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BMC Helix Cloud Cost 21.02

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BMC Helix Cloud Cost Service is a cloud-based digital platform that tracks cost utilization and expenditure by collecting, organizing, and analyzing high volumes of volatile IT business data, in real time, to meet the demands of web-scale IT. Complete and accurate analysis empower IT operations to make fast, data-driven decisions that support continuous digital service improvement and innovation.

Release notes and notices
updated 03 May

Learn what’s new or changed for BMC Helix Cloud Cost including new features, urgent issues, documentation updates, and fixes.

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DateTitleSummary
January 15, 20212021 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements:

  • Cost optimization recommendations for Azure zombie disks
  • Ability to view billing details in the configured currency
December 18, 20202020 enhancements

Includes the following enhancement:

Cost optimization recommendations for AWS unattached volumes

December 07, 20202020 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements:

  • BigQuery support for GCP connector
  • AWS trust-based role authentication support for AWS utilization connector
  • Cross-launch from recommendations page to BMC Discovery
September 23, 20202020 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements and features:

  • Showback feature to calculate shared resource cost
  • Cost optimization recommendations for AWS Relational Database instances
  • Purchase recommendations for Azure reserved instances
  • New notification type for budget and cost summary
  • PostgreSQL database support for TrueSight Capacity Optimization connector
  • BMC Helix Cloud Cost available on BMC Helix Platform
  • Integration with BMC Helix Chatbot to view cost optimization recommendations in a chat
  • Enhancements to existing recommendations
    • Graphical representation of CPU Usage for idle and power on/off recommendations 
    • Additional columns in the CSV file for Power On-Off recommendations 
  • Improved user experience
    • New option to filter tags
    • New tag to filter Azure Resource Groups
    • Ability to add markup while configuring discounts
    • Customized ON-PREMISES tab name 
February 21, 2020

2020 enhancements

  • New connector to import data from TrueSight Capacity Optimization
  • Ability to configure discounts on the catalog cost of the cloud resources
  • Service Principal authentication support for Azure connector
November 22, 20192019 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements and features:

  • Remedy Single Sign-On authentication support
  • Out-of-the-box recommendations for Azure connector
  • New connector to import cost and utilization data from the Google Cloud Platform resources
  • Ability to filter data based on the account name, cloud service and region

August 01, 20192019 enhancements

Includes the following features:

  • Multi cloud deployment support
  • Scheduled Power On/Off recommendations for AWS virtual machines
November 27, 20182018 enhancements

Includes the following enhancements and features:

  • New connector to import cost and utilization data from the Amazon Web Services resources
  • Ability to analyze the collected data and provide detailed evaluations of expenditure using graphical representation
  • Ability to filter data based on metadata related to specific resources 


Getting started

 

Quickly start using the product to track your cost utilization and expenditure

Registering

Enroll to use the product

Free trial quick start

Configure your trial environment

Planning

 

System requirements and license entitlements

Administering

 

Managing the administrative activities

Collecting data

 

Setting up data collection

Using

 

Using the product features

Troubleshooting

 

Issue resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support
PDFs

 


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