BIM and the Cloud: The Economics of Private Cloud ComputingAECbytes Archived Article (January 12, 2011)
This article by Chris France, former CIO of Little Diversified Architectural Consulting and President of Advance2000, addresses firm owners, principals, or “C”-level executives that are responsible for providing a robust technology infrastructure to keep their firm competitive. The economics of traditional IT are contrasted with the economics of private cloud computing, showing how the IT spend for the latter approach is significantly smaller. The article also provides information about private cloud providers serving the AEC industry and answers several key questions related to cloud computing in AEC.
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