ElectraLink Reduces Cloud Bill by 50% Using VMPower
The Challenge ElectraLink is a leader in Data Transfer Services for the GB Energy Markets. James Macro, IT Relationship and Infrastructure Manager, was tasked with how best to modernize ElectraLink’s app portfolio. One focus area within this initiative was automation for routine tasks to reduce unnecessary cloud spend for…
VMPower Automate: Backup Management Made Easy
Automate backups of any VM. Delete old backups after a period of days. Sharable with teams. All with a calendar. What is VMPower Backup Management? VMPower Backup Management makes it simple to manage backups for AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Engine VM using a simple calendar: You'll get optional notifications…
Managing Backups on AWS Azure and Google Cloud
Cloud providers have long since supported creating backups of your VMs by taking a snapshot or a point-in-time difference of the data on your VM disk from a base image. If things go wrong or you need to restore your data from a point in time, these snapshots can roll…
2 Factor Authentication Now Available
We recently shipped 2-factor authentication available for all VMPower accounts (free and paid). The security of your cloud subscription is of up most importance to us and we recommend enabling 2-Factor authentication for your VMPower account. How to Enable 2-factor Authentication Simply go to your Account Details section and select…
Schedule AWS Reserved Instance Resize
AWS recently announced that you can now have Reserved instance flexibility. What that means is that you can now resize your reserved instances to smaller or larger sizes to help reduce your EC2 bill 🎉! How can VMPower Help? VMPower can help you take advantage of this new change by automating…