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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.

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.

See All Your AWS Costs

April 30, 2015,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
With the release of the new RightScale Cloud Analytics dashboard this week, you can see all of your associated AWS costs such as compute, storage, networking, and any other service you use in AWS.

AWS vs Google Pricing: Decoding the New AWS RI Model

December 02, 2014,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
AWS today announced a new Reserved Instance (RI) pricing model in an effort to simplify RI purchases and better match the way enterprise customers want to buy. We did the analysis and have updated our AWS vs Google cost comparison charts to help you determine the best value for your needs.

Google Has Cut Cloud Prices 38 Percent in 2014: Google vs AWS Pricing

October 06, 2014,
Posted By: Hassan Hosseini
Just six months after large cloud price cuts from Google and AWS, Google has cut prices for compute resources by ten percent across the board, making good on its promise to drive cloud prices down further. RightScale has the updated Google vs AWS cloud pricing comparison charts.