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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?

Get Showback Reporting for AWS, Azure and More Clouds

June 25, 2015,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
In May we released a brand-new RightScale Cloud Analytics dashboard for managing all your AWS costs as well as your instance costs for Azure, Google, SoftLayer, OpenStack, and VMware and other public and private clouds. Today we are releasing a new feature that will enable showback reporting for cloud costs across your enterprise.

Google vs. AWS Pricing: Google Cuts Are First of 2015

May 19, 2015,
Posted By: Kim Weins
Seven months after its last price cut on compute power for the cloud, Google is making good on its promise to drive cloud prices down at the rate of Moore’s Law. This week's price cut by Google is another strategic move in the Google vs. AWS pricing battle that ultimately benefits cloud consumers. We've done the analysis and have the latest price comparison charts.