In 2021, the overall cloud consumption grew 18% to an astonishing $304.9 billion, according to research conducted by Gartner. Unfortunately, this study also indicates that most organizations exceeded the cloud budgets by not using the appropriate cost optimization techniques.
You can find a lot of articles on the Internet with easy and quick tips to reduce your azure bill, but it just takes a short try to see that these “solutions” are only temporary and don’t help optimize your Azure costs in the long run. At Innovoco, we are Microsoft Certified Partners and Azure experts, and we’ll share with you best practices and practical tips to save money and get the most of your Azure deployment.
One of the best ways to stop overpaying for your Azure environment is to start with the right foot. Choosing the right payment option could look like an obvious and easy task. Still, without the correct information and a valuable assessment, you could end up paying for resources and services that you don’t need.
There are different paths to access Azure services. First, you must choose the correct purchasing option for your organization.
1. Use a CSP (Cloud Solutions Provider)
By subscribing through a CSP, you may obtain added perks and assistance that you might not get by dealing directly with Microsoft. This option can also lead to better customer service, management assistance and improved costs and set up.
2. Direct from Microsoft
By accessing Azure directly through Microsoft, you have numerous options on how to pay for your Cloud services:
As a Certified Partner, we can help you optimize your Azure environment and save time and money.
Get more hands-on tips and advice on How to Optimize Azure Costs in our free eBook: 6 Ways to Optimize your Azure Environment and Reduce Costs. We are driven to help your business implement top-of-class strategies and procedures to get the most of your data, your BI environments, and your Cloud resources.