Cloud Cost Management as a Service

Cloud Cost Management as a Service

Analizza migrazione e ambienti cloud, ibrido e multi-cloud

Tieni sotto controllo i consumi e costi del cloud

I servizi Cloud sono semplici da attivare, incredibilmente flessibili e scalabili. Questo si traduce in un sovra utilizzo e in una perdita di controllo del cloud. Ed ecco entrare in gioco il Software Asset Management di USU che ti mostra i servizi cloud che effettivamente utilizzi e ti fa vedere in che modo vengono utilizzati.

Ottimizza i tuoi costi in ambito PaaS, IaaS, SaaS e all’interno dell’infrastruttura IT ibrida grazie a una unica e compatta tenendo sotto controllo i costi e analizzando le tue licenze e la migrazione sul cloud.

3 vantaggi top dell’Ottimizzazione del Cloud

Raggruppa tutti i fornitori di cloud in un’unica vista.

La nostra soluzione estrae i dati del tuo cloud dai portali di tutti i fornitori e li organizza in un’interfaccia multi-cloud centralizzata.

Evita sanzioni e penali per sovra utilizzo

È facile sovra utilizzare il cloud in maniera del tutto accidentale ed è per questo motivo che la nostra soluzione ti aiuta a evitare di usare più di quanto tu non abbia preventivato

Equilibrio tra costi e opzioni nei contratti di abbonamento

Ci assicuriamo che tu stia usando i servizi cloud contemplati nei tuoi contratti di licenza e che tu non li stia pagando eccessivamente.

The Solution: Cloud Cost Management and Optimization

USU Cloud Cost Management as a Service offers easy to use cost reporting for complex multi-cloud environments of Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure. USU helps enterprises to gain transparency and minimize financial risks by reporting the use and utilization of compute and SQL instances and its associated costs across multiple cloud providers. Enterprises need these insights to better manage their cloud environment, to monitor costs, and plan their investments. By combining enterprise-ready SaaS technology and Managed Services to powerful forces USU automates data collection, connector monitoring, and the ongoing reporting. While USU takes care of all the technical details and its ongoing management the Customer can focus on the results to derive strategic actions and create added value for their enterprises.

Basic offering:

Budget planning

  • Adoption of cloud budgets based on customer plan data
  • Budget data per provider, resource type and business service

Visibility & Controlling

  • Display of current cloud costs per provider, resource type and business service over time
  • Comparison of ACTUAL/PLANNED costs
  • Forecast of costs for the fiscal year
  • Data delivery for invoicing in the ERP system

Extended offering:


  • Identification of unused and optimizable cloud resources
  • Optimization recommendations based on available data, e.g.,
    • Right-sizing
    • Additional discounts
    • BYOL rights

Cover all essential cloud services

Cloud hyperscalers like AWS or Azure are more than happy to point that you can cut cloud costs. However, until you fully understand the variable spend model of public clouds and implement appropriate c21loud management solutions, savings will remain a hope and be slow to materialize.

SaaS (Software as a Service)

Our solution calculates the licenses you need from SaaS tools such as Office 365, WebEx, Salesforce, and Creative Cloud.

Current situation

  • Many vendors
  • Many contracts
  • Different metrics
  • Lack of visibility
  • Inactivity and overlicensing lead to waste of money

PaaS (Platform as a Service)
CaaS (Container as a Service)
IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

Our services ensures you’re paying the right cost model for essential public cloud services, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

Current situation

  • Few vendors
  • Choice between BYOL or rent licenses
  • Various licensing and compliance rules for using on-prem licenses in the cloud
  • Many commercial options: pay as you go, reserved instances, committed spend

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Manage a multi-cloud view

Your cloud services handle their own back end. But each cloud provider has their own portal for billing and reporting. Wouldn’t it be great to manage those statistics and KPIs in one place? You can - from the solution dashboard.

mullti-cloud view from the USU dashboard

Gestisci un ambiente multi-cloud

I servizi del tuo cloud gestiscono il proprio back-end. Tuttavia, ogni provider cloud ha il proprio portale per la fatturazione e il reporting. Non sarebbe favoloso gestire queste statistiche e i KPI in un ambiente unico? Ebbene, grazie al dashboard della nostra soluzione tutto questo è possibile.

Le API nel cloud

Scarica i dati direttamente dagli strumenti di monitoraggio quali Amazon CloudWatch e Google Stackdriver

Necessità del server

Fai una valutazione di server, istanze e macchine virtuali per proporre le configurazioni e la distribuzione di “core”.

Dimensione giusta delle licenze

Decidi il numero delle licenze necessarie sulla base di parametri quali server, istanze, capacità di calcolo ed utenti.

Unleash rich reporting capabilities

Different stakeholders will want different data at different levels of detail. This is why you need to create and distribute your reporting with regular frequency and ensure it’s hitting the mark by checking in frequently with your stakeholders.

From the minute you pull data into the solution, you can report on it – in nearly real-time. See your information in a centralized dashboard and share Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and dashboard data with your coworkers and decision makers. Your reports can ensure that IT, Procurement, and C-Suite know the value of managing multi-cloud environments.

Our comprehensive reporting will allow you to:

  • See daily activity and trends in charts and graphs
  • View historical data about software trends and usage
  • Get notified when your contracts will change
  • Share dashboards and critical reporting views
  • Answer “over time” questions about software licenses
  • Analyze and identify the minimum license needs
USU Cloud Consumption Reporting

Visualizza dettagli sulla tua attività in report prioritari

Dall’istante che accedi ai dati all’interno della soluzione, sarai in grado di elaborare un report a riguardo. Visualizza le tue informazioni giornaliere su una dashboard centralizzata e condividi i dati inerenti ai KPI e alla dashboard con i tuoi colleghi ed i tuoi “decision maker”. I tuoi report possono far sì che l’IT, il Procurement e i vertici aziendali sappiano riconoscere il valore della gestione di un software.
Osserva l’attività giornaliera e i trend su tabelle e grafici. Condividi le dashboard e le visualizzazioni di report

USU x The ITAM Review Podcast

Rich Gibbons talks cloud cost optimisation with fellow cloud guru Robbie Plourde from USU. They discuss the different ways that ITAM can, and should, be involved in helping manage cloud spend including:

• Aligning with FinOps

• Managing hybrid environments

• Bring Your Own Licensing (BYOL)

• Focusing on spend efficiency

• Engaging with stakeholders

as well as identifying transferable skills between ITAM & cloud management and supporting the culture shift within a business.

Robbie also shares his 5 top tips for making an impact in this area so don't miss out!

USU x The ITAM Review Podcast

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