You have been working hard to bring in more active users to your newly built platform. Watching that number go up every day gives you more faith in your ability to grow your idea into a viable business. Only problem, your cloud server costs are outpacing your revenue and hindering your ability to let you ramp up your traffic.
This was the problem facing a recent client of ours, in a business where a flurry of traffic comes in a few times a month and then calms down. After increasing the server size a couple of times to account for these surges, and the problem still persists, he found himself in a situation where further scaling up wasn’t economically feasible anymore.