Turbonomic Review

Helps rightsizing over-provisioned VMs for resource reclamation


What is most valuable?

The resource monitoring and usage reporting have helped keep the VMware clusters balanced and running smoothly. It also helps rightsizing over-provisioned virtual machines (VMs) for resource reclamation.

How has it helped my organization?

We are over 75% virtual, so the importance of our virtual environment stability and performance are vital. Turbonomic has been excellent in keeping us running smoothly.

What needs improvement?

Maybe a few more canned reports. In addition, the ability to create custom views to get to VMs that may require more babysitting for resource usage instead of having to drill down every time.

For how long have I used the solution?

Five years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

None.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No problems.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

None.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Excellent, they are always willing to help.

Technical Support:

Excellent and ready to train.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

vCOPs, for only 30 days. We thought Turbonomic was much easier to get to important, useful data.

How was the initial setup?

Yes, it was a simple setup.

What about the implementation team?

Over the phone assistance with internal staff. It was great. There were no problems.

What was our ROI?

It helps us keep resources balanced, available, and plan for future purchases.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is fair.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

vCOPS.

What other advice do I have?

It works great. I definitely recommend it.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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