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Hassan Hosseini

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Hassan Hosseini
Product Manager at RightScale
Hassan Hosseini is the product manager for RightScale Cloud Analytics. He is also responsible for all cloud cost-related products and features across the RightScale Cloud Portfolio Management suite. Before joining RightScale, Hassan was the co-founder of PlanForCloud (acquired by RightScale) and an IT consultant at Accenture in London. He is based in the RightScale Edinburgh office in Scotland.

Articles by Hassan Hosseini

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

AWS Responds with Price Cuts: Google vs AWS Pricing Round 2

As we predicted in our blog yesterday, AWS has come back swinging at Google’s cloud price cuts. This is good news for cloud customers as compute resources continue to get cheaper. At this rate, it’s going to get pretty difficult for CIOs and CFOs to justify building their own data centers.Read more

Google Slashes Cloud Prices: Google vs AWS Price Comparison

Today Google threw down the gauntlet to challenge AWS public cloud supremacy by announcing significant price reductions across its Google Cloud Platform. Even more significantly, Google announced new sustained-use pricing for compute services that will offer a simpler and more flexible approach as compared to the complexity of reserved instance pricing from AWS.Read more

Now Available: RightScale Cloud Analytics in Public Beta

Getting a handle on your cloud costs can be difficult whether you are using public clouds, private clouds, or virtualized environments. RightScale knows this from seven years of personal experience running on the cloud as our infrastructure and costs continue to grow. We found that our customers were facing the same issues, so we decided to create RightScale Cloud Analytics.Read more

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

How to Manage Cloud Costs and Optimize Resource Usage

Last year RightScale announced the acquisition of PlanForCloud , a cloud cost forecasting tool that enables you to model your cloud infrastructure, run it through a simulation, and get a three-year cost report showing what your deployment will cost. We know how hard it can be to figure out cloud costs and optimize your usage, so we made it easier with our free cloud cost forecasting tool . We’ve...Read more