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Dashboards

Dashboards show you at a glance how you are much you're spending and what you are spending it on.

There are currently 3 dashboards available to show you how your SaaS and IaaS expenditure is tracking:

You can also find out more about the controls available on your dashboards:

You can set the points that are most important for you to know about in your budget cycle through Alerts, Summaries and Thresholds

SaaS Dashboard

You can see a visual summary of the Budget and Spend for Software as a Service on your SaaS Dashboard.

The SaaS Dashboard shows how your expenditure is tracking against the budget you have set.  You can see how much has actually been spent so far as well as a forecast of what you will spend over the rest of your budget period if you keep the same number of applications and users. This information means you'll know if you have sufficient funds allocated to your budget or if you need to make changes.

You can use your Threshold settings to change your notification points and the colours for each section of your graphs. 

Thresholds are a great way highlight key points in your expenditure over the budget cycle.

The SaaS dashboard shows:

  • Total Budget and time period

  • Actual Spend to date and Projected Spend

  • Numbers of Enabled and Disabled Applications

  • Numbers of Active and Inactive Users

  • Actual and Forecast Spend by month compared with your Monthly Budget

  • Projected Spend for the Budget Period by Application

  • Projected Spend for the Budget Period contrasted with Monthly Budget

  • Actual and Projected Budget Utilisation

You can hover over a chart element (bar or pie slice) to see the dollar or number value.

You can also click on the Spend for Budget Period chart to drill down to see the monthly charges by Application chart.

Note:

  • Changes to timeframes, Budgets and thresholds are reflected in the Dashboard charts.

  • If you haven’t set a budget you will see the Spend for the last four months and a forecast for the next 8 months giving you a total twelve month picture.

IaaS Cost Centre Dashboard 

Your Dashboard is a visual summary of your IaaS spend,  it shows expenditure for each Cost Centre that has been set up to manage your cloud infrastructure.

This dashboard shows:

  • Total Cost Centre Spend and your Average daily spend
  • Numbers of Active and Inactive Cost Centres
  • The Spend and Average Spend over the last 7 and 30 days
  • Actual Spend to date for each Cost Centre

Hover over a chart element (bar) to see the exact value or click on it to drill down to see the Daily Spend To Date chart.

Make sure you check the information at the top of the screen.  It tells you when the information was last updated and when the next update will happen.  

 

IaaS Cost Centre Details Dashboard

Your Cost Centre Details Dashboard lets you see your spend on a daily basis so that you can look for irregularities or anomalies by looking at the more detailed data. 

 The IaaS Cost Centre Details dashboard shows the following information for the Cost Centre you selected:

  • Total Cost Centre Spend and your Average daily spend

  • Current Budget Spend

  • The Spend and Average Spend over the last 7 and 30 days

  • Actual Spend per day for the Cost Centre

  • Percent remaining of the budget 

  • Days remaining in the budget period

Hover over a chart element (bar) to see the exact value.

Make sure you check when the information was last updated and will it be next updated on the bottom of the screen so you know what your charts include.

IaaS Budgets Dashboard

On your Dashboard you can see how much has actually been spent so far. This will help you know if you have sufficient budget allocated or if you need to make changes in your expenditure or to your budget.

You can use your Threshold settings to change your notification points and the colours for each section of your graphs. 

Thresholds are a great way highlight key points in your expenditure over the budget cycle.

This dashboard shows:

  • Actual Spend to date for each Budget as a percentage of the total Budget

  • Time remaining in the budget

  • The actual budget amount and the actual amount spent so far

Note: Changes to timeframes, budgets and thresholds are reflected in the dashboard charts.

Make sure you check the information at the bottom of the screen.  It tells you when the information was last updated and when the next update will happen.

IaaS Budget Details Dashboard

On your Budget Details Dashboard you can see how much has actually been spent so far. This will help you know if you have sufficient budget allocated or if you need to make changes in your expenditure or to your budget.

You can use your Threshold settings to change your notification points and the colours for each section of your graphs. 

Thresholds are a great way highlight key points in your expenditure over the budget cycle.

This dashboard shows:

  • The actual budget amount and the actual amount spent so far
  • Actual Spend to date for each Budget as a percentage of the total Budget
  • Time remaining in the budget
  • The Spend for the last 7 and 30 days as well as the average for each of those time periods
  • Daily spend to date
  • Spend by Workload
  • Project top 5 Resources and their percentage of the spend

Note: Changes to timeframes, budgets and thresholds are reflected in the dashboard charts.

Controls

The Cog allows you to filter which IaaS Budgets you see

You can select or unselect budgets to display

 

Provides a drop down list of actions available

  Download PNG

Charts can be downloaded in PNG format

  Download JPEG

Charts can be downloaded in JPEG format

  Download PDF

Charts can be downloaded in PDF format

  Download SVG

Charts can be downloaded in SVG Vector format

Make sure you check the information at the top of the screen - it tells you when the information was last updated and when the next update will happen!

More

Why is my data pre-saved?

Managing Cost Centres, Working with Budgets

Thresholds, Alerts and Summaries,

Log a support ticket or ask the Community

   

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