Azure usage report
Azure Usage Report provides partners with actionable insights regarding Azure consumption. By leveraging Azure Usage Report partners can drive different business outcomes:
- Improve profitability.
- Automate manual tasks.
- Control and optimize cost and resource usage.
Azure Usage Report includes data about Azure subscriptions, meters, tags, partner earned credit and other dimensions.
Report is available to all customers and partners from Reports section.
Azure usage report is available to all channel partners and configured exactly for each type of partner needs. Please note that data is refreshed in line with Microsoft availability.
1. Customer view:
Customers have access to granular information about their Azure usage. Based on various dimensions and filters customers can ensure good control of their cost and take necessary steps to optimize their cost.
Report gives easy to use overview of the top entitlements, meters, subcategories and tags for easy identification of key cost drivers. To get even more details customer can dive in by clicking any meter.
Customer report supports Usage Breakdown view which is great for in depth analysis of cost. Customers can leverage power of machine learning to quickly gain insights on key cost drivers across different dimensions supported in the report.
Finally Azure Usage Report enables customer to download data in excel file for further work or upload into ERP or other solutions.
2. Sellers view
Seller view covers the same views as Customer and includes an additional view - Reseller Overview.
Reseller Overview provides insight about customers and the profitability of Azure sales.
Direct Bill partners of Microsoft have the ability to track their Partner Earned Credits (PECs) using report. This is valuable insight to ensure that optimal cost is ensured for sale of Azure and partners can deliver their margin.
Cost, Revenue and Suggested Retail Price are included as Show Measures filter.
3. Distributor view
Distributor view covers the same views as Seller but instead of Reseller Overview has Distributor Overview.
Distributor overview provides insight about Sellers and the profitability of Azure sales.
Check out the video demo to see the report in action!