Akasia Infrastructure Modeler

Cost Optimization for Lifting & Shifting VMware On-prem to VMware-on-Cloud Migrations
Akasia Infrastructure Modeler is an SaaS solution that inventories all your on-premises infrastructure and allows you to perform scenario analysis to determine what the most cost-effective cloud platform to migrate to.  It also allows you to find hidden costs quickly and easily for each cloud platform that you are considering.

Akasia Infrastructure Modeler is the perfect solution for cloud migration assessment and cost optimization for VMware Lift & Shift to Cloud

Auto-Discover all On-Prem VMs
Completely non-invasive collection of VM inventory through existing RVtools or vCenter.
VM Inventory Ingestion
VMs and their configurations are imported automatically into our SaaS modeler.
Right-Size onto VMware on Cloud
Did you know? Most On-Premises VMware environments are over-provisioned. Akasia automatically creates plans to right-size your VMware environment so you can save when moving VMware to Cloud.
Model on Multiple Clouds
Akasia models across all major cloud platforms which can help you choose the most cost effective cloud, or help you negotiate with your preferred cloud vendor.

Most Cloud Platforms have VMware-on-Cloud managed services

When you use Akasia IM to assess and plan your migration, VMware-on-Cloud is more cost effective than you think

By using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler you will discover substantial cost savings by migrating to VMware-on-Cloud on the various cloud platforms.  In addition to saving money, you will save considerable amounts of time because you can reuse your VMware skillsets and familiar VMware management tools.


VMs Modeled


Cloud Cost Savings

Akasia Infrastructure Modeler helps you discover hidden Cloud Cost Savings before you Migrate

With Akasia Infrastructure Modeler, determine your cloud costs upfront

VMware vs Cloud Native

VMware Cloud on AWS
Azure VMware Solution
Google Cloud VMware Engine
IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

Comprehensive and detailed cost analysis for your on-prem environment costs after moving to the cloud. VMware-on-Cloud vs VMware-on-Cloud cost comparisons across clouds, and VMware-on-Cloud on cloud native environments (such as AWS EC2 or GCP Compute Engine)

Costs by Resource

  • CPU Costs (35%)
  • Memory Costs (25%)
  • Storage Costs (10%)
  • Network Costs (30%)

Detailed breakdown of costs by CPU, Memory, Disk and Network so that you know where to concentrate your streamlining.

When you use Akasia Infrastructure Modeler to perform cloud cost scenario analysis on your environment, it automatically creates an exact bill of materials so that you can provide this to your cloud vendor.

Bill of Materials

Get a complete bill-of-materials for the most cost optimized scenario.

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See how we can make VMware-on-Cloud Lift-and-Shift very economical

By using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler you can compare pricing and total cost of ownership between VMware-on-Cloud and cloud native.

VMware-on-Cloud may be Cheaper both in Time and Cost Savings

Is VMware-on-Cloud right for your business?

Can be cheaper than cloud native VMs
Right-sizing VMware appropriately on each particular Cloud Platform can realize extensive savings.
VMware installed on Bare Metal
Most cloud vendors offer VMware-on-Cloud installed on bare metal. No VM within a VM issues.
Re-use your existing VMware Skills
Familiar virtualization layer, just hosted on Cloud
Lift-and-Shift vs Converting
No need to convert your on-prem workloads over to EC2 etc.


Ask us anything about cloud cost comparisons for VMware-on-Cloud!