[Infographic]: Avoid Flying Blind Into the Cloud or Your Cloud Budget Will Crash and Burn

Flying blind is never a practical approach. Unfortunately, we’ve seen many companies attempt their cloud migration planning without all the data and insights they need. They may collect some data to determine the server size, storage, and network bandwidth they’ll need for their current workloads. They may even explore pricing plans and compare on-premises vs. cloud-based solutions. But without a deep, comprehensive analysis, much of it is guesswork. What should result in significant cost savings at low risk turns out to be the opposite. In fact, our analysis shows that companies migrating to the cloud without leveraging all the right analytics spend 48% more than necessary (more on this is in the infographic below).

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Infographic: Active Cloud Cost Management Can Reduce Cloud Costs By Over 30%

If you’re like many organizations migrating to the cloud after years of managing on-premises data centers, you may be accustomed to more of a "set-it-and-forget-it" mindset when it comes to IT infrastructure management. Unfortunately, applying this same mindset to your cloud cost management will make it impossible for your organization to realize the full cost and performance benefits the cloud has to offer. 

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5 Ways to Cut Cloud Migration Costs (and Time)

As you prepare to migrate your infrastructure to the public cloud, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of data to consider and worried about whether you've anticipated all the challenges you’ll face along the way. You may also be concerned you’ll encounter surprises that will lead to delays and unexpected costs, forcing you to miss deadlines and go over budget.

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“The Cloud is Too Expensive”: 5 Common Mistakes That Are Driving Up Your Cloud Costs

Many users are still managing their cloud infrastructure as if it’s a traditional data center. They employ the “set it and forget it” mentality: they purchase capacity, but they do not actively scale it up and down to meet their ongoing performance needs. While they may have monitoring tools in place to ensure that their systems are functioning, they are not using these tools to take full advantage of the flexibility inherent in the cloud. Then, after a few months of running their infrastructure on the cloud, we hear the inevitable refrain: The Cloud is Too Expensive.

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The Two Cloud TCO Calculation Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making (And What They Can Cost You)

If you’re like most CIOs beginning the process of evaluating whether to move your company’s infrastructure to the cloud (or if you’ve already decided to move to the cloud and need to determine which one you should move to), you might be overwhelmed by the complexity of the task before you. After all, there are millions of potential cloud configurations available and, on top of having to understand the dizzying array of options, you need to make the financial case for moving to the cloud with an accurate cost-benefit analysis.

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Cloudamize Positioned for Significant Growth After 2016 Marks Strongest Year in Company’s History

We're proud to announce today that 2016 was the most successful year in Cloudamize's history, and we begin 2017 strong as the demand for cloud computing analytics and migration automation only continues to accelerate. 

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How to Determine Which Applications You Should Prioritize for Cloud Migration


Over the past few years, we’ve helped many enterprises plan their move to the cloud. In every case, one of the primary questions they face is trying to decide which applications they should prioritize for migration. When you consider the complexity of the cloud and the thousands of applications an enterprise can have, this can be a pretty daunting challenge. While a variety of considerations can play into addressing this,
application complexity and application suitability are two factors that have provided these enterprises with clarity and a roadmap for their migration plan.

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Cloudamize Expands Platform to Help Companies Optimize Their Entire Cloud Journey

There are several stages to your cloud journey and at each stage, there are critical decisions to be made. Which cloud is right for us? What will the cloud cost us? Which applications should we migrate and when? How can we control our cloud costs? How can we ensure the best performance from our cloud? These questions are not easy to answer, which is why the only way you can accurately (and efficiently) address them is with the right analytics.

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Cloudamize Enhancements Help Ease Large Enterprise Migrations to the Public Cloud

We're excited to announce today that we've added new capabilities to the Cloudamize platform that will significantly speed and simplify large-scale enterprise migrations to the cloud. Large enterprises typically have thousands of servers and applications across multiple business units and locations, making it incredibly challenging to manually sort through all of them and then figure out which applications you should move to the cloud and when. It’s such a massive undertaking that most organizations don’t even know where to start.

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Moving to the Cloud? How to Avoid These 3 Common Cloud Migration Pitfalls.

If you’re planning to move workloads to the cloud for the first time, it’s likely you have some concerns based on what you have read or have heard directly from peers. Words that may come to your mind are: time-consuming, complicated, painful, confusing, guesswork, and trial and error. Likewise, if you’ve already migrated some workloads to the cloud and are planning to move more, these words may describe your own experiences.

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