[IMGCAP(1)]While the offer of up to a 30 percent reduction in some cloud service provider fees may sound attractive, firms need to consider the risks that may be at play here and ask the right questions.

For one, can you get your money back if the provider doesn’t deliver on promised service levels? You need to first read the service level agreement to make sure it provides guarantees on service levels that matter. Also, make sure there’s a way to get your money back if not.

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