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What To Consider When Moving to the Cloud

Managing cloud resources as business assets is still relatively new for many. That is – managing these resources not just in terms of provisioning or migrating workloads to them, but controlling cloud costs to the business with meaning. These costs need to be understood, justified and controlled with unprecedented accountability across business functions, representing the business need for which these new premium resources are consumed.

Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud Explained

Managing cloud resources as business assets is still relatively new for many. That is – managing these resources not just in terms of provisioning or migrating workloads to them, but controlling cloud costs to the business with meaning. These costs need to be understood, justified and controlled with unprecedented accountability across business functions, representing the business need for which these new premium resources are consumed.

Cloud Computing Basics: IaaS, PaaS & SaaS – what’s the difference?

Managing cloud resources as business assets is still relatively new for many. That is – managing these resources not just in terms of provisioning or migrating workloads to them, but controlling cloud costs to the business with meaning. These costs need to be understood, justified and controlled with unprecedented accountability across business functions, representing the business need for which these new premium resources are consumed.

How IT is transitioning from supporting the business, to being the business

Managing cloud resources as business assets is still relatively new for many. That is – managing these resources not just in terms of provisioning or migrating workloads to them, but controlling cloud costs to the business with meaning. These costs need to be understood, justified and controlled with unprecedented accountability across business functions, representing the business need for which these new premium resources are consumed.

The Three FinOps Operating Stages

The FinOps team should contain individuals with cloud experience. The focus for these individuals is building high-quality services for the organization, right-sizing and monitoring cloud usage and resources, and balancing speed, cost and quality.

FinOps: How to Gain Sponsorship and Implement a New Structure

The FinOps team should contain individuals with cloud experience. The focus for these individuals is building high-quality services for the organization, right-sizing and monitoring cloud usage and resources, and balancing speed, cost and quality.

Why Do We Need FinOps?

The advent of Cloud computing has brought a new operating model to business, FinOps, that allows companies to keep up with the new pace, while still controlling costs and risks. FinOps is an evolving model for Cloud management that brings about greater communication, accountability, control, and ultimately Cloud cost-optimization.

6 Common Cloud Tagging Pitfalls

When planning a migration to the cloud, a well thought-out and documented cloud tagging policy is a great start. Vitado’s cloud optimization experts offer some insights from their collective experience and list some top 6 Cloud tagging mistakes to avoid.

10 Cloud Tagging Best Practices

Cloud tagging is a critical part of the Cloud / FinOps process that helps teams identify business needs, ownership, cost, and accountability.

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