Cost Wars: Data Center vs. Public Cloud

Cost Wars: Data Center vs. Public Cloud
One of the biggest debates AWS has unleashed regards the salient question of which is cheaper—deploying and hosting your own infrastructure OR using infrastructure in the public cloud? Numerous studies about this debate have resulted (via Gartner, …
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Company Shares of Rackspace Hosting, Inc (NYSE:RAX) Drops by -2.37%
Rackspace Hosting, Inc. is the managed cloud company. The Company offers a diverse portfolio of cloud computing services, including public, dedicated and private cloud, and hybrid hosting. It is a global company, selling its services to business …
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Chicago 'Netflix tax' under fire
The streaming tax is primarily a tax on consumers; the so-called cloud tax, meanwhile, is a tax on leased computer services and would apply to cloud hosting such as Amazon Web Services. Both taxes sparked an outcry, putting Chicago in the spotlight for …
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