Tag: Cloud Pricing

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 […]

Is Your Data Center Pricing Page Hurting Your Sales Cycle? | SPHomeRun

Is Your Data Center Pricing Page Hurting Your Sales Cycle? | SPHomeRun

Traditional Colocation Pricing Model Have Negative Impact on Sales Customers require cooling capacity and space that they can grow into without making use of the conditioned UPS power for a while. This trend is normal as it is quite rare for a data center tenant to utilize 100% of the leased space. There are many factors […]

Cloud wars: Amazon Web Services expands pricing API in new effort to show cost savings | GeekWire

Cloud wars: Amazon Web Services expands pricing API in new effort to show cost savings | GeekWire

The ability to choose from a wide range of computing and storage services is one of cloud computing’s big draws, but saving money is probably even a bigger motivator. Amazon Web Services is trying to make this simpler by releasing an API providing pricing data for every AWS service, rather than just for the 13 selected services […]