Enable IT Visibility for Cloud Cost Management

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud cost analysis, consumption metering, cloud comparison and planning, delivering the cost visibility and business insights you need to run your cloud more efficiently.

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An Introduction to vRealize Business for Cloud

Learn how vRealize Business for Cloud provides comprehensive cloud cost management, visibility, and planning.

What vRealize Business for Cloud Does 

Understand Cloud Costs

Track, manage and optimize your private and public cloud spending in a single dashboard.

Create an effective cloud strategy

Evaluate cost efficiency across data centers, private clouds and public clouds. Plan and optimize resources across hybrid clouds.

Make IT a strategic business partner

Monitor cloud consumption by business groups and applications. Align IT with lines-of-business through showback.

Get Value in Cloud Speed

Out of the box setup for instant cost visibility across vSphere infrastructure and public clouds.

SPOTLIGHT 

vRealize Business for Cloud helps IT better manage cloud resources.

vRealize Business for Cloud Delivers Visibility into Cloud Cost Management for Leading Tech Firm

The vRealize Business for Cloud solution enabled the team to shift from a technology to a service-broker orientation and better align with stakeholder needs.

VMware Cloud on AWS

vRealize Business for Cloud supports VMware Cloud on AWS in delivering a unified hybrid cloud management experience.

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Leading Transportation Company Implements vRealize Business for Cloud to Enable Real-Time Visibility into IT Service Value

Automated cloud cost management, consumption analysis, and comparison delivers the insight one railway leader needs to identify IT waste and optimize resource use.

Manage Across a Hybrid Cloud

See how vRealize Suite extends cloud cost management to non-vSphere hypervisors, physical infrastructure and hybrid cloud environments.

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Why upgrade vSphere to vCloud Suite?

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USE CASES

Cloud Cost Management

Track private and public cloud costs in a single dashboard, providing a simple-to-interpret view of cost drivers and spending efficiency. IT organizations can automatically and continuously track the cost of on-premises vSphere virtual infrastructure, as well as easily assess business spending across multiple public cloud providers and accounts.

Cloud Consumption Analysis and Showback

IT organizations get visibility towards the business groups, applications, and services that are consuming the most and least enterprise infrastructure. IT teams can securely share cloud services allocation statements, showback reports with specific LOBs through role-based access. With monthly charge projections and budget tracking, the solution provides greater transparency across the business.

Cloud Comparison and Planning

Automating cost comparisons on current and planned workloads helps IT organizations quickly evaluate cloud options.. IT teams can compare public and private cloud costs to make smarter cloud purchasing decisions. The solution also provides procurement planning capability to help IT teams improve resource management.

COMPARE

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud is available in two editions. vRealize Business for Cloud Standard is available as part of vRealize Suite. vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced is available as part of vRealize Suite and as a standalone product. 

Features
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Automatic private cloud metering, costing, and pricing
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Private cloud consumption analysis
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Private cloud and public cloud cost comparison
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Out-of-the-box hybrid cloud assessment (Comprehensive cloud costing and business assessment)
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Automatic reporting, custom reporting and API for data extraction
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Data center optimization (Integrated with vRealize Operations)
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Identifying private cloud reclamation opportunities (Integrated with vRealize Operations)
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Procurement planning
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Public cloud costing, consumption analysis, and pricing
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Role-based showback
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Quantifying private cloud reclamation opportunities (Integrated with vRealize Operations)
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Features Automatic service catalog pricing (Integrated with vRealize Automation)
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced

HOW TO BUY

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Standard is included in VMware vRealize Suite Standard, which is licensed per Portable Licensing Unit (PLU)*. 

 

vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced is available as a standalone product and is licensed per CPU and per 25-OSI pack. vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced is also included in vRealize Suite Advanced and vRealize Suite Enterprise. 

 

vRealize Business for Cloud is available in two editions as well as standalone.

 

Purchase options
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced
Purchase options Standalone
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard N/A
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced Per CPU and Per 25-OSI pack
Purchase options As a part of vRealize Suite Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard Per PLU*
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced N/A
Purchase options As a part of vRealize Suite Advanced
vRealize Business for Cloud Standard N/A
vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced Per PLU*

*Portable License Unit (PLU) gives customers flexibility to utilize vRealize Suite to manage workloads regardless of whether they are on vSphere on-premises, third-party hypervisors, physical servers, or supported public clouds.