Most of IBM customers are now using cloud in one way or the other. However not many have done a detailed analysis of the true cost of the implementation. Even fewer have done a comparison of the on-prem cost vs. the cost of running in the cloud. Indeed, how do you know which is going to cost less? If you have been asking this same question for your WebSphere Application Server deployments, now you can use this new calculator.
The tool was based on collective experience of IBMers and IBM customers who have done deployments of WAS in traditional on-prem environments as well as on IBM Bluemix PaaS platform. The cost of labor, hardware, software, and other elements is an aggregate of the input of many experienced professionals. You can see all of the assumptions and formulas.
The tool was created in a spirit of complete openness. What if you do…
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