TechValidate Research on Apptio

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1,007 Customers Surveyed

7,172 Data Points Collected

571 Published TechFacts

30 Published Charts

127 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for Apptio

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Selected Research Highlights


Apptio Customer Research

Prior to Apptio, what was your primary solution for IT budgeting and planning?

Spreadsheets: 70%
Homegrown custom solution: 6%
SAP (BPC): 5%
IBM (TM1): 3%
Other: 6%

Apptio Customer Testimonial

Apptio has increased collaboration and transparency, and reduced manual effort.

IT Director, Fortune 500 Computer Services Company

Apptio Customer Fact

A large enterprise transportation services company proactively managed IT spend to budget, better understood infrastructure costs and trends, and managed their application portfolio for business value with Apptio.

Apptio Case Study

Global 500 Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 insurance 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 AWS Cost Explorer prior to using Apptio
  • Faced the following cloud challenges before using Apptio:
    • An inability to forecast future cloud spend & capacity needs
    • Poor tagging quality & governance
    • Inefficient usage and purchasing of cloud resources, including reserved instances
    • Cloud migration
    • 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:
    • Cost chargeback / showback
    • Cloud usage and purchasing optimization
  • Apptio-related business outcomes that are most important for their organization:
    • Managing infrastructure TCO, consumption & utilization across public, private & on-premises
    • Optimizing public cloud consumption and purchase options
    • Prioritizing workload migration candidates with recommended cloud offerings & track TCO over time
    • Identifying under-utilized on-prem resources & monitor efficiency gains

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Gained an understanding of total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs

Apptio Case Study

Large Japanese Consumer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise consumer services company is based on a March 2019 survey of Apptio customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Apptio has helped us manage public cloud costs with the service category delivered internal service demand map.”

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
  • Difficult to prioritize workloads to migrate to the cloud

Use Case

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

  • Using the following public cloud providers:
    • AWS (Amazon)
    • Azure (Microsoft)
    • Google Cloud Platform
  • Estimated cloud spend today is above 25% of IT spend
  • Chose Apptio over the competition because of its:
    • ATUM/TBM taxonomy integration
    • Deep, broad, automated optimization

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Improved cost certainty
  • Understanding cloud spend across multiple providers
  • Reduced cloud waste

Apptio Customer Research

Why did you select Apptio over alternative solutions? Select all that apply.

ATUM / TBM taxonomy integration
60%
Cost chargeback / showback
53%
Defensible TCO – comprehensive cost model
47%
Multi-cloud platform support
30%
Deep, broad, automated optimization
28%
Single pane of glass for cloud and on-prem / hybrid cloud costs
20%
Proactive governance / tagging quality
17%
Migration planning & workload prioritization
11%


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About Apptio

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