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1,544 Customers Surveyed

10,810 Data Points Collected

694 Published TechFacts

64 Published Charts

137 Published Case Studies



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Apptio Cloudability Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on an August 2019 survey of Apptio Cloudability customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With Cloudability we have accurate reporting and showback that’s faster than an AWS invoice. As a result, we’ve fostered far greater trust between Products & Finance, and noticed unusual spend before it becomes a problem.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Apptio Cloudability:

  • Before Cloudability, evaluated:
    • AWS Cost Explorer
    • CloudHealth Technologies
    • Turbonomic
  • With their previous solution their challenges were:
    • Lack understanding of fully burdened cost of cloud
    • Cost complexity of cloud, including reserved instances
    • Difficult to showback / chargeback cloud costs
    • Unpredictable cloud costs
  • Due to the challenges with their previous provider, they experienced:
    • Cost over-runs that reduced investment in other areas
    • A lack of trust between IT, Finance, and lines of business

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Apptio Cloudability that the surveyed company uses:

  • Chose Cloudability over an alternative solution for it’s:
    • Accurate Cloud TCO calculations
    • Showback / chargeback of real-time cloud costs
    • Support for custom pricing

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio Cloudability:

  • With Cloudability, achieved:
    • Improved cost certainty
    • Reduced cloud waste
    • Understanding of the fully burdened cost of cloud
    • Showback/chargeback
    • Forecasting future cloud needs
    • Cloud savings reinvested into higher value-add initiatives
  • Saved on annual cloud spend by 10% since using Cloudability.
  • Increased RI coverage by over 20%
  • Saved 20 hours per month with Cloudability.

Apptio Customer Research

Why did you choose Apptio to support your IT planning and budgeting process?

Purpose Built for IT
64%
Process Automation
55%
Use of Industry Standard IT definitions (e.g. ATUM Taxonomy)
45%
Integration with IT Cost Management Solution
39%
Real-Time Forecasting
37%
Role-Based Workflow
31%
Multi-Year Planning
29%
Already using other Apptio solutions
27%
What-If/Scenario Planning
27%

Apptio Case Study

Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 banking company is based on a July 2018 survey of Apptio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Apptio:

  • Used the following cloud cost management solutions prior to using Apptio:
    • AWS Cost Explorer
  • Faced the following cloud challenges before using Apptio:
    • An inability to forecast future cloud spend & capacity needs
    • Poor tagging quality/governance
    • Difficulty recovering cloud costs from business/business consumes cloud like it’s free

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Apptio that the surveyed company uses:

  • Selected Apptio for cloud cost management over alternative solutions for the:
    • Cloud usage and purchasing optimization
  • Apptio-related business outcomes that are most important for their organization:
    • Manaing infrastructure TCO, consumption & utilization across public, private & on-premises
    • Identifying under-utilized on-prem resources & monitor efficiency gains

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Realized the following benefits after using Apptio:
    • Forecasted future cloud spend & capacity needs
    • Improved tagging quality / governance
  • Saved 10-40 hours/month in managing cloud costs after using Apptio

Apptio Customer Fact

A Fortune 500 electronics company selected Apptio over Cloudyn and AWS Cost Explorer for its multi-cloud platform support and cost chargeback / showback.

Apptio Bill of IT Customer Research

Please select the outcomes you’ve been able to achieve with Apptio Bill of IT.

We have increased transparency into what makes up the fully burdened cost of delivering IT services
86%
We have been able to have better conversations with the business about IT costs
86%
We have been able to increase trustworthy and predictable communication with the business
57%
We have been able to provide demand levers to the business to help them dictate IT consumption
52%
We have been able to recover costs more efficiently
33%
We have been able to use variable pricing and subsidization strategies
10%

Apptio Customer Fact

A large enterprise health care company chose Apptio to support their IT planning and budgeting process because of Apptio’s process automation, real-time forecasting, and multi-year planning.



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