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Starting with a usage-based model is ideal. After the first year of collecting data, it becomes easier to forecast the long-term shifts in revenue and expenses. The next step is developing the ability to hypothesize more accurate annual forecasts without over-provisioning. Some products can aggregate the public cloud usage and pricing, and then optimize the information into real-time or into a report.
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