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Introducing Cloud Analytics: A Better Way to Manage Cloud Costs

Seven years ago, RightScale pioneered the concept of cloud management with an on-demand solution to provision and manage applications across public and private clouds. Along the way, we’ve helped thousands of customers in virtually every industry to manage millions of cloud servers. Today we are redefining the playing field yet again. We’re thrilled to announce RightScale Cloud Analytics, a new...Read more

How to Model Enterprise Cloud Computing Costs

Predicting pay-as-you-go cloud computing costs based on changing use patterns can be difficult. Let's step through the process of creating and applying patterns in PlanForCloud to see how you can assess the cost of your IaaS growth.Read more

RightScale PlanForCloud Analyzes $1 Billion in Cloud Cost Forecasts

It’s a paradox: Forecasting enterprise cloud costs is a hard task to do well, yet understanding all the costs up front is one of the main requirements of a successful cloud initiative. Last year, we launched PlanForCloud to help enterprises adopt cloud computing and ensure success in their early cloud projects. Today, we are excited to announce that PlanForCloud has helped forecast more than $1...Read more

RightScale Compute: Plan Cloud Costs Now, Save Money Later

As the co-founder and product manager of PlanForCloud , I have talked to hundreds of people about their cloud costs. They are confused by the complex cloud provider pricing strategies that make it hard to understand where the majority of their cloud infrastructure costs are going and even harder to optimize their cloud costs. It’s time to change that! At RightScale Compute 2013 I’m leading a...Read more