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Posts by Steve Rastall (Founder & CEO):

Navigating Azure Management Tools: Unveiling the Diversity of Options

Navigating Azure Management Tools: Unveiling the Diversity of Options

Managing Azure resources efficiently is no small task. Azure management tools play a key part, providing a range of options for admins to monitor, deploy, and optimise cloud deployments.

In this blog, we review the main types available. While ultimately making a case for why a combination of all three might be the best strategy for successful Azure management.

Navigating Azure: Making the Choice Between Azure Consulting Partners and In-House Resources

Navigating Azure: Making the Choice Between Azure Consulting Partners and In-House Resources

Deciding how to manage your Azure support and consultancy needs presents a critical crossroads. Should you rely on an in-house resource or enlist the services of an Azure consulting partner?

This article delves into the pros and cons of each option, highlighting why partnering with an expert like IG CloudOps might just be the game-changer your business needs.

Can an Azure Cost Management Tool Really do the Job?

Can an Azure Cost Management Tool Really do the Job?

In the ever-evolving landscape of cloud computing, cost management has become a crucial aspect of efficient operations. Azure, Microsoft's cloud platform, offers a native tool called Azure Cost Management, designed to provide insights into your cloud spending and help you optimize costs.

While a tool certainly has its benefits, there are limitations that you must be aware of when relying solely on automated cost management solutions.

AWS Subscription Management: Visibility Is The Key To Reducing Cloud Sprawl

AWS Subscription Management: Visibility Is The Key To Reducing Cloud Sprawl

As your team embraces the cloud to drive innovation and growth, you often find you are grappling with a new challenge: effective AWS subscription management. One of the most frustrating things as an AWS admin is trying to get a view of all your deployments in one place across regions / subscriptions. 

In this blog post, we delve into the difficulty of obtaining a comprehensive view of AWS resources across multiple regions and how our CloudOps cloud management platform offers a turnkey solution to enhance visibility and reduce cloud sprawl.

Why Wouldn't You Consider an Open-Source New Relic Alternative?

Why Wouldn't You Consider an Open-Source New Relic Alternative?

New Relic has long been a popular choice for many businesses seeking application performance monitoring (APM) solutions. However, open-source alternatives have been gaining traction, providing compelling reasons to consider them.

In this blog, we explore the advantages of opting for an open-source driven New Relic alternative, breaking free from licence constraints and embracing a new paradigm of software monitoring.