vRealize Business for Cloud provides visibility into each of the datacenters 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.

Prerequisites

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

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Business for Cloud as an administrator.
    • https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL (for the vRealize Automation integrated setup)

    • https://vRealize_Business_for_Cloud_host_name/itfm-cloud(for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup)

  2. Click Business Management.
  3. Expand Planning, and select 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 cost and cost for compute, storage and labor resources of each data center.