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What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management or provider interaction. As the industry leading cloud consultant, 9thNetworks has helped organizations leverage cloud computing to avoid millions of dollars in capital expenditure and cut operating costs by as much as 70% – all while improving the scalability of their IT infrastructure and applications. Our database of cloud contract pricing and terms enables us to perform a cloud benchmark that gives our clients the transparency and leverage necessary to make and execute informed business decisions.

Cloud services must coexist with existing delivery models, IT infrastructure, service provider relationships and internal processes. 9thNetworks ‘s data-driven cloud consulting methodology can help your organization assess the unique risks and overcome the challenges to adopting cloud computing. Our experienced cloud consultants can help you overcome the technical challenge of assessing an application portfolio and IT architecture coupled with organizational challenges around building stakeholder consensus and a business case for moving to the cloud.

Below are some triggers that indicate a need for cloud consulting assistance from 9thNetworks:

  • I have security, regulatory and compliance concerns with putting data in the cloud
  • I’m having difficulty assessing the true business value and total cost of ownership
  • I’m uncertain how to integrate cloud services with my existing technical architecture
  • I’m currently being pressured to adopt cloud services, but don’t know where to apply cloud first
  • I get a lot of pitches from “cloud” service providers, but don’t know who is trustworthy and viable
  • I’m concerned with the people, process and organizational changes that will have to occur if we adopt cloud
  • I’m uncertain whether we can make cloud work in our environment due to the lack of customization


9thNetworks is the industry leader in providing cloud consulting and cloud benchmarking services to the buyers of cloud services. Our cloud consultants have an unmatched depth and breadth of experience in helping clients through an unbiased assessment of their options for buying cloud services. Our cloud benchmarking database provides you transparency into the different prices and pricing structures offered by cloud providers enabling an apples to apples comparison with other cloud providers as well as traditional IT services. And, unlike other organizations, since 9thNetworks does not directly provide cloud-based or traditional IT infrastructure services, we are positioned to provide our clients an unbiased view on what should move to the cloud and which provider(s) is best suited for them.

9thNetworks ‘s suite of cloud consulting services includes: 

  • Software as a Services(Saas)
  • Infrastructure as a Service(Iaas)
  • Platform as a service(Paas)
  • Business Process a service(Bpaas)
  • Cloud Alignment Workshop
  • Cloud Benchmark
  • Strategy & Business Case
  • Risk Assessment & Mitigation
  • Application Suitability Assessment
  • IT Architecture & Design
  • Vendor Selection
  • Prototype & Pilot(s)
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Organizational Change Management