The Orbitera Blog

Notes and comment on Cloud Commerce

Tracking Cloud Costs and Usage with Orbitera Budgets

Cloud has changed the infrastructure game. In an on-demand, pay-as-you-go cloud world, you need to manage your cost or risk runaway costs. Cloud, by nature of its elasticity and often decentralized control framework makes it easy to spin up new workloads that can cost...

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Got a second for AWS or GCP? Orbitera Cloud Billing Does.

Cloud software vendors and service providers often talk about about consumption pricing as charging "by the drink" but in light of this news from Google Cloud Platform, and this news from Amazon Web Services, they might just have to start saying, "by the drop." As of...

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An All New Look for Orbitera Catalog

We’re excited to announce the release of a revamped Orbitera catalog with all new product details and test drive pages! You can access the new catalog and test drives in your Orbitera account by enabling the new “Use V2 Catalog” setting under Catalog in Account ->...

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Platform Enhancements and Cloud Provider Updates

A lot has been happening here at Orbitera, and we want to keep you up to date. Please take the time to review all of the new features and announcements that have been launched in the last month. Orbitera Platform Enhancements Reports V2 New to the Billing module is...

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Understanding Reserved Instance Flexibility

In March 2009 Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced an innovative new pricing model for buying cloud compute capacity, Reserved Instances (RIs), which enabled customers to make an upfront commitment at a resource level with two key benefits: Discounted pricing - cheaper...

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Orbitera Acquired by Google

We are excited to announce that Orbitera has been acquired by Google. When we first started Orbitera, our mission was to enable frictionless sales of cloud-based enterprise software and services. Becoming part of the Google Cloud Platform team allows us to continue...

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