What is the cloud calculator

The Cloud Calculator is your centralized repository for cloud computing research including a wide assortment of IT tools, whitepapers, and technology calculators. This is your place for information about the cloud and all related infrastructure components.

Technology Calculators

From unit conversions to a complete Data Center Build vs. Buy cost breakdown, we offer a wide set of technology calculators to aid in all of your decision making.

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We even offer a high volume cloud resource library, including whitepapers, videos and more. This site will help you design your computing environment and forecast your total cost of ownership as it relates to your IT projects.

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Security in the Cloud

Hardware failure is not the biggest threat to the availability and security of your cloud solution – Learn what to look for when searching for a cloud solution.


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Take a look. If you wish this site had something more, let us know! Your feedback is driving the content on this site. Have an idea for a calculator or whitepaper? If we end up creating it, we will give you a $500 gift card.

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Use Our Interactive Calculators

We have a growing catalog of calculators to help you determine which cloud solution is right for you. Our calculators will help answer your challenging IT questions.

Data Center Build vs. Buy

The complete guide on whether to build or buy

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The Cloud Build vs. Buy

The complete guide on the total cost of ownership

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Disk Backup

Deduplication-enabled disk-based backup

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All You Need to Know About the Cloud

Any questions you may have about the cloud, whether about security, options or scalability, the educational pieces below will assist with your most pressing questions.  Please contact us with requests for additional resources.


Case studies, white papers
and solution briefs


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View our extensive collection of videos on the cloud, ranging from security to the transformation and evolution

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