Cisco UCS Director Competitors and Alternatives

The top Cisco UCS Director competitors are
  • Cisco CloudCenter
  • vRealize Automation
  • vCloud Director
  • SaltStack
Read reviews of Cisco UCS Director competitors and alternatives
Tivagar Polanippan
Real User
IT Manager at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Oct 24 2017

What is most valuable?

vRA is a great tool. It gives a lot of flexibility. It gives the customer an experience to automate their processes, their provisioning process. So, we widely adopt that into our environment to automate a lot of provisioning processes to... more»

What needs improvement?

I would say maybe a better interface. It looks very plain. So, a more user-friendly interface, so the vRealize Automation tool could be improved.

What other advice do I have?

It's one of the cool tools in the industry. Go get VMware.
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SaltStack
Olivier Lambert
Real User
CEO at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Distributed shell: Ability to execute remote commands on all targets at once. * Package Helper: Upgrades all your... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We spent far less time to upgrade and configure all of our hosts. A lot of time was saved.

What needs improvement?

I'm not aware if a UI exists or not. There are a lot of possibilities, like having a kind of dashboard that would recap... more»

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

It is non-paid product usage.

Which solutions did we use previously?

This is the first solution I have used.

What other advice do I have?

Read the documentation. There is nothing fancy or special to know before using it.
Damir Lukic
Real User
Owner at a tech services company
May 25 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are: * Remote console (ability to control booting and OS installation process). * Support for Windows desktop OS's (mostly used as test machines for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to test Windows desktop OS's (XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10).

What needs improvement?

This is pure IaaS cloud backend software with absolutely no additional services which are offered by Amazon and Microsoft today. Lacking additional services reduces the level of... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used rented servers running VMware ESX/vSphere on SoftLayer and decided to switch to VCloud Director because we got tired of the hardware issues we had with those servers (RAID... more»

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