Inefficiency in spend and high operational overheads are most often symptoms of immature governance. There is a significant temptation to address these issues with band aid solutions like point in time rightsizing exercises or spend alerts. CFS helps our clients move from an “ambulance at the bottom of the cliff” to the proverbial “fence at the top” by integrating mature governance practises into both new initiatives and BAU.
Many businesses can’t support the overhead of dedicated governance focused staff with the experience of many unique needs and solutions to problems across different industries. By partnering with an experienced cloud financial services practitioner, you can accelerate both governance maturity internally and leverage their multi-industry experience.
Discount Programs – Leverage OSS-Group's scale and aggregated spend to get the best possible pricing from AWS and affiliated tools.
Advanced Reservation strategies – rise above the tactical reservation of specific assets and use usage data and trends to drive even greater reservation discounts.
Pool Based Funding Models –Enable teams with pools of discretionary funding rather than locking experimentation behind multiyear business cases.
Accurate Forecasting – Integrate historical spend data with planned activity and trends to give accurate forecasts of future cloud costs.
Transparent, relevant reporting – Cut through the technical jargon and ensure finance and technical teams have access to the data they need to operate effectively.
“It doesn't cost us anything and OSS-Group have saved us money by suggesting ways to restructure our AWS workloads.”
Operations Manager, Leading Statistical analysis company.
Optimised Resource Use – Best practice guidance on Scheduling and Autoscaling to align resource use to actual requirements.
Integrated End Of Life –Amortise technical debt and integrate “time bombs” into resource deployment to avoid zombie infrastructure effortlessly.
Mature BAU transition processes – Transition assets seamlessly from design, deploy, test to run all while maintaining reporting and optimisation requirements
Powerful Tools– Free access to best of breed cloud analytics tools, regularly reviewed and updated by our experienced team.
Data Management – Active management of credentials insuring clean consistent data available to relevant teams. Regular training of users and tailoring of reports to ensure relevant qualified reports going to the right people taking almost all reporting burden from Operations.
"OSS-Group's Managed Billing (CFS) took a load off our shoulders - freeing us up to focus on our core business"
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