Cimpl Cloud is a new product released by Upland Software (Nasdaq: UPLD). Their new Cimpl Cloud solution is designed to assist companies cut costs in their complex cloud settings, eliminate security risks, and boost compliance measures.
Technology expense management clients that use Cimpl Cloud would have complete insight into their cloud inventory, allowing them to swiftly obtain control of their cloud expenditure across the enterprise, including cost allocation, invoicing, and chargebacks.
One of the biggest issues faced by firms when they shift their infrastructure to the cloud is cost control, stated Upland Software.
In fact, according to Gartner, about 80% of organizations are already overspending on cloud services. According to Upland Software, organizations can easily see what they have, what they’re paying for, and what they’re utilizing with Cimpl Cloud, all from one central spot.
CloudOps, DevOps, FinOps
“Due to the ease of purchasing new cloud services, an organization’s cloud footprint can balloon overnight,” said Keith Berg, Vice President of Product and R&D at Upland Software. “Managing the cloud environments of multiple teams within an organization – from CloudOps to DevOps to FinOps – can cause extremely challenging and error-prone reporting and can become too complex to manage with native cloud tools. Cimpl Cloud’s quick implementation allows customers to see cost savings immediately, and set up ongoing monitoring, which is an ideal long-term solution as companies continue to expand their cloud footprints.”
To sum up, features of Upland Software’s new Cimpl Cloud offering would include:
- Optimize Cloud Costs – In a single cloud or multi-cloud environment (e.g., AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform), provides entire insight over cloud services and cost
- Secure Dynamic Cloud Environments – Allows cloud infrastructure to be compared to over 600 security best practice tests, revealing security weaknesses with many ports of access
- Maintain Compliance Standards and Control – To guarantee the highest governance standards, it uses 35+ compliance frameworks and extensive reporting
- Manage and Allocate Costs – Allows individual teams to get show backs or chargebacks by allocating cloud expenses back to the business (the proportionate amount each team uses within the organization)