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AWS Savings Plans: What you need to know

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
AWS recently launched a new feature called Savings Plans. As a company specializing in cloud economics and committed to helping you save money, here's our initial take and what you need to know. Read more...

AWS cost optimization with Reserved Instances

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
AWS cost optimization is a journey. There is no silver bullet, but there is a 'no regrets' choice that can accelerate your progress. Read more...

Which AWS Reserved Instance payment option should you use to buy RIs?

Chris Cochran   Chris Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Wondering if All or Partial RIs are worth it? We break down the concepts and math so you can have confidence in your purchasing decisions. Read more...

Convertible Reserved Instances: The index fund of AWS cost optimization

Chris Cochran   Chris Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
When it comes to AWS cost optimization, Convertible Reserved Instances wrapped with ProsperOps automation offer a potent combination of savings and EC2 flexibility. Read more...

Harness the power of a cloud robo-advisor

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Are you familiar with robo-advisors in personal investing? ProsperOps is the robo-advisor for cloud. Learn about the similarities and how you can harness the power of our solution. Read more...

Simplify your AWS Reserved Instance capacity planning

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
The traditional "bottoms-up" capacity planning approach for AWS Reserved Instances is complicated; see how a "top-down" approach can radically simplify it. Read more...

Know your RI break-even point

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Reserved Instance break-even points help you accurately weigh the benefits and risks of your RI commitments. Read more...

Your Reserved Instance metrics could be deceiving you

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Commonly used metrics like RI utilization and RI coverage don't always correlate with savings. Lower RI utilization and RI coverage could generate higher savings. Learn why tracking one simple metric will help you measure and maximze your RI savings performance. Read more...

Effective Savings Rate: The most important AWS savings metric you aren't tracking

Erik Carlin   Erik Carlin, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Managing RIs with input metrics like RI utilization and RI coverage doesn't tell the full story and can be misleading. Effective Savings Rate (ESR) is the ROI for RIs, and is the one output metric you can use to measure true RI savings performance. Read more...

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