The more workloads that you migrate to the cloud, the more difficult it becomes to predict monthly cloud costs. While it is great that you’re only paying for the services you need, trying to parse your monthly bill requires the skills of a CPA, a software engineer, a commodities trader and a sharp eye for the details. There are numerous helpful tools and services to help, and also several reasons to consider using them. You might be in the market to switch to a new provider in order to add features or because you aren’t happy with your provider’s downtime or level of customer support.
You can read my post for Network World here, where I provide details on more than a dozen different offerings. (Cloudorado is shown above.)