VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth

VMware Aria Cost Expands Multi-Cloud Support to Alibaba Cloud

VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth (formerly CloudHealth), has released the general availability for support of Alibaba Cloud!

With this release, customers and partners will gain visibility into Alibaba Cloud costs and usage so enterprises can view all cloud costs in a single platform and streamline decision-making. This is in addition to existing support for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS (beta), and data center cost management.

Our mission is to complete the total cost of ownership story. In accomplishing this, we’ll produce raw, enriched, and custom datasets that will connect with customer-provided data to drive existing and new use cases around optimization, governance, and unit economics for business KPIs.

– John McLoughlin, Senior Director of Product Management for VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth

Benefits of managing Alibaba Cloud costs in VMware Aria Cost include: 

  • View granular breakdowns of cloud data to understand which departments, teams, projects, or applications are responsible for driving costs 
  • Leverage historical data for accurate forecasting  
  • Streamline decision-making with custom reports and dashboards tailored to your business function, team, or project  
Alibaba Cloud Cost History Report in VMware Aria Cost

Current VMware Aria Cost features available for Alibaba Cloud management:

  • Dashboard: Cost and usage overview with historical cost segregated by service categories
  • Cost History Report: Ability to slice-and-dice cost across Alibaba Cloud services, compartments, and Perspectives with cost drill down showing resource level cost details
  • FlexReports: Build reports across various dimensions to perform granular analysis on cost, usage, and asset data
  • Multi-Cloud Cost History Report: Alibaba Cloud is now included in this report, so you have a single point of reference across clouds¬†
  • Perspectives: Ability to create dynamic business groups based on resource tags, compartments, and derived assets
  • Assets: Visibility into Alibaba compartments and a comprehensive list of assets (as derived from billing data)

No matter where you are in your cloud journey, VMware is your trusted partner to help you drive better customer experiences and business outcomes. 

VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth is a part of the VMware Aria portfolio. VMware Aria is a multi-cloud management portfolio that provides a set of end-to-end solutions for managing the cost, performance, configuration, and delivery of infrastructure and applications. Expressly designed for the operational challenges of cloud-native applications and public cloud environments, VMware Aria delivers a new perspective on multi-cloud management. 

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