Cloudability News & How-to's

Cloudability News & How-to's

Decoding AWS EC2 costs

For the average AWS customer Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) usage accounts for 70-75% of their bill. This makes it a great place to start optimizing AWS costs. But with thousands of unique EC2-related line items that could show up on your AWS bill, it can be difficult to understand exactly what’s driving all that spending,…

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January in review
Here at Cloudability the new year started off with a bang. We had barely dusted the New Year’s glitter from our shoes and given a farewell nod to 2015 before we launched full swing into some exciting changes here at Cloudy HQ. New team members: We were excited to welcome Bill Lynch as our new… Read more
Scheduled AWS instances
Yesterday, AWS announced a whole new way to save with Scheduled Reserved Instances. Effective immediately, this new option allows you to buy EC2 capacity for a short duration on a regular basis (daily, weekly, monthly) at a 5-10% discount off of on-demand rates. It’s great news for any organization that’s running periodic compute workloads for… Read more
Year in review
2015 was a big year for Cloudability users. From powerful new tools to fundamental redesigns of existing features, we’ve introduced a ton of new functionality for comprehensive, customizable, and actionable insight into your cloud costs. Check out the year’s biggest feature releases: The RI Planner ushered in a new era of savings When AWS introduced… Read more
DataHero and Cloudability
Today, I’m delighted to welcome DataHero to the Cloudability family. We’re very excited to be bringing together the leading cloud cost management tool with the real world insights of DataHero. As companies spend more to run applications on public clouds, effectively managing cloud spending becomes increasingly urgent, difficult and risk prone.  We have been trained… Read more