Dell adds cloud payment services

Dell logoDell said it has introduced a number of payment services aimed at migrating its customers to the cloud.

Its Financial Services wing said it has added three payment options called Pay as you grow, Provision and pay, and Scale on demand.

The first is intended for customers who want to deploy cloud kit now with payments increasing as their businesses grow.

The second consists of a cyclical plan to deploy with payments deferred until the equipment is in place.

Scale on demand is for businesses that want to pay for cloud services with payments based on the amount of use they make of the services.

Dell also released details of a survey of IT decision makers which it said revealed that nine in 10 think a hybrid cloud strategy is vital with many wanting to return applications from public clouds to private clouds.