Many companies struggle to keep tight control of their cloud costs, and as deployments become more complex and involve multiple cloud platforms the problem becomes harder still. When containers are thrown into the mix, keeping a tight control of costs and preventing budget overruns becomes a major challenge.
CloudHealth Technologies now has a solution. Its cloud service management platform already allows enterprises and SMBs to optimize, manage, and automate their cloud deployments, bringing disparate environments together to allow businesses to see resource utilization, allocation, and cloud spending across hybrid cloud environments through a single pane of glass.
Now the Boston-based firm has announced general availability of container module support for Amazon ECS. This additional module gives users greater visibility into their Amazon ECS deployments, helping them to understand consumption patterns across services and teams, plan capacity, allocate resources, and rightsize environments to reduce wastage.
Enterprises are increasingly turning to Amazon and using its elastic container service to improve agility, flexibility and simplicity. Container adoption has proved popular in the past few years, and now more than 50% of new workloads will be deployed in containers – at least for one stage of the application lifecycle.
“While containers offer immense operational benefits, organizations struggle to understand consumption patterns and governance needed to make strategic decisions, allocate costs and drive accountability in these dynamic environments,” said John Purcell, VP of Products for CloudHealth Technologies. “The CloudHealth Container Module empowers organizations to innovate with containers, without sacrificing governance.”
“As we enable our customers to focus on more strategic differentiators, we believe CloudHealth’s container module uniquely provides them with the complete visibility they need around AWS resource consumption, cost management, and being able to identify opportunities to reduce spend.”” said Deepak Singh, Director of Compute Services, Amazon Web Services, Inc.