The Chargeback Facility

This new Digitask-developed application allocates the business costs of VMS Hosts, Printers, and Disk Devices across Business Activities, Departments and Users. It is a reporting tool that provides a consolidated view of company-wide host usage patterns and associated costs. Upper management has easy access to both summary and detailed usage. They can view summary usage and accounting data for any or all departments and drill-down to view activity of individual users. 

The uniqueness of this application is in the presentation and consolidation of accounting data from disparate hosts and applications. Accounting or IT managers can gather node and user activity information. The data is formatted into reports as global or as local as needed when reviewing usage. Managers can spot abnormal usage patterns and associated costs quickly and easily. While accounting is the primary functionality, other benefits include: