Who's Responsible For AWS Security Issues
We've all read about AWS security issues, but is the cloud actually unsecure or is the problem in the way it is being used? The evidence implies the latter. So, what can be done to prevent AWS security issues attributable to human error, malicious insiders, mismanagement, or a lack of knowledge?...
aws reserved instances
Amazon Web Service (AWS) EC2 Reserved Instances can offer significant discounts to AWS users compared to On-Demand, pay-as-you-go pricing. These savings aren’t guaranteed, however, and users need to understand how discounts can be applied (and more importantly how they can’t) in order to take full...
Achieving Effective Cloud Cost Control And Maintaining It
Cloud cost control can mean different things to different people depending on their roles. Some may approach cloud cost control more diligently than others, while a few may have misguided motives for not controlling cloud costs at all. Fortunately, there is a solution to address all these scenarios...
Last week, we attended the EDUCAUSE 2018 Conference in Denver, Colorado with over 4,000 attendees from the higher education community around the world. This was our first year as an exhibitor and we were looking forward to learning where higher education institutions are in their cloud maturity....
cloudhealth vmware
From why partners should be excited to how the acquisition is “turbo charging” VMware’s core strategies, here’s what was revealed when CloudHealth’s own Tom Axbey interviewed VMware’s CEO.  
cloud computing news
Grab whatever Halloween candy you have left (probably medicine-flavored hard candies at this point, but that’s okay) and buckle down as we recap some of the biggest cloud computing news from October. Once again we have ongoing tension between AWS and Azure (what else is new?) as both compete...
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The CloudHealth Guide To AWS Cost And Usage Reports
With Amazon Web Services (AWS) planning to retire its Detailed Billing Reports, AWS users are being encouraged to enable Cost and Usage Reporting. Our Guide to AWS Cost and Usage Reports explains the differences between the two reports and suggests an easier route to better understanding the new...
What Are Reserved Instances
Reserved instances is a discount billing concept in which business can obtain significant discounts compared to standard “On Demand” cloud computing prices in return for committing to a specified level of usage. However, the terms under which a Reserved Instances discount is offered vary from...
AWS rightsizing for cost optimization is one of the key techniques to control cloud spend. However, in order for the exercise to be worthwhile, it has to be ongoing. This process can be time-consuming unless—like our client Instructure—you build a continuously optimized system by automating your...