Change Management

Announcing the High Risk Index Feature in nOps

nOps implemented a new feature called High Risk Index (HRI) to easily identify critical issues that are automatically evaluated by nOps. You can easily and quickly identify unanswered, medium, and high risk questions. How to get there: In the console, go to Workloads. Click on the ComplianceOps tab. Click on WAFR Assessment. Under the assessment,…

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Azure Chargeback Pros Cons

Pros and Cons of Azure Chargeback

Azure chargeback is a cost allocation strategy of charging all business units in your organization. The Azure Cost Management Billing Console allows you to create a chargeback model for all business units in your organization.

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economic advantages of the cloud

What Are the Economic Advantages of the Cloud?

The public cloud offers several cost-saving and profit-making advantages. According to Salesforce, over 90% of businesses that adopt the cloud increase their security. These businesses save money that would go on remediating security risks. The cloud also eliminates capital expenditure; small businesses can quickly deploy problem-solving solutions to the market. Cloud computing is a disruptive…

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azure well architected framework

Design Principles for the 5 Pillars of Azure Well-Architected Framework

The Azure Well-Architected Framework is a set of best practices to help design, test, and monitor the Azure cloud. Azure’s internal team built these principles after studying various patterns from cloud costs to security. Resources that meet Azure Well-Architected best practices are more likely to recover from failures while adapting to changes in workloads. The…

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azure infrastructure

Why You Need to Migrate Your On-Premises IT to Azure Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is the second leading public cloud provider after AWS (Amazon Web Services). When you migrate an on-premise IT to Azure infrastructure, you will get many services, offers, and third-party tools. You can launch several services like Compute VMs (Virtual Machines), Machine-learning apps, Data analysis, Backup, networking, and many more on Azure Infrastructure. A…

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cloud finops

What Is Cloud FinOps?

Cloud FinOps is a cloud financial management system aimed to achieve maximum business value. It is a cultural practice that combines the best practices and organizational culture to achieve financial accountability to the variable spend model of the cloud. This operational framework brings together business, finance, and technology together to accelerate business value and drive…

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azure management

What Is Azure Management and How Can You Do It?

Azure Management is a framework that defines how users launch and maintain services in the Azure cloud. Azure Management cycle covers all Azure internal tools, Azure CSPs, and other cloud providers linked to Azure infrastructure. The Azure management lifecycle has six phases: The Migration phase deploys your resources from public and on-premise servers to Azure…

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Factors to Consider When Creating Azure Chargeback Model

Azure chargeback model is a financial management framework of allocating costs for different units in your organization depending on their spending. Designers use this framework to create cost transparency and stick to preset budgets. Implementing an acceptable Azure chargeback model can have numerous benefits for your company. It makes business units aware of the resources…

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What Are the Pros and Cons of AWS Chargebacks?

AWS (Amazon Web Services) chargeback is an IT financial management strategy of recovering costs from different business units according to their spending. It allocates the cost of AWS services to the business unit where your business needs them. AWS chargeback occurs when you charge each business unit on your main account according to how much…

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aws chargeback model

How to Create an Effective AWS Chargeback Model

An AWS (Amazon Web Services) chargeback model allows IT companies to charge business units or their customers for the resources they use. Chargebacks shift the burden of IT spending to each user, rather than the administrators. Business units become more disciplined, keeping costs in mind when utilizing AWS resources. An AWS chargeback model enables business…

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