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Scheduled Instances

Scheduled RIs vs. On-Demand vs. RIs vs. Spot Instances: What’s the Best AWS Pricing Model for Your Enterprise?

With the seemingly wide variety of pricing models that are offered by AWS, yet another has recently been added to the pile. Up until now, AWS customers have become accustomed to AWS’ flagship On-Demand and Reserved Instance pricing models to satisfy their short term requirements and longer term commitments. For those who have more spontaneous… Continue reading >

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Gartner Report Analysis: Can Other IaaS Providers Compete With AWS and Azure?

The global cloud infrastructure services sector is rapidly expanding. But, despite the consistent flow of new players to the IaaS arena, the big four, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Google, are tightening their grip on the market. Their combined share is now more than half of the entire market. And competitors, such as Rackspace and CenturyLink,… Continue reading >

Learn about Azure storage options and costs

Azure Storage Options and Costs from A to Z

More and more companies, including the world’s largest enterprises, are jumping on the progressive cloud adoption bandwagon, proving that cloud storage is an emerging market. Microsoft recently announced that Azure File Storage will be available to the public, which puts its storage solution on par with the current prowess of AWS. In general, there are… Continue reading >

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The Complexity of N-Level Cloud Management

The first self-serving days of the cloud with simple payment plans have evolved into something much more intricate. This intricacy was triggered by enterprise IT and CFOs who expressed the need for cloud investments to be centrally managed across business units and overall financial optimization. The introduction of cloud MSPs/resellers also had a great impact… Continue reading >