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TechValidate Research on Apptio

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650 Customers Surveyed

4,574 Data Points Collected

238 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

76 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for Apptio

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Selected Research Highlights


Apptio Customer Testimonial

Apptio has allowed for enhanced business decision making for service owners as well as consumers based on true consumption of different services. It has also allowed for a more holistic approach to managing and providing IT services.

Financial Analyst, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Apptio Customer Research

Value from IT Financial Management Foundation

Please select the planning and budgeting related outcomes you have been able to achieve with Apptio.

We improved collaboration with key stakeholders
68%
We reduced the time and effort associated with the planning cycle
61%
We improved decision making with a single source of truth
51%
We increased credulity with the business
42%
We have avoided budget surprises
28%
We can plan resources into future years with multi-year planning capabilities
21%
We moved from quarterly forecasting to monthly forecasting
12%
We were able to fund new initiatives
11%

Apptio Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a July 2018 survey of Apptio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

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

  • Difficulty making trade-off decisions between cloud vs. on-prem investments

Use Case

Apptio-related business outcomes that are most important for their organization:

  • Managing infrastructure TCO, consumption & utilization across public, private & on-premises

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Understood cloud spend across multiple providers
  • Understood total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
  • Saved 10-40 hours/month in managing cloud costs after using Apptio

Apptio Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services 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.

“While using Apptio, the risk of cloud sprawl, runaway cloud spend, and budget overruns within my organization have reduced.”

“Apptio has helped reduce cloud waste in my organization.”

“Saved 40-100 hours/month in managing cloud costs after using Apptio.”

Challenges

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

  • Used Microsoft Azure Cost Management (formerly Cloudyn) prior to using Apptio:
  • Faced the following cloud challenges before using Apptio:
    • Budget over-runs / lack of predictability of cloud costs
    • An inability to forecast future cloud spend / capacity needs
    • A lack of understanding of cloud spend across multiple providers
    • A lack of understanding of the total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
    • Difficulty recovering cloud costs from business/business consumes cloud like it’s free
    • Inefficient usage and purchasing of cloud resources, including reserved instances
    • Difficulty making trade-off decisions between cloud vs. on-prem investments

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:
    • ATUM / TBM taxonomy integration
    • Cost chargeback / showback
    • 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
    • Optimizing public cloud consumption and purchase options
    • Identifying under-utilized on-prem resources & monitor efficiency gains

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Understood cloud spend across multiple providers
  • Understood total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
  • Recovered cloud costs from business units
  • Saved 40-100 hours/month in managing cloud costs after using Apptio

Apptio Customer Research

Budget Variance without Apptio

Prior to Apptio, what was your typical annual budget variance?

Not Sure
35%
2-5%
25%
6-10%
23%
11-15%
6%
> 15%
6%
0-1%
5%

Apptio Customer Fact

A Fortune 500 financial services company faced challenges with too much time being spent on manipulating data and not enough on analysis prior to using Apptio.



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About Apptio

Apptio transforms the way IT runs its business and makes decisions. With our cloud-based applications, IT leaders manage, plan and optimize their technology investments across on-premises and cloud.

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