About ironSource Since 2010, ironSource has been empowering the two core constituents of the app economy, app developers and telecom operators, to focus on what they do best – create great apps and user experiences. The company’s growth has been accompanied by a rise in the number of compute instances and associated EC2 costs. Spot by NetApp Benefits […]

Challenge – Managing Cloud Spend from an Educated Perspective  Wildlife Studios, a mobile game company, was founded by brothers Victor and Arthur Lazarte in Sao Paolo in 2011. Since then the company has experienced hyper growth and has around 700 employees, 60 games with 2 billion downloads, and over 100 million monthly active players around the world.   With all their games running on AWS and hundreds of engineers spinning up servers at will, […]

NetApp IT’s goal in the cloud was straightforward: develop and deploy software without hardware constraints, serve business applications on-demand, and downsize their data center footprint. Along with those capabilities NetApp IT was looking to gain, they were also well aware of the barriers they would face adopting public cloud infrastructure. Cost was a significant factor, […]

When Silvio Pereira and Gilberto Ferreira founded RealCloud in 2017, they leveraged their collective experience and strong reputation in the Brazilian tech industry. Having worked at Oracle, Sun Microsystems and other tech giants, they were well acquainted with the IT departments at most major companies. As AWS and other IaaS providers began to penetrate the […]

Challenge – Optimizing EC2 Cost for Dynamic Workloads BTC works with many traditional Japanese businesses that are exploring how to expand and evolve their offerings in an online and mobile world. While their customers dictate what they want to achieve, BTC is responsible for the final selection of technologies and systems to deliver a successful […]

Challenge – Empowering Engineering Team While Containing EC2 Costs Chegg began their textbook rental business in 2005, running primarily as a monolithic web application, hosted in a colocation data center. After doing a forklift migration to AWS, they quickly realized that despite all the available instance types and flexible EC2 pricing, simply “running in the […]

The Challenge When the Demandbase engineering team shifted to a microservices architecture for their ad bidding systems, Kubernetes was the container orchestrator of choice.  With a dynamic infrastructure deployed across 4 AWS regions, their bidding apps require bursting up to ~3000 nodes at different times all around the world.  To ensure that their proprietary, Demand-Side […]

Challenge – Automating and Optimizing Infra for Mission-Critical ECS Workloads Launched in 2010 as a cloud-native company, FindHotel was already using many AWS services such as Elastic Container Service (ECS), S3, Firehose and even EC2 Spot instances for cost-reduction in some QA and Dev environments.  As a hotel search aggregator, they were using Amazon’s ECS […]

How it all started Directeam CEO, Hagai Tobelem, first heard of Spot back in early 2016 when he was a potential customer himself. As he was responsible for his company’s cloud infrastructure, he was working on real-time applications characterized by spiky workloads and was searching for a way to reduce costs, while supporting the company’s […]

Since they were founded, Freshwork’s product suite has expanded to 11 products, including:  Freshsales, for sales teams; Freshrelease, for project management; and Freshcaller, a solution for call centers.  Freshworks has raised $250 million, to date, and is backed by Accel, Sequoia Capital, and CapitalG.  Freshworks now has over 2000 employees across 10 global office locations […]