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RightScale Product Updates: Cloud Cost Management, Self-Service Plugins, Azure Resource Manager Enhancements, and More

May 11, 2017 Posted By: Ryan O'Leary
RightScale product updates for May include RightScale Optima, a new collaborative cloud cost management and optimization solution that enables you to take automated action to reduce cloud spend across your entire organization.

RightScale Product Updates: Support for Google Committed Use Discounts, Azure Price Drops, AWS Cost and Usage Report and More

March 20, 2017 Posted By: Ryan O'Leary
RightScale product updates for March include support for the new Google Committed Use Discounts and recent Azure price drops as well as more accurate cost information on your AWS usage.

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.

Cloud Computing Trends: 2017 State of the Cloud Survey

February 15, 2017 Posted By: Kim Weins
In January 2017, RightScale conducted its sixth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. In 2017, we see several new themes emerging: a narrowing race among public cloud providers, decrease in private cloud adoption, a renewed focus among enterprises on optimizing cloud costs, and strong growth in Docker.