For your cloud environment, you can specify the total monthly cost of facilities or edit the facilities cost for real estate, power, and cooling requirements.


  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 Expenses and expand Private Cloud (vSphere).
  4. Select Cost Drivers.
  5. Select the Facilities tab.
  6. (Optional) Select a data center from the All Data Centers drop-down list to view or edit the facilities information of a specific the data center.
  7. Edit the monthly facilities cost.
    • Modify the cost of rent or real estate per rack unit and modify the monthly cost of power and cooling per kilowatt-hour.

    • Modify the total monthly cost of facilities.

  8. Click Save to save to update the changes.
  9. Click Reset to set the earlier defined values.


The monthly facilities cost is updated.