Traditionally, resource utility calculation for the single-tenant environment would be a straightforward job for enterprises and service providers. However, when it comes to multi-tenant environments, it becomes a challenging task.
Cloud Assert Billing for Azure Stack offers a flexible resource consumption-based billing solution integrated within the Azure Stack portal to enable true pay-as-you-billing, invoices and payments. With Cloud Assert Billing for Azure Stack, Enterprise service administrators, Service providers and Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partners can define multiple pricing models within Azure Stack for all available services, resource meters, plans and offers. The solution is also extensible to support billing for resources residing outside of Azure Stack (e.g., VMware, System Center / Hyper-V).
Configuring a pricing profile via Hybr Billing
Configuring a Metered Resource in Azure Stack
Invoice overview - Admin Portal in Azure Stack
Microsoft Azure Stack is a hybrid cloud solution with much anticipated release in early 2017, it is currently in Technical Preview 2. In this article I will highlight important aspects of Azure Stack TP2 Installation and gotchas we ran into during installation.
Provisioning and managing VMware vCenter Virtual Machines from Microsofts Azure Stack TP1 release using Cloud Assert VConnect for Azure Stack TP1.