Compare AWS Cost Management vs. Cloudability

AWS Cost Management is ranked 7th in Cloud Cost Management with 4 reviews while Cloudability is ranked 2nd in Cloud Cost Management with 5 reviews. AWS Cost Management is rated 7.2, while Cloudability is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of AWS Cost Management writes "It helps us to manage our costs, but in the future I would like to see more automization ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cloudability writes "The integration with our AWS environment was super easy to do. However, it is difficult for first time users to set up particular reports or dashboards. ". AWS Cost Management is most compared with RightScale Optima, whereas Cloudability is most compared with CloudHealth, Azure Cost Management and Nutanix Xi Beam. See our AWS Cost Management vs. Cloudability report.
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All of the reporting features are very good, as they allow us to track monthly expenses and send relevant emails.The stability and scalability are good.The initial setup was straightforward. It's not complex at all.The initial setup wasn't complex at all.

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Transparency and visibility are the key features.The sizing recommendation will look, and say, "You are only using this at 80%," then recommend a better fit for you.Each user can have their own dashboard that they want to consume. Instead of having to share one dashboard for multiple users, you can create individual views for each user to view, and that view will contain only their own accounts, which allows for separation of data.It has already given us insight into how to optimize. So, we are now ramping up steadily its usage.It provides us visibility, then we can turn around and can give the leadership team more information, which we could not previously give them.

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We need finer-grained control over the roles and policies for users, specifying their permissions as to what they can look at.The solution needs to have its own dashboard for seeing details on it. It should be customizable as well so I have the ability to pull up the information I need to see and have it in one place for my reference. I should just be able to click and see everything I need in one step.The solution needs to improve the communication mechanism available to the stakeholders.This program is not very scalable.

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The dashboard needs to include more graphs per team to show what individual teams are spending in a given time period.We would like them to have a linear regression, so we can be predictive for budgets, allocations, and the year's follow ups. We also want to have a longer window of analytics with better certainty that our workload will fit the model, not just in a two week window.The API is not well-documented. It is not straightforward and difficult to use. This needs to be improved, as it is very difficult for our developers to develop automation around it.There is always room for improvement in education and training. We are not that mature in terms of our automation. It could help us identify where we could optimize in terms of build.We have dealt with a few technical support people where we ask for one thing and they might not deliver straightaway. It seems like they are a stretched across multiple customers.

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It justifies the cost and is worth it.My team is one of the most expensive teams, and we look at it quite a bit. We have probably easily saved around $400,000 USD a year.We have seen ROI with the reserved instances, and having the ability to predict what reserved instances you can get. We can save tens of thousands of dollars, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in some cases.

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Amazon Cost Management

AWS Cost Management tools give you visibility into your AWS costs and usage. There are a range of AWS Cost Management tools to help you access, organize, understand, control, and optimize your costs.

Cloudability is a financial management tool for monitoring and analyzing every cloud expense across any organization. It brings transparency to how and where organizations spend money on cloud resources, giving them the power to reap the most value from cloud usage possible. It aggregates expenditures into accessible and comprehensive reports, helps identify new opportunities for reducing spend and increasing cloud efficiency, offers budget alerts and recommendations via SMS and email, provides APIs for connecting cloud billing and usage data to any business or financial system, and more.

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Adobe, Uber, Pega, imgur, Pixable, Blackboard, Keboola, Avalara
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Software R&D Company48%
Media Company13%
Comms Service Provider7%
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