Overview: Cost optimisation advantages of Cloud

Cloud adoption has become imperative. Organizations worldwide have witnessed the multiple benefits of cloud technology and are planning to spend a lion’s share of their IT budget on the cloud in 2021. However, there are increasing concerns about overspending on the cloud as well.

Because cloud wastage is such a common problem, a completely cost-optimized cloud deployment, supported by a trusted and experienced partner, is the need of the hour. Win in the age of the unforeseen, unprecedented, and uncertain with proven cloud cost optimization strategies from Cloud4C. We can help you plan, track, utilize and rightsize your cloud resources to achieve the best outcomes at the lowest possible cost without compromising on functional requirements & security.

30% of firms will increase spend on cloud & global public cloud infrastructure market will grow 35% to $120 billion in 2021.
- Forrester Predictions 2021

30%-35% of the cloud spend is being wasted.
~Flexera 2020 State of the Cloud Report

Cloud Cost Optimization Vs. Cost Reduction

The challenging question
The solution

Is your cloud transformation built to weather the unpredictable future?

The need of the hour is to drive with cost optimization over cost reduction.

The cloud must be secured enough to weather any future uncertainty with confidence.

What can cloud optimization achieve that cost reduction cannot?

Unlock continuous value with end-to-end visibility, IT automation, and more in addition to pay-as-you-use benefits.

Guarantees relevance in the near and away future for infrastructure, application landscape, or architectural changes.

Cloud Cost Optimization: Key Questions Answered

Questions you need to ask before embarking on your cloud transformation journey
Make the rubber hit the road with Cloud4C

Can you analyze spends by BU, account, service etc.?

Identify what has changed and why within your IT landscape.

Is an instance utilization metrics in place to analyze workload utilization?

Make sure your IT is right-sized and never over-utilized for responding to instances.

Can you measure peak vs. off-peak costs and usage?

Get visibility over IT resource allocation to be turned off when not needed.

Are RIs and Spot being used effectively by your IT?

Monitor infrastructure coverage, utilization, and spot usage.

Cloud Cost Optimization Vs. Cost Reduction

The challenging question

  • Is your cloud transformation built to weather the unpredictable future?

    The solution

    The need of the hour is to drive with cost optimization over cost reduction.

    The cloud must be secured enough to weather any future uncertainty with confidence.

  • What can cloud optimization achieve that cost reduction cannot?

    The solution

    Unlock continuous value with end-to-end visibility, IT automation, and more in addition to pay-as-you-use benefits.

    Guarantees relevance in the near and away future for infrastructure, application landscape, or architectural changes.

Cloud Cost Optimization: Key Questions Answered

Questions you need to ask before embarking on your cloud transformation journey

  • Can you analyze spends by BU, account, service etc.?

    Make the rubber hit the road with Cloud4C

    Identify what has changed and why within your IT landscape.

  • Is an instance utilization metrics in place to analyze workload utilization?

    Make the rubber hit the road with Cloud4C

    Make sure your IT is right-sized and never over-utilized for responding to instances.

  • Can you measure peak vs. off-peak costs and usage?

    Make the rubber hit the road with Cloud4C

    Get visibility over IT resource allocation to be turned off when not needed.

  • Are RIs and Spot being used effectively by your IT?

    Make the rubber hit the road with Cloud4C

    Monitor infrastructure coverage, utilization, and spot usage.

Constant cost optimization on your cloud journey

Assessing cloud resource consumption and optimizing cloud costs should never be an afterthought. It should be an integral part of the business strategy to witness Cloud ROI from the start. That said, cloud cost optimization is not a one-time effort. It requires constant monitoring and management as well.

At Cloud4C, we understand what it takes to align a cost optimized solution that bodes with your business initiatives, application architecture, time, available skills and stay with you throughout your cloud journey.

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Enable next-generation application management.

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Ensure optimum utilization of IT infrastructure.

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Empower IT teams with informed decision-making.

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Effortlessly support workloads remotely and improve performance.

Transform Cloud Spend into Strategic Value

Our comprehensive whitepaper covers cloud cost optimization strategies and steps to implement key cloud optimization pillars by ensuring your cloud environment is always spot-on with its IT resource utilization.

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A partner you can trust to take the stress out of any transformation.

Cloud4C is the world’s largest application-focused, and automation-driven cloud managed services provider. We are empowering IT leaders

  • Deploy cost-optimized infrastructure for complex environments.
  • With unflinching support and experience in managing 40,000 VMs and their data workloads for 3,500+ enterprises across the world.
  • By bringing a unique approach to tackle every application modernization challenges with customizable solutions.

Cloud4C Named a Visionary in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™

for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services 2021

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Cloud4C named as Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2021 for Public Cloud Services

What Can You Expect from Cloud4C?

Continuous cost optimization on your cloud journey.

Cloud4C gives you the strategy and roadmap to define, plan and implement logical steps on your cloud journey. We do so by examining the current and future states of your business needs and IT infrastructure.

Assess the ground realities to implement ever-lasting value with a proven framework to design your cost optimized journey.

Deliver transformation with a fail-safe framework to evaluate cloud infrastructure even as business needs and workloads evolve.

Power ahead with a comprehensive set of best practices to architect your next-gen systems and capabilities on the cloud.

Having no plan is a plan to fail

You need a plan of action perfected with clarity to deliver cloud optimization that cuts across from the core to the edge of the cloud. With Cloud4C, you will never run blindfolded as we bring you the precise roadmap laid out using the best cloud cost optimization tools and strategies.

Assesses all operational and integration risks.
Identifies security and regulatory compliance and policy implications.
Analyzes benefits, risks, and costs of cloud computing alternatives.
Calculates macro ROI and IT financials.

Proven Competence in Driving Cloud Cost Optimization from End-to-end

A highly automated “migration factory” approach with the right talent and tried and tested cloud cost optimizations tools - This is how you eliminate delays and deliver quality results, on time, every time.

Effortlessly manage dynamic workloads

Our experts begin with workload identification for customized planning to ensure transformation doesn’t cause any disruption to operations.

Pre-built, tried, and tested models

Cost-effective, industrialized, and fully packaged cloud models that are already tried and tested by Cloud4C speed up transformation.

Optimize complex and large migrations

Streamlined homogeneous as well as heterogeneous migrations between different database platforms.

Faster deployments = Optimized Costs

Meet your partner of choice to protect and provision at a faster pace.

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No more wasting time on cybersecurity deployments

Industry’s best security and compliance knowledge in various geographies and across industries such as Banking, Insurance, Military, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Aviation, and Retail.

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Lower dependency on IT resources for manual tasks

Delivering end-to-end automation through hyperautomation and help enterprises enhance productivity, enhance accuracy, achieve compliance and achieve ROI.

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Visibility spanning the entire organization

Real-time monitoring, event analysis of day-to-day activity with visibility over Perimeter, Networks, Hosts, Applications, and most importantly, Data.

A few minutes is all it takes to get a cost optimized roadmap to
your cloud transformation.

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Maximize returns on any cloud,any platform, of any complexity

We are geared towards accelerating time-to-market, enhancing operational efficiencies, and simplifying IT management. We can help in planning and designing cost-effective solutions or reduce current cloud spends on any cloud platform.

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Cloud Cost Optimization - Our
Perspectives

A Complete Guide to AWS Cost Optimization
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A Complete Guide to AWS Cost Optimization

Our comprehensive guide covers the fundamentals of AWS Cost Optimization, the cloud cost optimization tools and strategies that can be used to right-size AWS resources, optimize costs, and how to build a cost-conscious culture.

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A Complete Guide to Azure Cost Management

An absolute guide on Azure Cost management that covers the basics of Azure cost management, Azure Pricing, and billing, and how to manage & optimize Azure environment using Azure Cost Management tools, best practices, and how to achieve continuous cost optimization with Azure.

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Why Cloud4C for Cost Optimized Cloud?

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2000+ certified cloud experts worldwide with local presence in 25 countries

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4000+ Global Enterprise customers

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12 years of rich experience in Cloud and Managed Services

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Zero friction business delivery model

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24x7 support

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AIOps driven automation in Cloud Operations

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High availability 99.95%

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Comprehensive disaster recovery and BCP portfolio Presence in 50+ global locations

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Established partnerships with leading cloud providers – Azure, AWS, GCP, Oracle

Cloud Cost Optimization Insights You Don’t Want to Miss

Cloud Cost Optimisation - FAQs

  • What is Cloud Cost Optimization?

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    It is about reducing or optimizing your cloud spend by understanding cloud resource usage, rightsizing resources to meet the growing demand, eliminating underutilized resources or over-provisioned ones so that you pay only for what you use.

    It is also about building strategies to choose the right purchase options, reserve instances for lower rates and availing the best possible vendor discounts based on the usage.

  • Why should I use Cloud Cost Optimization Tools?

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    Cloud Cost Optimization tools provide complete visibility into your cloud infrastructure and help you monitor your cloud resources, usage patterns, computing demands, and control your cloud spend. They identify trends, detect anomalies, and help in rightsizing resources. Some even let you allocate budgets to different teams and set alerts so that you don’t have any billing surprises and are informed when you are overspending or over/underutilizing the resources.

  • What is AWS Cost Optimization?

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    If you use or prefer to use AWS Cloud, AWS provides you pricing models, tools, and best practices that help you continuously monitor and manage your costs while still meeting business needs..

  • What is Azure Cost Management?

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    Azure cost management provides a single view of all Azure accounts, tracks resource usage, and manages costs. It offers the right tools and strategies to plan, analyze and maximize their investment in the Azure cloud.

  • How can I optimize my GCP costs?

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    You can use Google Cloud’s cost management tools to gain visibility into your cloud spending and optimize cloud costs using intelligent recommendations from Google and strong financial governance policies and permissions.

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