ParkMyCloud Tutorial Session - August

ParkMyCloud Tutorial Session – August 2016

Last week, Dale (ParkMyCloud CTO) held a tutorial web session to share (1) how to get started with ParkMyCloud, (2) what’s new in the platform, and (3) the best ways to use ParkMyCloud in your environment, including best practices from several of our customers.

If you missed it, not to worry. Here’s a recording of the session, with links to points of interest below.

[2:12] Demo begins

[6:33] ParkMyCloud dashboard

[7:40] Automatic parking recommendations

[9:08] How to park instances

[9:24] How to create custom parking schedules

[11:57] Dashboard tour

[14:56] How to create teams and overview of roles

[19:09] How to add multiple AWS accounts to a ParkMyCloud account (IAM Roles method)

[23:13] How to display Auto Scaling Groups on the PMC dashboard

[25:15] How to move instances between teams

[26:20] Reports – how to download reports on your usage and savings

[29:11] What Team Leads will see on their dashboards

[31:28] Customer use case: the Always Parked Schedule

[35:01] What Team Members see on their dashboards

[36:44] What Purchasing role team members see in ParkMyCloud & how to pay

[41:06] Viewer question: Will you support an “invite” format for new users in the future?

[42:15] Viewer question: What is the pricing of ParkMyCloud?

[43:07] Viewer question: How many AWS accounts can you manage in your ParkMyCloud account?

 


About Katy Stalcup

Katy Stalcup is the Marketing Manager for ParkMyCloud, where she’s responsible for a wide variety of content development, campaigns, and events. Since ParkMyCloud's founding, she's evangelized its message of simple cost savings and automation (seriously, in the words of one of our customers, "There is literally no reason not to use ParkMyCloud"). Katy is a Northern Virginia native who is happy to contribute to the region’s growing reputation as an East Coast gathering point for technology innovation - particularly as a graduate of the Alexandria, VA Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. She also earned bachelor’s degrees in communication and psychology from Virginia Tech. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels, playing strategy board games, and travel both near and far.

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