AWS pricing cost and ROI
- September 20, 2017
AWS per-second billing is a welcome change, but one likely tailored to lure new enterprises, rather than assist users that have optimized their environments or gone up the stack.
- August 28, 2017
After a nine-month beta period and lots of unanswered questions, VMware Cloud on AWS is finally available, and enterprises can now judge if the service fits their needs.
- August 22, 2017
Amazon's enterprise courtship gets a boost from its VMware partnership. But the service is tailored to VMware's stalwart big company base.
- March 16, 2017
AWS Reserved Instances are now more flexible than ever, but challenges remain with the discount service -- a problem magnified by Google's new streamlined discount offering.
- October 28, 2016
New native cloud budget and migration features on AWS address concerns for customers moving to the cloud, but they may not go far enough for some enterprises.
- January 18, 2016
Amazon rolls out a new Scheduled Reserved Instances pricing discount, but IT pros aren't sure it is worth the management hassle.
- January 06, 2016
AWS dropped prices for the 51st time in its history, but the bloodiest days of the cloud pricing wars may be in the rear view mirror.
- December 22, 2015
AWS users want more built-in cloud security and control tools in 2016, and vow to improve cloud cost management -- something Amazon will help with through a new free tool.
- December 17, 2015
The AWS t2.nano could undercut all competitors on price with a three-year Reserved Instance contract, depending on storage requirements.
- November 30, 2015
Amazon quietly made an update to its free AWS cost analysis tool that may be significant enough to give cloud users reason to ditch third-party tools that can cost thousands of dollars.
- October 30, 2015
Even as some organizations go 'all in' with AWS public cloud, some enterprises find the costs of porting apps to public cloud just don't add up.
- October 09, 2015
Ease of use and speed are hailed as two advantages of AWS, factors that were further stressed at re:Invent 2015 in products and tools to help simplify cloud development and management.
- September 17, 2015
Amazon Web Services added a new data storage option to its cloud this week. Will it catch on?
- July 24, 2015
Amazon earnings show a dominant position for AWS, partly because price cuts have slowed in the last year.
- July 10, 2015
Getting stakeholders to help manage AWS costs shouldn't be like herding cats. Create a cost-conscious culture and follow these steps to control cloud costs.