IT departments face unparalleled pressure to operate as businesses and align IT costs with company priorities. This is difficult to accomplish especially when IT resources are shared. IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager helps solve this problem by collecting, analyzing, reporting, and billing based on usage and costs of shared Windows, UNIX (AIX, HP/UX, Sun Solaris), Linux (Red Hat and Novell SUSE), i5/OS, VMware, and mainframe computing resources. Usage and Accounting Manager helps you improve IT cost management.
With Usage and Accounting Manager you can understand your costs and track, allocate, and invoice based on actual resource use by department, user, and many additional criteria.
Usage and Accounting Manager consolidates a wide variety of usage data with Data Collectors associated with Operating Systems, Databases, Internet Infrastructure, E-mail Systems, Network & Printing, and customized usage data import collection from any application or system.