2021 Press Releases

April 08, 2021

Blazeclan Works with Apptio to Bring Advanced Cloud Cost Optimisation Solutions to Leading Enterprises in the Region

Blazeclan, a leading provider of digital and cloud transformation, is pleased to announce it will work with Apptio, the leading provider of technology business management (TBM) solutions to help enterprises analyse, optimise, and plan their technology spend. Consolidating the partnership, Blazeclan was Apptio’s FinOps Partner of the Year in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
 
This alliance maximises the value the cloud can deliver to organisations in the Asia Pacific region by combining the capabilities of Blazeclan’s cSaver and Apptio’s Cloudability. The partnership enables enterprises realise the full business benefits of their cloud infrastructure and applications.
 
“Apptio’s expertise in helping organisations take ownership of their cloud costs, rightsizing cloud usage, and optimising cloud economics will complement our approach to cloud cost optimisation using the cSaver framework. Our customers will benefit from the operational and cost efficiencies the partnership brings, helping them to make use of the public cloud in the right manner. Today, cloud adoption is at an inflection point in the region, and enterprises are increasing their spending on public cloud platforms which makes it a perfect time for our partnership with Apptio,” says Varoon Rajani, CEO, Blazeclan.
 
Aligning cost investments and decisions with mission-critical business objectives is key to strategic cost optimisation and planning. The Blazeclan-Apptio partnership will ensure organisations automate their investments in the cloud while staying across the latest pricing and offerings from the leading cloud computing providers.
 
Owen Gan, Regional Vice President of Southeast Asia, Apptio, says “Apptio enables leading enterprises to get a real-time, fully costed view of all their technology investments. Ensuring these investments are defendable and fully aligned to business goals has never been more crucial. The criticality of technology planning is compounded with the explosion of cloud computing and Lean-Agile innovative practices. Our partnership with Blazeclan helps enable enterprises in the region to fully leverage the value of the cloud and modern development practices to minimise costs and differentiate their businesses.”
 
Gartner predicts that nearly 80% organisations that haven’t adopted digital business strategies would look to outsource for delivering results. Technology leaders are emphasising optimisation of their cloud expenditure to realise improved ROI and reduced TCO.