Tag: Plan and Evaluate
The uncertainty of the world economy has once again emphasized the importance of resource efficiency. Take a look at the latest enhancements of the AWS Cloud Financial Management suite of products and learn how you can incorporate these in your daily CFM process.
To ensure the most up-to-date pricing estimate experience available in one place, AWS is ending support for the Simple Monthly Calculator (SMC) beginning March 31, 2023 at 11:59PM Pacific Time, and recommend you take advantage of the AWS Pricing Calculator. To assist with the transition, a conversion feature will be available until December 31, 2023 11:59 PM PST.
This month, we’ve curated AWS resources to help you better implement cost planning, get quicker estimates for your EC2 instances, deploy a unit metrics dashboard, and learn from both our research and customers about the benefits of establishing and maturing your CFM programs.
When starting your CFM practice, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, or like you’re already behind the curve. You’re not alone. To help, we’ve answered the top 4 questions we hear from customers when they’re first getting started so you can kickstart your Cloud Financial Management journey with confidence. Is there a particular order that you […]
To operationalize your CFM strategy, you need to identify what tools are available to help you allocate, visualize, and control your AWS cost and usage. In this blog, we’ll share our latest CFM Talk session, where we walk you through an example optimization (using AWS Graviton) to shed light on the framework for how you should think about each CFM pillar and layer tooling into your strategy.
AWS Pricing Calculator now supports the ability to bulk import Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, dedicated hosts and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes using a structured Excel template. The new feature will allow you to estimate a fleet of EC2- or EBS-based resources at a fraction of the time and allows for quick iterations.
In the 3rd part of our 4-part Starting your Cloud Financial Management Journey series, we’ll cover the things you should consider and the tools you can use to forecast and plan for your existing or net-new workloads.
Learn how to build some of the most common driver-based forecasts. Driver-based forecasting can help businesses make more accurate predictions about future spend, allowing you to better understand how driver changes may impact your overall forecast.
When we talk about the Plan and Evaluate use case in the context of Cloud Financial Management, we refer to several use cases that all contribute to understanding and evaluating the economic performance of your IT investment, in alignment with your specific business priorities. We focus on the tools, resources, and best practices you can use […]
With the AWS Free Tier, you can use and explore more than 100 AWS services free of charge up to specified limits for each service. Watch this episode of the Keys to AWS Optimization to hear all about the Free Tier, how you can use it, and where you can get started.