Continuous Cloud Cost Optimization

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Make Sense of Your Cloud Data

Get visibility into a rich set of data for managing your multi-cloud environment. Analyze your infrastructure by dynamic business groups and access custom reporting.

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Optimize and Control Your Cloud Spend

Improve resource utilization and realize cost savings with tailored recommendations. Drive continuous optimization with governance policies and automated actions that execute changes in your cloud environment.

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Enhance Your Cloud Management Practice

With more than $20B of annualized cloud spend under management, VMware Aria Cost supports 20,000+ organizations worldwide. Grow your cloud expertise with a proven framework to progress through your cloud management maturity journey.

Key Capabilities

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Resource and Organization Management

Align cloud data to your business for greater control over user access. Dynamically allocate assets to business groups. View and analyze your cloud environment to drive accountability for cost and usage.

Multi-cloud cost history report in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Reporting and Dashboards

Filter and refine out-of-the-box reports to correlate datasets for analysis against business objectives. Create custom dashboards and easily build detailed reports from scratch to perform more granular analysis.

Budget vs. actual report in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Budget Management

Configure budgets to visualize expected costs and compare with actual spend. Create as many budgets as you need and proactively alert stakeholders when costs are forecasted to exceed pre-defined budgets. 

Forecasting dashboard in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth


Forecasting powered by machine learning considers periodicity, seasonality, infrastructure changes, and application lifecycle for accurate projection of cloud costs. 

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Cost Allocation and Chargeback

Create rules to reassign indirect costs by the proportion of direct costs within your prospective groups. Manipulate costs directly in the platform by adding custom line items. Insert one-time or recurring charges or credits and perform enhanced chargeback or showback. 

Rightsizing recommendations in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Rightsizing and Waste Reduction

Quickly identify and terminate unused resources to reduce wasted spend. Set custom thresholds and leverage actionable recommendations for rightsizing IaaS and PaaS services in your multi-cloud environment. 

Savings plan in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Commitment-Based Discount Management

Take advantage of cloud provider commitment discounts to reduce operational costs. Save time spent manually managing Reservations and Savings Plans with purchasing, optimization and amortization capabilities. Manage discounts throughout their entire lifecycle to maximize savings.

Anomaly detail screen in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Anomaly Detection

View unexpected changes in spend by region, account and service. Understand historical trends in behavior to pinpoint the most severe anomalies. Trainable machine learning adjusts to periodic or seasonal workload patterns.

Kubernetes rightsizing with recommendations in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Kubernetes Optimization

Get customizable recommendations for rightsizing Kubernetes cluster requests to ensure optimal performance and eliminate wasted spend. Allocate Kubernetes costs and report or chargeback containerized costs at any granularity.

Custom governance policy in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Governance and Automation

Drive consistent operations and continuously monitor your environment. Quickly identify opportunities to proactively reduce spend, remediate risks, and streamline configuration. Get alerted and enable automated actions when conditions deviate from your desired state. 

Migration assessment in VMware Tanzu CloudHealth

Migration Planning

Plan a migration from your data center to the public cloud. Understand the total cost of migrating, compare the cost of moving workloads in different regions and availability zones, and optimize reservations to make smarter, more informed decisions.

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VMware Tanzu CloudHealth is VMware’s dedicated FinOps solution and the First Premier Partner of the FinOps Foundation.

A Recognized Leader in Cloud Financial Management

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VMware (CloudHealth) is named a leader in the ISG Provider Lens™ Global 2022 Public Cloud Solutions and Services, Multi-Cloud FinOps Platforms.

Forrester Names VMware A Leader in Cloud Cost Management and Optimization

Forrester Names VMware a Leader in Cloud Cost Management and Optimization

VMware (CloudHealth) was named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Cost Management and Optimization, Q3 2022. Learn why the Forrester report says “VMware’s solution is a superior choice for cloud cost management.”

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