Kalibr8’s Advanced Cloud Optimization Solution Now Available on GCN’s Popular KATY Platform
Author: Kalibr8 Marketing
Press Release
Date: November 29, 2023

Dublin, Ireland; November 28, 2023— Kalibr8™ today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with GCN Group. Spanning 6 continents, GCN Group is the largest B2B network of local IT distributors that empowers local businesses to gain global competitive advantage. GCN operates in 49 countries, serves over 100,000 resellers, and brings products and services from over 400 vendors to those resellers. Their revenue in 2022 was over $4.5 billion.

As a cutting-edge vendor specializing in automated cost optimization for cloud services, Kalibr8 is revolutionizing how businesses manage their cloud expenses, streamline administrative processes, and drive efficiency.

The Kalibr8 platform has a commercial model that is straightforward. With a well-designed user experience through a web-based portal, the model also allows MSPs to easily on board as many customers as they wish using a “pay only for what you use” approach, with clearly defined benefits showing precisely how much is being spent on cloud consumption and where the spend can be reduced in near real-time.

“It is with great enthusiasm that I extend a hearty welcome to Kalibr8 as our esteemed vendor within the GCN Group. Kalibr8’s automated cloud optimization capabilities empower MSPs to effortlessly manage their customers’ cloud resources. The experience of getting to know Ben and the entire Kalibr8 team and navigating through this partnership process has been nothing short of a pleasure. I am genuinely excited about the collaborative journey that lies ahead and the transformative impact we can achieve together.” Said, Angelamaria Bova, CRO at GCN Group.

Kalibr8’s commitment to driving efficiency and innovation has led to a groundbreaking partnership with GCN Group, the global leader in B2B channel networks. This collaboration aims to revolutionize cloud expense management for GCN Group’s extensive network of B2B channel members. Through seamless integration into GCN Group’s KATY Platform, Kalibr8’s automated cost optimization platform empowers businesses to manage their cloud spending effectively.

Kalibr8 offers an automated platform to the table, designed to reduce cloud spending, and accurately allocate costs. By leveraging its unique multi-tenant capability, customers can oversee, analyze, and manage cloud assets across multiple accounts and providers in a single pane of glass. This comprehensive approach to cloud optimization ensures that businesses can make strategic decisions regarding their cloud resources, ultimately leading to cost savings and improved operational efficiency.

Cloud administration can often be complex and time-consuming. According to a survey conducted by Flexera in which 750 IT professionals and executive leaders surveyed, they reported that the top cloud challenge for organizations, enterprises, and SMBs is managing cloud spending, with 82% of all organizations positioning it as the most significant challenge they currently face.

Kalibr8 simplifies this process by providing businesses with tools to identify unmanaged resources and optimize resource allocation. By streamlining administrative tasks, Kalibr8 enables organizations to focus on their core business objectives and drive growth.

“We are extremely excited to work with GCN and its marketplace that is disrupting the global distribution market.” Said Ben McGahon, Co-Founder and CEO of Kalibr8. “GCN is a fantastic platform bringing ISVs and the channel closer together digitally, to open new markets and opportunities. Miquel, Angelamaria and the team are a pleasure to work with and we look forward to helping their channel take control of cloud costs through our innovative cloud platform. With Kalibr8, GCN’ community can analyze, manage, and optimize all their customers cloud environments in a single unified platform.”

Cloud cost optimization is necessary for organizations to build a sustainable business. The benefits of cloud cost optimization are numerous, from cost efficiency and resource allocation to scalability and competitive advantage. By prioritizing the optimization of their cloud expenses, businesses can drive profitability, increase operational efficiency, and contribute to a more sustainable and successful future.

About Kalibr8

Kalibr8 cloud optimization SaaS delivers automated and easy-to-use cloud-cost solutions to organizations through Managed Service Providers and Distributors. Kalibr8’s automated cloud optimization capabilities allow MSPs to manage their customer’s cloud resources easily. No coding, No scripting, No hassle.

For more information, please visit https://kalibr8.io and follow us on LinkedIn.

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