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Cloud Computing Selection Criteria

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We are considering outsourcing our servers to a vendor to manage in their environment.  This, most likely, will be in the vendors virtualized cloud infrastructure.  We are doing this because the company is growing, we are already running a bare minimum in terms of employees and hardware, and outsourcing server management and maintenance provides answers to both those problems as well as reduces risk and provides a more reliable infrastructure.
Question:  When writing the RFP and evaluating responses, what should we consider as selection criteria for a solution?  We're thinking: Price and meeting our DR requirements for the first two.  What else have you used as selection criteria?
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