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The FinOps Foundation Announces ProsperOps as a New Premier Member
[March 29, 2023]

The FinOps Foundation Announces ProsperOps as a New Premier Member

ProsperOps Expands Partnership with FinOps Foundation to Support and Accelerate Adoption of Cloud Rate Optimization Best Practices

PORTLAND, Ore., March 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The FinOps Foundation, part of The Linux Foundation's non-profit technology consortium focused on advancing the people and practice of cloud financial management, announced today that ProsperOps, the autonomous cloud cost optimization platform, is joining as a Premier Member company. Additionally, Erik Carlin, ProsperOps co-founder and chief product officer, will join the FinOps Governing Board as a voting member to help craft Foundation strategy and direction.

FinOps is a portmanteau of "Finance" and "DevOps," stressing the communications and collaboration between business and engineering teams. It is a synonym for the practice of "Cloud Financial Management," a growing discipline designed to ensure organizations extract the most value from every dollar they spend on cloud.

ProsperOps is an autonomus cost optimization platform for Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers that algorithmically manages discount instruments, such as Savings Plans and Reserved Instances, to maximize compute savings while minimizing lock-in and liquidity risk. ProsperOps currently manages close to $1 billion of compute usage, analyzing nearly 20 million customer environment changes per month for some of the world's leading born-in-the-cloud businesses.

As a result of using their service, customers are able to reduce cloud compute costs by over 50%, measured by Effective Savings Rate (ESR), an objective FinOps metric that measures the true outcome of cloud cost optimizations.

"We're excited to join the FinOps Foundation to help more organizations leverage smarter cost optimization strategies," said Carlin. "The amount of FinOps work required to optimize a dynamic computing environment almost always outstrips engineering team capacity. As a member of the FinOps Foundation Governing Board, I look forward to helping promote broader awareness of metrics like ESR and AIOps, so FinOps and DevOps teams gain more visibility and achieve optimal savings outcomes."

"The need for automated platforms like ProsperOps could not be greater as organizations streamline and maximize the business value of the cloud while supporting their FinOps teams," said J.R. Storment, Executive Director of the FinOps Foundation. "With Erik joining our board, the entire FinOps community will benefit from his leadership, experience and ProsperOps contributions to the community."

With FinOps practices growing in number and importance, the FinOps Foundation community of over 9,600 community members from more than 3,900 organizations continues to tackle challenges for FinOps practitioners through FinOps best practices.

To learn more about becoming a member of The FinOps Foundation visit 

About the FinOps Foundation
The FinOps Foundation (F2) is a non-profit trade association made up of FinOps practitioners around the world including Atlassian, Autodesk, Gannett, HERE Technologies, Just Eat, Nationwide and Spotify. Grounded in real world stories, expertise, and inspiration for and by FinOps practitioners, the FinOps Foundation is focused on codifying and promoting cloud financial management best practices and standards to help community members and their teams become better at cloud financial management.

ProsperOps is the leading AIOps platform for cloud financial management. It provides an intuitive, autonomous cost optimization experience for Amazon Web Services (AWS) that automatically manages AWS discount instruments to maximize compute savings and minimize commitment risk. By removing the effort, latency, and risk associated with manually managing rigid long-term discount instruments, ProsperOps simplifies cloud financial management. Founded in 2018, ProsperOps is a founding member of the FinOps Foundation, a FinOps certified platform, an AWS Cloud Management Tool Competency and ISV-Accelerate Partner, and a 2021 Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing. ProsperOps is backed by H.I.G. Growth Partners and other strategic investors.

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