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

Published: 03/10/2019

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 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 organisation based on the interviewed customers experienced:
  • A three-year 478 per cent return on investment.
  • USD 10.3 million savings in infrastructure and on-premises staff costs.
  • Increased online order volume of between 83 and 167 per cent.
  • Increased average order size by 20 to 27 per cent.
  • Accelerated developer and tester processes as well as migration flexibility with Azure hybrid capabilities.