AWS Cost Management

Cloud services, such as AWS, have transformed the way organization’s store, scale, and utilize data. With this shift, the cost of these cloud-based services still must be managed. AWS provides cost management tools for this exact reason. AWS cost management tools can help your organization access, organize, understand, control, and optimize your costs and usage on AWS solutions.


Below you will find the AWS Cost Management services Cloud Rush offers to our clients.

AWS Cost Explorer
This lets you visualize, understand, and manage your AWS costs and usage over time. It creates custom reports that analyze cost and usage data, both at a high level and for highly specific requests.
AWS Cost Explorer Forecasting AWS Budgets
This allow your organization to set custom budgets that alert you when your costs or usage exceed (or are forecasted to exceed) your budgeted amount. In addition, it allows you to set RI utilization or coverage targets and receive alerts when your utilization drops below the threshold you define.
Reserved Instance Reporting
This is reporting that allows you to set custom RI utilization and coverage targets, visualize how well you are tracking towards your goals, and access information associated with your savings as compared to On-Demand prices. From there, you can refine the underlying data using the available filtering dimensions to grain greater insight into your reservations.
AWS Cost and Usage Report
This lists AWS usage for each service category used by an account and its IAM users in hourly or daily line items, as well as any tags that you have activated for cost allocation purposes.

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to AWS cloud costs. All departments of the organization will need to be taken into consideration. Luckily, AWS offers cost management tools that are easy to implement into your overall cloud strategy. These resources will help you build a solid foundation to help control costs.

Want to discuss cloud cost management in more detail? Cloud Rush is an AWS partner. Contact Cloud Rush today to discuss AWS Cost Management services.

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