Cloud Cost IntelligenceOptimize Procurement & Enable Finance Visibility
Refine How You Buy Cloud & Report Your Successes
Sound cloud financial management is achieved by obtained optimizing cloud and container resources, which also maximizes app availability and performance. But, holistic FinOps strategies require alignment with and strategic buy-in from Finance.
After building a solid, optimized foundation, the next step for businesses is addressing better procurement of capacity through Savings Plans and instance reservations—part of a grouping of capabilities that Densify calls Cloud Cost Intelligence (CCI).
CCI enables Finance teams to visualize and understand your FinOps health and progress through their preferred business intelligence (BI) platforms with Densify capabilities that enable line-of-business chargebacks and detect cost anomalies with outlier analysis.
Purchasing Strategy Optimization
Densify provides full historical utilization and coverage data across AWS Savings Plans and consumption commitments like Reserved Instances (RIs) and committed use discounts.Talk to us before your next RI or Savings Plans commitment
AWS Savings Plans Strategy Planning, Management, & Optimization
Densify provides optimal usage strategy recommendations for AWS Savings Plans across Amazon EC2 and Fargate. Analytics output can be broken down by instance type and specific AWS account for easier allocation. Filters allow for focus on specific regions, tags, or accounts and includes historical coverage.
Reserved Instances Assessment, Optimization, & Lifecycle Management
Densify actively and constantly manages your Reserved Instances portfolio to ensure you purchase and maintain the right combinations of Standard and Convertible RIs. Ensure you aren’t leaving money on the table with the right mix of Convertible Reserved Instances, and automate guided RI exchanges through AWS’s APIs so they are fast and true-up fees are minimal.
Detailed Cloud Cost & Spend Reporting
Dynamically break down costs by charge type, account, region, services, and custom tags. Reports can be exported in multiple formats including PDF, Excel, and CSV. View details of current and historical spend including regular usage, discounted usage, tax, Reserved Instances fees, refunds, and credits in both graphical and tabular dashboards.
Densify integrates easily with preferred BI platforms like Tableau, Google Looker, and others to effortlessly enable understanding of fully-loaded cloud costs and maximize FinOps agility.
BI Reporting Examples
Below are real example reports and dashboards created by Densify customers leveraging analytics data for business intelligence reporting.
Tunable Anomaly Detection
Densify’s outlier analysis quickly identifies anomalies in cloud spending patterns. Outliers can be visualized against historical spending patterns with drilldown into transaction-level details to determine the root cause of anomalous spend. Configure outlier notifications and reports for maximum control over what defines an anomalous pattern. Once you configure a report you like, you can save it for repeated use.Watch a demo of cloud cost outlier analysis
Line of Business Showback & Chargeback
Report and filter data to focus on specific accounts, business units, and application spending patterns, enabling you to accurately show and charge back to lines of business, including by cross-account Reserved Instances usage.
Empowering Enterprise FinOps
Our AWS costs are material and extremely variable…Densify…helps us optimize our cloud infrastructure costs. Densify saves Autodesk money and time. I would highly recommend their product to other tech companies.Cindy Vo
Finance Business Partner,
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