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Cloud Costs: Gain Full Visibility with Plugin Costs

April 13, 2016,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
Getting a full picture of cloud costs can be challenging. Most enterprises receive bills from several cloud infrastructure-as-a-service providers as well as SaaS providers. In addition, there are a variety of private cloud costs, software license costs, and internal overhead costs. Learn how you can aggregate and analyze all of your cloud costs in one place.

Understand Your Effective Cloud Costs with Markups and Markdowns

March 28, 2016,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
For a true picture of your cloud costs, you need to consider all your overhead costs that are not included in your cloud bill. We’ll show you how to apply these overhead costs or discounts on top of your cloud infrastructure costs for accurate showback and chargeback.

How to Manage Cloud Costs via a Single API

March 21, 2016,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
At RightScale, we are helping customers as they move toward automated outcomes where data and analytics are used to drive action. The Cloud Analytics API can help you progress toward a more automated approach to managing cloud costs. We show you three ways you can use it to optimize instance costs.

Reduce Cloud Costs: Watch Out for Zombie Instances

March 15, 2016,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
It happens over and over again: You receive a cloud bill that is higher than expected. Wouldn’t it be great if you could find and kill all of the "zombie" instances across all the clouds you use so that you can reduce your cloud costs?