With customers running majority of the business on cloud, its very important to make sure that they get maximum returns on their cloud investment. If done in the right way, the cloud can provide major financial and operational benefits to the customers. Cloud Management strategy is very important to achieve this goal
Cloud Management involves Manual/automated monitoring and control of the resources in the cloud. One cannot control the results, unless he has the full visibility into the entire cloud (infrastructure and applications). Managing and optimizing the cloud is the path for ensuring efficiency and guarantee maximum returns.
Every resource in the cloud should be periodically monitored for under-utilization, over-utilisation, idling and for compliance. As per the business goals, the proper control to be exercised for the above situations. The management tool should have the ability to select and assign appropriate resources to appropriate workloads. They have to proactive optimize their usage to ensure the resources are not wasted in the cloud
Use every tool provided by the cloud providers to monitor each and every parameter of the resources/applications and configure the appropriate alerts/notifications to take actions.