Consumption analysis attempts to determine who consumes the resources, the purpose for which they are being consumed, and the costs associated with the resources. vRealize Business for Cloud classifies the consumers based on the business units. Pricing Integration with vRealize AutomationWhen vRealize Automation is configured with vRealize Business for Cloud, the pricing for all infrastructures in vRealize Automation must be configured in vRealize Business for Cloud. About Pricing PoliciesvRealize Business for Cloud can auto-generate pricing policies based on cost calculations. By default, these policies provide pricing recommendations for private, public, and hybrid cloud, which you can modify. Add or Edit Price for Virtual MachinesYou can modify or define price of the virtual machines existing the your private, public and hybrid cloud environments. Set the Budget Value to Estimate Your CostYou can set a budget for the consumers added to vRealize Business for Cloud. The consumer budgeting is disabled, by default. View Consumption ChargesConsumption charges is a dashboard that shows the monthly charge trends of business units. You can compare charge with cost, and see the list of top consumers in terms of charge values and the identify the top three consumers. View Business Unit ListYou can see the information about business units from different data sources. The information includes virtual machine count for each business unit, cost distribution for the resources (CPU, RAM, storage, and operating system). You can hover the mouse on the bar chart to see each resource cost value. You can also see the total cost, total budget and charge values for all business units. The business units can be from private or public cloud or from both. View Business Unit Heat MapThe business unit heat map enables you to easily identify whether the business units are over or under budget or over or under recovery. You can also see a number of blocks that represents the business unit and a tooltip on each block displays the values. View the Showback StatementThe showback Statement provides information about the business units and services, the projected monthly charge and budget values of your environment for the current month. The charge values of virtual machines and services are based on the pricing policies.