You can configure the depreciation method for server hardware, configure the pricing method to either utilization or allocation at the resource (CPU, memory, or storage) level and also set manual or automatic mode to assign compute rate for the resources.
Configure a Depreciation Method for Calculating Cost of Server Hardware You can configure vRealize Business for Cloud to use a depreciation method to compute amortized monthly cost of hardware component (for example, server, disks). You can set the depreciation period to two or seven years.
Configure Pricing Update Strategy You can configure either to set the compute rate of resources (CPU, memory and storage) automatically based on running cost or to edit manually during vCenter Server pricing policy creation.
Configure the Pricing Method at Resource Level You can configure the pricing method as Allocation and Utilization for resources such as CPU, Memory and Storage. The values in the vRealize Business for Cloud reports are calculated based on the pricing method calculation.