The cloud monitoring company will use new funding to delve even deeper into customer cloud deployments and optimize them.
Cloudability is reporting that it’s managing $500 million worth of cloud deployments. That’s a big number, and it points to the continuing growth of the public-cloud market.
AWS has big plans for its Trusted Advisor and other enterprise support offerings but giving more metrics to customers will irk third-party service partners.
Cloudability says its new AWS cost analytics tool can handle the deluge of hourly cost data Amazon churns out and help customers nip budgeting and other usage problems in the bud.
Do you know how much Amazon storage you’re using? Do you really? Cloudyn says it can tell you the real data and recommend ways to cut costs.
Amazon? Google? Microsoft? Rackspace? Itty-bitty instance? Big, bad instance? High memory? Low memory? Linux? Windows? Europe? US? Asia? It’s really hard to price out the myriad cloud services. CloudVertical hopes its new interactive cheat sheet will make it easier.
Examining Amazon Web Services usage is a cottage industry for a dozen or so startups. One of them, Newvem, has offered its service free to select customers. Now that the service is broadly available, it’s time to monetize.
Cloudyn and Scalr give joint customers a better look at what’s going on in Amazon Web Services; Apptio launches a free service to help customers optimize loads on AWS, Azure and Rackspace clouds.
Cloudability says its analytics can cut your overall cloud services cost. Available now for Amazon Web Services, support is coming for other major cloud service providers, A raft of companies have sprung up to help companies get a better grip on their cloud spend.
Newvem, which already kept taps on Amazon EC2 instances, is now adding S3 storage to the services it monitors and analyzes for customers. The goal is to help them pick the right storage tier for their different data sets, Newvem president Zev Laderman said.
Cloudabilty, the Portland, Ore.-startup that seeks to help companies manage their spending across clouds, just landed $8.7 million in Series A funding. The round was led by The Foundry Group and included contributions from 500 Startups, Trinity Ventures and ad firm Wieden + Kennedy.
Big data has always had a place in the world of systems management, but it’s sweet spot might be in the cloud. Especially with a new model such as cloud computing, there could be a real value in learning from what your peers are doing.
Newvem, the feisty Israeli startup that made waves pointing out just how vulnerable (or badly configured) many customers’ Amazon EC2 cloud instances are, is taking steps to remedy that situation by partnering with Dome9, a security SaaS provider.
Amazon cloud services may be cheap, but even those small charges can add up. Following a raft of third-party companies that offer AWS monitoring services, Amazon has stepped up to offer its own proactive billing alerts for Cloudwatch customers that enable it.
Newvem, the startup that aims to help companies make the most out of their Amazon Web Services instances, has some new data that might shock the Amazon faithful. A high percentage of AWS users are paying for way more compute power than they need.
Rackspace customers can now use Cloudability’s service for free to keep tabs on their cloud computing costs. As business use of cloud computing grows, the need for such dashboards and metering services will rise as well.