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Category: AWS Cost and Usage Report

Creating an Equitable Enterprise AWS Chargeback Model Using CloudHealth

Most enterprises go through the process of monthly chargeback (cost allocation) of their AWS costs to internal business units or cost centers. The AWS Cost and Usage Report can provide the flexibility needed to create detailed custom billing rules. Learn how VMware implemented an equitable chargeback model using CloudHealth’s FlexReports, a simple solution for companies that have multiple Payers or just want to implement custom billing rules quickly.

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How Tech Mahindra Approaches Cost Optimization and Governance Using AWS Native Services

Cloud cost governance ensures customers are availing all potential services, tools, and resources to continuously track, optimize, and control their overall cloud spend. Learn how Tech Mahindra achieved one customer’s goal of cloud finance using cost management best practices along with AWS native tools and techniques. Tech Mahindra worked closely with the customer’s IT, engineering, and finance teams to understand their existing cloud governance model and issues.

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How KPMG Visualizes Cloud Billing Data with Amazon QuickSight

KPMG uses Amazon QuickSight as a business intelligence tool to visualize the billing data in AWS Cost and Usage Reports. The machine learning insights in Amazon QuickSight shed light on where and why KPMG was spending money in the cloud. A tool like Amazon QuickSight, which is simple to use, cost effective, and flexible, gives KPMG valuable insights into AWS spend, and lets the organization create a plan of automated responses to cost- or usage-related events.

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