Parquantix Announces Sponsorship and Participation at AWS Summit Toronto

Parquantix will exhibit at the year’s final AWS Summit in Canada and welcome attendees to its booth (#111) to demonstrate its solution and capabilities. Taking place on September 20, 2018 in Toronto, the AWS Summit brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. This is Parquantix’s first event in Canada. We are very excited to …

AWS Customers located outside the U.S.: Gain Access to the AWS Marketplace

We are an active user of the AWS Marketplace. Through the Marketplace we can buy and sell Reserved Instances (RIs) to reduce our clients’ cloud costs and increase their ROI. Companies outside the U.S., with no US bank accounts, have no access to the Marketplace. Parquantix gives non-U.S. companies access to the AWS Marketplace. U.S. Bank Account Requirement Basically, the …

Parquantix Announces Bronze Sponsorship of AWS Summit Berlin

Parquantix will exhibit at AWS Summit in Berlin to demonstrate its automated solution and capabilities for effectively optimizing cloud costs. Taking place over 2 days on 6-7 June, 2018 in Berlin, the AWS Summit brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. This is Parquantix’s first sponsorship of any AWS Summit. We are very excited …

Recent Changes to RDS – How Do They Impact Your Clients

AWS recently changed its pricing model for its Relational Database Service, or RDS, making reservations much more compelling, than on-demand pricing. Be careful though; these changes come with new challenges. We’ve outlined our recommendations to proactively address the implications and help you utilize your clients’ RDS Reserved Instances to their full potential. What are the Changes – Units Matter, Not Size With the recent changes, Amazon offers RDS RI flexibility …

AWS Partner Newbie? Tips for Getting Started

If you’re new to being an AWS partner and wondering which steps you should take to ensure you’re profitable and serving your clients well, we’re here to help. Third-Party Invoicing Tool: Do: Make sure that you have a third-party tool to invoice your clients. AWS’ billing files are detailed and very complex.  You will not generate accurate invoices for clients …

AWS EC2 Price Reductions

AWS recently released a series of price reductions for EC2 reserved instances (RIs). The price reductions were primarily targeted at new instance types, with the obvious goal of encouraging customers to move from older instance types to new ones. No-upfronts Reductions & Risks For newer instance types (m4/c4/r4), the reductions were significant. The price difference between a no-upfront and a …

Instance Size Flexibility for EC2 Reserved Instances

In March, AWS launched its latest enhancement to their EC2 Reserved Instances (RI) offering by providing size flexibility. Essentially, Regional Linux/UNIX RIs with shared tenancy apply to all sizes of instances within an instance family and AWS region – i.e., coverage is now across all instance sizes in the class. So if you have a c3.large RI, you can use …