Monday, November 30, 2020
Get your budget emails in the language of your choice, enjoy a preview of new cost views optimized for resources and reservations, and take advantage of even more ways to save money! November is as action-packed as ever. And don't forget to check out new videos and documentation updates to help you be more successful than ever in driving financial health within your organization.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Last month, we shared a lot of cost optimization tips and tricks. Continuing with that focus, October is all about helping you save money on Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS), database, or storage offerings. You'll also read about creating subscriptions via Azure Resource Manager deployment templates, be able to participate in a survey to streamline your experience when verifying your billed charges, and get a sneak peek at a few very early previews. Enjoy!
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
While 2020 may be keeping you on your toes, September should help make your life a little bit easier with the general availability of AWS support in Azure Cost Management + Billing, allowing you to manage all your Azure and AWS costs in a single place; the preview of cost allocation, streamlining your internal chargeback process; and many, many new cost optimization tips and tricks, including a new retail, PAYG pricing API, new Advisor recommendations, and specific guidance for organizations using Azure SQL or Azure Backup. You won't want to miss this update!
Monday, August 31, 2020
August brings you more. More control over your data. More details behind your reservation purchase recommendations. More cost savings by automating recommendation remediation. More reservation types to help you save money. And, of course, more videos and documentation updates.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
July introduces new options to drill into your cost data, save on Azure VMs and Data Lake storage, as well as new videos for even more cost-saving tips and tricks.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Flexibility was the main theme for June, with more customizable budget notifications, a way to monitor your cost recommendations, and automated subscription creation for Azure Government. And of course, these are just a few highlights. Don't forget to check out new ways to save, a new video, and our regular documentation updates.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
May brings a series of billing improvements to streamline account management, invoicing, and overall Cost Management + Billing navigation within the Azure portal. All this, plus new opportunities and videos to help you save money with Azure.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
April is all about monitoring and optimization. From new learning opportunities to help you get setup for success and improved alerts over reservation and Marketplace purchases to new ways to save money and even automate ongoing optimization with new Azure Advisor recommendation capabilities.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
We're covering the spectrum this month from improvements to help you stay on top of all your pay-as-you-go (PAYG) invoices to 4 new ways to save money and a wealth of new, quick videos to help you learn how to manage and optimize your costs.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
The theme this month is transparency. From rich Azure Hybrid Benefit and reservation reporting in a new Power BI app to a detailed breakdown of resource costs and clarity behind what "not applicable" means in the Azure portal, you won't want to miss this one!