VMware vCloud Suite features components for cloud services provisioning, cloud services monitoring and cloud services chargeback or showback. vCloud Suite, which features a self-service portal, IT service catalog and policy engine, comes in Standard, Advanced and Enterprise versions.
vCloud Suite 5.5 is composed of:
vSphere: provides a virtualization platform.
vCenter Site Recovery Manager: provides automated disaster recovery.
vCloudAutomation Center: facilitates self-service cloud service provisioning.
vCenter Operations Management Suite: provides a visual representation of the infrastructure's health, security risk and efficiency.
vCloud Director: manages infrastructure as a service (IaaS) architectures by monitoring and controlling various cloud-computing components, such as security, virtual machine (VM) provisioning, billing and self-service access.Content Continues Below
This video from VMware explains how vCloud Suite works (minute 2:05)