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How to Use ChatOps to Control Cloud Costs

How to Use ChatOps to Control Cloud Costs

Learn how to manage your cloud instances from Slack, Microsoft Teams, Atlassian Stride, and other chat programs.

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How to Use SmartParking in ParkMyCloud for Automated Cloud Cost Optimization

How to Use SmartParking in ParkMyCloud for Automated Cloud Cost Optimization

This video shows you how to use ParkMyCloud's SmartParking feature, which allows you to automatically optimize your cloud resource costs.

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How to Govern User Access with ParkMyCloud

How to Govern User Access with ParkMyCloud

ParkMyCloud makes it easy to govern user access to resources. This video looks at a few ways to use Teams to do this, including via the API and user imports.

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Case Study: Sysco Migrates to Cloud-Only Strategy; Optimizes with ParkMyCloud

ParkMyCloud was the perfect tool for Sysco in their transition to a cloud-only only strategy and continues to deliver great savings. Since making use of ParkMyCloud, the tool has delivered a lifetime savings of $60,000 that only continues to grow.

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Case Study: Tristar Medical Group uses ParkMyCloud to serve Australia’s healthcare industry, cost-effectively.

Tristar Medical Group, the largest privately owned health services provider in Australia, faced rising OpEx costs on their AWS bill. With ParkMyCloud, they are saving $240,000 per year on their bill.

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Thursday July 19th

Don’t Waste Money on Unused Reserved Instances

Among the various ways to lose money on idle or orphaned resources in the cloud, here’s another for AWS users to add to the list: unused reserved Instances. At first, the idea of wasting money on AWS Reserved Instances seems counterintuitive. After all, aren’t RIs meant to save money? The short answer is yes –…

Tuesday July 17th

How to Approach the Challenges of DevOps in Large Organizations

devops in large organizations

Implementing DevOps practices in small organizations seems like standard practice, but what if you’re trying to utilize DevOps in large organizations? Trying to modernize workflows can be a challenge for any company, but there are different challenges, risks, and benefits for bigger companies. Let’s take a look at how enterprises might approach a DevOps transformation…

Thursday July 12th

The #1 ParkMyCloud Alternative

Sometimes we ask potential customers what their top ParkMyCloud alternative is. Usually, they don’t have one, but sometimes, they’re considering scripting their own on/off solution instead. It makes sense: at a glance at the problem of scheduling cloud resources, it’s easy to say, “my team can write a scheduler.” However, there are more factors than…

Cloud Cost Savings Calculator

How it works

Reduce Cloud Costs: Stop paying for idle cloud instances & VMs

Think of ParkMyCloud as a programmable on/off switch for your AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud resources – it simply turns them off when you do not need them.



1. Connect

Create a ParkMyCloud account – no credit card required – and connect to your cloud provider.

2. Manage

Discover and manage all your resources on a single page, across cloud providers.

3. Park

Just click the schedule to automatically “Park” (stop) and start resources based on your working hours.

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Thursday July 12th

The #1 ParkMyCloud Alternative

Sometimes we ask potential customers what their top ParkMyCloud alternative is. Usually, they don’t have one, but sometimes, they’re considering scripting their own on/off solution instead. It makes sense: at a glance at the problem of scheduling cloud resources, it’s easy to say, “my team can write a scheduler.” However, there are more factors than…

Tuesday July 10th

How Cloud Trends are Changing (& Happy Birthday, ParkMyCloud!)

ParkMyCloud just turned 3 years old, and from here, the future looks great. The market is growing, cloud is the norm, and cost control is always top of mind for companies big and small. In fact, over 600 enterprises in 25+ countries now use our platform to “park idle cloud resources (including instances, databases and…

Wednesday June 27th

Announcing Alibaba Cloud Cost Control with ParkMyCloud

We’re happy to announce that ParkMyCloud now supports Alibaba Cloud! Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) users have saved millions of dollars on their cloud bills using ParkMyCloud’s automated cloud cost optimization platform. Customers like McDonald’s, Sysco, and Unilever use ParkMyCloud to automatically turn off idle cloud resources as part…

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