Ben Tao
Director of Marketing, Gravitant
www.gravitant.com/contact
AWS Got You Worried?
Learn How to Get a Grip on AWS
Spe...
Does Amazon AWS usage have you worried?
There is a reason to be…
Forrester states nearly
50% of business units
developers ...
Why is Shadow IT occurring?
3
“Why is your group/department spending more of its own money on technology?”
Technology is t...
The “pains” of Shadow IT
4
No asset accountability
No maintenance / version control
Not leveraging IT processes and expert...
According to Gartner, you have three choices…
5
Ignore Be Reactive
Source: Hybrid Clouds and Hybrid IT: The Next Frontier,...
According to Gartner, you have three choices…
6
Ignore Be Reactive
Source: Hybrid Clouds and Hybrid IT: The Next Frontier,...
Polling Question
7
The ideal state … if you are proactive
8
IT and the Business has a 2-way, strategic partnership
Business has choice of clo...
Key capabilities needs to control AWS sprawl and spend
9
For IT and End-Users
Get visibility to existing
AWS resources
Dev...
Key capabilities needs to control AWS sprawl and spend
10
For IT and End-Users
Get visibility to existing
AWS resources
De...
Key capabilities needs to control AWS sprawl and spend
11
For IT and End-Users
Get visibility to existing
AWS resources
Es...
Gravitant cloudMatrix provides IT control while empowering end-users
12
Provides a holistic set of capabilities for managi...
Get visibility to existing AWS resources with Discover & Sync
13
Provide choice and enable a complete solution with a Collaborative
Design and an ITaaS Catalog
14
Provide control without undue burden on user with Policy-driven
Order Approval
15
Control AWS spend and stop unexpected costs with Budget
Management
16
Gain Control Over AWS with cloudMatrix in three steps
17
Example of consolidated
AWS use & spend
Consolidate IT
AWS Accoun...
18
The path to IT-as-a-Services with cloud services brokerage
Pick your path,
public or
private cloud
Discover
Self-servic...
Take the first steps to get a grip of AWS
19
•  Contact us at www.gravitant.com/contact
•  Engage with us on social media
•...
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AWS Got You Worried? Learn How to Get a Grip on Cloud Spend and Sprawl

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We hear it all the time, “new AWS services are popping up everywhere.” With Amazon Web Services and any public cloud solution being so easy to purchase, internal IT users — application developers in particular — are going around IT and leveraging outside public cloud services. The urgency is growing for most customers. IT needs to figure out how to get control of the spend and sprawl associated with public cloud usage. Gravitant has a a practical approach to help you “get a grip on AWS” with visibility and budgetary controls, while also providing customers with an easy-to-use portal to encourage them to leverage the IT processes. Learn how Gravitant cloudMatrix brokerage software helps IT get control of AWS while empowering their users.

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AWS Got You Worried? Learn How to Get a Grip on Cloud Spend and Sprawl

  1. 1. Ben Tao Director of Marketing, Gravitant www.gravitant.com/contact AWS Got You Worried? Learn How to Get a Grip on AWS Spend and Sprawl Kong Yang Cloud Practice Leader, Gravitant
  2. 2. Does Amazon AWS usage have you worried? There is a reason to be… Forrester states nearly 50% of business units developers already building apps in the cloud A Gartner CIO survey reported that a 1/4 of all IT spending will be done outside the IT budget in 2014 Baird Equity Research reports for every $1 spent on AWS, $3-­4 is NOT available for traditional IT
  3. 3. Why is Shadow IT occurring? 3 “Why is your group/department spending more of its own money on technology?” Technology is too important for the business not to be involved 61% 43% Business execs’ understanding of technology is increasingly so they can interact more effectively with IT 33% 22% Business leaders’ use of consumer technology has changed their expectations of how IT should be used 20% 11% IT does not have enough funds to meet my group’s needs 25% 20% It is cheaper to do it ourselves rather than using IT 15% 14% IT does not understand enough about how my business works 21% 20% IT does not have the knowledge of the emerging technologies so we can innovate 20% 21% It is faster to do it ourselves rather than waiting for IT 21% 28% Our technology-related requests are not a priority for IT 21% 29% Higher spenders (spend >21% of own budget on tech) (N=210) Low spenders (spend 1-5% of own budget on tech) (N=272) Base: North American and European enterprise business decision-makers who hold more than $1 of their budget (multiple responses accepted) Source: Forrsights Business Decision- Makers Survey, Q42012
  4. 4. The “pains” of Shadow IT 4 No asset accountability No maintenance / version control Not leveraging IT processes and expertise No security and cost governance
  5. 5. According to Gartner, you have three choices… 5 Ignore Be Reactive Source: Hybrid Clouds and Hybrid IT: The Next Frontier, Thomas Bittman
  6. 6. According to Gartner, you have three choices… 6 Ignore Be Reactive Source: Hybrid Clouds and Hybrid IT: The Next Frontier, Thomas Bittman Be Proactive
  7. 7. Polling Question 7
  8. 8. The ideal state … if you are proactive 8 IT and the Business has a 2-way, strategic partnership Business has choice of clouds – All IT Approved Collaborative approach – business gets agility and IT can ensure best costs and control IT has visibility to business consumption; business has visibility to actual IT costs ITApproved
  9. 9. Key capabilities needs to control AWS sprawl and spend 9 For IT and End-Users Get visibility to existing AWS resources Develop governance and control without undue burden on user IT Gains Visibility and Standardized Processes
  10. 10. Key capabilities needs to control AWS sprawl and spend 10 For IT and End-Users Get visibility to existing AWS resources Develop governance and control without undue burden on user Compare clouds and collaborate with IT to design complete app solution stacks Centralized cloud self-­service catalog portal that provides choice of approved vendors Users Gain a Superior ExperienceIT Gains Visibility and Standardized Processes
  11. 11. Key capabilities needs to control AWS sprawl and spend 11 For IT and End-Users Get visibility to existing AWS resources Establish budgets and manage AWS spend to prevent unexpected costs Develop governance and control without undue burden on user Compare clouds and collaborate with IT to design complete app solution stacks Centralized cloud self-­service catalog portal that provides choice of approved vendors Users Gain a Superior ExperienceIT Gains Visibility and Standardized Processes
  12. 12. Gravitant cloudMatrix provides IT control while empowering end-users 12 Provides a holistic set of capabilities for managing Shadow IT Discover and Sync AWS assets Expedia-like experience to choose and design Policy-driven ordering process and approval Enhanced financial management
  13. 13. Get visibility to existing AWS resources with Discover & Sync 13
  14. 14. Provide choice and enable a complete solution with a Collaborative Design and an ITaaS Catalog 14
  15. 15. Provide control without undue burden on user with Policy-driven Order Approval 15
  16. 16. Control AWS spend and stop unexpected costs with Budget Management 16
  17. 17. Gain Control Over AWS with cloudMatrix in three steps 17 Example of consolidated AWS use & spend Consolidate IT AWS Accounts1 Pilot with a few BU AWS accounts2 Consolidate all BU AWS accounts3 Demonstrate viability to Business Unit Deliver value to entire Business Unit
  18. 18. 18 The path to IT-as-a-Services with cloud services brokerage Pick your path, public or private cloud Discover Self-service Govern Visibility & Control Plan Compare Scale Multi-Cloud ITaaS Optimize Private Cloud Path Public Cloud Path Choose across public and private cloud options Manage across public and private clouds
  19. 19. Take the first steps to get a grip of AWS 19 •  Contact us at www.gravitant.com/contact •  Engage with us on social media •  Twitter: @Gravitant •  LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/Gravitant

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