VMware vRealize Business Enterprise is an IT financial management (ITFM) tool that provides transparency and control over the costs and quality of IT services, enabling the CIO to align IT with the business and to accelerate IT transformation.

   

Manage the Business of IT in the Cloud Era

vRealize Business Enterprise supports better business-IT alignment by delivering transparency into the cost and quality of IT services.

What vRealize Business Enterprise Does

Drive IT Transparency

Understand the cloud resources and IT services you offer, as well as your costs, quality, users and consumption and see how you perform against peers to identify opportunities for improvement. With this transparency, enhance collaboration with users by providing them access to relevant IT cost data.

Enable the CIO Transformation Agenda

Show the value of new IT investments to accelerate business growth. Provide the baseline data necessary to understand ROI and TCO for complex initiatives, including application rationalization, data center consolidation, storage optimization, end-user computing and hybrid cloud services.

Align IT with the Business

Enable IT to meet the business expectations of the line-of-business (LOB) relative to the portfolio of available services and their costs, shifting from a technical orientation to a business orientation.

Control and Optimize IT Budget

Increase economies of scale, reducing IT unit costs and TCO, by establishing demand management. Improve analysis to drive fact-based vendor management and sourcing decisions around cloud resources and IT services.

SPOTLIGHT

vRealize Business Enterprise can help infrastructure teams understand the costs of supplying private and public cloud environments, and CIOs and IT executives understand the costs of supplying IT services.

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CIOs: Make Smarter Decisions

See how easily vRealize Business Enterprise gives you visibility into IT costs enabling you to make better strategic decisions.

Whitepaper: The IT Financial Management Challenge: ROI

If you focus only on what IT financial management platforms cost, you will never justify the investment. Creating a proper business case requires an understanding of what IT financial management influences.

Learn more about ROI approaches

Get Free vRealize Business Training

For IT and business professionals who seek to understand IT finance management and related skills such as costing, reporting, and management.

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Gartner Research: Using IT Financial Management to Improve Business Outcomes

There are nine key focus areas where the IT line function has the ability to add value and impact the bottom line significantly.

The Business Savvy CIO

Regardless of your particular approach to running IT like a business, there is a basic model that is fairly consistent across all approaches.

FEATURES

Business Management for the Cloud

Included with vRealize Business Enterprise, VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud costing, consumption analysis and comparison. Delivering views that show the cost of virtual machines and the utilization of shared resources help to better manage demand, budget and CapEx/OpEx, driving accountability of cloud resources to lower TCO. Optimize your costs and sourcing across internal virtual infrastructure/private cloud and public cloud.

Cloud Costing from a Single Dashboard

Provide cost and usage visibility of virtual infrastructure / private cloud and public cloud with out-of-the box integration with VMware vCenter Server, vRealize Automation, vCloud Director, vCloudAir, Amazon Workspace Services (AWS), and Azure.

Assess Usage and Value

Perform what-if analysis of virtual infrastructure / private cloud and public cloud, based on cost and utilization. Provide out-of-the box benchmarks for cloud / virtual infrastructure environments, providing insight into capacity, costs and efficiency.

Robust Reporting

Delivers common reporting and usage metering coverage for measuring, analyzing, reporting and invoicing based on usage across private and public cloud.

IT Financial Management

vRealize Business Enterprise uses a deterministic engine and powerful modeler allocate or translate IT costs, including physical and virtual systems, vendors, overhead, facilities, software and support, to each IT business service.

Extend Financial Transparency

View and analyze TCO and unit costs along with their breakdowns and trends for all IT services and prepare a bill of IT covering who consumed what IT services and resources.

IT Benchmarking

Peer benchmarks provide objective evidence to indicate where your IT spending is today, where it could be in the future and what paths you need to take to improve. Benchmarks cover items like hardware, software, infrastructure, personnel, applications, IT structure, costs and more.

Accelerated Automated Approach

VMware IT Benchmarking is a repeatable, automated benchmarking solution that covers more than 3,500 benchmark measurements across 20 industries, 18 towers or domains and four geographies. It is available as a standalone service via services engagements with VMware and select partners and benchmarking data can be viewed and analyzed within vRealize Business Enterprise.

Service Quality Management

Visually define, collect and manage service levels and operational compliance/quality metrics in the context of IT services. Automatically track, validate and manage vendor invoices on an ongoing basis against contract terms, actual spending and service performance/value metrics. Run IT more like a business with service level management and vendor management capabilities to help you to better understand the trade-off between cost and quality.

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Automatic private cloud metering, costing, and pricing
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Automatic service catalog pricing (Integrated with vRealize Automation)
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Private cloud consumption analysis
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Out-of-the-box reporting (Exportable data set)
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Private cloud and public cloud cost comparison
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Public cloud costing, consumption analysis, and pricing
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Role-based showback (private and public cloud)
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Data center optimization (Integrated with vRealize Operations)
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Quantifying private cloud reclamation opportunities (Integrated with vRealize Operations)
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Custom reporting, visual charts, and API for automatic data extract
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Integration with other VMware offerings and 3rd-party offerings
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Financial management for full IT service layers including costing, planning, budgeting, showback and chargeback
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Service level management for full IT service layers
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HOW TO BUY

VMware vRealize Business Enterprise is available on a standalone basis, priced on a per user basis. vRealize Business Enterprise includes unlimited vRealize Business for Cloud licenses. To learn more about the pricing model and how it can help meet your needs, please contact a sales representative.