A few weeks ago at the 2017 AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, we had the opportunity to meet some of our customers at the booth, get their product feedback, and a few shared their ParkMyCloud reviews as video testimonials. As part of our ongoing efforts to save money on cloud costs with a fully automated, simple-to-use SaaS platform, we rely on our customers to give us insight into how ParkMyCloud has helped them. Here’s what they had to say:
TJ McAteer, Prosight Specialty Insurance
“It’s all very well documented. We got it set up within an afternoon with our trial, and then it was very easy to differentiate and show that value – and that’s really the most attractive piece of it.”
As the person responsible for running the cloud engineering infrastructure at ProSight Specialty Insurance, ParkMyCloud had everything TJ was looking for. Not only that, but it was easy to use, well managed, and demonstrated its value right away.
James LaRocque, Decision Resources Group
“What’s nice about it is the ability to track financials of what you’re actually saving, and open it up to different team members to be able to suspend it from the parked schedules and turn it back on when needed.”
As a Senior DevOps engineer at Decision Resources Group, James LaRocque discovered ParkMyCloud at the 2016 AWS re:Invent and has been a customer ever since. He noted that while he could have gone with scripting, ParkMyCloud offered the increased benefits of financial tracking and user capabilities.
“The return on investment is huge.”
Kurt Brochu, Sysco Foods
“We had instant gratification as soon as we enabled it.”
Kurt Brochu, Senior Manager of the Cloud Enablement Team at Sysco Foods, was immediately pleased to see ParkMyCloud saving money on cloud costs as soon as they put it into action. Once he was able to see how much they could save on their monthly cloud bill, the next step was simple.
“We were able to save over $500 in monthly spend by just using it against one team. We are rolling out to 14 other teams over the course of the next 2 weeks.”
Mark Graff, Dolby Labs
“The main reason why we went for it was that it was easy to give our users the ability to start and stop instances without having to give them access to the console.”
Mike Graff, the Senior Infrastructure Manager at Dolby Labs, became a ParkMyCloud customer thanks to one of his engineers in Europe.
“We just give them credentials, they can hop into ParkMyCloud and go to start and stop instances. You don’t have to have any user permissions in AWS – that was a big win for us.”
We continue to innovate and improve our platform’s cloud cost management capabilities with the addition of SmartParking recommendations, SmartSizing, Alicloud and more. Customer feedback is essential to making sure that not only are we saving our customers time and money, but also gaining valuable insight into what makes ParkMyCloud a great tool.
If you use our platform, we’d love to get a ParkMyCloud review from you and hear about how ParkMyCloud has helped your business – there’s a hoodie in it for you! Please feel free to participate in the comments below or with a direct email to firstname.lastname@example.org