Archive for Tag: Cloud Billing

Tame Your Cloud Costs – Webinar

Gartner states that “Organizations using public cloud IaaS and PaaS overspend due to lack of budgeting, tracking and optimization processes”*.  Join us on a webinar where we will show you how to start reducing your cloud bill. Russell Warne...

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The State of The Cloud in South Africa 2020

The State of The Cloud South Africa 2020 Many companies are gearing up to make the move to the cloud post COVID-19 . However, they still have many questions around what are the biggest benefits of cloud, which workloads...

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20-30% Cost Saving Counters the R/$ Blues

20-30% Cost Saving Counters the R/$ Blues One of the effects of the South African rand depreciating against the US Dollar, is a soaring cost of international cloud computing. You can find yourself paying 20 to 30% more  over...

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Cloud Migration Workshops Extended

DUE TO POPULARITY NEW DATES HAVE BEEN ADDED “Two hours well spent, I really learnt a lot!” “Great information, suitable for beginners to understand cloud, as well as some discussion for those who are advanced. Many thanks.” With the...

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Saving money on AWS Part 3: Clean up your crumbs.

  I must admit, I was massively disappointed with the shortage of knowledge on cleaning up crumbs – and I’m talking generic crumbs, not even those specific to pies.  If you’ve followed the path of rightsizing correctly and purchased...

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Saving money on AWS Part 2: How to have your pie and eat it.

Reserved instances (RI’s and other lesser known reservation options) are a great way to save money.  But they can also be quite confusing, especially when it comes to things like cross-account RI float, size flexibility and variable attributes. Let’s...

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Saving money on AWS Part 1: Choose the right filling for your compute pie.

When it comes to cutting costs on AWS, the biggest chunk to aim for is compute cost.  In our experience,compute services – think anything EC2 backed – make up almost 70% of an organization’s AWS spend, which makes it...

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