06.19.2015
by Eric Goode As every CFO knows, much of a company’s success is somewhere between balance sheets and income statements. The objective for a CFO is to manage cash flow and establish proper controls and guidelines. So what do you do when your cloud expenses are hard to track, difficult to allocate...
Clouds sprawl
06.09.2015
by Brendan Dyer   One of the key fundamentals to cost effectively managing a large-scale cloud environment is the ability to align your costs and organize resources in ways that mirror your business. With tagging, Amazon Web Services (AWS) gives you a way to categorize your resources into...
06.05.2015
by Pardees Safizadeh Cloud computing solutions have given organizations more flexible, scalable, and efficient ways of managing data than traditional IT service management solutions. As more and more organizations transition their entire data centers to the cloud, they are experiencing new cloud...
05.19.2015
by Dan Phillips In my last post we discussed the benefits of defining a management framework for customers using the cloud at scale. In this post we will examine the four steps we’ve identified for this framework. We will also build out the reporting and policy requirements most commonly...
05.14.2015
by Dan Phillips There’s an evolution taking place in the traditional IT service management (ITSM) market.  As the cloud market matures and gains momentum across traditional enterprise organizations, an ecosystem of services and tools have emerged to form what we now see as cloud service...
05.07.2015
by Evan Iannuzzi In my last two posts I explored the foundations of reserved instances and uncovered their cost benefits to single and multi account holders. The last installment in this series aims to remove the headaches and tediousness of planning a Reserved Instance...
05.04.2015
by Evan Iannuzzi Most organizations in the cloud are struggling to keep up with their costs and usage as they relentlessly grow. Last week I discussed the basics of reserved instances as the first part of my blog series designed to help with the RI decision-making process. My second...
02.09.2015
by Melodye Mueller Late last year, CloudHealth Technologies launched NewCloudViews, a video series focused on cloud innovation and showcasing interviews with leaders worldwide. Each segment in the series reveals experiences from companies that are leveraging the cloud at scale and using it to drive...
02.04.2015
by Melodye Mueller MSPs, VARs, resellers and SIs have been delivering managed services to end customers with on-premise IT infrastructure for years. Now, their customers are looking to migrate their infrastructure to the cloud to take advantage of increased flexibility, ease of deployment, and...
01.22.2015
by Dan Phillips Several months ago I wrote an article on the emergence of a new market focused on cloud management – The Cloud Management Market Emerges. The blog discussed the rapidly increasing adoption of public cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) by enterprise class organizations and the...

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