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vCloud Usage Meter

VMware Usage Meter and
Usage Insight

License Metering for VMware Cloud Provider Program

To facilitate reporting of the vCloud Service Provider Bundles and standalone products, VMware has developed vCloud Usage Meter.

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What is Usage Meter?

Usage Meter is an on-premises virtual appliance that Cloud Provider partners use to facilitate usage based license reporting. This is part of the VMware Cloud Provider Program's consumption based licensing model. Usage Insight is a free cloud service offering that supports Usage Meter for Automatic Reporting and Data Retention. Partners utilize Usage Insight to scale-out their metering deployment and simply reporting their usage each month.

The VMware Cloud Provider Program requires that partners use the latest generally available (GA) version of vCloud Usage Meter.

For a complete list of metered products please visit the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices. vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1 now meters vCloud Availability for vCloud Director and vSAN Enterprise Add On. vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1 meters the following products:


*For more information on products and versions, check theĀ VMware Product Intero page

What's New

Usage Meter 4.1 is now available! This version is a complete re-write of the Usage Meter platform from the ground up and represents the future for VCPP Metering. There are a lot of things to love about this new version but the ones that stand out the most are In-Place Upgrades, Security, Data Retention and SaaS.

Read more about Usage Meter 4.1 in the announcement blog.

For partners still using Usage Meter 3.6.1, Hot Patch 3 is now available. This update can be applied as an in-place patch and provides support for vCloud Availability 3.0+, Site Recovery manager 8.2 and contains an improved installation package for installing the hot patch. This patch also includes the previous Hot Patch 1 & 2 fixes as well.

You can download Hot Patch 3 now on the Usage Meter 3.6.1 download page!


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vCloud Usage Insight Success Stories

"vCloud Usage Insight used our existing usage meter and pushed the data to the staging/testing iasset. It was all in there. It is moving a good direction."

Mike Kramer Enterprise Systems Architect

"vCloud Usage Insight has opened all sorts of avenues for TekLinks, Inc. and has given TekLinks the ability to streamline the licensing aspect of VMware, that has been such a hassle and patchwork of information in the past."

Josh Wesson Cloud Services Engineer

"vCloud Usage Insight allows our team to focus on what is important... delivering top cloud services to all our customers, while the service sends all our reports in an automated and fast way."

Jesus E Espinoza C VP & CIO
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Each month the user needs to export their monthly usage and report it to Business Portal.

vCloud Usage Insight provides a more efficient way to report usage every month.

vCloud Usage Insight

Each month the user needs to export their monthly usage and report it to Business Portal.

vCloud Usage Insight

vCloud Usage Insight provides a more efficient way to report usage every month.

  • Auto-upload to Business Portal: Pre-populates usage into Business Portal.
  • Aggregation of UMs: Automatically aggregates usage across all UMs by contract & site.
  • Retain Full control: Full control to edit/review usage in Business Portal prior to submit.
vCloud Usage Meter

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vCloud Usage Meter is a part of the VMware Cloud Provider Program.

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