How GorillaStack Saved A Major Telco 36% Of Their Cloud Spend – $4,000,000

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Challenge Rising Cloud Costs A major telecommunications service provider made a strategic decision in early 2017 to begin to shift workloads from on-premise data centers to the cloud. Cost oversight and governance were fundamental requirements for success. They projected expanding to more than $1M monthly spend on cloud over the following 36 months and thoroughly evaluated whether a homegrown DevOps … Read More

How a London FinTech Saved 70% On Their Dev Resources

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The company provides an optimised, cloud-based platform to handle multi-regime financial reporting obligations. This streamlines compliance and reporting for their global customers. Challenge The cloud ops team had the classic challenge of trying to contain ramping cloud costs whilst growing rapidly and onboarding new customers and partners. At one time they had 400 VPC environments setup for customer/partner UAT and … Read More

Online Health Care Advice Provider Saves 70% on AWS With GorillaStack

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A national Australian, government-owned, not-for-profit organization that works with governments to develop and deliver health and related services. Challenge As a government funded entity and an NPO, budget performance is critical. As the organisation matured its use of cloud, visibility into escalating costs for their flagship web app became a concern in 2015. The team was searching for a way … Read More

How Freshwater Systems slashed their AWS bills by using GorillaStack

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Freshwater Systems a discussion with John Wessel, IT Ops Manager Greenville, South Carolina, USA www.freshwatersystems.com Freshwater Systems was founded in 1989 to provide water filtration systems to both consumers and businesses. Since its earliest beginnings, the business has changed with the times and now roughly 60% of sales come via their online marketplace. John Wessel, IT Ops Manager was kind … Read More

How Citrix leveraged GorillaStack Rules Engine to save 63% on their public cloud bill

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GoToMeeting has long been a business unit of Citrix, the company best known for remote network connectivity. GoToMeeting is a web-hosted service for online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing. The platform enables the user to meet with other computer users, customers, clients or colleagues via the Internet in real time. In July 2016, Citrix and LogMeIn announced plans to … Read More

How Bauer Media used GorillaStack’s EC2 Scheduler for significant savings in AWS

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GorillaStack loves saving money for its partners. We worked closely with Bauer Media to provide them with the best possible cost optimisations using GorillaStack. Three years ago Bauer made the decision to move much of their infrastructure into the cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Upon completion of the migration, Bauer had continuous integration but not continuous delivery which meant … Read More