Currently non-tech companies are getting more and more
involved in cloud computing technologies. Leveraging Microsoft
Azure platform for 300+ virtual machines, a world’s top shipping
company was spending over $80K monthly on a cloud
environment. Hystax OptScale helped the company reduce cloud
spending by 28% in two weeks after login and accelerate the adoption of FinOps principles. Hystax delivered a deeper understanding of the company’s cloud usage, leading to a significant cost optimization.
The goal is to provide an R&D department with full transparency
over cloud usage and clean-up resources in time to prevent cloud
budget wastage, set budgets and allocate cloud spending across
teams and projects.
Trying to set up a cost-efficient MS Azure environment the team
faced the following challenges:
Hystax OptScale is a SaaS solution that helped the company
to enable FinOps adoption in order to get full transparency
and cost savings addressing the most common challenges
with the following features:
Hystax OptScale identified all unnecessary data transfer between various MS Azure regions and suggested the best location in terms of price, capacity and availability to optimize data locality and cut costs. Smart TTL constraint helped to take under control resources lifecycle and set proper and cost-efficient resource management. The process of defining a resource owner has become as simple as never before. All the FinOps practices implemented into the cloud optimization process saved up to 28% of the company’s monthly MS Azure bill.