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The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The cloud’s dynamic environment can make cost allocation a complex task, especially when it comes to enterprises that need to maintain their business rules. A new approach to cloud monitoring should be considered in order to optimize the usage and cost of each specific business unit across an organization. Enterprises often use tags to organize… Continue reading >

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Cloud vendor competition is heating up to include a pricing war and new feature offerings in the battle for your business. Amazon is the clear leader with over 8 years in the market with Azure following. But when a company like Google enters the arena, it seems that this race just sparked even further. Take… Continue reading >

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Have You Gotten Your Cloud Discount or Credits Yet?

It seems as if cloud offerings are becoming more complex by the day, beginning with the wide variety of available products and features all the way down to calculating their respective prices. With that, there are different types of packages for nearly everyone’s needs (i.e. usage parameters, startup aid, enterprise maintenance, etc…). Consequently, these options,… Continue reading >

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Enterprises Need a Realistic Cloud SLA

All cloud vendors offer standard, one-size-fits-all service level agreements (SLAs) that cover aspects such as high availability, performance, security, response times, support, and so on. However, is what’s written on paper actually implemented in real life? Do you know if your cloud vendor violated any agreements? If your cloud management vendor doesn’t deliver, do you… Continue reading >