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Azure Expertise Gap: Struggling to Find Microsoft Cloud Professionals?

Azure Expertise Gap: Struggling to Find Microsoft Cloud Professionals?

If you have tried to recruit a Microsoft cloud professional with a bit of experience in Azure, it used to be you had too few options. Now, I seem to get a new CV every hour. Finding and retaining qualified Azure experts has become a real struggle for most IT managers.

In this blog post, we delve into the factors contributing to the Azure expertise gap and explore potential strategies for overcoming this industry-wide challenge.

Azure for AWS professionals: Mastering Multi-Cloud Management with CloudOps

Azure for AWS professionals: Mastering Multi-Cloud Management with CloudOps

Multi-cloud strategies are becoming increasingly popular for businesses seeking flexibility, resilience, and a cost effective cloud deployment. Azure for AWS professionals can seem like a large mountain to claim, as they don't feel the have the 'Microsoft' knowledge they need.

A Guide to Azure Savings Plans and Strategic Cost Optimisation

A Guide to Azure Savings Plans and Strategic Cost Optimisation

Azure Savings Plans emerge as a key tool in your cloud management tool box, providing flexibility and cost savings for organisations aiming to streamline their cloud expenses.

In this guide, we will delve into the intricacies of Azure Savings Plans and how partnering with a knowledgeable entity like IG CloudOps, a UK-based Azure consultancy, can help businesses effectively manage their resources and curb unnecessary expenditures.

AWS Savings Plans Decoded: Choosing the Right Commitment for You

AWS Savings Plans Decoded: Choosing the Right Commitment for You

Every business wants to save money on their monthly AWS bill and the various types of savings plans are a good way to do that. However, they can be a bit hard to decode and check that they are right for your scenarios.

There are automatic recommendations generated for admins in the AWS portal, but how do you know if they will be right for your business?

In this blog post, we'll decode AWS Savings Plans and guide you on choosing the right commitment for your unique needs.

From Analytics to Action: AWS Cost Monitoring for Business Success

From Analytics to Action: AWS Cost Monitoring for Business Success

In this blog, we explore the role of AWS cost monitoring, exploring how businesses can leverage analytics to drive actionable insights and achieve sustainable financial savings. Additionally, we'll highlight how CloudOps' cloud management software, with its direct connection to AWS APIs for live cost data, can be a game-changer in this dynamic environment.

Azure Cost Efficiency: Azure Cost Management API Integration with CloudOps (A Deep Dive)

Azure Cost Efficiency: Azure Cost Management API Integration with CloudOps (A Deep Dive)

For businesses using Microsoft Azure, the Azure Cost Management API includes cost tools and dashboards within the Azure portal, but connecting and warehousing the data from the native APIs allows real-time insights and proactive alerting.

In this blog post, we'll explain how our cloud management platform, CloudOps, seamlessly integrates with the Azure Cost Management API, offering a robust solution for Azure cost efficiency.

From Frustration to Optimization: Getting the Right DataDog Help

From Frustration to Optimization: Getting the Right DataDog Help

Datadog stands out as a market leader with a powerful tool that empowers businesses to gain valuable insights into their systems. However, implementing and optimising Datadog can sometimes be a challenging journey, leading many to frustration. The key to turning that frustration into optimisation lies in getting the right Datadog help.

In this blog post, we'll explore the journey from frustration to finding the right Datadog help, and why IG CloudOps is well-positioned to provide the expert assistance you need for AWS & Azure infrastructure.

Save on your Azure Bills: Practical Steps for Azure Cost Analysis

Save on your Azure Bills: Practical Steps for Azure Cost Analysis

Your infrastructure costs in the Azure cloud can make or break your department's budget. As an ISV with infrastructure scaling on demand budgeting and analysing your Azure costs is even more important. It can be the difference between making or losing money. 

Efficient Azure cost analysis can help you identify areas of improvement, optimise spending, and ultimately save on your Azure bills. In this blog post, we'll explore practical steps you can take to ensure cost-effectiveness in your Azure environment.