Azure Cost Optimization: 5 day Assessment

Nous Infosystems Inc.

Nous' Azure Cost Optimization is a 5 day Assessment solution will help you take control of your cloud costs at any stage of Azure adoption.

The assessment framework follows Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Adoption Framework to achieve a 30-40% reduction in costs for an unoptimized cloud environment.

3 Days

Agenda

  • Definition of scope
  • Data collection & review of current practices including.
    • Cloud configuration data
    • Networking patterns and bandwidth usage
    • Application and system data for both performance and usage
    • Azure consumption and usage patterns
    • VM analysis

Deliverables

  • Current State Report
    • Networking patterns and bandwidth usage
    • Application and system data for both performance and usage
    • Azure consumption and usage patterns

2 Days

Agenda

  • Analysis of data collected in 3 Days
  • High level review of application architecture
  • Review of Governance Model
  • Disaster Recovery plan review
  • Presentation of the Cost Optimization plan
    • Discussion on timelines required for execution
    • Risks
    • Expected reduction in costs

Deliverables

  • Optimization Road Map
    • Infrastructure Optimization
      • Tenant, Subscription, Resource group & Tag
      • VM Sizing
      • Reserved Instances
      • VM Automation
      • Datacentre location
      • Azure Hybrid Benefits
      • Storage & disk types
      • Network
    • Licensing Optimization
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