Jefferies used Apptio’s SaaS applications to enable consumption-based cost allocation in just three months, providing business owners with the true cost of their IT requirements and reducing costs by millions of dollars. What at first seemed like a small change in IT infrastructure dramatically impacted the team’s understanding of how to run IT like a business. Today, Apptio enables comparison of internal infrastructure to cloud computing service providers, allowing the team to view, manage, and allocate costs the same way a service provider does.