After you add a Windows Azure account, vRealize Business for Cloud displays the total cloud cost incurred on the account.


  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 Infrastructure, click Public Cloud (Azure).

    The cloud cost information is categorized into several widgets.


    The total cost trend displays the total cost for the last twelve months based on the cost in the bill, irrespective of when the account was added into vRealize Business for Cloud.



    Cloud Cost

    Displays the total cost incurred on the added Azure accounts.

    Average VM Cost

    Displays the average cost incurred per virtual machine, which is calculated by equally dividing the total cloud cost among the number of virtual machines in all the added accounts.


    Displays the total cloud cost distribution among the added accounts.

    Service Type

    Displays the total cloud cost among all the services in the added accounts.

  4. To view detailed information about the service type, click a service type from Cost details pane.

    The usage details of the service type are displayed. They are categorized according to Usage Type, Start Time - End Time, Usage, and Total cost.