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AWS Transit Gateway: What it is, benefits, and limitations
Among the announcements, AWS re:Invent 2018 attendees are buzzing about is the AWS Transit Gateway designed to simplify network management. IT fraternity seems to love the number 1 (one click, one view), and this new tool continues that theme, merging cloud resources and on-prem datacenters into one network topology. Why is this important? According to Amazon, … Co...
AWS Announces S3 Intelligent Tiering, What is it Really?
AWS Delivers Automatic Cost Savings with S3 Intelligent Tiering Amazon Simple Storage Service, better known as AWS S3, is one of the oldest and most widely used solutions from Amazon Web Services. S3 is designed to store terabytes of customer data with high availability and scale. Prior to AWS S3 Intelligent Tiering, Amazon cloud users … Continued
The Four Biggest Roadblocks that Slow Hybrid Cloud Adoption
Companies today are pursuing a hybrid cloud or multi-cloud strategy as a way to accelerate digital transformation and make IT services more agile and cost-effective. By combining private and public clouds, you can deliver the right resources for each application and achieve greater efficiency while avoiding getting locked into a particular environment. However, there are &...
28 Actions You Can Take to Manage Cloud Costs
With the cloud becoming the new normal, and organizations moving toward digital business initiatives, the dynamics of IT have completely changed. While cloud provides the IT infrastructure nimbleness required by the new generation businesses, it also brings along challenges like complex cloud cost management & additional cloud security and compliance requirements.
Beam | Cost Optimization for the Enterprise Cloud
Nutanix Beam is extending its cloud optimization capabilities to the private & enterprise cloud! Enterprises increasingly run applications in a variety of different cloud environments—public, private, distributed, and hybrid cloud. With a mix of public and private clouds, enterprises now require services and tools that can work across private and public environments....
Examining Azure Reserved Instances: One Piece of the Cloud Expense Puzzle
While Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to dominate the public cloud market, later entrants have been gaining ground with Microsoft Azure doubling its market share last year to 13%. Azure’s increasing momentum is due, in part, to new services and consumption models including Reserved Instances (RIs) that were announced at Microsoft Ignite last year. Let’s &hellip...
In the Multi-Cloud Era, Cloud Cost Optimization is an Engineering Problem
A key technology trend we’ve seen recently in enterprise organizations is the increasing adoption of multiple cloud environments — combining on-premises private clouds and public cloud services. IDC predicts that “by 2020, over 90% of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms.” We have a prediction too: that a lot of these enterprises are … ...