You’re throwing away money on EBS

Chris FullerBill Optimisation, ToolsLeave a Comment

How many detached EBS volumes do you have in your AWS accounts? How many unnecessary EBS snapshots are you paying for? You can save money by deleting any detached EBS volumes and deleting old EBS snapshots that you no longer require. “You will be charged for the IOPS provisioned on a volume even when the volume is detached from an … Read More

3 Easy Steps To Dramatic AWS Savings

Rohan JerremsBill Optimisation, Tools1 Comment

Save money on AWS We all love using AWS for the breadth and depth of their cloud services. Combining these services with the ability to interact with virtually everything through their API’s, it has never been easier to deploy new services and applications. Developers and infrastructure engineers often have a field day with their new found productivity and flexibility… all … Read More

This AWS HipChat Integration Has Transformed DevOps

Oliver BergerBusiness, Technology, ToolsLeave a Comment

You may have seen our recent post that explains how to build your own Serverless HipChat Connect Plugin but did you know that GorillaStack already provides a tool that allows you to monitor your AWS spend and do a couple of other nifty things from within HipChat? ChatOps (along with ‘chatbot’) has fully entered common lexicon since we first discussed … Read More

GorillaStack launches Insights for Amazon Web Services

Oliver BergerBill Optimisation, Technology, Tools3 Comments

GorillaStack, the technology that eradicates cloud bill shock, today released ‘Insights’, a powerful new analytics tool that helps businesses quickly identify inefficiencies in their cloud deployment and significantly reduce costs. New analytics tool reduces weeks of manual cloud investigation to minutes Insights arms businesses with the information they need to identify and reduce or remove over-provisioned Amazon Web Service (AWS) … Read More

7 Weird Tips To Reduce Your AWS Bill

Chris EllisBill Optimisation, Tools4 Comments

I recently attended a very insightful AWS Meet Up where Paul Wakeford (a Systems Architect at Australian media company Fairfax Media) shared some great tips to identify costs and reduce your AWS bill. With Paul’s permission I’m sharing, in his own words, his views on a subject very close to our heart here at GorillaStack: how to go about making … Read More

Reader’s Letters: What’s with GorillaStack?

Oliver BergerBusiness, ToolsLeave a Comment

As we continue to acquire new customers and more potential customers, we’re answering plenty of questions that often aren’t covered by the GorillaStack FAQ. It occurred to me the other day that, as well as updating our FAQ, it might make sense to publish some of the excerpts of recent conversations to give curious customers a truer sense of how … Read More

2015 – A Review | What’s Coming Next?

Oliver BergerBusiness, ToolsLeave a Comment

New Products, Open Source Contributions & Exciting Developments What a year 2015 has been for GorillaStack. A big thank you to everyone who has supported us over the previous months, we’re looking forward to working with you all in 2016. If we were to pick one word to describe 2015, it would be “momentum“. Here are some of the highlights: … Read More

Amazon Web Services highlight GorillaStack Auto Tag as a key tool for helping to optimise AWS costs

Chris EllisBill Optimisation, Business, Tagging, Technology, Tools1 Comment

We’re delighted to report that GorillaStack was featured in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) presentation during the recent AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. You can see what was said by checking out the video above. During the presentation Evan Crawford, Amazon Web Services, said: “We’ve got a great partner that just focuses on Cost Optimisation called GorillaStack. They’ve written … Read More