vCloud Utilization Perception is now a part of Cloud Accomplice Navigator! Methods to get onboarded as a brand new cloud supplier?

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vCloud Utilization Perception service has been now broadly accessible to companions in Cloud Accomplice Navigator (CPN). The service capabilities are largely preserved in CPN, although some thrilling new options are rolling out completely to companions utilizing CPN.  

Some companions might need been notified about having their Utilization Perception occasion migrated. Regardless that most of our present companions have already been migrated to a CPN org, the onboarding course of will look a bit completely different for our new companions. This weblog submit will clarify the best way to get onboarded to CPN as a brand new Cloud Supplier associate and begin utilizing vCloud Utilization Perception.  

Why is vCloud Utilization Perception now a part of Cloud Accomplice Navigator? 

The mixing of vCloud Utilization Perception into Cloud Accomplice Navigator is a part of our efforts to enhance our companions’ consumer expertise. With the mixing of Utilization Perception into CPN, you’ll quickly have the total operations and studies performance again in a single place. The Utilization and Commerce integration into CPN means that you can handle your Utilization Meter registrations, test your utilization, and see analytics about your utilization and atmosphere. All whereas transferring your CPN and Commerce Portal login to the identical SSO credentials! Now not worrying about a number of accounts that you should handle.  

Methods to get entry to Cloud Accomplice Navigator as a brand new Cloud Supplier 

The next info will enable you to undergo the Cloud Accomplice Navigator onboarding course of. 

Pre-requisites 

  1. Rental contract with VMware 
  2. VMware Commerce Portal Administrator position utilized to your VCP Consumer.
  3. No supplier organizations created in Cloud Accomplice Navigator or VMware Cloud Companies

Onboarding to Cloud Accomplice Navigator  

  1. Log in to VMware Commerce Portal (VCP) as a VCP Administrator. 

Be aware: Solely a VCP Administrator can request a CPN invite and provoke the CPN org creation.  

  1. Go to Profile on the top-right after which click on CREATE CPN ORGANIZATION
  1. Specify the e-mail handle, the primary and final title of the consumer who will obtain the invite.  

Be aware: The consumer that may obtain the CPN invite will need to have a VMware ID to finish the onboarding. 

  1. Choose Set VMware Cloud Companies as a trusted identification supplier… field. It will set up a safety token in CPN with which a connection between VCP and CPN will likely be established from the CPN portal. Which means the onboarded consumer can open VMware Commerce Portal from CPN utilizing a single sign-on. 
  1. Click on ONBOARD CPN.  
  1. Click on OK on the message that seems. It informs you that the CPN org creation is in progress. 
  1. Within the recipient’s mailbox, click on SIGN IN TO CONSOLE. You’ll be redirected to the VMware Cloud Companies login web page. 
  1. Log in to VMware Cloud Companies. You’ll be redirected to CPN. 
  1. Title your CPN group. 
  1. Learn and conform to the VMware phrases and situations. 
  2. Present a rustic and zip code in your CPN group. 
  1. Click on CREATE to start out the creation of your CPN org. After the CPN org is created, in VCP, you will note the ID of that org underneath Profile. You’ll now be robotically redirected to your CPN group.  

Onboarding customers out of your group to Cloud Accomplice Navigator

It’s important to know that when your group will get onboarded to CPN, the VMware Commerce Portal customers, a part of your group, don’t robotically obtain entry to CPN. The one consumer who will get robotically onboarded after the CPN org is created is the consumer to whose electronic mail handle the CPN onboarding invite was despatched.  

Any customers that want to realize entry to CPN should be onboarded by that first onboarded consumer that turns into the org administrator in CPN. Verify the onboarding course of for org customers by one other onboarded consumer within the following weblog submit. Particularly, you will discover info on onboarding different customers out of your group who will achieve entry to your utilization and commerce info in CPN.  

Be aware: We advocate that you just add a second consumer, ideally with org admin permissions, for the sake of operational continuity. Having a single consumer may lose entry to the org when that individual shouldn’t be accessible or doubtlessly leaves the corporate. 

Methods to begin checking your utilization in Cloud Accomplice Navigator 

With vCloud Utilization Perception performance accessible from CPN, this makes the latter a single pane of glass for suppliers who can test the utilization of their Rental and Time period contracts with a single sign-on. 

Be aware: To test your utilization as a cloud supplier in CPN, you should have a registered Utilization Meter in VMware Commerce Portal. Verify the next info to discover ways to do that. 

To test your utilization in Cloud Accomplice Navigator: 

  1. Log in to Cloud Accomplice Navigator.  

Be aware: You have to have a Cloud Accomplice Navigator account with a Billing position assigned. This position means that you can test the utilization of your group in Cloud Accomplice Navigator. 

  1. On the house web page of Cloud Accomplice Navigator, go to the Utilization & Commerce tab. 
  1. Choose the month and 12 months for which you want to test your aggregated utilization. If you choose the present month, then partial utilization will likely be proven. 
  1. Choose the Utilization Meter title which utilization knowledge you want to test. Relying on the VMware product you might have deployed in your knowledge heart, the corresponding metrics and reported items will likely be proven. For extra info on how your utilization per VMware product is detected and calculated, test the Utilization Meter 4.4 Product Detection whitepaper (accessible via Accomplice Join). 

What to do subsequent? 

Familiarize your self with Utilization Perception, VMware Commerce Portal, and Cloud Accomplice Navigator: 

  1. vCloud Utilization Perception info you will discover right here
  1. Discover VMware Commerce Portal info right here
  1. Verify what else can Cloud Accomplice Navigator do for you right here
  1. Seek the advice of with the VCPP Product Utilization Information commonly to be taught what new merchandise and options can be found to you as a VCPP cloud supplier. 

When you’ve got any questions concerning the CPN onboarding course of, contact us at navigator@vmware.com or depart a remark beneath.