The Manager of cloud operations in an organization constantly faces the following challenges regarding cost visibility and optimization in the delivery of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

  • What is the total spending and of what is it comprised?

  • What is the cost of delivering a unit of IaaS?

  • How does consumption change over time?

  • What are these services used for and what is the cost allocation for each?

  • How is my cost efficiency compared to that of other public cloud infrastructures?

  • What is the cost of potential alternatives to delivering IaaS?

  • How do I use the information above to optimize the cost of my existing and future operations?

  • How do I create an accurate consumption report to show it to the stakeholders?