Boost your business with Obsidian Systems – your AWS Cloud billing partner

Johannesburg, 30 Jun 2023

With the rise of cloud-based technology, businesses are increasingly shifting towards scalable services and AWS Cloud is at the forefront of this movement. However, navigating the new billing models can be intimidating. That's where Obsidian Systems steps in – we make the transition smooth, switching from credit card payments to a more manageable monthly billing system. 

Are you currently using a credit card to pay for your AWS services and experiencing the impact of exchange rates from the South African rand to the US dollar? Fortunately, you no longer have to deal with unknown fluctuations on your statements when it comes to international billing. Obsidian Systems provides a solution, offering monthly billing services specifically for the South African AWS market.

Industry expert Gartner highlights the importance of cost visibility and tracking in cloud-based workloads. With our advanced billing system, you'll have a precise understanding of your spend, allowing for more accurate budgeting and financial planning.

Choose Obsidian Systems for your cloud billing needs and enjoy these added benefits:

  1. Extended payment terms: No more immediate purchases; with our extended 30-day payment terms, your procurement team can better manage budgets and finances.
  2. B-BBEE compliance: Your company benefits by procuring from a level one B-BBEE partner, promoting inclusivity and diversity in South Africa.
  3. Detailed reporting: We are able to assist you with more comprehensive, customised reports that help you track and manage your cloud billing usage effectively, on request.
  4. Expertise: With over 28 years of experience, we've been assisting businesses, from start-ups to corporate giants, with their retail software needs.
  5. Well-architected reviews: Our advanced partner experts will review your cloud environment against best-practice standards, ensuring optimal architecture, support and maintenance.
  6. Local support: As your partner, we're your first point of contact for any technical, billing or subscription issues, escalating to AWS when needed.
  7. Service level agreements (SLAs): With Obsidian, you have the option to take out an SLA. We'll manage your environment, monitor alerts and ensure a healthy cloud environment.

Reduce the risk of uncontrolled payments while maintaining better control of your cloud migration strategy. Make the move to Obsidian Systems' cloud billing services today.

Sign-up now for simple AWS billing with Obsidian Systems now.

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Obsidian Systems

Obsidian Systems is an established supplier of Smarter Hybrid IT Open Source software solutions. The company was started in 1995 as a modest services provider targeting businesses and organisations looking to integrate and leverage off Linux infrastructure.

Obsidian Systems has expanded by partnering with Autumn Leaf and RadixTrie.

Our group of companies forms a formidable team who strives to find “smarter” ways to unlock the enterprise potential of applying Open Source solutions to deliver on your Hybrid IT strategy.

We specialise in retail and subscription management services; vendor-certified products and local skills providing support, compliance, testing and observability for managed services; consulting, architecting and software services to support hybrid IT strategies for your business across all of your data centres, branches, IaaS, PaaS and edge devices for everything:

  • Teams
  • Code
  • Platform
  • Data

We specialise in innovative offerings built on the latest open source technology. Our latest being a hybrid IT management platform called TACO that delivers a single pane of glass to automate, test, comply and observe your complete hybrid IT environment no matter where it is.

Obsidian Systems is a Level 1 contributor to Broad-based Black Economic empowered supplier of open source software solutions in South Africa. We help teams to get their code to the best compute and the correct data.

Telephone: 0860 4 LINUX (0860 4 54689) Telephone (International): +27 11 795 0200

Physical Address: Unit 5 Tandridge Office Park, Ateljee Street, Randpark Ridge 2154, South Africa

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4938, Cresta, 2118, South Africa

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