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
Over the last few years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has emerged as one of the most popular cloud infrastructure solutions out there, managing an unusual feat for those of its ilk by appealing equally to both early stage startups and enterprise. While it provides access to next-gen computing and hosting services for cheap and scales like a champ, the onboarding process remains tough for startups and… → 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
Stealthy startup Newvem is debuting today with new SaaS based service for Amazon/AWS customers that aims to help businesses spend less money and gain more value from Amazon’s cloud infrastructure. Basically, the free app is built for Business Managers, IT Managers and Dev Ops to “get to know” their clouds, so they can better see what resources are being used and not used.