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Tag Management Service (TMS)

Cost transparency and control are an important issue for users of cloud services. One particular challenge for administrators or financial managers in user companies is to maintain an overview of the costs and use of cloud resources across all projects, departments and employees. In this context, tag management services offer a comprehensive insight into resource utilization and help distribute costs proportionally according to usage. As such, companies gain full transparency over who used which services, for which project, and to what extent. This also enables internal cost allocation.

Cloud Eye and Price Online Display are basic functions that help make cloud usage transparent and cost-efficient for users. The Tag Management Service (TMS) provides an additional component in this category, as it enables administrators to issue up to ten different tags for individual resources. The corresponding resources are then highlighted and can be assigned to certain topics, such as departments or development projects. It can be used for all listed services, both via the console and automatically by means of the API. The tags can also be derived from external services such as LDAP systems. In addition, analyses can be performed using these individually assigned tags in the Financial Dashboard. The Tag Management Service is free of charge.

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Reasons for TMS in the Open Telekom Cloud

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Ease of use

Tag Management Service (TMS) is a visualized service for fast and unified cross region tagging and categorization of cloud services.

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Easy resource management

Tags are used to identify cloud resources. When you have many cloud resources of the same type, you can use tags to classify cloud resources by dimension (for example: use, owner, or environment).

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Compatibility

TMS provides central management for all tags of all cloud resources. Services listed in the table above are supported.


Key Features of TMS

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Resource Tag Management

By adding tags to resources under your account, you can classify resources. TMS provides you with a visualized table to manage resource tags, including editing tags in batches.

 
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Resource tag search

You can search for resources of all services in all regions by tag or by combination of tags.

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Predefined tag management

You can create, import, or export predefined tags. By predefining tags, you can plan tags from the service perspective to effectively manage them.


Interconnecting with Cloud Trace Service (CTS)

Following are Tag Management Service (TMS) operations that can be recorded by Cloud Trace Service (CTS):

Operation

Resource Type

Trace Name

Creating Predefined Tags

predefineTag

addPredefineTag

Deleting Predefined Tags

predefineTag

deletePredefineTag

Modifying Predefined Tags

predefineTag

modifyPredefineTag

Creating Resource Tags

application

createResourceTag

Deleting Resource Tags

application

deleteResourceTag

 

After CTS is enabled, it starts recording operations on cloud resources. The CTS management console stores the last seven days of operation records.

 

New Features

Tags for DeHView details
API ExtensionView details
BMS & DeH – Marking with tagsView details
Tag Management available for Cloud Backup & Recovery (CBR) serviceView details
 

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