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Cloud Cost Analysis

Cloud cost analysis can be difficult because cloud providers offer different pricing models, unique discounting options, and frequent price cuts. For the major cloud providers — AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and IBM Bluemix — we routinely analyze the latest discounts and price reductions to show you which providers have the lowest-cost options for cloud compute instances and for which use cases.

AWS Reserved Instances vs. Google Committed Use Discounts

March 09, 2017,
Posted By: Kim Weins
Today Google announced the latest salvo in the cloud pricing wars, Committed Use Discounts, which are a competitor to AWS Reserved Instances. We compared AWS Reserved Instances (RIs) vs. Google Committed Use Discounts (CUDs) to see which one provides the lowest cost to users.

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Pricing: Compute Instances

November 28, 2016,
Posted By: Kim Weins
Comparing cloud pricing is complicated. It can be difficult to make apples-to-apples comparisons because cloud providers offer different pricing models, unique discounting options, and frequent price cuts. This article dives down into the details to show you which providers have the lowest-cost options for cloud compute instances and under which circumstances.

AWS Costs: How Much Are You Wasting?

November 15, 2016,
Posted By: Kim Weins
AWS costs can spiral out of control if you don’t optimize them. We'll show you how to determine how much you are wasting and how to fix it.

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.