Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

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When it comes to penny accurate cost allocation, tags are your best friend. That said, we’ve all seen what a late night dev session can do to your perfectly planned tagging schema. Fortunately, cleaning up your tags just got a whole lot easier. AWS’s latest update to their Tag Editor now lets you search tag substrings…

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PORTLAND, Ore., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) announced today the finalists for the 2015 Oregon Technology Awards (OTAs), the annual program celebrates excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry. Which companies will be awarded this year? Find out as the winners are revealed at the Oregon Technology Awards Ceremony on…

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Who's responsible for your org's cloud spending?

From the engineering pod to the executive’s desk, decisions are being made every day that impact your organization’s cloud use. Tags are applied. Reserved Instances are purchased. Instances are turned on, turned off, upsized, migrated. When done right, all of these processes have the potential to strengthen your infrastructure, improve your efficiency, and optimize your…

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Cloudability, a provider of software for analyzing companies’ spending on cloud infrastructure, is announcing today that it’s bought customers and assets from CloudVertical, a similar service that Copper.io acquired in 2013. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Take the deal as an indication that the market for cloud cost management will narrow, following the gradual consolidation of cloud infrastructure…

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The cost of capital around Reserved Instances

All Upfront, Partial Upfront, or No Upfront? It’s a relatively new question for Reserved Instance buyers—and it introduces new factors into calculating RI needs. Because now, selecting the right Reserved Instances for your business will come down to more than just utilization rates; understanding your business’s cost of capital, and factoring in your accounting desires, is…

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