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Track and Manage Your Private Cloud Costs Like a Boss

For many companies using private clouds or virtualized infrastructures, it can be difficult to gain an immediate picture of the resources and costs that each business unit, user, and application is responsible for. Now there's an easier way to track private cloud consumption to avoid unpleasant surprises for all stakeholders.Read more

Keep Your Cloud Costs Down Through Internal Collaboration

One of the challenges of managing cloud spend is sharing information between the finance or business users who are looking at overall cloud costs and the technical team who has a deep understanding of how the cloud infrastructure is used. Our new product, RightScale Cloud Analytics, provides you a better way to manage cloud costs.Read more

Avoid Bill Shock with Automated Cloud Cost Reports

All cloud users have stories of being surprised by unexpectedly large cloud bills because they left resources running longer than needed. You need to keep a close eye on your cloud usage so that you are only using what you need. And the new Scheduled Report feature in Cloud Analytics allows you to do exactly that.Read more

Manage VMware vSphere, AWS & Other Clouds from a Single Pane of Glass

Our recent 2014 State of the Cloud Report showed Amazon Web Services (AWS) leading in public cloud adoption and VMware® vSphere® leading in private cloud. (Yes, vSphere is not really a private cloud, but I’ll get to that in a minute). So it’s probably not a surprise that our enterprise customers overwhelmingly tell RightScale that they want a single system to provision, manage, and govern both...Read more