Posts Tagged: Group Management

Scale All of the Things! Go In, Out, Up, Down in the CenturyLink Cloud

June 30, 2014
By Richard Seroter, Director of Product Management. Find Richard on Twitter

Are you getting the full benefit of the cloud if you don’t take advantage of its elasticity? To be sure, there are many ways that cloud environments—running dynamic OR static workloads—can positively impact your business agility. But cloud computing fundamentally changes the relationship between infrastructure and workloads that run upon...

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Cloud Billing That Doesn’t Suck: The 5 Principles to Help IT Understand Their Spend

July 8, 2013
By Richard Seroter, Senior Product Manager. Find Richard on Twitter

Can you understand what you just paid your cloud provider for? Did your accounting staff have to invest significant amounts of time deciphering the costs and figuring out how to bill each department for their usage?  There is often an unexpected human cost of cloud computing and billing is one...

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Five Things I Learned From Attendees at the Microsoft WPC Conference

June 19, 2013
By Richard Seroter, Senior Product Manager. Find Richard on Twitter

Last week, CenturyLink Cloud attended the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, TX and hosted a booth where hundreds of attendees stopped by to talk about the cloud. Besides seeking what one attendee called “the best t-shirt from any conference, ever”, most people wanted to have a discussion about how...

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Look Beyond the Sticker Price: What It REALLY Costs to Run a Cloud App

April 30, 2013
By Richard Seroter, Senior Product Manager. Find Richard on Twitter

Companies embrace the cloud because it offers agility, speed to market, self-service, rapid innovation, and yes, cost savings. There are plenty of cases where organizations can save money by using cloud resources, but it’s easy to focus on vendor compute and storage pricing, and forget about all the other financial...

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CenturyLink Cloud Unveils New Cloud Server Group Management Features

July 28, 2012

Innovative Cloud-Based Group Management Features Mitigate Server Sprawl and Further Optimize Management, Monitoring and Reporting **BELLEVUE, Wash. — August 28, 2012 ―** CenturyLink Cloud, Inc., the [enterprise cloud platform](http://www.tier3.com/) company, today introduced a new set of Server Group Management features that make it easier to maintain large server environments located in...

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