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Cloud Pricing Comparison 2018 | ParkMyCloud

Cloud Pricing Comparison 2018 | ParkMyCloud

Compiling a cloud pricing comparison in 2018 is not easy. The three major cloud providers reduce their prices on a regular basis, and they also each offer unique pricing models and differing discount options, making it hard to find an “apples-for-apples” cloud pricing comparison. In addition to fluid prices, pricing models and discount options, the […]

Thrice, in a trice, IBM cloud cuts prices | The Register

Thrice, in a trice, IBM cloud cuts prices | The Register

IBM has cut the price of cloud services three times in a week. It’s far from unusual for clouds to cut prices: AWS and Azure often trade price cuts and say they’re duty bound to pass them on as their economies of scale improve. IBM, however, enjoys a lowly position on Gartner’s most recent Magic […]

SAP announces “transparent approach to indirect licensing” | TechCentral.ie

SAP announces “transparent approach to indirect licensing” | TechCentral.ie

Now, the vendor has announced a new “transparent approach to indirect licensing” which encompasses a new sales, audit and pricing model. SAP has started out by giving its own, definitive definition of the two types of data access: “Direct/Human Access occurs when people log on to use the SAP Digital Core by way of an interface delivered […]

SAP debuts consumption-based pricing model for SAP Cloud | TechTarget

SAP debuts consumption-based pricing model for SAP Cloud | TechTarget

SAP software users can now consume SAP Cloud Platform services by buying credits and using them as they see fit. The new consumption-based model for SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) is an alternative to the traditional subscription-based model, where you pay a monthly or annual subscription fee to use an SAP application, according to Dan Lahl, […]

Are Cloud Companies Moving Away from Pricing Transparency?: eDiscovery Trends | JDSupra

Are Cloud Companies Moving Away from Pricing Transparency?: eDiscovery Trends | JDSupra

Last May, I wrote a post asking if pricing transparency is finally happening in eDiscovery.  Here’s an article where the trend seems to be reversing – at least for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS, aka cloud) companies in general.  And, what the heck is a SaaS “unicorn”? In his article on OpenView – Why SaaS Companies Are Moving […]

Four Ways To Avoid Vendor Lock-In When Moving To The Public Cloud | Forbes

Four Ways To Avoid Vendor Lock-In When Moving To The Public Cloud | Forbes

Today, the cloud market is dominated by a few mega-providers: Amazon, Google and Microsoft. On the surface, they deliver a similar looking set of infrastructure, with the virtual machine being the basic computational unit. Under the hood, however, there are important differences among them. While moving an application from one virtualization format to another is […]

Factors Likely to Decide Kroger’s (KR) Fate in Q3 Earnings | Nasdaq.com

Factors Likely to Decide Kroger’s (KR) Fate in Q3 Earnings | Nasdaq.com

Kroger’s top – line has been also benefiting from Customer 1st strategy, digital efforts and recent buyouts. Third-quarter revenue is projected to come in at $27,307 million, up 2.8% year over year. However, stiff competition, volatility in food prices, an aggressive promotional environment and waning store traffic remain the primary headwinds with which Kroger is […]

Cloud pricing discussions at AWS re:Invent? Your cheat sheet to a complicated topic | Diginomica

Cloud pricing discussions at AWS re:Invent? Your cheat sheet to a complicated topic | Diginomica

As AWS re:Invent kicks off the post-Thanksgiving holiday interregnum it is worth opening the kimono on cloud pricing. Let’s be clear from the get-go – it’s complicated and coming up with the right cost profile is far from easy. Although AWS controls and dominates the proceedings, many of the attendees use the cloud-savvy, budget-flush demographic […]

Kroger using Google and Microsoft clouds to avoid paying Amazon | CNBC

Kroger using Google and Microsoft clouds to avoid paying Amazon | CNBC

For Kroger, that fear has become more obvious by the day. In August, Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13.7 billion and instantly cut prices at the upscale grocer. CNBC has also been reporting on Amazon’s potential efforts to crack the pharmacy market, another reason for Kroger to be concerned. Kroger gets about 9 percent of […]

Amazon Web Services shakes up cloud pricing with per-second billing  |Hi Tech Beacon

Amazon Web Services shakes up cloud pricing with per-second billing |Hi Tech Beacon

Amazon Web Services customers will soon pay for their elastic cloud compute (EC2) Linux instances and elastic block store (EBS) volumes by the second instead of by the hour, the company announced today. AWS has offered per-hour billing since launching services in 2006. Per second billing for all new and existing Linux instances on EC2 […]