VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) Review

Includes a custom dashboard and capacity planner. There was a collection bug and some alert bugs.

What is most valuable?

  • Custom dashboard
  • Out-band (get alert in a text file)
  • Capacity planner

How has it helped my organization?

  • Capacity planning
  • Alerts dashboard
  • Get all the alerts from the external network and use ELK to show them in the production environment.

What needs improvement?

There was a collection bug and some alert bugs (didn’t show all the alerts and popped up fake alarms).

For how long have I used the solution?

I’ve used this for four years: three years with vCOps 5.x and one year with vROps 6.x.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have encountered stability issues. I redeployed the cluster twice.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not encountered any scalability issues.

How is customer service and technical support?

Technical support is 8/10.

How was the initial setup?

Installation is simple.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We checked three solutions and we chose vROps for our environment.

What other advice do I have?

Read the installation guide and tech blogs.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

6.2 and 6.3
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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