Cost Management...and Beyond!

 

Blog Posts
April 27, 2017
The first U.S.-based AWS Regional Summit, which wrapped up last week in downtown San Francisco, was packed with exciting announcements.
April 21, 2017
CloudHealth Technologies is proud to be among the first 20 partners at launch to support the new AWS Marketplace SaaS Contracts.
April 18, 2017
An interview with CloudHealth Technologies CFO Larry Begley, who was recently a guest on the "CFO Thought Leader" podcast. 
April 11, 2017
(With help from CloudHealth Technologies)
April 07, 2017
Automated security policies are the best way to ensure proper setup and configuration of new cloud infrastructure. Here are our top 5 policies for managing cloud security operations.
April 05, 2017
Here are the three key areas where we see leading enterprises focus when executing an agile business process for scaling their cloud.
March 30, 2017
At the North Shore District’s FIRST tournament in Reading, MA––one of 2,600 taking place around the world in 2017––a school gym was transformed into a competitive arena packed with 5,000+ attendees. Learn more about the high school robotics team we sponsored this year.
March 28, 2017
As channel partners expand their capabilities in managing cloud infrastructure, they’re always looking for opportunities to improve profitability. Learn three ways CloudHealth enables partners to become more profitable.
March 24, 2017
The challenge for most organizations becomes how to define, structure and allocate your resources to enable you to easily organize infrastructure. Get 8 tags you should include in your organization's tagging strategy.
March 23, 2017
In part one of this two part series, we focus on the CloudHealth seurity policies that align with specific requirements in the AWS MSP Partner validation audit. Learn how to ace the security section with CloudHealth!
March 14, 2017
Last night, Amazon announced the latest enhancement to their EC2 Reserved Instance (RI) offering: size flexibility. Learn what this means for you.
March 13, 2017
Discussion topics included the pros and cons of multi-cloud, IaaS vs. PaaS, and what the future holds for cloud security. Check out our discussion recap.
March 11, 2017
EC2 instance costs are often the most significant monthly expenditure for AWS customers, comprising as much as 75% of total costs. In this article, Brett Gillett, Owner of Curious Orbit Consulting, outlines three simple steps you can take today to reduce your monthly EC2 expenses.
March 09, 2017
CloudHealth just became a an AWS Migration Comptetency Partner for Discovery and Planning Solutions. Learn how you can calculate the TCO of migrating specific applications in AWS using CloudHealth's migration capabilities.
March 02, 2017
Identifying the right MSP for your organization is as much about selecting a long-term partner as it is identifying one to meet your immediate needs. Our partner, SHI, shares three questions you can ask to help you narrow down a list service providers best suited to serve you.
March 02, 2017
Over the past few years, Lambda and Serverless have been mentioned more and more in the technology world. Learn what use cases work best for AWS Lambda and when you should switch over to EC2.
February 22, 2017
AWS recently released an updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist. Here are just a few examples of how CloudHealth enables partners to meet mandatory requirements and gain additional credit during the audit.
February 16, 2017
Let's look at the key characteristics of cloud leaders and how it's impacting their business.
February 13, 2017
One of the fastest ways to shrink your AWS bill is to purchase EC2 Reserved Instances (RIs). However, some organizations find it hard to keep up with the changes to RIs and the nuances associated with purchasing and managing them.
February 08, 2017
Cost management: It's a vital component of any business cloud strategy -- but cost is about more than just dollars and cents. If we were going to think of cost as an equation, it might look something like this....
February 03, 2017
There are many phases to a startup -- so how do you categorize them? The keyword is scale. If you’re one of the lucky entrepreneurs that are successful in the startup phase, then get ready for scaling up!
January 31, 2017
Have you ever thought about gamifying cost optimization to incentivize devops teams to reduce their cloud spend? At the Financial Times, that’s exactly what they’re doing.
January 26, 2017
You’re probably thinking…just what I need, another survey telling me “cloud is going to be really, really big.” That’s exactly what we tried to avoid. Stick with me for a few paragraphs, and I believe you’ll see how ours is different. 
January 18, 2017
A look back at CloudHealth Tech’s most popular pieces of content. 
January 06, 2017
The CloudHealth team shipped more than 125 new product enhancements for our platform in 2016. Let’s take a look back at some of the 2016 highlights and see what's coming in the next year.
December 20, 2016
It is once again time for us to look at the survey findings and see what they tell us about the state of cloud adoption.
December 16, 2016
Annual “Hot in City” award recognizes top trending companies in locations around the world.
December 15, 2016
“The level of support we’ve received from CloudHealth Tech and Six Nines is unmatched.” - Mike Stanton, IT Director, R&D Solutions for Cadence
December 09, 2016
Get our Director of Product Marketing, Rachel Dines', views on the three top takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2016.  
December 08, 2016
Learn about CloudHealth Tech's experience at AWS re:Invent and the newest place where you can find our services - the AWS Marketplace.
December 01, 2016
With key alerts and policy actions, you can drive automation and free up your team’s time. Here is a look at types of alerts and policies, with examples.
November 29, 2016
This year marks the 5th annual AWS re:Invent. Let's  dive back in to see how far the cloud computing industry has come in just a few short years.
November 23, 2016
"We’re a big Amazon user...it's a very dynamic environment that is constantly shifting.”
November 17, 2016
…next stop, 10 Million.
November 15, 2016
Just what is cloudology, and why should you care? With AWS re:Invent right around the corner, it felt like the perfect time to answer these and other pressing questions by sitting down with CHT's own CTO and founder, Joe Kinsella.
November 09, 2016
CloudHealth Connect took place in NYC last week, with engaging panel discussions and breakout sessions led by industry experts. The theme? Secrets of Cloud Trailblazers.
November 04, 2016
What should service providers look for in a cloud management tool? Our Channel Marketing Manager, Anna Kate Tobin, outlines the key focus areas when evaluating or re-evaluating a solution for managing cloud environments for multiple customers with many services.
October 26, 2016
Learn the basics of Elastic MapReduce and get cost management best practices from CloudHealth Tech's Principal Solutions Architect, Wilson T. MacDonald.
October 22, 2016
Several major cloud providers were impacted by the massive DDoS attack against the US internet yesterday. Get the latest developments as well as the rest of the top cloud computing news of the week from our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella.
October 19, 2016
Many CloudHealth Tech employees spend a lot of time traveling. Our Solutions Architect, Chris Jacob, gives you the inside scoop on why we spend time with our customers.
October 18, 2016
If you’ve found yourself asking, “what’s the deal with AWS Lambda?” then you’ve come to the right place. Get an overview of what Lambda is and how to use it from CloudHealth Tech's Senior Team Lead, Engineering, Adam Schepis.
October 14, 2016
A cloud migration can be quick and painless, or long and frustrating. The more ambitious your cloud computing goals and complex your application, the more involved the migration. Glenn Grant, CEO and Chief Visionary of G2 Tech Group, shares four benefits for SaaS startups that develop in a managed cloud.
October 12, 2016
Tracking AWS spend is complex, baffling, and can sometimes look like mission impossible. Learn how Agari tracks AWS Spend with CloudHealth.
October 08, 2016
In this edition of our Weekly Digest with Joe Kinsella, Joe celebrates October and counts down the top cloud computing news of the week.
October 05, 2016
What's it like to join a startup before their series A round? CloudHealth Tech Senior Account Executive, EMEA, Evan Iannuzzi, writes about his journey from joining us as intern to relocating to London.
October 01, 2016
Take this survey to help shine a light on cloud adoption challenges, trends, and areas of focus.
October 01, 2016
With the Microsoft Ignite happening last week, there's plenty of new innovations in cloud to talk about. Catch up with our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, to see what happened at Ignite and for the other top cloud computing news of the week.
September 30, 2016
Read part two in our two part blog series about the new AWS reserved instances to learn how CloudHealth can help you take advantage of these new features.
September 29, 2016
Amazon Web Services has introduced  a twist on reservation types that will make EC2 reservations even more flexible and cost effective for your organization. Read this blog to dive into the details and learn how to take advantage of them.
September 28, 2016
This week, CloudHealth Technologies announced that we are officially entering the multi-cloud era with support for multiple public cloud service providers. In this post, we  outlined below some of the key benefits customers get when they use CloudHealth with Microsoft Azure environemnts.  
September 27, 2016
The performance metrics that Microsoft provides on Virtual Machines in Azure is unparalleled, but what do you do with that data once you've collected it? 
September 23, 2016
This week's Cloud Computing Digest features Yahoo's data breach and other top news from the Cloud industry. Read on to get our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, thoughts on Yahoo, Oracle taking on Amazon Web Services and more!
September 21, 2016
Learn about our new beta feature we are releasing at CloudHealth Tech: Security Policies for AWS that will be able to provide critical functionality in managing your AWS Cloud Security.
September 17, 2016
In this week's digest, Joe covers big news from Google, HPE, Oracle, Huawei, and Dell. With the launch of the iPhone 7, even Apple gets a mention...
September 16, 2016
Businesses struggling with cloud sprawl should look to Ziff Davis as an example of how to centralize cloud governance.
September 13, 2016
Moving from a data center to the cloud? Here are the three migration phases. 
September 08, 2016
In response to our series about evolution and opportunity in the cloud for service providers, our partner, Softchoice, shares trends they are seeing in the market and how their customers are evolving. In addition, they note three table stake services for MSPs in the cloud that customers should ensure their partners can deliver.
September 07, 2016
AWS recently announced a price drop on EBS snapshots. While this is great news (and a long time coming), it’s no excuse for letting old snapshots pile up and get out of control. Learn how to quickly automate the manual process of identifying and deleting old snapshots.
September 02, 2016
News UK runs its digital properties in the cloud in order to take advantage of on-demand elasticity and scalability. Here's a look at how CloudHealth helps the company get better visibility into cloud spend, without sacrificing innovation or agility.
September 01, 2016
In response to our series about evolution and opportunity in the cloud for service providers, our partner and South Africa’s leading distributor and first cloud services broker, First Distribution, shares how they are aligning their own business model with market changes as a result of increased cloud adoption.
August 30, 2016
Maybe you’ve been holding off on buying Reserved Instances because your constantly changing workloads are impossible to predict. Or maybe you have purchased RIs, but your reservations underutilized, so you end up paying On-Demand prices for newly spun up instances. 
August 27, 2016
What's the biggest news of the week not counting anything in cloud? The discovery of Proxima B. Get our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, thoughts on this new discovery as well as the top cloud computing news.
August 25, 2016
A follow-up post to conclude the series, this time with a spotlight on CHT's software engineering interns.
August 24, 2016
Returning for my second stint as a sales and marketing intern at CloudHealth Tech was vastly different than my first summer here. Having grown to almost three times the size it was when I started in May 2015, the company underwent many changes, without jeopardizing the culture of transparency.
August 23, 2016
Highly underutilized compute instances quickly drive up spend if unchecked. Brett Gillett, AWS Practice Lead at Softchoice, shares how rightsizing helps identify underutilized assets so you can make informed decisions about your cloud.
August 22, 2016
Do they need to "carry the water" -- and what's it really like working with them?
August 17, 2016
This year’s AWS New York City Summit took place on a sweltering day in Manhattan, but that didn’t scare away more than 6,000 cloud enthusiasts.  The keynotes, sessions, and expo hall were all packed — If this is any indication of what’s coming at re:Invent, I’m excited.
August 16, 2016
Our Expert Insight videos explore a cloud-specific topic in roughly 90 seconds. Here are three installments, covering automated actions, security, and integrations.
August 12, 2016
Learn about the latest scandal in the Cloud Computing industry: cloud doping. Make sure you're keeping your cloud clean while reading up on the latest news from this week with Joe Kinsella's weekly cloud computing digest.  
August 11, 2016
When your engineering team updates your platform on an almost daily basis, every day is a release day. But today we are announcing major enhancements to the CloudHealth platform that take cloud service management to a new level. Here is what we’re enabling customers to do...
August 08, 2016
In response to our series about Evolution and Opportunity in the cloud for service providers, our partner, Blue Chip Tek, shares trends they are seeing in the market, how their customers are evolving, and the way their own business is transforming as a result of increased cloud adoption.  
August 06, 2016
In this week's Cloud Computing Digest with Joe Kinsella, we imagine what would happen if our favorite cloud providers entered the Olympic Games. Catch up with last week's cloud news and let the games begin!  
August 03, 2016
Guest blogger Dave Gerhardt, who hosts the Tech In Boston podcast, talks to Joe about his entrepreneurial journey and the Boston startup scene. 
August 01, 2016
Get last week's cloud computing news as well as our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, expanded AWS Survival Guide after watching the new Bourne movie.  
July 26, 2016
In our last installment of our three part series on service providers' evolution and opportunity in the cloud, our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips, dives deeper into the future of service providers. He examines a new emerging breed of service providers and whether traditional MSPs can "cross the chasm".
July 25, 2016
Get ready to go where no round up of top cloud computing news has gone before with the latest weekly digest from our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella.  
July 20, 2016
It has been 100 days since our CFO, Larry Begley, joined the team. Read about his experience and his thoughts for the future of our company.  
July 19, 2016
In part two of our three part series on why service providers should embrace the cloud, our Channel Marketing Manager, Anna Kate Tobin, and our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips, discuss where biggest opportunities lie for service providers leveraging the cloud, and advice for those looking to take advantage.  
July 16, 2016
A zombie apocalypse otherwise known as Pokemon Go has hit Boston and the rest of the world. Learn which cloud providers are your favorite Pokemon, as well as the top cloud news of the week with our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, Weekly Cloud Computing Digest.  
July 15, 2016
Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto attracted more than 20,000 attendees to Toronto to discuss digital transformation over the course of four days. The CloudHealth Tech team attended the event and shares their top takeaways from the show.