vRealize Business for Cloud Fundamentals

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Course Description
Self-Paced (60 Minutes)
This course provides an overview of VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Standard and VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced. It explores the IT management challenges that vRealize Business for Cloud is designed to solve and outlines the key features of the product suite.

This course introduces the vRealize Business for Cloud architecture, deployment best practices and business use cases. It also provides an introduction to the installation procedures for vRealize Business for Cloud 7.0.

Objectives:   At the end of this course, you should be able to:

-  Identify the role of vRealize Business for Cloud
-  Align the features of the vRealize Business for Cloud Standard and vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced editions with business use cases
-  Describe the high-level architecture of vRealize Business for Cloud
-  Describe the installation and configuration procedures for vRealize Business for Cloud 7.0
-  Describe the usage of vRealize Business for Cloud in private and public cloud cost management
Prerequisites:   Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals
Outline:   1.  Course Introduction

2.  vRealize Business for Cloud Solution Overview.
-  Module Objectives
-  What the CIO Sees
-  Challenges of Managing IT
-  Different perspectives on the Challenges of Managing IT
-  Addressing Challenges with vRealize Business for Cloud
-  Determining Cost of Infrastructure
-  vRealize Business for Cloud Editions
-  vRealize Business for Cloud Standard Edition - Key Capabilities
-  Automatically Discover Private Cloud Configuration
-  Private Cloud Metering, Costing and Pricing
-  Service Catalog Pricing for vRealize Automation
-  Private Cloud Consumption Analysis
-  Out of the Box Reporting
-  Use Case: Increased Business Agility with Private Cloud
-  vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced Edition: Key Capabilities
-  Public Cloud Costing
-  Showback and Budgeting
-  Data Center Optimization
-  Reclamation
-  Pricing Policies for Private and Public Cloud
-  Optimizing Business Agility with Public and Private Clouds
-  Module Objectives

3.  vRealize Business for Cloud Installation and Configuration.
-  Module Objectives
-  vRealize Business for Cloud: High-Level Architecture
-  Integration with vRealize Automation and vIDM
-  Standalone Deployments
-  Virtual Machine Requirements
-  Network Port Requirements
-  Installation Best Practices
-  Install, Configure and download Virtual Appliances
-  Deployment Options
-  vRealize Business for Cloud: Web Configuration UI
-  vRealize Automation Host Registration
-  vRealize Business Appliance Web Configuration
-  Server Migration
-  Remote Collector Configuration
-  Roles, Users, and Groups
-  Licensing
-  Private Cloud: vCenter and vCloud Director
-  Public Cloud: vCloud Air
-  Public Cloud: Amazon Web Services and Web Service tags
-  Public Cloud: Microsoft Azure
-  Manage Cloud Providers for Comparison
-  vRealize Operations Integration
-  Module Objectives

4.  Using vRealize Business for Cloud.
-  Module Objectives
-  Managing Cloud Costs
-  Monitor vRealize Automation Costs with vRealize Business for Cloud
-  vRealize Business for Cloud Dashboard
-  Expenses
-  Cost Drivers Categorized by vRealize Business
-  Viewing Cost Driver Details
-  Editing Expenses
-  Cost Calculation Methods
-  Cost of Services
-  Operational Analysis
-  Calculate Utilization Base Rates
-  Pricing Policies
-  vRealize Business for Cloud Pricing Integration with vRealize Automation
-  Business Hierarchy
-  Consumption Analysis
-  Budgeting and Role-Based Showback
-  Comparison of Cloud Costs for New and Existing Virtual Machines
-  Public Cloud Resource Consumption (vCloud Air, AWS)
-  Data Center Optimization
-  vRealize Operations Integration and Private Cloud Reclamation Opportunities
-  Generate Reports
-  Customize Reports
-  Module Objectives
-  Review of Course Objectives