Keep Cloud Cost Down & Set Budget Accountability | Azure Cost Management and Billing

published 5 months ago by Microsoft Mechanics

Take a deep dive on Azure Cost Management and Billing, a free tool that helps you set budget accountability and find optimizations to keep Cloud cost down. Whether you are managing your Cloud expenditure, want to ensure a specific workload or project stays within budget, or want to identify optimizations, Azure Cost Management can help. And Cost Management comes free with your Azure subscription, so there’s no excuse not to use it. Antonio Ortoll, Product Manager for Microsoft Azure, joins Jeremy Chapman to help you understand the costs of everything running in your environment and show you how Azure Cost Management and Billing solves for: Visibility into the workloads and related resources that are driving spend. See spending patterns or even detect specific anomalies in spend. The ability to track spend against budget so you can drive accountability and charge costs back to individual teams or departments. Identify optimizations that can help you to save money through dynamic recommendations available through Azure Advisor, which is integrated with Azure Cost Management. ► QUICK LINKS: 00:00 - Introduction 01:01 - Solve for visibility, accountability, and identify optimizations 02:05 - Walk through demo 03:26 - Custom aggregate view 04:41 - Budgets by cost center 07:06 - How to keep track of your budget 10:22 - Optimizations to save money 12:46 - Track spend across different Cloud implementations 14:17 - Closing notes ► Link References: For more guidance check out Download the Azure Cost Management and Billing App for Power BI at Watch the episode for optimizing your Cloud investments at Learn more about enforcing budget caps through automation, and see our sample scripts at Leverage our Azure Consumption APIs at Unfamiliar with Microsoft Mechanics? We are Microsoft’s official video series for IT. You can watch and share valuable content and demos of current and upcoming tech from the people who build it at #Microsoft. Subscribe to our YouTube: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on LinkedIn: Follow us on Facebook:

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