Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

Managing AWS costs

Amazon’s billing model allows for agility in innovation (fire up or turn off exactly what you want, when you want it) and for reduced waste (only pay for what you use). However, you can only enjoy these advantages when your usage and accompanying costs can be managed properly. In this 30-minute webinar, we explore the…

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the case for a 3-year Reserved Instance

It’s a classic concept: the bigger the risk, the bigger the payoff. It makes for memorable nights in the casino and for thrilling movie plots, but it’s not ideal when you have to make investments in cloud infrastructure. When purchasing AWS Reserved Instances, many businesses shy away from buying a 3-year term, even though they can…

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Managing AWS costs

Anyone responsible for managing the cloud spending of a large company knows that enterprises face unique challenges when it comes to staying on top of their AWS bill. In the time we’ve spent working with enterprise and Fortune AWS users, we’ve become intimately familiar with these challenges; and, in helping our customers overcome them, we’ve…

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Approving Reserved Instance purchases

Investing in AWS Reserved Instances can cut your cloud costs by up to 60%. But before you can start saving, you’ll have to be able to justify the initial Reserved Instance purchase to your finance and management teams. In this follow-up to our presentation on The Science of AWS Reserved Instances, we’re addressing hesitation points…

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Lowering hourly cost with Reserved Instances

Welcome back to the Five Stages of AWS Cost Efficiency series! In Stage IV, we’ll discuss how to integrate a powerful savings tool into your cloud infrastructure: AWS Reserved Instances. Most companies tend to oversimplify their Reserved Instance purchasing strategy, which means they end up paying more than they need to and saving a lot…

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