Achieve cloud savings with the CDW FinOps Accelerator

CDW's FinOps Accelerator enables organizations to attain optimal business value by making collaborative, data-informed spending decisions. This empowers IT leaders, CIOs, finance teams, and engineering professionals to optimize their cloud investments and enhance overall efficiency.

Get started today

Unlocking the power of FinOps

Drive transparency

Optimize cloud cost management by leveraging a FinOps framework. Establish tagging standards and automations for effective show-back to key Cloud Stakeholders.

Optimize workloads

Promote cost awareness

What to expect when accelerating

When you partake in CDW’s FinOps Accelerator program you experience the true art behind cloud cost management and that there is a light at the end of the tunnel of IT finances. You’ll receive the following benefits from CDW’s FinOps Accelerator program.

Stakeholder alignment of cost allocation & tagging strategy

Sequenced & prioritized cost reduction opportunities

Expert guidance around FinOps processes and guardrails

IT roadmap to reduce cloud costs & advance FinOps maturity

FinOps workbook exercise results & maturity grade


Strategizing IT plans with FinOps data for streamlined cloud cost reduction

Transform excess into efficiency as FinOps maturity improves, costs decrease.



Over 45% reduction in monthly cloud costs

Experience the transformative impact of our curated approach to cloud cost optimization and unlock the full potential of your cloud investments.

The impact of cloud cost optimization on transformation reveals that a staggering 80% of organizations overshoot their IaaS budgets due to insufficient cloud cost optimization governance and misguided upfront spend commitments. This emphasizes the need to prioritize cloud cost optimization as a fundamental aspect of transformation efforts. CDW understands these challenges and offers tailored solutions and expertise to help organizations effectively optimize their cloud costs, achieve maximum value from their investments, and drive successful transformations.

aws-finops-blog-2Read our blog to learn more about Finops and how CDW’s Digital Velocity team can help you make the most of your cloud budget.

man-with-icons (1)

Navigating cloud cost challenges for efficiency and savings

Effective cloud cost management is vital given its material impact on overall company spend. With a significant 24% year-over-year increase in public cloud spend, it now constitutes a substantial portion of expenditure. These rising costs are highly visible to top executives, necessitating in-depth analysis by CIOs and CIO finance teams. The challenges arise from the variability of cloud spending, especially for finance teams unaccustomed to managing IT spend in the cloud, further compounded by developers launching services without cost considerations. Additionally, early-stage cloud adopters often face cost inefficiencies stemming from overprovisioning, idle instances, ineffective licensing, and unused pricing discounts. To maximize cloud investment value, proactive measures must be taken to address these challenges and implement cost optimization strategies, enabling greater financial control and value realization.

Key questions for cloud optimization

When optimizing your cloud usage and costs, asking the right questions is crucial. By addressing these fundamental questions, you can navigate the complexities of cloud optimization, make informed decisions, and drive tangible results.

Understanding cloud usage and cost

What are we spending on the cloud, what are we using, and who pays for it?

Performance tracking & benchmarking

Does our cloud usage and spending align with our strategic and organizational objectives?

Real-time decision making

What immediate actions can we take to ensure our cloud usage aligns with our organizational goals?

Cloud rate optimization

How can we optimize our cloud pricing model or procurement strategies for better cost performance?

Cloud usage optimization

How can we better adjust our cloud resource utilization and scheduling to align with our organizational objectives?

Organizational alignment

What changes or integrations can be implemented to enhance the overall effectiveness of our organization’s cloud utilization?

Why CDW?

CDW’s Digital Velocity team, consisting of over 1,200 engineers, provides organizations with world-class expertise. As a leading global systems integrator, we collaborate with clients to solve their most profound technical challenges and adopt patterns for success. We give our customers the velocity they need to obtain a competitive edge.

Ready to gain control over your cloud expenses?