Posetiv Cloud Ltd.

Cloud Cost Optimisation

Cloud cost optimisation fixes the problem of cloud wastage, automating the delivery of cost savings of up to 50% of your monthly spend (or more). This SaaS offering gives you the information you need for better financial cloud management giving real world tangible savings

Features

  • Cloud agnostic
  • Right sizing reporting and RI rebalancing
  • Invoicing, billing and chargeback capability
  • Real-time reporting and monitoring
  • Detailed billing reporting and analytics
  • Sophisticated advance alerting and trending
  • Cost allocation reporting giving instant visibility
  • Predictive analytics and actionable recommendations
  • Compliance monitoring for 35 different standards

Benefits

  • Reduce cloud spend by up to 50%
  • Automatic cloud monitoring for 35 different compliance standards
  • Actionable insights pinpoint wasted resources
  • Cost change reporting enables instant visibility into spend
  • Automatic creation of intelligent invoices and bills
  • 500+ continuous best practise checks
  • Detailed billing alerts simplify cost controls
  • Cloud perimeter assessments identifying publicly accessible resources
  • Security alerting for changes to cloud configurations
  • Security best practise checking - standards, regulations and more

Pricing

£700 per unit per month

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 11

Service ID

4 7 0 1 3 8 5 0 1 8 7 5 1 5 6

Contact

Posetiv Cloud Ltd.

Mark Butcher

02039510046

Gcloud@posetiv.co.uk

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
No
Cloud deployment model
Public cloud
Service constraints
None
System requirements
None

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Low severity: 24 hours to first response High Severity: 4 hours to first response
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), 7 days a week
Web chat support
Web chat
Web chat support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support accessibility standard
WCAG 2.1 A
Web chat accessibility testing
Olark chat is available through the website and adheres to the WCAG 2.0 accessibility guidelines for the code that users install on their websites.
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
Standard Support via 24x7 Service desk:
Email Phone WebChat Onsite Support: Onsite charged at daily rate from pricing sheet
Dedicated Service Delivery Manager: Charged at daily rate from pricing sheet
Support available to third parties
Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
There is a free evaluation process enabling service testing. Customer success management teams ensure seamless onboarding with customers given full access to online documentation, videos, webinars and more
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
This is up to the individual customer, data can be extracted into a flat file format or requested to be permanently deleted in accordance with GDPR requirements
End-of-contract process
Service is terminated or renewed with customer data retained, deleted or extracted as per the customer request. No additional charges will apply once termination process is complete

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install
No
Designed for use on mobile devices
No
Service interface
No
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
All product and service functions including admin and product functions are fully accessible and usable via the API

https://success.cloudcheckr.com/search/API
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
API sandbox or test environment
No
Customisation available
Yes
Description of customisation
Customers can customise their use of the service, adding multiple Cloud accounts from AWS, Azure, GCP and more. VMware is on the roadmap enabling on-premise support

Scaling

Independence of resources
Cloud Checkr is built on a secure multi-tenant Cloud platform, monitored and optimised to ensure seamless scaling to meet any capacity or performance requirement. This ensures customers data is secure, protected, available and performant

Analytics

Service usage metrics
Yes
Metrics types
Yes, full service metrics including analytics, security and performance metrics including compliance, inventory and more are available.
Reporting types
  • API access
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Regular reports
  • Reports on request

Resellers

Supplier type
Reseller providing extra support
Organisation whose services are being resold
Cloud Checkr

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Yes
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations
Yes
Datacentre security standards
Managed by a third party
Penetration testing frequency
At least once a year
Penetration testing approach
Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with another standard
  • Encryption of all physical media
  • Scale, obfuscating techniques, or data storage sharding
Data sanitisation process
No
Equipment disposal approach
In-house destruction process

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Via the usual reporting, data presentation and API facilities that the service offers
Data export formats
CSV
Data import formats
Other
Other data import formats
  • Using the Spot Analyser Clone function
  • IAAC - Terraform, Cloudformation
  • API
  • SDK - Python, Ruby, Go
  • Console.spotinst.com

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
TLS (version 1.2 or above)
Data protection within supplier network
TLS (version 1.2 or above)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
Guaranteed availability of 99.5%
Approach to resilience
Cloud Checkr is an enterprise-scale service using cloud scaling technologies to maintain service levels built to offer exceptional levels of availability and durability
Outage reporting
Email Alerts & Public Dashboard

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
Yes
User authentication
  • Username or password
  • Other
Other user authentication
Other user authentication includes support for SAML / SSO integration
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Cloud Checkr offers role-based access to correctly restrict users' access to services
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password
  • Other
Description of management access authentication
SAML/SSO integration

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for
At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
No
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
No
PCI certification
No
Other security certifications
Yes
Any other security certifications
SOC 2

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Yes
Security governance certified
Yes
Security governance standards
Other
Other security governance standards
SOC II
Information security policies and processes
Cloud Checkr implements control procedures in order to protect the company and our clients from financial and reputational risk. All members of staff must:
• Understand their responsibilities
• Recognise where our security policies impact use of devices for Cloud Checkr purposes
• Report Security Incidents and Weaknesses in the specified way
• Have awareness of the management controls that are in place
• Undergo Security Management training on joining and attend a refresher each year

The Cloud Checkr Core Information Security Team comprises:
• Management Team
• Global Office and Business Continuity Functions
• Operational Security Function
• Internal Audit/Project Management Function

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach
All changes to the service are assessed for potential security impact, and are tracked through to completion in a system of records
Vulnerability management type
Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach
All potential threats, vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques which could affect the service are regularly assessed, monitored and tracked using a number of internal systems. Software and OS patches are applied on a regular basis as part of regular system maintenance process. The Cloud Checkr security team regularly scan online CVE databases to discover potential new vulnerabilities.
Protective monitoring type
Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach
All potential threats, vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques which could affect the service are regularly assessed, monitored and tracked using a number of internal systems. Each vulnerability is assigned a severity to help prioritise the mitigation activities.
Incident management type
Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach
Users report security incidents through our standard customer support processes. We do have a pre-defined process for handling common events such as in the case of a disaster or a complete loss of service.

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks
No

Pricing

Price
£700 per unit per month
Discount for educational organisations
Yes
Free trial available
Yes
Description of free trial
The free trial allows for full access including all features for up to 30-days
Link to free trial
https://www.posetiv.co.uk/cloud-financial-management

Service documents

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