VMware Cloud on AWS pre-migration Cost Optimization

Before you Lift-and-Shift from On-Prem to VMware Cloud on AWS, determine the most cost effective cloud configurations.
Akasia’s Infrastructure Modeler is a SaaS solution that auto discovers your on-premises VMware hosts and automatically generates right-sized configurations that are the most cost effective for VMware Cloud on AWS.  Find hidden costs and save from 30%-60% over a straight one-to-one mapped lift-and-shift migrations.

Optimize costs before you lift-and-shift to VMware Cloud on AWS with Akasia Infrastructure Modeler.

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.
Akasia Infrastructure Modeler performs cloud cost scenario analysis on your on-prem environment, and automatically creates an exact bill of materials for AWS services.

Bill of Materials

Get a complete bill-of-materials for the most cost optimized scenario on VMware on AWS Cloud infrastructure.

Using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler will reveal hidden costs when moving to VMware Cloud on AWS.

By using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler you will discover substantial cost savings when migrating your on-premises VMware workloads to AWS.  In addition to saving money, you will save considerable amounts of time because you can reuse your VMware skillsets and familiar VMware management tools on the AWS platform.

Find hidden Cloud Cost Savings before you Migrate to AWS.

VMware vs Cloud Native

VMware Cloud on AWS
IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions
IBM Cloud Bare Metal or VMs
Azure VMware Solution

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

Costs by Resource

  • CPU Costs (50%)
  • Memory Costs (30%)
  • Storage Costs (15%)
  • Network Costs (5%)

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

Find out More

If you’re transitioning or deploying more workloads on AWS, you can save money by using Akasia Cloud Cost SaaS solutions.

Lower the total cost of ownership of AWS by using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler for on-prem to cloud migrations,


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