On-premises Pricing Pushes Atlanta to Oracle ERP Cloud

In this article about the city of Atlanta’s planned Oracle cloud ERP migration and pricing options, Marc Tanowitz, managing director, provides expert analysis. Sample excerpts: “’I assumed that this was Oracle's way of financially motivating the decision they wanted,’ said Marc Tanowitz, a managing director at Pace Harmon, a management consultancy that advises firms making similar decisions…‘If you think about the cloud cost, what are you paying for in a cloud subscription? You're paying for some intellectual property and you're paying for some hosting,’ said Tanowitz. ‘That's what's under that number, if you peel it apart.’… ‘Why would an environment that I'm hosting on my own -- presumably with the EBS deal -- be going up at this rate?’ he asked.”