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Cloud Clients

French MSP saves 30% on cloud costs as it deploys Cubbit

May 7, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Paris-based Cloudreso.com has saved 30% on cloud object storage costs by deploying Cubbit’s DS3 distributed object storage. Cloudreso.com is a managed service provider (MSP) that distributes value-added data protection and security solutions. It provides turnkey services across all French-speaking countries, […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

AWS results see public cloud giant tap into surging GenAI demand

May 1, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has seen a rebound in its year-over-year revenue growth rate, which the firm is attributing to enterprises completing their post-pandemic cloud cost optimisation efforts. The company’s first quarter results, which cover the three months to 31 […]


Global Cloud

AI drives spending on cloud infrastructure, IDC reports

April 1, 2024

Via: Network World

Spending on compute and storage infrastructure for cloud deployments grew 18.5% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to the latest update to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker, which was issued last week. The total […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Why public cloud providers are cutting egress fees

March 15, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Public cloud providers are often loathed for charging data transfer or “egress fees” for removing data from a specific cloud provider. If you move data out of a cloud provider, there’s a cost; for instance, you move inventory data from […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Costs, not security, worry enterprise leaders most as cloud estates multiply

March 12, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Enterprise cost scrutiny tends to follow fast on the heels of spending spikes. In cloud, a migration boom coupled with economic uncertainty drove organizations to clear a path to optimization through a tangle of thorny billing practices and overgrown systems. […]


Cloud Security

Kubernetes cloud costs spike as overprovisioning persists

February 28, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

As organizations migrate more workloads, the pressure to keep a lid on cloud cost intensifies. Enterprises prioritized optimization in 2023, leaning on providers to deliver better usage data and implementing FinOps practices to track and trim spending. Kubernetes, the open […]


Global Cloud

Can FinOps save cloud from itself in 2024?

January 22, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Taming cloud costs is a two-headed beast. Executives must grapple with access governance, usage controls and data access to curb overprovisioning, while also leaning on vendors to reduce billing complexity and provide greater cost structure transparency. For tech leaders, the […]


Global Cloud

How FinOps and AI Curb Escalating Cloud Costs

January 4, 2024

Via: eWeek

A new report from Tangoe sheds light on FinOps implementations, artificial intelligence, and how to improve cloud costs and financial predictability. Cloud has taken every industry by storm. But the report shows that, despite the apparent benefits, “a variety of […]


Cloud Clients

How Capital One, Arvest Bank keep cloud costs under control

December 20, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

The cloud is key to enterprise IT, supporting customer-facing applications and the tools employees need for their daily work. But agility and scalability gains can lead to eye-watering bills from providers. More than half of companies say they’ve faced higher […]


Global Cloud

AWS is still trying to cut cloud costs

November 30, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

While global cloud spending continues to rise, AWS and its fellow hyperscalers have been trying to keep customers happy by helping them control cost. More compute for less money, a central tenet of cloud, has been harder to achieve than […]


Global Cloud

AWS launches Cost Optimization Hub to help curb cloud expenses

November 28, 2023

Via: Network World

As part of its ongoing efforts to help its enterprise customers rein in cloud costs, AWS on Monday announced several new updates at its re:Invent 2023 conference. The new updates include a new AWS Billing and Cost Management feature, dubbed […]


Global Cloud

CIOs sharpen cloud cost strategies — just as gen AI spikes loom

November 2, 2023

Via: CIO

Cloud costs remain a key concern for IT leaders, who find themselves nearing a crossroads where expenditures for core workloads will need containment to free up spend for innovation. To be sure, enterprise cloud budgets continue to increase, with IT […]


Global Cloud

Runaway cloud spending frustrates finance execs: report

September 28, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

A company’s use of cloud-related services tends to be scalable along with the associated costs, which can result in sticker shock at billing time if not carefully managed, according to Vertice. “More product, more features, more development, more customers, more […]


Service Models

Price shock: IBM to increase cloud costs by up to 26% from 2024

September 6, 2023

Via: CIO

IBM is all set to increase its cloud services costs by up to 26% from January 2024. The new price rise will affect infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings, the company said in a GitHub post. International customers will witness […]


Service Models

What happens when finops finds bad cloud architecture?

September 1, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Cloud finops, a practice that combines financial management and cloud operations, is instrumental in optimizing cloud costs and ensuring efficient resource utilization. It is one of the most important emerging trends in cloud computing, and I’ve covered it a great […]


Global Cloud

Google launches Pricing API to help enterprises optimize cloud costs

August 14, 2023

Via: Network World

Google Cloud has released Pricing API for its cloud services in order to help enterprises optimize their cloud expenditure as they continue to face macroeconomic uncertainty. The new API, which is currently in public preview, is an improvement over Google’s […]


Global Cloud

Cloud Computing – Trends, Security, Costs and Common Problems

July 28, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

If you want to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced world, implementing cloud computing becomes a necessity. Download Future Processing’s ebook on different sides of successful cloud computing adoption and gain a full insight into the digital transformation with the cloud. […]


Global Cloud

6 finops best practices to reduce cloud costs

June 12, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Some devops teams wait to optimize their applications for cost considerations until reports and invoices show higher-than-expected charges, or when cloud costs scale faster than expected. Others carefully consider the cost to run and scale infrastructure during a project’s design […]


Global Cloud

You Want to Optimize Your Cloud Costs – But What Are Your KPIs?

June 7, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Cost efficiency is the name of the game for all enterprise departments right now, but cloud spending has been a particularly ripe area to make needed reductions. Gartner projects that worldwide cloud spend will top half a trillion dollars ($592 […]


Global Cloud

Unpredictability and the Unfulfilled Promise of Cloud Discount Programs 

April 19, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

As companies seek to cut cloud costs, more are looking to take advantage of the saving opportunities provided by AWS discount offerings and avoid paying the hefty price tag for On-Demand. But what is a realistic level of savings? For […]