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The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Azure IaaS—a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting

Published: 3/10/2019

Learn about the real-life financial impacts and business benefits that companies experienced by migrating their on-premises infrastructure to Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS). This 2019 Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Microsoft provides a detailed analysis of the return on investment and other outcomes that were experienced by actual customers.

Nine customers were interviewed about their experience migrating their on-premises infrastructure to Azure. The analysis shows that a composite organization based on the interviewed customers experienced:

  • A three-year 478 percent return on investment. 
  • USD10.3 million savings in infrastructure and on-premises staff costs. 
  • Increased online B2C order volume of between 83 and 167 percent. 
  • Increased average B2C order size by 20 to 27 percent. 
  • Accelerated developer and tester processes as well as migration flexibility with Azure hybrid capabilities.

If you want to learn more about migrating your on-premises infrastructure, talk to an Azure sales specialist.