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Oracle Analytics Cloud update unifies BI products, pricing | TechTarget

Oracle Analytics Cloud update unifies BI products, pricing | TechTarget

Oracle Analytics Cloud now offers a consistent UI and all-in-one pricing for Oracle’s analytics tools. But an on-premises BI update is also on the way for cloud holdouts. Oracle is combining nearly 20 BI and analytics products into an updated version of its Oracle Analytics Cloud platform with a unified UI and a single price […]

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

If you need to estimate the cost to run a new application on AWS, it often involves sorting out different components, such as compute, storage, load balancing, licensing and data transfer costs. In 2009, Amazon created the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator so users could generate a quick and dirty estimate of how these costs were […]

How multiyear contracts with big business are changing the economics of the cloud | GeekWire

How multiyear contracts with big business are changing the economics of the cloud | GeekWire

When lock-in is good Cloud pricing starts off simple: you can rent virtual machines in the cloud by the hour, reserve a certain amount of computing capacity for an extended period of time, or, in a growing number of emerging cases, pay only for what you use. That simplicity disappears quickly. Compute, the most basic […]

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 […]