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Price Explorer, truly explore the cloud and minimise your spend

Price Explorer enables cloud customers to chart their cloud journey before they spend a cent – explore the possibilities and MINIMISE their CONSUMPTION spend!

Cloud Ctrl continue to listen to their customers providing them with a technology platform that enables them to manage, monitor, analyse and switch their cloud resources! The latest feature release is called Price Explorer.

Price Explorer enables customers to model workload or service costs based on a user defined and populated template, on a single provider or multiple cloud providers.

Users can view cost increases by specific workload or compare templates defined between a single provider or multiple providers to review the real cost impact of implementing or changing a services specification. In the coming weeks, Cloud Ctrl will also extend price explorer to include the ability to download your Cloud Providers price books along with adding in additional services and providers to the platform.

In the coming weeks Cloud Ctrl will also extend price explorer to include the ability to download your Cloud Providers price books along with adding in additional services and providers to the platform.

Trial Cloud Ctrl for Free today www.cloudctrl.com.au

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Microsoft Donates $1billion in cloud computing to NFP

Well done Microsoft donating a $1 billion in cloud computing resources over the next 3 years to 70,000 non-profits and NGOs. SixPivot will have an exciting announcement on how we plan to help Australian based charities in line with initiatives such as this from some of the world’s largest vendors- we might not be able to commit at the same level as Microsoft but we will certainly do what we can – stay tuned! http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/01/19/why-we-need-a-public-cloud-for-the-public-good/

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Government Move to Cloud

There is no doubt that government is moving to cloud services what we see today is just the beginning of an evolutionary shift. The Australian Commonwealth “spends about AU$5 billion per year on IT, so spending AU$30 million on cloud computing is only a start”. For those building products who still believe that government is reluctant to embrace the cloud and SaaS evolution think again!

http://www.zdnet.com/article/commonwealth-procures-au27m-worth-of-cloud-contracts-in-seven-months/?tag=nl.e551&s_cid=e551&ttag=e551&ftag=TRE7ed2633There

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Can you Verify your Cloud Decision?

The ability for CIOs to be able to verify adopting a cloud strategy is a major trend in 2016. “If a prime lure of cloud technology strategies is cost reduction and efficient resource utilization, then CIOs must be able to verify that they’re getting those benefits. Cloud analytics solutions that allow for digging into both usage and billing data will give IT leaders the power to quickly spot potentially costly services and prevent budget overruns.. all from mobile.” Cloud Ctrl can provide you with all the analytics, usage, billing data and forecasting you need. http://www.cio.com/article/3026527/cloud-computing/11-cloud-trends-that-will-dominate-2016.html