Cost Optimize your Lift-and-Shift to VMware on IBM Cloud

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

Optimize costs before lift-and-shift to IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions 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 so that you can provide this to IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions for exact cloud pricing.

Bill of Materials

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

Using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler will reveal hidden costs when moving to IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions.

By using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler you will discover substantial cost savings by migrating to IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions.  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 IBM Cloud platform.

Discover hidden Cloud Cost Savings before you Migrate or deploy new projects on IBM Cloud.

VMware vs Cloud Native

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

Comprehensive and detailed cost analysis for your on-prem environment after moving to the cloud. VMware-on-Cloud vs VMware-on-Cloud cost comparisons across cloud platforms, 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 IBM Cloud, you can save money by using Akasia Cloud Cost SaaS solutions.

Lower the total cost of ownership of IBM Cloud by using Akasia Infrastructure Modeler for on-prem to cloud migrations, and Akasia Cloud Modeler for new application deployments,


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