VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) Review

Capacity planner is a valuable feature but it could be improved.

Valuable Features

  • Capacity planner
  • Analysis reports
  • Health check
  • Dashboard (Default and customized one’s)

Best tool for capacity planning and analyzing the existing infrastructure in VMware.

Improvements to My Organization

By scheduling the reports on a weekly basis on under-utilized machines and over-utilized machines and analyzing them to provide the best resource. We can then balance them to improve the benefits of the resources and plan for the integration of more VM’s into the existing infrastructure.

Room for Improvement

  • Resource management
  • Capacity planning

Use of Solution

For the last three years.

Deployment Issues

No, it's a very simple installation with OFV available from VMware.

Stability Issues

No, it’s got a very smooth with functionality.

Scalability Issues


Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

10/10 as we analyze the infrastructure and present it to our customers to improve the use of resources.

Technical Support:

10/10, whenever we have faced any issue with this product VMware have given us good support.

Previous Solutions

No, I have learned about this product in one of the forums. I thought to use this product to utilize in my environment as it is the best resource analysis and utilization tool.

Initial Setup

It’s very straightforward as the installation is done via OFV provided by VMware or easily available for download from VMware site.

Implementation Team

In-house implementation.


Good product.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

We just need to purchase licenses from VMware and this depends on how many VM’s we need to monitor via this product; else the setup is freely available at VMware site.

Other Solutions Considered

No, as I thought this is a good tool as heard in a VMware forum.

Other Advice

Best tool for Capacity Planning and getting the best use of resources.

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