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The Power BI Premium Pricing Model – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly | The White Pages

The Power BI Premium Pricing Model – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly | The White Pages

On May 3, Microsoft announced sweeping changes to the pricing of Power BI by introducing a new “Power BI Premium” SKU. The announcement itself can be found here, and there a number of other related resources worth that I am listing here for convenience: Power BI Premium is intended to address deficiencies in the current […]

Dell desktop to data centre strategy has new pricing model | Computer Dealer News

Dell desktop to data centre strategy has new pricing model | Computer Dealer News

Dell EMC has added to Flex on Demand with a new pricing program called Cloud Flex for HCI. HCI stands for hyper-converged infrastructure and it acts as a cloud subscription model with monthly pricing including built-in price reductions over time. This program has no upfront costs or obligation either. “As a private company it’s easier […]

With pay-as-you-go pricing on computers and storage, Dell looks to lead enterprises to the hybrid cloud | SiliconANGLE

With pay-as-you-go pricing on computers and storage, Dell looks to lead enterprises to the hybrid cloud | SiliconANGLE

The company, which now offers everything from Dell servers to EMC storage to cloud software from its VMware Inc. and Pivotal Software Inc. units, today introduced a raft of new storage products, previewed its new line of servers and announced new cloud-style monthly pricing for everything from servers to personal computers. … Indeed, Dell – […]

Is the Google Cloud Pricing Strategy Really That Different from AWS or Microsoft? | 1redDrop

Is the Google Cloud Pricing Strategy Really That Different from AWS or Microsoft? | 1redDrop

In an interview with CNBC, Tariq Shaukat, president of customers at Google Cloud, said: “We don’t need to compete on price to be honest. We definitely compete on value more than price … but if you look at the products, (they) are hard to compare side by side.” But in the very next statement he says […]

Tableau switches to subscription pricing for its BI products | ITworld

Tableau switches to subscription pricing for its BI products | ITworld

“Increasingly, customers are looking to license via subscriptions rather than make big, up-front software purchases, which is what has happened in the past,” he said. The new pricing scheme will help Tableau compete in the increasingly crowded BI market, according to Rita Sallam, a research vice president on Gartner’s Business Analytics and Data Science team. […]

Autotask Cloud Backup: Fixed Price, Per Device Unlimited Storage Debuts | ChannelE2E

Autotask Cloud Backup: Fixed Price, Per Device Unlimited Storage Debuts | ChannelE2E

Autotask Endpoint Backup is moving to a per-device fixed price for unlimited cloud storage, CEO Mark Cattini confirms. That shift should allow MSPs to more rapidly roll out endpoint backup to customers, he asserts. Cattini shared that milestone during a wide-ranging interview ahead of next week’s Autotask Community Live 2017 conference in Europe. Part I of the ChannelE2E’s Cattini interview, focused on […]

Does Oracle’s AWS Pricing Increase Make Strategic Sense? | Forbes

Does Oracle’s AWS Pricing Increase Make Strategic Sense? | Forbes

What Exactly Happened? As first reported by in a blog post by U.K.-based Oracle consultant Tim Hall, Oracle changed something called the “Oracle Processor Core Factor” from .5 to 1 for deployments on AWS and Azure. “This change in licensing terms effectively doubles the licensing requirements for some cloud implementations,” said Craig Guarente, CEO of Oracle licensing consultancy Palisade […]

IBM Announces New Pricing Model to Change Economics of Cloud Storage | IBM

IBM Announces New Pricing Model to Change Economics of Cloud Storage | IBM

LAS VEGAS – IBM InterConnect – 20 Mar 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled new additions to the IBM Cloud Object Storage family. The company is offering clients new choices for archival data and a new pricing model to more easily apply intelligence to unpredictable data patterns using analytics and cognitive tools. IBM also announced an expanded partnership […]

SuperChoice takes shine to cloud ‘spot pricing’ | iTnews

SuperChoice takes shine to cloud ‘spot pricing’ | iTnews

Cuts cost out of infrastructure services. SuperChoice is reworking its applications to run across multiple public clouds, enabling the company to take advantage of “spot pricing” and significantly lower its infrastructure costs. Chief information officer Ian Gibson told iTnews that the company, which provides hosted superannuation management and clearing house software, conducted its own research […]

Is there a best-fit pricing model for public cloud management services?-2 | Microland

Is there a best-fit pricing model for public cloud management services?-2 | Microland

In my previous blog, traditional pricing models and the typical characteristics of public cloud management. So the question to ask is, will the long established pricing models work here? T&M is evergreen but risky for customers, thus forcing them to quickly move away from this model. Providers do not want to go with fixed price […]