Reduce NAT Gateway Costs Using nOps Deep Insight Service

What Caused the Network Cost Spike? Sounds like an easy question right? If you are responsible for managing cloud spend, AWS NAT Gateways are one of the classic AWS gotchas. What causes a networking spike is not an easy question to answer. NAT gateway cost can run up your AWS bill quickly without you realizing…

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How I Saved My Company $15,000 by Finding and Removing Untagged AWS Resources Using nOps Cloud Management Platform

I’ve been thinking about how to start this post for the past week. Do I start it off with “Why does every Cost Optimization webinar, conversation, or chat always talk about tagging or the lack thereof?” Probably for the same reason that I’m writing this post about tagging and how I saved my company $15k…

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aws cost explorer
How to Analyze Cloud Cost Using the AWS Cost Explorer

You can keep AWS (Amazon Web Service) costs under control using the AWS Cost Explorer. The AWS Cost Explorer is a cost management tool that lets users see how costs vary over time. With this software, you can export reports, detect anomalous usage patterns, view periods with the highest cloud spending, and much more. You…

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aws spot instances
How Much Does AWS Spot Instances Cost?

EC2 Spot Instances lets you access excess compute capacity in the cloud. Spot pricing is the cheapest pricing model on AWS (Amazon Web Services). Unlike On-Demand and Reserved Instance prices, spot prices are more volatile and subject to interruptions. You can use AWS Spot Instances for various workloads, including big data, CI/CD jobs, and running…

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aws egress costs
Understanding AWS Egress Costs and How to Avoid Them

AWS charges data transfer costs when you link several AWS services or move from one availability region to the other. Outbound data transfer costs, also known as egress costs, apply when using routing services and Content Delivery Networks. One of the leading culprits of hidden costs are Egress Costs, because it can be challenging to…

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Azure Reserved Instances
How to Optimize Cloud Costs with Azure Reserved Instances

Managing cloud tasks can be a considerable challenge, given the complex nature of cloud resources. Azure has many services and resources that can escalate costs if not well managed. As a result, Azure Reserved Instances help users optimize costs effectively. You can use Azure Reserved Instances to access cloud compute capacity at up to a…

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Azure Spot Instances
How to Use Azure Spot Instances to Save Cloud Costs

Azure Spot Instances leverage unused compute capacity to help users access Microsoft cloud at a high discount. The prices of Spot Virtual Machines are 90% less than typical on-demand rates, making them an ideal cost-saving alternative. You can use Azure Spot Instances to run temporary workloads that don’t finish within a particular period. You can…

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Azure Billing Tools 2022
Best Azure Billing Tools for 2022

Azure billing incorporates all aspects of how you process your Azure cloud payments. It involves making payments, managing invoices, monitoring costs, and more. Azure allows users to create multiple billing accounts to match various needs. Azure Billing tools will not only facilitate smooth payment processing; they can also send payment alerts, estimate usage, and even…

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Azure Cost Management: Seven Ways to Optimize Your Azure Cloud Spend

Azure provides a highly scalable platform where cloud users can deploy several solutions. You can deploy a wide range of applications and workloads and store lots of organizational data. In addition, it helps cut most organizational costs that come with on premise hosting. With these benefits, most organizations prefer migrating workloads to Azure. However, costs…

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