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CloudHealth vs. Apptio Cloudability Comparison

Which is the best cloud cost management solution for you?
Written by
Louis-Victor Jadavji, Cofounder of Taloflow

Who should you choose and why?

✋ Most important consideration

  • Both tools cater to the same kind of enterprise buyer looking to build a “Cloud Center of Excellence”. CloudHealth has better integrations with SaaS and PaaS providers and better reporting tools for the Finance department, whereas Cloudability has a more delightful and accessible user interface.

🤔 Strongly consider CloudHealth over Apptio Cloudability if

  • You want better integration with alerting and incident management tools.
  • You want more than cloud cost management, but a broader “cloud management” platform spanning cloud governance, cost management, compliance, and security.

🤔 Strongly consider Apptio Cloudability over CloudHealth if

  • You use Atlassian Jira for issue management and would like to send cost-related issues to Jira. CloudHealth sends security issues to Jira only.
  • You want deeper integration with AWS CloudTrail, AWS Service API, and CloudWatch Container Insights to give more context to your cost events and reports.
  • Generally speaking, buyers prefer the UI of Apptio Cloudability.

📝Other Notes

  • In comparison to CloudHealth, the Apptio Cloudability platform makes it easier to tie infrastructure costs to cost centers.

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"Gotchas"

  • CloudHealth has a slow ingestion period for cost reports from AWS and other providers, sometimes taking several days to make the cost metrics visible on their platform.

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About the Author

Louis-Victor Jadavji

Louis-Victor Jadavji (or "LV") is a recognized leader in the cloud services industry. He's helped 50+ digital native companies like ModusBox, Later, and NS1 choose the right cloud stack for their applications. His work has been featured in Forbes (30 Under 30 All-Star), HuffPost, The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, and Inc. Magazine.

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