Cloud pricing and cost optimization
- November 20, 2019
Google could attract more legacy application workloads through new bare-metal cloud instances, but it's unclear how they measure up to competitors on manageability and cost.
- November 07, 2019
Azure Cost Management, which helps customers track spend on the cloud platform, can provide sweet rewards if used correctly and comprehensively, according to candy maker Mars.
- June 05, 2019
Google Cloud has expanded its committed use discount plan to include GPU, TPU and local SSD resources to spark more AI and machine learning workloads.
- May 30, 2019
Microsoft's Azure Cost Management tool now integrates with AWS to track spending across both cloud platforms, a nod to customers' increased shift toward multi-cloud strategies.
- May 16, 2019
Apptio looks to strengthen its cloud cost optimization services with the addition of Cloudability, as the industry continues to coalesce around hybrid and multi-cloud management.
- March 15, 2019
Several Google Cloud services suffered some recent hiccups, but analysts gave the service provider high marks for quick resolution and transparency.
- March 06, 2019
Google Cloud Storage's expanded annual budget framework may give customers more cost savings and control, but they should consider other factors such as vendor lock-in.
- February 27, 2019
Enterprises can use a variety of software tools to control cloud spending, but they would further benefit from an operational model that aligns IT more closely with finance teams.
- January 30, 2019
Cisco hopes additions and changes to its CloudCenter software will appeal to companies that want to work with multiple clouds.
- December 10, 2018
Microsoft hopes a series of features, deployment options and price changes can convince more customers to migrate their database workloads to Azure and not to rival clouds.
- November 12, 2018
Why does private equity firm Vista Equity Partners want to pay nearly $2 billion for IT spend analytics vendor Apptio? Here's a clue: It's the rise of hybrid cloud.
- June 20, 2018
IoT sensors can produce seemingly endless streams of data, so users must beware how much to send back to the cloud to avoid jaw-dropping monthly bills.
- May 09, 2018
Microsoft added multi-master write replication and more granular cost controls to Cosmos DB to cover the broadest number of uses in the hotly competitive managed database market.
- April 16, 2018
Recently added Google and Microsoft cloud cost control tools are critical for users who want to gain insight into how corporate cloud budgets are spent.
- September 29, 2017
Amazon, Microsoft and Google have all changed their cloud pricing models this month, as the focus returns to cloud costs and which vendor offers the best deal to its users.