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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.

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.

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.

Why use ParkMyCloud rather than writing your own scripts? Compare the buy vs. build options side by side.

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.

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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Why Use One Cloud, When You Can Use Any Cloud?

No, seriously, why would we just use one cloud? Let’s stop for a moment and think about what has happened over the course of the last few years in public cloud computing and the hypervisor wars on-premises.  VMware has largely dominated the data center, but we are...

How Do I Stop Wasting Money on Reserved Instances?

“How do I stop wasting money on Reserved Instances?”  It’s a question we’ve heard before from despairing AWS users. They were told Reserved Instances (RIs) would save them money, so they purchased them. Now, halfway into a three-year contract, they realize they’re not...

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Reduce cloud costs: Stop paying for idle cloud resources

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

Click to automatically “park” (stop) and start resources based on your working hours – or let SmartParking recommend schedules based on your usage patterns.

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Why Use One Cloud, When You Can Use Any Cloud?

No, seriously, why would we just use one cloud? Let’s stop for a moment and think about what has happened over the course of the last few years in public cloud computing and the hypervisor wars on-premises.  VMware has largely dominated the data center, but we are...

How Do I Stop Wasting Money on Reserved Instances?

“How do I stop wasting money on Reserved Instances?”  It’s a question we’ve heard before from despairing AWS users. They were told Reserved Instances (RIs) would save them money, so they purchased them. Now, halfway into a three-year contract, they realize they’re not...

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