Rich Miller: Cloud Economics, By The Square Foot

As data center and hosting companies transition to a cloud computing model, we’ve been tracking the economics of cloud business models for providers. Cloud computing may be the most economic way for end users to deploy IT capacity. But what about providers?

Is cloud computing more profitable than dedicated hosting or managed hosting? New data from Terremark provides additional insight into this question.

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Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.