Ideal Networks Ltd

Azure Cost Optimisation

Sprawl and spiraling spend is an all too common experience for organisations moving to cloud. Azure Cost Optimisation service from Ideal uses cloud experts to review your platform insights with first-hand knowledge - that automation software doesn't have - providing recommendations, posing questions and help reduce your cloud spend.

Features

  • Identify under utilised and obsolete resources
  • Actionable insights
  • Access cloud expertise
  • Guided reserved instance purchasing

Benefits

  • Confidence and control of cloud costs
  • Eliminate cloud waste
  • Liberate your teams

Pricing

£250 an instance a month

Service documents

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Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

6 2 8 4 2 3 0 7 3 1 8 7 9 6 0

Contact

Ideal Networks Ltd Mike Henson
Telephone: 01273 957500
Email: bids@ideal.co.uk

Planning

Planning service
Yes
How the planning service works
Ideal understands every organisation faces challenges in pursuit of strategy. Working with Ideal account management and Ideal solution architects we will determine whether the Azure cost optimisation service can help you bring efficiencies to your cloud resources.
Planning service works with specific services
Yes
Hosting or software services the planning service works with
Microsoft Azure

Training

Training service provided
Yes
How the training service works
Ideal advise, recommend and offer training programmes through partners.
Training is tied to specific services
Yes
Services the training service works with
Microsoft Azure

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available
Yes
How the setup or migration service works
Customers provide Ideal access to their cloud subscriptions which allows Ideal to review and identify resources. Where feasible a discussion on the infrastructure and applications is welcomed to provide additional context for recommendations.

Thereafter Ideal engineers are on hand to provide reactive support to review a concern and support with any reserved instance purchasing. Every quarter you're provided with a report of recommendations to save your organisation money.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services
Yes
List of supported services
Microsoft Azure

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing service
Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works
All customers are provided with an escalation path where customers may have performance concerns with the delivery. A ‘get well’ plan can then be implemented to realign the service to the customers’ expectations.

Security testing

Security services
No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service
Yes
Types of service supported
Hosting or software provided by your organisation
How the support service works
Ideal provides on-going free of charge, SLA-backed support for Microsoft Azure infrastructure via our 24x7 Service Centre with escalation routes to the cloud vendor. Support is only available where cloud consumption is transacted with Ideal.

Service scope

Service constraints
Only available to Ideal CSP customers
Services are delivered remotely

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
P1 - Response 30 minutes
P2 - Response 1 hour
P3 - Response 5 hours
P4 - Response 8 hours
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
No
Support levels
Free of charge support for CSP customers

Resellers

Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Staff screening not performed
Government security clearance
None

Pricing

Price
£250 an instance a month
Discount for educational organisations
No

Service documents

Request an accessible format
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need versions of these documents in a more accessible format, email the supplier at bids@ideal.co.uk. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.