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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New research reveals potential cloud pricing headaches for European customers | Cloud Tech News

New research reveals potential cloud pricing headaches for European customers | Cloud Tech News

The report, which aims to give enterprises insight into the cloud pricing landscape, argues the market in Europe is maturing, but issues are not likely to appear immediately. “With demand likely to increase, we don’t think the European cloud market is facing serious price pressure in the short term, as long as it is suitably […]

Are cloud price hikes a harbinger of the future? | ChannelWorld.in

Are cloud price hikes a harbinger of the future? | ChannelWorld.in

Last week, blogger Aidan Finn posted an excerpt from a Microsoft email announcing 13 percent price hikes in the European region. Reaction from the trade press was immediate, predicting that this action presaged ongoing price hikes. Barb Darrow of Fortune, in her piece titled “Surprise! The cost of cloud is about to rise” said “Companies […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/6/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/6/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]

Amazon’s critics misunderstand the impact of its pricing cuts | TechRepublic

Amazon’s critics misunderstand the impact of its pricing cuts | TechRepublic

While Amazon took a beating last quarter due to pricing pressure from rivals, that same pricing pressure may be helping the cloud giant in ways its critics misunderstand. … While competitors have hitherto failed to match AWS’ cardinal virtue ­convenience,­ some thought that maybe this didn’t matter; that just charging less could be enough. That’s […]