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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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AWS' increased focus on the enterprise will likely continue at re:Invent 2017, but don't expect it to stop there. Our experts predict new markets that the cloud vendor will target. Continue Reading
As IT professionals around the world prepare to attend AWS re:Invent, our expert contributors predict news from the conference, where they expect AI and serverless to dominate. Continue Reading
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AWS volume discounts sound simple -- the more you buy, the less you pay. But cost savings can vary based on the services you use and whether Reserved Instances play a role. Continue Reading
Despite its benefits, VMware Cloud on AWS isn't always the most cost-effective choice for workloads. Compare pricing to EC2 instance costs to gauge which is the better option. 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
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