A headline in the 2013 report from Everest Group and Cloud Connect on financial services cloud adoption sums up the state of understanding of the technology economics (and other factors) of public versus private cloud: "The Public Cloud Conundrum — Are Buyers Getting It Wrong?"
A few statements from the report are also worth a mention:
Dr. Howard A. Rubin is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Hunter College of the City University of New York, a MIT CISR Research Affiliate, a Gartner Senior Advisor, and a former Nolan Norton Research Fellow. He is the founder and CEO of Rubin Worldwide. Dr. Rubin is ... View Full Bio