How to Access the AWS Cost & Usage Report for Budget Forecasting
This guide walks you through the steps for accessing your Cost & Usage Report and provide examples of the most useful insights impacting forecasting decisions.
The Cost & Usage Report contains the raw data on your AWS usage and billing transactions. The report is the foundation for tracking progress against organizational KPIs and how usage is impacting forecast trends and budgets. The data is key for eliminating cost surprises and negotiating discounts (e.g., savings plans, enterprise plans, Reserved Instances, etc).
The complimentary consultation includes 30 minutes with a Vega Cloud Engineer who will guide you through the setup process and help you understand what makes up the file.
NOTE: The file can exceed 1TB and become overly complex. If you need assistance accessing the file or interpreting the data, email firstname.lastname@example.org or opt-in to receive the complimentary 30-minute consultation.