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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 […]

Following App Store price increases in Europe, Apple introducing more flexible pricing [Confirmed] | 9to5Mac

Following App Store price increases in Europe, Apple introducing more flexible pricing [Confirmed] | 9to5Mac

Following Apple’s decision to increase the prices of App Store prices in Europe, Italian site iSpazio reports that the company appears to be allowing developers the option of more flexible pricing. Instead of having to choose one of the standard tiers, they would be free to select alternatives – including a starting-point of €0.49 … If so, this […]

So How Did the Pricing Test Work Out? | Ozar

So How Did the Pricing Test Work Out? | Ozar

I’m not sure yet how much of the split is due to lower pricing – maybe people are buying the $39 plan because they see it as more affordable. It’s priced that way because there are less training videos for that plan, but the plan’s popularity hints that maybe I should get my butt in […]

A Look at the Impact of Freemium Pricing on SaaS Products | OpenView Labs

A Look at the Impact of Freemium Pricing on SaaS Products | OpenView Labs

If you’re using Freemium Which features sit behind a paywall? You should iterate on these. They are hard to test. So running “A” tests, as a comparison to “A/B” tests is an interesting strategy. It basically means just move some features for a period of time and see what happens. There will be some backlash […]

You’re pricing your SaaS product all wrong | VentureBeat

You’re pricing your SaaS product all wrong | VentureBeat

Over the past couple of years, I’ve polled dozens of startup executives about how they approach pricing and monetization for their SaaS products. One of the questions I ask is, “How did you come up with your pricing?” Given how data-driven the executives tend to be about other aspects of their businesses, I initially expected […]

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 […]

Strategies for Navigating a Cluttered App Marketplace | TG Daily

Strategies for Navigating a Cluttered App Marketplace | TG Daily

With a combined 4.2 million apps to choose from between the Apple and Android app stores, the marketplace for mobile applications has exponentially become more and more cluttered with competition. According to a study by Statista, mobile app revenues reached $41.1 billion worldwide in 2015 and profits are projected to exceed $101.1 billion by 2020. […]

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 […]