vCenter Chargeback Pricing
Improve utilization of virtual infrastructure with accurate visibility into the true costs of virtualized workloads. Enable line-of-business owners to have full cost transparency and accountability for self-service resource requests.
VMware vCenter Chargeback allows cost models to be customized to the process and policies of different organizations. Virtual machine resource consumption data is collected from VMware vCenter Server ensuring the most complete and accurate tabulation of resource costs. Integration with VMware vCloud Director also enables automated chargeback for private cloud environments.
Increase Visibility and Drive Accountability for Virtual Infrastructure
Understand the true cost of virtual machines to drive better utilization of resources and IT budgeting. Empower line of business users to be fully accountable for the virtual machines that are requested. Develop cost models with maximum flexibility to suite the unique policies of an organization.
Deliver Chargeback as Part of
- Allow the business to understand the cost of deploying and maintaining business services
- Eliminate the perception that virtual machines are “free”
- Integrate with existing IT Financial Management or Asset Management systems for complete cost visibility across physical and virtual resources
Model the Realities of Datacenter Costs Accurately
- Configure base costs, fixed costs, one-time costs, multiple rate factors, and overage fees to model true costs associated with virtual machines
- Track costs for power, cooling, real estate, software licenses, and maintenance associated with virtual infrastructure deployments
- Maintain reusable cost templates that allow the process of adding cost models to VM’s to be standardized
Increase Resource Utilization with Effective Visibility into Costs
- Schedule and distribute reports on a periodic basis to communicate usage and costs to business owners
- Drive better decision making and planning for infrastructure budget requirements
- Optimize the use of shared virtual infrastructure