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1,004 Customers Surveyed

7,148 Data Points Collected

571 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

126 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for Apptio

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Apptio Case Study

Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 banking 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 provided the daily transparency of cloud usage by application and by account.”

Challenges

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

  • Prior to Apptio, they evaluated:
    • AWS Cost Explorer
    • Microsoft Azure Cost Management (formerly Cloudyn)
  • Top challenges they were facing using cloud resources before Apptio:
    • A lack of understanding of the total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
    • Inability to forecast future cloud spend / capacity needs
    • Cost complexity of cloud, including reserved instances
    • Lack understanding of cloud spend across multiple providers

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 the following:
    • Cloud spend today is: 1% – 5%
    • Cloud spend 3 years from now will be: 6%-10%

Results

The top benefit of using Apptio is understanding the underlying cost across technology for communication to business stakeholders.

Apptio Case Study

Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise construction 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 provides real-time hosting cost data, directly from Azure.”

Challenges

  • Top challenges they were facing using cloud resources before Apptio:
    • A lack of understanding of the total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
    • Cost complexity of cloud, including reserved instances
    • Difficult to showback/chargeback costs to cloud consumers

Use Case

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

  • Using Azure (Microsoft)
  • Estimates cloud spend today is above 25% of IT spend

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Apptio:

  • Improved cost certainty
  • Understanding total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs
  • Improved tagging quality/governance

Apptio Customer Research

Of those Apptio customers surveyed, the following solutions were able to be eliminated for IT planning:

Spreadsheets
75%
No solutions eliminated
17%
Homegrown custom solution
10%
Oracle (Hyperion)
5%
Planview
3%
IBM (TM1)
2%

Apptio Customer Fact

A Dutch small business computer services company said their top benefits of Apptio have been reduced cloud waste, understanding total cost of cloud, including labor, security, and software costs, and cloud migration.

Apptio Customer Testimonial

Apptio helped us manage the public cloud by giving us transparency.

IT Professional, Medium-sized Dutch Banking Company

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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