This is a follow-up to our previous blog about public cloud cost management for Adobe Experience Platform Pipeline. The previous blog covered an overview of Adobe Experience Platform Pipeline, a breakdown of expenses, a plan of action, and the need for a cost governance program.
We recognize that both technology vendors and our enterprise customers (CIOs and IT organizations) have been faced with public cloud cost management. Building upon that, we focused on defining a cost optimization framework that establishes an iterable approach with sustainable long-term impact. In this blog, we will share our progress on how we reduced annual public cloud COGS spend by 40% without incurring any downtime.
We began by defining the following goals which would serve as our guiding principles as well, to the cost savings approach.