Cost Savings

Insights – Gain more insights into your Clouds

CoreStack provides insights into your cloud accounts thru various dashboards and analytical reports.

Cost Saving Recommendations

This savings and recommendations dashboard is available as part of the Cost Module.  

The summary section provides the Potential Cost Savings that can be achieved across all your cloud accounts in AWS, Azure. You also get the overall and cloud wise cost savings achieved in the current month and Till Date.

The grid view below, provides Account wise Potential Cost Savings and the no. of open recommendations. You can also use the toggle selection to view Tenant wise cost savings and recommendations.

You can click on the view icon to drill down into the details and view the actual set of recommendations and the no. of resources that are impacted.

Account Level View 

The Cloud Account level view shows the following fields 

  • Cloud Account Name 
  • Recommendation 
  • Policy (Name of the Policy / Standard that is checked to arrive at this recommendation) 
  • Cloud (AWS, Azure) 
  • Open (No. of resources that are in violation) 
  • Potential Cost Savings 
  • Action (View) 

You can click on VIEW under Action column to view the actual resources that are in violation or require a change to achieve the recommended cost savings. 

Following Filters are available which can help in focusing on specific set of recommendations

  • Classification: These are the type or perspective of the recommendations such as Un-used resources, Orphaned resources, Under-utilized
  • Resolution: The status of the recommendation – Open / Resolved.

Tenant Level View

The Tenant level view shows the following fields 

  • Cloud Account Name 
  • Recommendation 
  • Policy (Name of the Policy / Standard that is checked to arrive at this recommendation) 
  • Cloud (AWS, Azure) 
  • Open (No. of resources that are in violation) 
  • Potential Cost Savings 
  • Action (View) 

You can click on VIEW under Action column to view the actual resources that are in violation or require a change to achieve the recommended cost savings.

Following Filters are available which can help in focusing on specific set of recommendations

  • Classification: These are the type or perspective of the recommendations such as Un-used resources, Orphaned resources, Under-utilized 
  • Cloud Service: AWS, Azure 
  • Resolution: The status of the recommendation – Open / Resolved. 
  • Cloud Account: Select the recommendations related to a specific cloud account 

Act on Recommendations 

Clicking on the view action will list the resources that need to be fixed to achieve the cost savings. Details about the resources including 

  • Resource ID 
  • Resource Name 
  • Resource Type 
  • Region/Location 
  • Status 
  • Current Cost 

You can select multiple resources by using the first column (Tick Symbol) and then use the Select Action dropdown to choose an action and execute it. This will trigger an automation template in the background to perform the action in the target cloud account.

Note: This requires an automation template to be available for each recommendation. If you do not find any actions (other than skip), please write to [email protected] (or) you can perform the action directly from the cloud portal.