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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >