Archive for Tag: Cost Optimisation

Three Ways to Slash your Storage Costs

Three Ways to Slash your Storage Costs The cost of cloud storage is often the biggest roadblock for moving business applications to the cloud.   Cloud solutions need storage, and if your solution requires Terabytes of storage, you are at...

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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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Condensing the Cloud: A fortnightly wrap of AWS news and insights.

There may be a couple of places left for the CloudHealth Cost Optimisation Masterclass – please check out the links for the Cape Town or Johannesburg event to verify. News – If you’ve been waiting for EC2 server instance size to reach “yowzers!”, you’ll...

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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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