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In the wake of COVID and its resulting economic fallout, nearly every enterprise leader is looking for ways to tighten the belt financially. If this describes you, we can guess that you have already eliminated extraneous expenses, and you have already run the numbers for a hundred possible “what if” scenarios.
As you have been busy crunching the numbers, it is likely you identified that you have high cloud spend costs (especially with everyone working and purchasing online lately). If you have wondered how you can lower those costs – and which costs are appropriate to lower – you will be pleased to hear about the new cloud cost management solution available from Centroid.
It is time for us to talk about Spot.
Simply put, Spot helps companies automate and save a ton of money on cloud compute costs and reserved instances (RIs).
Spot works with AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, offering fully automated infrastructure management that helps you achieve up to 90% cost reduction and nearly effortless management for all your cloud workloads. And we mean all your cloud workloads, including your mission-critical workloads.
Spot comes with trustworthy, SLA-backed availability and 24/7 support. Over 2019, Spot ran 500,000 concurrent cloud instances and VMs and saved users $100 million.
Best of all, it is easy and fast to connect your cloud environments in minutes. In fact, it will probably take you longer to finish this blog post and learn about the various Spot solutions than it will for you get set up and on the path to true cloud cost optimization.
Here at Centroid, we know that the cloud is complex. That is why our mission is to simplify the cloud. When it comes to cloud cost optimization, it does not get much simpler than using Spot services to handle the work for you.
Depending on your needs, you may want to mix and match these Spot services:
Eco gets you the most from your reserved instances (RIs) with automated buying and selling, based on your analyzed needs.
Eco from Spot treats your RIs like a stock portfolio, buying when costs are low and selling when costs are high, so you get the maximum ROI on your upfront commitments. To do this accurately, Eco follows 3 steps:
Eco benefits include:
Elastigroup IaaS optimization keeps your mission-critical workloads running at lower costs and with seamless continuity.
Your enterprise does not stop working – and that means your workloads must keep working around the clock as well. With Elastigroup from Spot, you can deploy mission-critical workloads on spot instance clusters with full confidence because you know that your workloads will keep running with predictable performance.
You deserve to know that your workloads will be there for you when you need them. With Elastigroup, you can trust that your workloads will immediately restart after a disruption from the exact same data point… and you will not have to pay an arm and a leg to achieve that level of continuity.
Elastigroup benefits include:
Gain true insight into real-time cloud spend optimization tactics with actionable advice that helps you keep costs low and performance high.
Cloud Analyzer from Spot helps you act fast in response to unexpected cloud spend, so you can maximize your cost efficiency the easy way. Not only does Cloud Analyzer identify cost anomalies and alert you of them instantly, it also acts as your AI guide by providing you with actionable advice that is easy to implement and automate.
In addition, Cloud Analyzer offers targeted KPIs that help you track the efficiency of the actions you have taken and uses Machine Learning tools to forecast your cloud spend. Savvy leaders rely on continuous usage optimization, cost-efficiency, and advice from Cloud Analyzer.
Cloud Analyzer benefits include:
With Ocean’s “set it and forget it” container management, you can work smart with fewer management tasks.
The seamless integration from Ocean simplifies management for your containerized workloads and helps you gain real insight into hyper-granular cluster cost breakdowns for your compute and storage.
Additionally, Ocean users use more, save more, and work less because Ocean delivers up to 90% cluster utilization, advanced cost optimization, and managed services you can trust to handle your container management for you.
Ocean benefits include:
For more than 20 years, Centroid clients have enjoyed optimized tech usage, a predictable ROI on their critical tech needs, and a team they can trust to handle all the details, so enterprise leaders can make sure their mission-critical and other solutions run seamlessly.
With Spot, Centroid’s clients now have the powerful, predictive, managed tool they need to handle multicloud cost optimization easily and quickly. In fact, your enterprise can set up Spot in just a few minutes right now and start seeing cloud computing cost savings in record time.
Centroid is a cloud services and technology company that provides Oracle enterprise workload consulting and managed services across Oracle, Azure, Amazon, Google, and private cloud. From applications to technology to infrastructure, Centroid’s depth of Oracle expertise and breadth of cloud capabilities helps clients modernize, transform, and grow their business to the next level.