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Optimize Cloud Costs

Beginner’s Guide: 7 Ways to Optimize Cloud Costs with AWS

Amazon offers three AWS pricing models that suit the needs of different sized companies at various stages of their life cycles. Their most well known on-demand model charges based on actual usage (hourly compute/storage or I/O capacity consumption). It has created a simple way to reduce costs along with any hesitations that accompany the thought… Continue reading >

cloud cost allocation

Get Your Cloud Cost Allocation Reports On Time: 3 Scenarios

Although many cloud cost monitoring tools offer helpful alerts when it comes to reaching or exceeding limits, they don’t generally include information above and beyond a simple notification. Therefore, we decided to up the ante with scheduled reports, which are easily configurable scheduled alerts triggered by thresholds that deliver full cloud cost reports. Typical alerts… Continue reading >


Cloudyn Under the Hood: The Data Model and Multi-Cloud Optimization Engine

In this article, we would like to share the basic perceptions and structure of Cloudyn’s cloud optimization model. One of the main challenges it faces is the ability to analyze and optimize heterogeneous cloud (IaaS) environments, including Amazon, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Openstack and Azure. This challenge is derived from various environmental factors, such as… Continue reading >


Communicating Your Cloud Deployment with Reports

Keeping an efficient cloud deployment requires carefully monitoring and governing costs and usage. Cloud monitoring, optimization and analytics reveal a great deal of operational and financial intelligence about your cloud, intelligence which must be communicated inside the organization. IT and financial managers require data-driven reports and actionable recommendations on the performance and cost of the… Continue reading >


Improving Effectiveness: 5 Key Cloud Reports for CIO Teams

CIOs need to maintain full transparency regarding how IT is used, ensuring resource consumption is effective and optimal. They run into cost and utilization challenges due to the public cloud’s abstract nature and the fact that cloud users can purchase and use resources on their own. CIOs are interested in resource purchasing and consumption, as… Continue reading >


AWS’ New Powerful C4 Instance and The Complete EC2 Families Guide

AWS offers a number of different types of EC2 instances. Each instance type offers different compute, memory, and storage capabilities. Recently, AWS announced the latest generation of their compute optimized EC2 machine. This powerful machine is called the C4 instance family. It was introduced to meet the increasing demand of higher compute needs and network… Continue reading >