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REDUCE CLOUD COMPUTING COST – 101 IDEAS TO SAVE MILLIONS IN PUBLIC CLOUD SPENDING is a book for Information Technology & Finance professionals who are looking for desperate ways to reduce their spending on Amazon, Microsoft or Google public cloud services, without adding risks to their business operations.
Leading technology researchers point to the fact that companies waste anywhere between 25-35 % of their cloud budget due to poor planning and bad governance. Researchers also emphasize that 2 out of 3 companies today are looking for ways to optimize their public cloud cost.
In this book, you will learn
• 40 best practices to buy, provision and control cost of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) landscape
• 25 smart tricks to negotiate discounts before buying Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription licenses
• 20 recommendations to optimize usage of Platform as a Service (PaaS) products
• 16 suggestions for effective planning & governance of public cloud budget
By the end of reading this book, you will gain actionable advice on what needs to be done to manage public cloud expenditure and create an organizational culture of coding while keeping cloud cost in control.
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About the author

ABHINAV MITTAL, is IT Productivity Coach who has saved MILLIONS in IT Cost for companies with large investments in cloud technologies. He is a MBA graduate and university gold medallist, with over a decade of experience in driving IT Financial Management, IT Strategy and Governance with CEOs, CFOs, and CIOs of large, professional and family-run enterprises. Abhinav has managed programs on IT cost optimization with consultants from Mckinsey, Bain and Ernst and Young. He is certified in COBIT, ITIL, SAM and 6 Sigma and holds leadership certification from Harvard Business School (HBSP Division). As a profession, Abhinav offers Independent & Unbiased advisory services to Finance, Information Technology & Procurement professionals. He guides them on how to reduce IT cost and get 10X Returns on their company’s technology investments by improving IT governance practices and reducing wasteful IT spending.
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Notion Press
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Jun 13, 2019
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Computers / Cloud Computing
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