High Performance Computing (HPC) is a balancing act for technologists who support it. They must balance research units demanding more resources on one hand. And, on the other hand, they face the finance organization who demands financial accountability. High Performance Computing on cloud makes this balancing act even more precarious as researchers who see the promise of ‘unlimited compute’ beg for the elasticity of the cloud while finance focuses on the new costs they must carry. Our new white paper helps technologists navigate this balance, sharing strategies, tactics and proven discussion points for a productive conversation with your CFO about the business advantages of cloud HPC.