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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 […]

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 […]

Will Cloud Service Prices Go Up in 2017? | InformationWeek

Will Cloud Service Prices Go Up in 2017? | InformationWeek

Competition and price cutting might be good for cloud customers, but the glory days of low prices might not make it into 2017. For several years, competition in the cloud computing services market has stayed at an all-time high. Providers both large and small offered deeply discounted pricing on SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS in order […]

Cloud compute pricing bakeoff: Google vs. AWS vs. Microsoft Azure | ZDNet

Cloud compute pricing bakeoff: Google vs. AWS vs. Microsoft Azure | ZDNet

Like everything in enterprise technology, pricing can be a bit complicated. Here’s an analysis from RightScale looking at how discounts alter the cloud pricing equation. Google comes out cheapest in most scenarios. With Amazon Web Services hosting its annual conference this week, talk about the price for performance and agility equation will be everywhere. Knowing […]

Brexit bombshell: Microsoft raises cloud pricing 22% for UK businesses | TechRepublic

Brexit bombshell: Microsoft raises cloud pricing 22% for UK businesses | TechRepublic

UK enterprises using Microsoft software and cloud services will face a price increase on January 1, 2017, to align the pound with the Euro post-Brexit, Microsoft announced last week. “From January, British pound prices for on-premises enterprise software will increase by 13% to realign close to euro levels,” a press release stated. “Most enterprise cloud […]

Oracle is starting a price war with Amazon | Business Insider

Oracle is starting a price war with Amazon | Business Insider

So Amazon built a service that does it for them, called Amazon Web Services Database Migration Service (DMS) . It promises to easily move Oracle’s customers (and other databases) to Amazon’s database in the AWS cloud. Now, Oracle is fighting back. It has launched its own AWS-killer cloud service, (aka Infrastructure as a Service) and wants […]

Subscription Pricing Model Propels RF Code to Over 125,000+ Racks… | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Subscription Pricing Model Propels RF Code to Over 125,000+ Racks… | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

“As our technology and software has evolved over the years so has the data center. Companies are looking for more insight into their operations and the equipment in their facilities. Organizations know how other business units are performing and the data center should be no different, especially when downtime and reduced availability is so costly […]

Cloud computing pricing: Beware the bill shock | ZDNet

Cloud computing pricing: Beware the bill shock | ZDNet

One of the benefits of cloud computing that’s often touted by providers is cutting costs: rather than having the hassle and expense of buying servers and equipping data centers, and paying for staff to maintain them, companies can offload their workloads to the cloud, where economies of scale around the infrastructure mean that costs are […]

New public cloud pricing models sweep the enterprise | TechTarget

New public cloud pricing models sweep the enterprise | TechTarget

Cloud providers kicked off 2016 with numerous price cuts and new cloud pricing models. Big vendors such as Amazon Web Services, Azure and Google are reducing prices on older technology to make way for newer products, such as reserved instance types, as well as trying to get enterprises to move to cloud. “Competitive cost cutting […]

Price isn’t everything: Google bets big on machine learning | SearchCloudComputing

Price isn’t everything: Google bets big on machine learning | SearchCloudComputing

Google is in a tenuous situation. Amazon has the early lead and tremendous pace of innovation, while IBM and Microsoft have deep roots with enterprise customers and know how to work on a broad range of workloads at scale, Reichman said. If those companies are viewed as the bookends of the public cloud market, Google […]