The vRealize Business for Cloud user interface options vary based on the license key. You can see all the available options by using the vRealize Business for Cloud, vCloud Suite Advanced or Enterprise and vRealize Suite Advanced or Enterprise licenses. Certain vRealize Business for Cloud options might not be available as part of vCloud Suite Standard and vRealize Suite Standard licenses.

Table 1. User Interfaces comparison of vRealize Business for Cloud Standard edition and vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced edition.

Tasks that you can perform

Options available in the vRealize Business for Cloud Standard edition

Options available in the vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced edition

Navigation on the vRealize Business for Cloud user interface in the vRealize Automation-integrated setup and the standalone setup

Managing Private Cloud Accounts such as vCenter Server, vCloud Director

Yes

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Manage Private Cloud Connections

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Manage Private Cloud Connections

Note:

You cannot add the EMC SRM servers by using the vCloud Suite Standard and vRealize Suite Standard licenses.

Managing Private Cloud Accounts such as EMC SRM servers

No

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Manage Private Cloud Connections > Storage Server

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Manage Private Cloud Connections > Storage Server

Managing Public Cloud Accounts such as AWS, Azure and cloud providers for comparison

No

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Manage Hybrid & Public Cloud Accounts

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Manage Hybrid & Public Cloud Accounts

Updating Reference Database

Yes

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Update Reference Database

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Update Reference Database

Generating and downloading the log files to analyze the issues

Yes

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Support File

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Support File

Updating License

Yes

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Update License

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Update License

Generating a token for vRealize Business Enterprise integration

No

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > vRealize Business Integration

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > vRealize Business Integration

Managing data collectors

Yes

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Manage Data Collector

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Manage Data Collector

Calculating depreciation

Yes

Yes

  • For the integrated setup: Administration > Business Management > Calculation Preference

  • For the standalone setup: Administration > Calculation Preference

Viewing the supported vRealize Business for Cloud Features

Yes

Yes

Business Management > LaunchPad

Viewing the vRealize Business for Cloud Overview

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Dashboard

Viewing private cloud cost, expenses, and charge information

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Expenses > Private Cloud (vSphere)

Viewing AWS information

No

Yes

Business Management > Expenses > Public Cloud (AWS)

Viewing Azure information

No

Yes

Business Management > Expenses > Public Cloud (Azure)

Viewing the private cloud operational analysis information

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Operational Analysis > Private Cloud (vSphere)

Viewing price values and policies, charges, business unit list and business unit map

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Consumption > Pricing and Charges

Editing the price

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Consumption > Pricing and Charges > Pricing > Edit > Edit Pricing

Editing the budget value

No

Yes

Business Management > Consumption > Pricing and Charges > Pricing > Edit > Edit Budget

Editing business hierarchy

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Consumption > Pricing and Charges > Business Units List > Edit > Edit Business Hierarchy

Viewing the showback statement and reclamation opportunities

No

Yes

Business Management > Consumption > Showback

Comparing cost across cloud and data centers

Yes

Yes

Business Management > What-If Analysis

Viewing data center optimization information

No

Yes

Business Management > What-If Analysis > Data Center Optimization

Generating reports

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Planning > Reports

Scheduling reports

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Planning > Reports > Schedule Reports

Creating Custom Reports

Yes

Yes

Business Management > Reports