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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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There are nine key focus areas where the IT line function has the ability to add value and impact the bottom line significantly.
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.
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.
Delivers common reporting and usage metering coverage for measuring, analyzing, reporting and invoicing based on usage across private and public cloud.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.