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  1. Detect and highlight VMs that are not enabled for Hybrid Usage Benefits (HUB)

    VMs can take advantage of existing on premises licences for Windows and SQL to make the Azure spend lower. A recommendation to enable HUB would save some money (assuming appropriate licences are held by the Azure user)

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    • Find and highlight orphaned VMs configured for ASR replication in Recovery Vaults

      VMs that are deleted are not automatically deleted from ASR so are still costing money. A job to find and delete these would save cash.

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      • Find and highlight orphaned backups in Recovery Vaults

        VMs often get deleted but are still configured for backups, a clean up of these backups often saves fairly big money.

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        • Detect and highlight over spec'd storage

          If a VM or other resource is on Premium Disks but doesn't require the IO then a recommendation for a move to standard disks

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          • See costs since the creation of our tenant

            Extend the crawling to see costs since the creation of our tenant not only the last year.

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            • Support Shared Services Subscriptions feature

              Support Shared Services Subscriptions feature.

              Currently we are developing some IP on Azure. We use a Shared Service Subscription as a CSP Direct provider.

              We tried to add this to Overcast. One of my colleagues who is admin tried to view it, but could not see any details of the subscription.

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              • Add support for Azure partner shared services

                I would like to see Shared Services subscriptions inside Overcast.

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                • Grant Overcast access to specific CSP customers

                  Have a way for CSPs to specify which of its customers should have access to Overcast.

                  2 votes
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                  • Support Government Account

                    Support Government Account to connect to ShareGate Overcast.

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                    • Show different prices for our end CSP customers

                      Be able to show different prices for End CSP user. For example retail minus 5% or retail plus 8%

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                      • Support cost + income on Azure subscription and invoicing to client

                        Support cost + income on Azure subscription and invoicing to client for those who resell the services to their clients.
                        EX: Cost VS income analysis report
                        Invoice production (PDF)
                        Manage the % profit to apply to amount to invoice, etc

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                        • Recommendations availability through public API

                          We would like to retrieve recommendations by querying an Overcast API. The goal is to make automated actions.

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                          • Add Primary Contact to the CSV export

                            Add Primary Contact to the CSV export

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                            • Schedule reports

                              Add the ability to schedule reports and send a copy or a link to a specific person/group. Ability to manage frequency, recurrence and recipients.

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                              • Ability to sort colunm for the reports

                                Add the ability to sort colunm for the reports. By costs for example.

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                                • Ability to Manage Tags Across all Environments

                                  Tagging strategy is an important issue in most companies. Keeping in mind limit of 15 tags per object is hard. It would be interesting to have a way to manage tags across all the environments from a tab in Overcast.

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                                  • Slack Channel

                                    Slack channel for messaging information. To see any update from Overcast for the whole team.

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                                    • Permanently snooze recommendations based on criteria

                                      Permanently snoozing recommendations based on some criteria: name, tag, etc.

                                      1 vote
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                                      • Save or Pin Reports

                                        Being able to save or pin Reports. I have to recreate the same report with the same filters. This is a bit of a pain.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Costs view per day and per hour

                                          - Being able to change the costs view per day or per hour

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