Does public cloud cost more than on-prem? It depends. Should companies repatriate their workloads? It depends. Could software companies save billions by running their own infrastructure? It depends. Regardless of the alluring titles and promise of hard numbers, there’s a lot of context missing in this a16z article.
The Cost of Cloud, a Trillion Dollar Paradox: https://a16z.com/2021/05/27/cost-of-cloud-paradox-market-cap-cloud-lifecycle-scale-growth-repatriation-optimization/