. Join the Coffee Chat to steer your cloud spending in the right direction.

Featured insights and conversation:

- How does cloud change the Capex and Opex financial models that IT and FIN have worked under for the past 30 years?

- Capacity-based vs. usage-based pricing


Daniel Saroff, VP Consulting Paul Groen, Senior Consultant Sourcing

Daniel is a senior practitioner within IDC’s end-user consulting practice – a practice focused on supporting Boards, business leaders, and technology executives as they strive to architect, benchmark, and optimize their organization's IT Platform. This Practice is built upon IDC’s unparalleled, international, IT data library, its robust research base, and tailored consulting solutions all focused on delivering unique business value through IT acceleration, performance management, and contextualized process benchmarking capabilities.

Paul is an experienced sourcing consultant, with a strong focus on supplier selections, contracting and cloud economics. Due to his technical background, Paul is capable to see through solutions in supplier’s proposals, and to advise on their suitability for the client organization. On top of IDC's capability to compare pricing against market standards, this provides a total view on proposals. In cloud economics, Paul helps not only to analyze cloud costs to find possible savings, but also on actually realizing those savings by interacting with the client’s organization.

What to expect:

Provocative Discussion Gain insights from industry experts on cloud cost optimization

Empowerment Widen your understanding of cloud cost saving best practices

Network Learn from your peers in this interactive conversation



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