AWS pricing cost and ROI
- December 05, 2019
AWS users like Lyft and Salesforce have figured out how to keep their cloud costs as low as possible, and a new cloud management tool from Amazon aims to help others do the same.
- November 26, 2019
This month, Amazon added the AWS CloudFormation CLI and registry, which should increase the scope of resources supported in CloudFormation. The cloud provider also added a Savings Plan pricing ...
- October 16, 2019
AWS will offer promotional cloud credits to open source project maintainers that meet certain criteria. The move comes after repeated tensions with some companies.
- July 25, 2019
AWS customers have long bemoaned its complexity, which can lead to inadvertent costs. Now AWS has a recommendation tool to help them optimize their EC2 instances for cost and performance.
- July 15, 2019
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels talks about the company's Outposts hybrid cloud hardware, how AWS approaches innovation and future plans for cloud cost containment.
- January 15, 2019
AWS has acquired TSO Logic, which produces analytics that customers can use to plan moves to the cloud. The deal comes with the cloud-market land grab still in its infancy.
- January 04, 2019
AWS wants to become more of a business adviser to its customers and plans to provide more options, thanks, in part, to an app suite currently in use by its in-house employees.
- November 16, 2018
Autoscaling is table stakes for public cloud providers. Now AWS customers can apply it to their EC2 Fleet instance groups for improved control over cost and performance.
- May 16, 2018
AWS infrastructure services now offer more VM control, licensing flexibility and a price cut -- all part of its plan to lure coveted enterprise customers.
- December 29, 2017
AWS customers were enticed by products and services introduced at the cloud provider’s annual customer and partner confab, re:Invent, held recently. AWS also kept up a steady pace of basic service ...
- November 21, 2017
It's time again for AWS re:Invent, the cloud provider's largest global conference. Follow this guide for news from this year's event and insights from the show floor.
- 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.
- June 16, 2015
Will Lambda change the face of cloud computing as we know it? Some IT pros think so as they weigh its uses and how it compares to containers.
- June 12, 2015
New AWS instances will mean cost savings for IT pros, even if they don't purchase instances from the new M4 line.
- April 07, 2015
An entrepreneurial organization found deploying WordPress on AWS saved money and increased reliability after some false starts with a hosting provider.
- March 26, 2015
Replication across AWS cloud regions is now a checkbox item in the management console, circumventing homegrown and third-party tools.
- March 25, 2015
The Boston Celtics and its AWS partner found one surprisingly simple trick to save the team almost 50% on AWS costs.
- March 11, 2015
Amazon Web Services' new line of C4 instances can offer greater CPU horsepower, but is it worth the price? IT pros evaluating the instances weigh in.
- March 05, 2015
A Silicon Valley startup says it can deliver AWS Spot Instance prices with On-Demand reliability.
- March 03, 2015
Hackers attacked a helpdesk software maker's website, putting tens of thousands of customers at risk. But a move to Amazon Web Services saved the day.
- March 02, 2015
Enterprise IT shops hope the AWS Service Catalog will be a cheaper alternative to third-party tools and solve EC2 tagging issues.
- February 25, 2015
Determining AWS's true value in the cloud market has been a bit of a guessing game, especially when cloud market size appears larger than it is.
- February 16, 2015
Cloud market share is a tricky thing to calculate, but one firm has cobbled together data to solve the riddle and define Amazon's lead.
- January 09, 2015
What does 2015 hold in store for the cloud? Experts say the market will grow, with the number of available applications doubling in number.
- January 06, 2015
We asked expert cloud watchers to share what they weren't expecting to see in 2014. And we were, uh, surprised by some of their answers.
- June 30, 2014
IT pros may find it tough to compare AWS and Azure. But we decode their free and paid plans, as well as costs, SLAs and more.
- June 18, 2014
AWS shops are eager to use new EBS SSD-backed volumes, though it's still unclear whether AWS or Google has the better SSD deal.
- May 27, 2014
Amazon's free TCO Calculator compares its services to on-premises IT, but a look at the details reveals cloud costs remains a tricky business.