Cisco UCS Manager Competitors and Alternatives

The top Cisco UCS Manager competitors are
  • HPE OneView
  • Zabbix
  • CA Spectrum
Read reviews of Cisco UCS Manager competitors and alternatives
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CA Technologies
Randall Hinds
Real User
Program Manager - Enterprise Command Center at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jan 08 2018

What is most valuable?

Easy navigation from initial alerts to a full topology and detail on the Network infrastructure and it relationships is the most valuable feature

How has it helped my organization?

This tool provides excellent Fault Domain isolation when properly instrumented and configured, allowing quick action on links/routers/switches/etc.

What needs improvement?

The configurations are still XML-based and require a good deal of coding to setup each object for monitoring. Alerting is yet more coding, and relationships are more coding... In a drag-and-drop world, this tool is in need of a bit more than... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Billy Dhillon
Real User
Senior Infrastructure Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 14 2017

What is most valuable?

What we were looking at originally with OneView was the server profiles. We were looking for: * Something that could provision the server... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Central management: That's something we're brand new to at CIBC, i.e., the bank. We never really had a centralized view. We had a very... more»

What needs improvement?

We're still pretty junior into it, so right now our focus with regards to hardware is kind of being displaced now with the cloud. For future... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We knew we needed to invest just because of the fragmentation issue. We noticed that every time there was an incident or occurrence, it was... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely consider it for a colleague who had the same challenges as we did. Obviously, different companies have different challenges.... more»
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Zabbix
Antonio Colavincenzo
Consultant
Consulting System Engineer at ENEA
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

We value the auto-host discovery, template import, bulk import/export features. Newer versions also add nice features,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We operate an HPC cluster. On several occasions, the datacenter(s) counted above 1000 hosts. An easily scalable... more»

What needs improvement?

I use an older version of the product, so I cannot answer this question.

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

It's free software released under the GNU/GPL license.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We switched in order to get the benefit of the ability to redefine metrics server-side, nested templates, and the... more»

What other advice do I have?

It is unnecessary if you have below 100 hosts. Otherwise, it's a great tool, with a nice web interface.

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