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Table 1 Cost areas of cloud computing TCO

From: Cloudy transaction costs: a dive into cloud computing economics

 Service model
SaaSIaaSPaaS
Management▪ Strategic Decision and Selection of Cloud Services [1, 33]
Delivery▪ Implementation, Configuration, Integration and Migration [33]
▪ Support [33]
▪ Initial training [1, 33]
Quality▪ Backsourcing or Discarding [33].
▪ System Failure [33].
Price▪ Service Charge [1, 33]
▪ Execution time [47].
▪ Costs for input data transfer [47].
▪ Costs for output data transfer [47]
▪ CPU instance/hour [47]
▪ storage/month [47]
▪ Service Charge [33]
▪ Load curve [44]
▪ RAM [44]
▪ Storage and network usage [44, 45]
▪ Cost of virtual machine CPU hour [45].
▪ Cost of time contingent [45].
▪ Internet bandwidth cost [45].
▪ Cost of inbound data transfer [45].
▪ Cost of outbound data transfer [45].
▪ Service Charge [33]
Service▪ Maintenance and Modification [33]
▪ Permanent training [1, 33].
Communication▪ Evaluation and Selection of vendor [1, 33]