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Why Higher Education CFOs Can't Afford to Ignore the Cloud

Why Read This Insight

CFOs are being asked to make critical—sometimes unprecedented—investments in innovation, particularly as it relates to cloud adoption for infrastructure and applications. This ebook is designed to inform CFO decision-making by providing essential considerations around cloud infrastructure—including its value proposition, how it works, use cases, what it requires, scalability advantages, and how cloud shifts risk from the institution to a third-party.

Key Questions Answered

  • As CFO, how can you support your institution’s cloud strategy and quantify the risk vs. financial reward? 
  • How should you think about hybrid and multi-cloud in your institution’s strategic planning? 
  • What should your institution consider when selecting cloud platforms? 


  • Software Category in Focus: Cloud Platforms
  • Author: Katelyn Ilkani, President and COO; Principal Analyst, and Dave Kieffer, Principal Analyst, Tambellini Group
  • Research Availability: September 2023

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