Azure Cost Management Primary Use Case

GlenKerr
VP GTM Operations at a tech company with 51-200 employees

We primarily sell the solution to our clients. We also have our own solution. We do cost reporting including budgets and budget alerts and unused services like SQL databases, ABMs, managed disk, Cosmos DB, service plan and usage, and the detailing of all of that.

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MP
reviewer1369938
Team Leader for Infrastructure Support at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees

We primarily use the solution for our infrastructure at our organization.

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JunaidMohd
General Manager at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees

We use Azure Cost Management to see how much we are spending as well as how much the client is spending. That is the only use case for Azure Cost Management.

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ES
reviewer1292094
Cloud Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

We were looking for cloud cost management but also the ability to have insight for all our deployment infrastructure.

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AS
reviewer1293888
Technical Lead at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

We use this solution to help with setting up our yearly budget. We look at how much we are currently using on a monthly basis how and close we are to meeting the monthly budget. If we find that we are going over then it helps to adjust the yearly budget.

We also look at what resources have been used more extensively in the current month as opposed to last. The dashboard allows us to make these comparisons. From here, we can optimize resources and reduce costs. In the end, we also develop new resources.

Ideally, we can look ahead to see what we can expect by making changes to certain resources. This is done by looking back at previous months and seeing what the effects were for other changes.

Our second use case has to do with projecting profitability by looking at trends. We are looking at one-year relationships to search for tending patterns. 

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NM
reviewer1175841
Enterprise Cloud Architect - Azure with 10,001+ employees

We use the public, private, and hybrid deployment models of this solution. Our primary use cases of this solution are for cost management, performance, cost analysts, cost alerts, and budget recommendations.

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MK
reviewer1303938
IT Administrator at a logistics company with 10,001+ employees

Our primary use case is for controlling our budget. We're a customer of Azure and I'm involved in IT administration.

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SA
reviewer1365090
Senior System Analyst at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees

We use this solution to manage costs for our implementation of Oracle Hyperion.

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