Katy Stalcup, Author at Business2Community

Katy Stalcup

Contributor
14 Articles

Katy Stalcup is the marketing manager for ParkMyCloud. 

Latest Articles By Katy Stalcup

Cloud Elasticity Was the Goal. Are You Achieving It?

There are three advantages of using public cloud: cloud elasticity, agility, and cost reduction. However – most public cloud users…

Katy Stalcup
March 13, 2021
Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Trends in 2021: Optimization is #1 Priority

Topping the list of cloud computing trends 2021 is…drumroll please…cloud optimization! This is according to data collected by the annual…

Katy Stalcup
February 26, 2021
Cloud Computing

Overprovisioning & Always-On Resources Lead to $26.6 Billion in Public Cloud Waste Expected in 2021

Overprovisioning and leaving cloud resources on are two enormous sources of wasted spend. Wasted spend drags down IT budgets –…

Katy Stalcup
January 25, 2021
Cloud Computing

Has Azure Chargeback Improved with the New Cost Allocation Capabilities?

Microsoft Azure recently announced an addition designed to help with Azure chargeback: cost allocation, now in preview in Azure Cost…

Katy Stalcup
October 19, 2020
Cybersecurity

Is This the One Use Case Where a Multi-Cloud Architecture Actually Makes Sense?

There’s a lot of talk about multi-cloud architecture – and apparently, a lot of disagreement about whether there is actually…

Katy Stalcup
August 1, 2020
Cloud Computing

How AWS Reserved Instance Discounts Are Applied

AWS Reserved Instance discounts can be confusing and opaque. We talk to AWS customers who don’t know what instances their…

Katy Stalcup
June 19, 2020
Cloud Computing

How to Reduce One of the Largest (Non-Labor) Costs in Your IT Budget

Analysts are reporting that IT budget cuts are expected to continue, dropping 5-8% this year overall. That puts IT departments…

Katy Stalcup
June 4, 2020
Tech & Gadgets

Is Azure Surging? Azure Growth in 2020

Microsoft Azure growth has long held the silver medal in public cloud. As of Q1 2020, Azure held 17% of…

Katy Stalcup
May 25, 2020
Cloud Computing

How to Use the New AWS Cost Categories for Better Cost Allocation

Last week, AWS announced the general release of AWS Cost Categories. Anyone involved in managing AWS costs within your organization…

Katy Stalcup
May 3, 2020
Cloud Computing

8 Things You Should Know About AWS Redshift Pricing

If you use AWS, it’s likely you’ll use or at least run across Amazon Redshift – so make sure you…

Katy Stalcup
April 19, 2020
Cloud Computing

AWS EBS Volume Types & What to Use Them For

AWS offers several EBS volume types that you can use for your storage needs. Here’s a quick overview of what…

Katy Stalcup
March 19, 2020
Cloud Computing

Wasted Cloud Spend to Exceed $17.6 Billion in 2020, Fueled by Cloud Computing Growth

More than 90% of organizations will use public cloud services this year, fueled by record cloud computing growth. In fact,…

Katy Stalcup
March 15, 2020
Cloud Computing

How to Communicate Software Development Costs to Your Finance Department

If you’re in engineering or development, communicating about cloud infrastructure and other software development costs with your finance department is…

Katy Stalcup
March 9, 2020
Finance

Cloud Economics: How to Overcome Human Biases to Save Money

It’s important for cloud customers to understand cloud economics. Cloud costs are dynamic – and hopefully, optimized. However, that’s not…

Katy Stalcup
January 31, 2020
Cloud Computing

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