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    It doesn't take long to develop an automation blueprint. You need about half an hour, and then you can install or deploy it on several systems. That was our first great advantage in the project… more »
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    VMWare vRealize is price-intensive. But we have had good meetings with VMware and have set up an enterprise agreement for the customers with VMware. At the same time, the pricing is per CPU, and it's… more »
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    Also Known As
    VMware IT Business Management Suite, VMware ITBM, IT Business Management Suite, Digital Fuel
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    Apptio ITFM offers collaborative budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and multi-year planning purpose-build for IT. It gives IT Finance leaders confidence that every IT dollar is spent on the highest priority items for your business.
    VMware IT Business Management Suite offers in three editions: Standard, Advanced, and Enterprise. VMware IT Business Management Suite provides transparency and control over the cost and quality of IT services. By providing a business context to the services IT offers, IT Business Management helps IT organizations shift from a technology orientation to a service broker orientation, delivering a portfolio of IT services that align with the needs of line of business stakeholders. With benchmarks providing objective evidence, IT Business Management also provides the fact-based approach needed to minimize the cost of IT while maximizing the value IT delivers to its customers. Greater transparency and alignment, and the continuous improvement of IT services they enable, support IT as it seeks to develop competitive advantage through major IT transformation initiatives such as cloud, mobility and data center modernization.
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    Sample Customers
    Nationwide Building Society, State of Washington, Nationwide Building Society, DIRECTV, CME Group, Swiss Re, Cox Automotive
    Rent-A-Center, SAIC - (Science Applications International Corporation), Tribune Media, iGATE, EMC, Deutsche Telekom, GEFCO, Banca Ifis
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    Computer Software Company35%
    Comms Service Provider14%
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    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise33%

    Apptio is ranked 2nd in IT Financial Management while vRealize Business for Cloud is ranked 3rd in Cloud Cost Management with 6 reviews. Apptio is rated 0.0, while vRealize Business for Cloud is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of vRealize Business for Cloud writes "Complete solution for automation, orchestration, and end-to-end lifecycle management". Apptio is most compared with BMC IT Business Management OnDemand, whereas vRealize Business for Cloud is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), CloudHealth, Clarity SM, Nutanix Xi Beam and TOPdesk.

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