AWS Cost Optimization

AWS Cost Management Tools; Now The Need-of-the-Hour

Growth in public cloud usage is increasing substantially as enterprises have bested the hurdles to adoption at the initial phase. However, the adoption process is continually assisted by a number of internal clumsy initiatives. A structured approach is seldom followed, and this being the reason why organizations normally end up with a gawky management methodology, which almost never satisfies the requirements and authenticated policies of an organization… read more

AWS Billing

Co-existence of Cloud Billing Tools and Public Cloud Providers

The organizations which are thriving with the various Cloud Billing Tools are mostly those with a strong management body. Risks are inevitable when it comes to the accession of cloud services. Hence, it is crucial to realize early on that cloud services must have policy enforcement. Quality attributes like standards, process design, and service delivery should be focused upon. Enterprises have often decided to treat public cloud providers as commodity infrastructure.

What challenges this methodology is a fact that Public Cloud providers like AWS are mixing IaaS and PaaS and encouraging customers to rely more and more on native tools. This needs cloud management platforms like various AWS Billing Tools to facilitate two functionalities, i.e. in some cases, users should be restricted on what they could access, and in other cases, allowed to use whatever they want.

Implementing cloud management tooling is a daunting task for many organizations because either they lack skills to adjust to new standards and procedures or they do not possess strong management infrastructure. This proves to be a major setback for tools such as AWS Billing Analytics tools, the likes of which are competent enough to carry forward multi-functionality tooling.

Merchants have put forward capabilities to enable transparency and management operations for users that use the original functionality of the cloud provider. This creates a new entry-point for merchants into newly found organizations. It also provides them with an opportunity to expand as new cloud initiatives and flourish in the same direction.