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  • Project FOCUS: A New Age of FinOps Visibility

    It’s easy for managers and team leaders to get caught up in the cultural scrum of FinOps. Hobbling many FinOps projects, however, is a lack of on-the-ground support for the DevOps teams that are having to drive this widespread change – this is how all too many FinOps projects become abandoned on the meeting room […]

    Nesh (Steven Puddephatt), Senior Solutions Engineer @ GlobalDots
    27th March, 2024
  • Optimize Your Cloud Spend with a FinOps Maturity Assessment

    Achieving FinOps is a tall order: it demands a degree of organizational self-awareness that some companies are constantly battling for. Consider the predicament that many teams find themselves in: while their cloud environments may contain a number of small things that could be optimized, there are no single glaring mistakes that are consuming massive quantities […]

    Nesh (Steven Puddephatt), Senior Solutions Engineer @ GlobalDots
    27th March, 2024
  • 3 IT Infrastructure Costs Increasing in 2024:

    As we navigate through the evolving landscape of IT infrastructure, a closer look at the cost trends for 2024 reveals significant shifts. From cloud expenses feeling the pressure of economic changes. With global cloud spending expected to hit over $1 trillion and various sectors facing unique challenges, staying informed is more crucial than ever.  Dive […]

    Miguel Fersen, Iberia & LATAM Regional Manager @ GlobalDots
    26th February, 2024
  • 8 FinOps Best Practices for Cutting Cloud Costs

    The cloud used to be viewed as a place of significant cost savings: rather than purchasing and maintaining dozens of server stacks, organizations could outsource this and purchase compute power on an as-needed basis. In the ensuing rush to cloud architecture, however, many companies simply lifted-and-shifted their old financial bad habits. The sheer speed of […]

    GlobalDots
    22nd February, 2024
  • How FinOps Capabilities Can Unlock Your Cloud Cost Goals

    Cloud computing has transformed more than individual app architectures: it’s granted both start-ups and market leaders an equal platform for innovation. New products are no longer dependent upon complex revenue-draining in-house server stacks. Instead, cloud-native disruptors such as Uber and Airbnb have been able to harness the once-unthinkable degrees of agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency that […]

    GlobalDots
    24th January, 2024
  • How to Choose a Third-Party FinOps Solution

    Cloud providers are becoming increasingly aware of their customers’ chronic overspending. To combat this, major industry players such as AWS and Azure are offering FinOps tools in the form of inbuilt cost dashboards and paying to become a member of the FinOps Foundation. While their native FinOps tools can offer an initial window into the […]

    GlobalDots
    14th January, 2024
  • AWS FinOps Best Practices

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most established cloud vendor on the planet – its vast array of services increases every year, with a staggering 200 new offerings released in 2020 alone. These services offer businesses the ability to adjust resources based on demand – a cost-effective pay-as-you-go model and a global infrastructure for widespread […]

    Nesh (Steven Puddephatt), Senior Solutions Engineer @ GlobalDots
    30th November, 2023
  • Reduce Cloud Costs by Up to 80% with Automated K8s

    In the dynamic landscape of cloud computing, Kubernetes (K8s) has emerged as a cornerstone for container orchestration. There is no doubt that K8s clusters are effective, yet companies continue to grapple with the complexities of managing K8s clusters, especially in production. GlobalDots, recognizing this challenge, has curated a pioneering solution: a platform that transforms the […]

    GlobalDots
    30th November, 2023
  • FinOps Tools: Key Factors to Consider

    For organizations already well-established in the cloud, vendors such as AWS and Azure often bite large chunks out of annual revenue. Monthly cloud bills accumulate quickly  – the 5 biggest cloud vendors rake in a combined total revenue of over $80 billion a year, with Microsoft and Amazon claiming the lion’s share of over $20 billion […]

    GlobalDots
    22nd November, 2023
  • Making Cloud Compliance Easy

    The Challenge: Dealing with the Back-and-Forth There are so many shared challenges when it comes to cloud compliance. The constant back-and-forth with the auditor has become a draining routine. As you dart through digital archives for necessary audit evidence, precious minutes slip away from your actual duties. Each passing hour pulls you further from your […]

    GlobalDots
    16th October, 2023

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