TechValidate Research on Apptio

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1,562 Customers Surveyed

10,967 Data Points Collected

732 Published TechFacts

66 Published Charts

137 Published Case Studies



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Apptio Customer Fact

A large Austrian insurance company said their top challenges before Apptio were a lack of understanding of the total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs and poor cloud governance, including policies and tagging.

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 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 Fact

An IT Manager at a Global 500 consumer products company has agreed with this statement:

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

Apptio Case Study

Thames Water

Introduction

This case study of Thames Water is based on a March 2019 survey of Apptio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Budget over-runs / lack of predictability of cloud costs
  • Poor cloud governance, including policies and tagging
  • Cost complexity of cloud, including reserved instances

Use Case

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

  • Using Google Cloud Platform
  • Estimated the following:
    • Cloud spend today is: 1% – 5%
    • Cloud spend 3 years from now will be: 6%-10%
  • Chose Apptio over the competition because of its:
    • ATUM / TBM taxonomy integration
    • Proactive governance/tagging quality
    • Cost chargeback/showback

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Understanding cloud spend across multiple providers
  • Understanding total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
  • Forecasting future cloud spend / capacity needs

Apptio Customer Research

As a result of using IT Financial Management Foundation, what has been your new forecasting cadence?

Monthly forecasts
28%
Quarterly forecasts
26%
Rolling forecasts
25%
No change
21%


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