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Watch these videos to see how to connect your clouds to Densify in read-only mode to enable data analysis. Our team will also walk you through the process to make it as easy as possible.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

CloudWatch Data Collection

  • IAM Role with ReadOnlyAccess policy for each AWS account to be analyzed

Connecting Densify to AWS using an IAM Role

Google Cloud (GCP)

  • The following APIs must be enabled for each project:
    • Google Cloud Resource Manager API
    • Cloud Monitoring API (enabled by default when the project is created)
  • GCP Service Account with access to the GCP Projects that are to be analyzed

Connecting Densify to Google Cloud

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Active Directory (AD) user account to connect to Azure subscriptions with Standalone AD
  • Azure Service Principals must be used to connect to Azure subscriptions with Federated AD
  • Azure user/principal must be granted “Reader” access to Azure subscriptions to be analyzed

Connecting Densify to Azure

Container Requirements

Platform Requirements

Any Kubernetes compliance platform (e.g. EKS, AKS, GKE, OpenShift, etc.)


Prometheus, kube-state-metrics, Node Exporter (optional)

For detailed instructions on downloading and deploying the data forwarder please view our Data Collection for Containers documentation page.

Browser Support

We support all modern browsers:

  • Google Chrome 74 or later
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0.125 or later. When using IE, navigate to Tools > Compatibility View Settings and de-select Display intranet sites in Compatibility View. Note: Densify recommends using Edge or Chrome instead of IE, when viewing the Densify Console.
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari 12.1.1 running on macOS Mojave (version 10.14.5)

Additional Notes

  • The free experience is limited to environments with a minimum of 200 instances and a maximum of 2,000 instances
  • The standard term for the free experience is 14 days. Please contact your Densify representative if you need to discuss extensions.
  • The email and password you provide during the registration process will be used to log in to your dedicated Densify instance
  • Details on how to access the portal and your instance will be emailed to you after you register for the trial

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