Compare Cloudability vs. Nutanix Xi Beam

Cloudability is ranked 1st in Cloud Cost Management with 5 reviews while Nutanix Xi Beam is ranked 7th in Cloud Cost Management with 1 review. Cloudability is rated 7.0, while Nutanix Xi Beam is rated 6.0. 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. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nutanix Xi Beam writes "Good technical support, but organizing the VM is difficult". Cloudability is most compared with CloudHealth, Azure Cost Management and Nutanix Xi Beam, whereas Nutanix Xi Beam is most compared with Cloudability, CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform and Azure Cost Management.
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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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The Nutanix technical support is very, very good.

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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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In this solution, it is difficult to organize the VM folders and subfolders.

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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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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.

Beam is a multi-cloud optimization service delivered as part of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS. Beam provides organizations with deep visibility and rich analytics detailing cloud consumption patterns, along with one-click cost optimization across their cloud environments.

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Adobe, Uber, Pega, imgur, Pixable, Blackboard, Keboola, AvalaraSamsung, Axcient, Jitterbit, Calance, Metabiota
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