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AWS pricing, cost and ROI News
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.
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Reserved Instances save IT teams money on compute resources but lock them into a particular type of instance. How do Convertible RIs differ, and what are the drawbacks? Continue Reading
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It's important to run the numbers before jumping to VMware Cloud on AWS, as on-premises vSphere on similar hardware might be the more cost-effective option. Continue Reading
AWS, Google and Azure offer tools that help users estimate cloud costs. But overlooked services, usage spikes and outages can cause actual cloud bills to far exceed those estimates. Continue Reading
AWS caters to public sector users with its GovCloud region, which includes stricter compliance standards. But how popular is the region -- and AWS -- among government agencies? Continue Reading
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Cost reduction and workload optimization are key components for IT in application development. Pick the right EC2 instance for your workload to maximize efficiency. Continue Reading
Enterprises that want more flexibility with EC2 Instances can turn to AWS Spot Instances to save money without having to agree to any fixed contract terms. Continue Reading
Enterprises operate multiple AWS accounts for a variety of reasons. That approach, however, creates management woes. AWS Organizations automates and simplifies the process. Continue Reading
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An AWS Auto Scaling group continuously launched and killed instances, racking up extra charges for one company. Closely managed configurations can prevent the issue. Continue Reading
Public cloud costs among AWS, Azure and Google are essentially a wash, so companies should manage AWS resources to get the most bang for their buck. Continue Reading
When looking into public cloud services such as AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google, is price still the foremost consideration? Continue Reading