vRealize Business (formerly IT Business Management Suite)

VMware vRealize Business is available as a part of VMware vCloud Suite and vRealize Suite or standalone in two editions. Choose the Suite or the edition that meets your specific needs.

Edition vCloud Suite Advanced/Enterprise vRealize Suite Advanced or
vRealize Business Advanced
vRealize Suite Enterprise or
vRealize Business Enterprise
Business Management Capabilities
  • Virtual infrastructure metering and costing
  • VM Hierarchy management
  • Basic reporting including showback
Business Management Capabilities included in vCloud Suite Advanced/Enterprise plus:

  • Public Cloud costing and usage management
  • Integration with other VMware management and 3 rd party offerings
  • Financial management for full IT service layers including costing, planning, budgeting, and showback/chargement
Business Management Capabilities included in vCloud Suite Advanced/Enterprise and vRealize Business Advanced plus:

  • Service quality management for full IT service layers
Available Delivery Model
  • On-Premises
  • SaaS 1,2
  • On-Premises
  • SaaS 1,2
  • On-Premises
Available License Model
  • Perpetual
  • Subscription
  • Perpetual
  • Subscription
  • Perpetual
Available
License
Metrics
As a part of vCloud Suite
  • Per CPU
  • N/A
  • N/A
As a part of vRealize Suite
  • N/A
  • Per OSI
  • Per CPU
  • Per OSI
  • Per CPU
Standalone
  • N/A
  • Per Named User 3
  • Per CPU 4
  • Per Named User 3
  • Per CPU 4

* 1For standalone vRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise only
* 2Business Management for Cloud capabilities are only available as an on-premises offering
* 3Named users can use vRealize Business on unlimited VMs
* 4Intended for vCloud Suite users

Choose Your Edition

vRealize Business Advanced

Automate the processes required to provide cost transparency into the business of IT with the advanced edition for IT Finance teams. With comprehensive IT Financial Management capabilities, the Advanced edition provides full IT costing, IT demand management, IT forecasting and planning, IT showback, IT chargeback, what-if scenarios and IT cost optimization. It also supports the display, comparison and what-if analysis using VMware IT Benchmarking data so you can model existing cost advantages and future cost savings.

vRealize Business Enterprise

Gain transparency and complete control over all IT costs, services and quality with the Enterprise edition for CIOs and IT executives. In addition to Business Management for Cloud and IT Financial Management capabilities, IT Service Level Management and Vendor Management capabilities enable you to set, track, report and analyze IT performance and value measures for all your services, vendors and customers, as well as perform root cause and business impact analysis.

Choose Your Delivery Model

VMware vRealize Business is available as a SaaS offering or on-premises offering depending on your needs. Both options easily integrate with your existing financial and operational data sources to analyze and manage the cost and value of IT.

  • vCloud Suite Advanced and Enterprise and vRealize Suite Advanced and Enterprise are available as an on-premises offering.
  • vRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise editions are available as a SaaS* or on-premises offering.

*Business Management for Cloud capabilities are only available as an on-premises offering.

Advantages of Software-as-a-Service Option

With SaaS, there is no software installation, no IT administration, no hardware to buy and no hosting packages to purchase. VMware vRealize Business provides the fastest time to value, the lowest total cost of ownership and the least risk while providing the richest and most robust functionality.

  • Low upgrade maintenance and administration costs – We provide out-of-the-box, no-hassle value for all of your multiple lines of business that may be geographically and/or legally distributed.
  • Proven expertise – We offered the industry's first solution for IT financial management and you will benefit from our years of experience delivering value.
  • Industry-leading reliability – We consistently over-deliver on our availability SLAs, so you can access your IT financial information and process automation when and where you need it.
  • Advanced security – We run in a SAS 70 Type II data center with HTTPS web access; vulnerability testing; intrusion detection; and physical, network, application, data and operating system-level security.
  • High performance – We understand that automation needs to save time. We deliver fast, end-user response times so your users are more productive.
  • Integration with existing systems – We connect you to your existing financial and operational systems, including general ledger, systems management and spreadsheets.
  • Unlimited scalability – Global organizations use our technology to manage thousands of IT assets and services. Our platform is built to scale and support your growth.

Advantages of On-Premises Option

If you want or need vRealize Business capabilities on-premises, look no further. You'll get the same architecture, benefits, scalability, integration and performance benefits subject to your operating environment. We'll help you scope everything to ensure it meets your needs.