Cutting through Amazon Web Services complexity is becoming quite a business. CloudCheckr is the latest to leverage AWS’ lack of tools for analyzing resources, costs and security with the news of a $2 million investment and the general availability of its freemium service. The Series A round was led by Garrison Capital with Genesee Capital also participating. Here’s how it works. → Read More
Newvem has launched a heat map that visualizes customer’s usage of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The service is designed to replace the primitive tools AWS provides and gives customers an alternative to tracking spreadsheets. Instead, customers get a full picture of their usage in one view. → Read More
In another sign of the emerging market for cloud monitoring, Cloudability announced it now monitors more than $250 million in cloud spending for customers, more than double what it did fewer than six months ago. It illustrates how customers are shifting perspectives to more detailed and analytical views of their compute and storage costs.
The news shines a light on a market that is going to… → Read More
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is aggressively offering a service called reserve instances. For a one-time fee, companies may have the option to launch an EC2 instance for one or three years. AWS maintains it lowers costs as you get a choice of the types of instances you buy . You can get discounts by buying on a volume basis.
Reserved instances means AWS guarantees the capacity you need for the… → Read More
Portland-based Cloudability has raised $8.7 million from the Foundry Group in a Series A round for its service that tracks cloud costs and gives better visibility into spending for online services that often go unmonitored. Other participants in the round include 500 Startups, Trinity Ventures and Wieden + Kennedy, one of the world’s leading independent advertising agencies.
Cloudability, a platform to manage and monitor all of your cloud costs in one place, has raised $1.1 million in seed funding, led by Trinity Ventures and Walden Venture Capital.
Cloudability, which launched in early November, helps businesses be more efficient on the cloud by analyzing a company’s entire cloud spend for cost savings opportunities and make recommendations. Cloudability… → Read More
Cloudability, a platform to manage and monitor all of your cloud costs in one place, is launching to the public today. For the past few months, the Portland-based startup has been in private beta.
Cloudability helps businesses be more efficient on the cloud by analyzing a company’s entire cloud spend for cost savings opportunities and make recommendations. Cloudability supports more than 80… → Read More