Azure Reserved Instances

Cloud Cost Optimization is hot topic for many companies as Cloud footprint and spending grows. One of known ways to save costs is paying for your IaaS VM instances (cloud servers) upfront and get discounted pricing. This article has focus on practicalities how to leverage use of Microsoft Azure Reserved Instances. What is Azure Reserved Instance? Azure Reserved Instance (RI) […]

AWS or Azure, which way to go?

Many of IT leaders have noticed that Public Cloud use is the new normal and is becoming a critical component of modern IT portfolio. But where to start, there are several big players in the market. Let us compare the offerings from the two well-known leaders: Amazon and Microsoft. Probably you already know that AWS in 2018 will open a […]

Journey to the Cloud

Any action takes resources and resource spend should be justified. Let’s list the most obvious reasons to take action and start your own Cloud journey. Increase speed and agility Leverage massive economies of scale Stop guessing capacity Trade capital expense for variable expense Go global in minutes Remove direct dependency of physical Data centers It is obvious that every Cloud […]

How does IT Strategy fit into your organization?

In IT disrupting times, your strategy matters more than ever. This diagram should help us to better understand IT Strategy value in IT organization. IT strategy should shape the direction of IT to maximize shareholder and business value. For that reason key principle is to understand how the business works and how company makes money. Strategic objectives are one of the fundamental […]