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How-To Obtain Cloud Pricing at Scale

A Step-by-Step Guide to Sizing and Pricing your AWS or Azure Cloud Environment In 2020, we started an internal project to price our data center systems to understand what they might cost to run in the AWS or Azure cloud environments. We initially used some of the...

Why Right-Sizing in the Cloud is Everything

Are you migrating to Azure or another public Cloud? A client of ours did, and they didn't use Galileo Cloud Compass. Do you know what happened? They didn't experience the savings they expected, and their Azure invoices were a lot more than expected—about 60% more....

6 Simple Steps to an Easy Cloud Migration

How to Use Galileo Cloud Compass | Step by Step If you're going to move assets to Azure - or any public cloud, you're going to need some help.   As a cloud consulting firm with a top-notch infrastructure performance monitoring application, we help enterprises...

Why Admins HATE Their Backups

Many of us hate our backup environments.  That's because backups kind of suck, even with a backup product as great as IBM Spectrum Protect.  As I said in another post, it's the thing that everyone needs, but no one cares about, and most definitely can make your...

Backups Suck (But They Don’t Have to)

Focus on what matters with instant visibility into the condition of your backup application and detailed analytics to quickly pinpoint where any issues lie.   IBM’s backup monster, Spectrum Protect (TSM as we called back in the day), sucks. Not because the software...