There is very little point offering cloud services if you do not have an accurate way to meter and bill against usage. There is also very little point selecting a cloud orchestration tool that doesn’t incorporate flexible billing so that you can bill based on your business and existing systems.
Imagine you want to listen to music. You might simply turn on the radio. You want to listen to a song so you flip through stations, but don’t hear it. Maybe you are the type to call into the station to request a song. You then wait, and wait, and maybe you hear it, maybe you don’t (within the timescale you have available to listen).