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XC3’s Cloud Cost Management Revolution: New Updates & Benefits!

In the fast-paced realm of modern business, where cloud infrastructure stands as the cornerstone of operations, the challenge of balancing costs while ensuring optimal efficiency is crucial. Cloud technologies are appealing because of their great scalability and flexibility, but if costs are not carefully managed, they can quickly get out of hand. Picture this scenario: Your organization harnesses the power of the cloud, but the budgetary constraints are always a cause for concern. It's a puzzle familiar to many in the business landscape. Enter XC3 – your beacon of light in the cloud cost management maze.

XC3 is at the forefront of cloud cost optimization, bringing a suite of powerful features and updates that empower organizations to navigate the complexities of cloud cost management with precision. It’s a game-changer, providing a comprehensive approach to resource management and cost control.

In this blog post, we are thrilled to introduce you to the latest advancements in XC3which promises to revolutionize managing and optimizing cloud costs. These updates have been meticulously designed to provide you with greater visibility, automation, and control over your cloud resources, ensuring that you’re getting the most value from your cloud investments.

Join us as we explore the key features of XC3, including the new dashboard enhancements, robust automation capabilities, intelligent resource management, and proactive cost alerts. These updates pave the way for efficient cloud cost control, helping you streamline operations, minimize wastage, and focus resources where they matter the most.

Effortless Resource Tracking and Enhanced Visibility

In the intricate landscape of cloud infrastructure, operational efficiency hinges on a thorough understanding of your resources and their impact on operational costs. XC3’s latest upgrade introduces a revolutionary shift, offering a precise overview of individual project services and their associated resources.

Project Based Cost Breakdown
Project Based Cost Breakdown


Now, armed with the clarity of tagged resources, you can effortlessly identify which services are the primary contributors to your cloud budget. With tagging, XC3 simplifies cloud cost management. Easily identify resource-heavy services and allocate them strategically. XC3 is more than a navigation tool; it’s a strategic partner for efficient cloud spending.

No more getting lost in data overload. Now, you can easily spot which services are eating up most of your cloud budget. This means you can allocate your resources where they matter most, ensuring that your cloud spending is optimized for maximum efficiency. XC3 simplifies the process, so you can focus on what’s important.

A Dashboard for Strategic Decision-Making

Having a wealth of data at your fingertips is invaluable, but it’s equally essential to present it in a user-friendly and intuitive manner. That’s where the updated XC3 dashboard comes into play. It provides you with a bird’s-eye view of your project’s services, which is indispensable for effective cost management.

Project Cost Breakdown Full Workflow

Project Cost Breakdown Full Workflow

Project Cost Breakdown Full Workflow
Project Cost Breakdown Full Workflow

The enhanced dashboard presents you with a snapshot of your project’s services, making it easier than ever to track and manage costs. Key features of this dashboard include:

Streamlining Deployment with Robust CodePipeline Automation

Efficiency in cloud management extends beyond monitoring and cost control; it also encompasses how you manage and deploy your infrastructure. XC3 recognizes the significance of this aspect and introduces a powerful addition – CodePipeline automation.

CodePipeline automation is the bridge that connects efficient cost management with seamless deployment. It enables you to effortlessly orchestrate the deployment of your XC3 infrastructure, streamlining the entire process.

CI/CD Pipeline
CI/CD Pipeline

This robust and comprehensive automation streamlines the steps involved in deploying your XC3 environment, from setting up configurations to rolling out updates. By automating these tasks, XC3 not only saves you time but also reduces the margin for error in the deployment process.

Future Work

As we propel forward in our commitment to revolutionize cloud cost management, the journey with XC3 doesn’t end here. We’re driven by a continuous quest for innovation and efficiency. Excitingly, our roadmap includes upcoming features that will further elevate your experience with XC3. Let’s take a glimpse into the future of cloud cost control with the advancements on the horizon.

Proactive Cost Monitoring with Grafana Alerting

In the realm of cloud cost control, being proactive is key. XC3 understands this and is now introducing an indispensable feature – Grafana alerting. This feature equips you with the ability to receive real-time alerts when the cost of a specific project exceeds the threshold you’ve set.

Grafana Alerting
Grafana Alerting

Grafana alerting takes cloud cost management to the next level. It acts as your vigilant guardian, keeping a watchful eye on your project’s spending, and immediately notifying you when it goes beyond your defined limits. This capability has the potential to significantly transform the way things are done. It ensures that you’re always in the know and can take timely actions to prevent unexpected cost spikes.

Efficiency Boost: Identifying and Deleting Stale Resources

Efficiency in cloud management goes hand in hand with eliminating waste and optimizing your resource allocation. XC3 recognizes the importance of this and is set to implement a powerful feature for identifying and deleting stale resources.

Stale resources can be a silent cost burden in the world of cloud management. This feature is designed to be your cost-saving companion. It intelligently detects resources that have become redundant or underutilized based on specific metrics, and it offers you the option to automatically remove them to reduce costs. It’s all about ensuring that your cloud resources are in alignment with your actual operational needs.

Stale resource identification
Stale resource identification

The beauty of this feature lies in its proactive approach. Unless you explicitly specify not to delete a particular resource, XC3 will work diligently to free up unnecessary resources. This means you can significantly reduce your cloud costs by eliminating the financial burden of unused or redundant resources.


Real-Time Insights: The Stale Resources Dashboard

To give you a better understanding of stale resources in your infrastructure, XC3 is all set to develop a dedicated dashboard that offers valuable insights into your stale resources.

This dashboard is your window into real-time resource visibility, helping you identify resources that have outlived their usefulness. It provides crucial details such as the names and IDs of these resources, along with the time they’ve been in a stale state. With this information at your fingertips, you can make informed decisions about whether to retain or remove these resources.

The Stale Resources Dashboard is your proactive tool for ensuring that your cloud infrastructure is clean and optimized. It’s all about putting the power back in your hands, giving you the ability to reduce costs by managing and removing stale resources effectively.


As we’ve explored the remarkable features and updates in XC3, it becomes clear that mastering cloud cost control is no longer a daunting challenge. With precision resource tracking, an intuitive dashboard, and powerful automation, XC3 is your steadfast companion on the journey to efficient cloud management.

The introduction of Grafana alerting and the feature for identifying and deleting stale resources take proactive cost control to new heights. By staying ahead of cost overruns and eliminating waste, XC3 ensures that your cloud expenses remain in check.

With XC3, cloud cost control isn’t just a goal; it’s a reality. Your organization can confidently leverage cloud cost management solutions to manage cloud resources, reduce costs, and make informed decisions that drive efficiency and productivity.

About The Author(s)

Kashan Ali is a highly skilled Software System & DevOps Engineer with a solid background in software system design and DevOps engineering. With extensive experience in the field, Kashan specializes in architecting resilient systems and refining deployment pipelines. His expertise ensures smooth collaboration between development and operations teams, resulting in efficient project delivery.

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