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How to Attribute Costs to Containers
Containerization is an incredible asset for many organizations, but attributing costs can be frustrating. Containers and container management technologies have been improving application development, agility, deployments, portability, operational efficiency, scalability, modernization, and life cycle management. Containerization is not without its own set of challenges. Costs for containers are generated differently than other cloud services, which makes allocating costs to containers in environments with multiple containers, projects, and teams difficult to navigate.
Top Challenges of DIY Cloud Management Solutions
Should you build a cloud management solution or use a tool that is already available? While there are numerous commercial cloud management solutions available from both ISVs as well as solutions from cloud services providers, some companies still choose to build their own cloud management tools. When deciding on whether to use a pre-built tool or use your own, you should consider the challenges in developing a tool and key functionality your tool must meet.
Negotiating Cloud Private Pricing Term Sheets
Private pricing agreements from cloud vendors like PPTS, EDPs & EA can offer significant savings if negotiated properly. The key is knowing how to prepare and where to negotiate. Many organizations don't learn how to navigate this process until they go through it themselves, and even then they miss out on savings because they don't have insider insights. Using the expertise of individuals who have negotiated several EDPs, EAs and PPTS for organizations with millions in cloud spend, we have created this eBook so you can know what to anticipate and how to prepare.