April in Review: Strategies to Scale
This month we covered AWS updates, our own product’s growing capabilities and our company’s new home (as well as our plans to share it with the community). We’re also sharing some industry news, and (as always), we’d love to hear your thoughts on any of it!
In the News: InfoWorld’s Take on Enterprises Migrating to the Cloud
David Linthicum of InfoWorld offered an interesting perspective on how enterprise companies should think about shifting to the cloud. His main point is that cloud migration is a complex, lengthy process that should not be entered into lightly or without the right preparation and support. What do you think about his take?
Opening Our Doors to Our Community
In April, Cloudability moved into our new home at 334 NW 11th – a building that has housed many other significant Portland startups over the years, including Simple, Jama, Urban Airship and Opal. To begin our chapter of the building’s story, Cloudability held a community open house and announced a shared meeting space program for local nonprofits.
Ask the Experts: How to Optimize Compute for a Growing Cloud
See how Cloudability Director of Operations, Matt Finlayson, helped Cloudability save 40% on our monthly cloud bill by using our own product, with a specific focus on applying our Rightsizing feature to AWS EC2 instances. Matt walked through his rightsizing process step by step, as well as identifying replicable methods for introducing a culture of cost management within your own team.
How to Get the Most out of AWS Instance Size Flexibility
With AWS’ recent launch of Instance Size Flexibility, we offered our take on how ISF changes RI planning, and went through a few best practices that our customers already use to maximize the benefit of ISF.
Join our Growing Team!
Cloudability is growing fast, and we’re hiring for roles both across all of our departments, and across the country! Is one of them right for you?