vRealize Business for Cloud provides visibility into each of the data centers to visualize the cost of used and remaining capacity of the data centers. The cost is calculated based on the percentage values collected from vRealize Operations Manager. The cost is classified into compute cost and storage cost.


Ensure that the vCenter Server is integrated with vRealize Operations Manager.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation interface at https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL by using credentials of a tenant administrator.
  2. Click Business Management.
  3. Under the Planning section, click Data Center Optimization.

    You see the total compute cost, storage cost and the labor cost for all data centers and the data centers total monthly cost. You can see the total costs per data center and compute, storage and labor costs of each data center.