This measure calculates the cost of public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Serviceas a percentage of the total IT cost. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) describes cloud computing that permits allocation, computation, networking, storage and security resources on demand. Total IT Cost or Budget (excluding depreciation/amortization; i.e., based on cash flow) includes operating and capital expenses for performing the entire IT function. Operating expenses are independent of including or excluding depreciation/amortization. Capital expenses should include costs for all capitalized IT assets acquired during the reporting period. The Function "manage information technology (IT)" (20607) includes [Managing process groups relevant to the business of information technology within an organization. The process groups include "Develop and manage IT customer relationships", "Develop and manage IT business strategy", " Develop and manage IT resilience and risk", " Manage information", " Develop and manage services/solutions", "Deploy services/solutions", and " Create and manage support services/solutions".]. This Cost Effectiveness measure is intended to help companies understand this cost expenditure related to the process group "Manage IT resilience and risk".
Public cloud IaaS cost as a percentage of total IT cost, excluding depreciation/amortization