In private cloud environments, you might have different scenarios for each department, location, business unit, or even client, in the case of service providers. One of the benefits a cloud can offer is the ability to measure and bill your clients based on the current consumption of services. Tracking utilization for these resources can be difficult and complex, requiring proper applications and systems.
Hyper-V makes that simple with Resource Metering. This allows you to track and measure the current usage for virtual machines and resources pools, helping the IT department to bill clients based on the usage of cloud resources.
These are some examples of metrics that can be collected with Resource Metering: