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Cost Management

All billing artefacts are pulled together to provide a clear and concise breakdown of spending and configurable cost alerts provide a useful means to ensure budgets and targets are met.

Mobilise will work with the customer to provide the following services:

  • Ensuring the client is only consuming the cloud services they need.
  • Suggesting cloud native tools that could improve existing technical and business processes.
  • Analysing usage statistics to recommend infrastructure enhancements.
  • Running housekeeping activities to reduce spending on unnecessary usage such as switching off non-production platforms out of normal business hours.
  • Identify trends in resource utilisation to develop strategies to reduce cost (such as auto-scaling).
  • Analyse tagging metadata information to ensure costs are being correctly reported against appropriate cost centres.
  • Identify the most cost effective way of procuring cloud resources.
  • Develop procedures for project teams to request access to cloud resources in a cost effective and controlled fashion.
  • Designing complete spin-up/tear down code based infrastructure configuration to ensure redundant cloud resources are completely removed and not consuming cost.

Tools We Use

Traditional Architectures have developers making a choice – provisions servers just in case demand reaches certain levels, or under-provision and take a risk. Serverless scales automatically to exactly meet demand, giving applications increased availability and stability.

Serverless computing is ideal for companies that need to quickly develop, prototype, and iterate. Development is quicker since there aren’t any dependencies on IT operations.

The Azure usage and billing portal provides organisations with a convenient way to review and visualise usage and billing information across multiple subscriptions.  Subscriptions used by your organisation can be registered so that their usage will be polled daily- providing a simple and quick way to reduce your cloud infrastructure costs.

Outcomes

Mobilise will provide a detailed report with cost recommendations along with delivering the tools to maintain cost efficiency, enabling your organisation to receive continued benefit without a big administrative overhead.

This will drive a set of actions which can be tracked and will result on costs being reduced. Users can be trained to configure and maintain these tools to ensure the clients business is cost-effective going in to the future.

These tools will also provide the client with detailed project cost and asset tracking.

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We can help you take the asset tracking and cost management side of your IT to measurable  and defined system, with no costly shocks.