CloudBolt Competitors and Alternatives

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Turbonomic
Real User
Network/Systems Administrator at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 27 2016

What is most valuable?

Obviously, automation has been the most valuable feature - it's what initially attracted us and likely our main reason for purchase. However, its reporting and planning features are also very useful and contribute greatly to ROI.

How has it helped my organization?

Not having to regularly monitor our VM environments' resources has been a definite improvement over our previous time-intensive and often reactive processes.

What needs improvement?

Built-in, context-sensitive 'Help' would be useful at times, instead of having to search through the User Guide or Community for assistance - or just for those times when you're curious about the function of a particular option/feature.
Real User
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 23 2017

What do you think of vRealize Automation?

Valuable Features Orchestration capabilities are the most valuable feature of this solution. • Improvements to My Organization Provisioning time is reduced from two weeks to 60 minutes. • Room for Improvement Better integration with the public cloud and DevOps toolset • Use of Solution I have used this solution for three years. • Stability Issues We did not encounter any major stability issues. • Scalability Issues There were no scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support The technical support is very good; they have come a long way in supporting vRA. Now, issues are being resolved in hours. • Initial Setup The installation for vRA 6.x was complex, but for vRA 7.x was simple. • Other Advice There are so many features that this...
Real User
MTS at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 26 2016

What is most valuable?

vROps provides visibility into the environment and be able to, from a really quick look, see the health of the environment, and find bottlenecks or issues with an environment; and also to predict the future state of the environment or virtual... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For example, a lot of times developers normally ask for virtual machines to be oversized, meaning that probably from the vendors, they have requirements for a certain amount of CPU and memory. A lot of times they require, say, 12 CPUs and... more»

What needs improvement?

Definitely something that I would like to be included is more interactions with the multiple vendors, and to be the single management tool or monitoring tool. To be able to manage the storage or network; basically, to integrate with more... more»
Real User
Database Team Lead at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 08 2017

What is most valuable?

Real-time SQL, performance monitoring and SQL Tuning Advisor are the features that I use the most. These features are very effective to find problems and to resolve them. Besides these, setting alert mechanism, getting AWR reports and monitoring the Exadata hardware are the most useful features. Also, adding clients remotely from the Oracle Cloud Control 12c... more»

What needs improvement?

There are still doubts as of how to use this tool for administration issues such as storage or replication operations. DBAs still prefer to administer databases by manual commands. They rather use this tool to monitor databases and alert mechanisms. To be more specific, most DBAs (that I've met) prefer to use “Sqlplus”, “putty”, “secureCRT” command line tools or... more»
SaltStack
Consultant
Systems Administrator, Deployment Specialist Consultant at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* Hybrid/multi-cloud infrastructure automation capability * Configuration management * Complex orchestrations * Imperative programming style * Declarative “states” DSL * Simple YAML syntax * Vitality of open source community involvement *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Preparation of Hybris Commerce HY300 training laboratory environments and Hybris Expert Services demo infrastructure went from days of effort down to hours. Reliability and consistency is no longer a concern.

What needs improvement?

Code maturity is reaching a point where refactoring some internals will be important to maintain the rate of improvement. The software has evolved at a breakneck pace, and there is a lot of legacy code which needs refactoring and cleanup.... more»
GigaSpaces
Real User
Researcher, Programmer, Project leader at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Aug 24 2017

What do you think of Cloudify?

Valuable Features Good OASIS TOSCA blueprint support Extensibility Multi-platform nature • Improvements to My Organization It has enabled us to create the DICE Deployment Service. It also simplified deployment of any other services (monitoring, continuous integration, etc.). • Room for Improvement It would be great if it would start supporting Ubuntu 16.04 or newer. • Use of Solution I have used it since spring 2015. • Deployment Issues There were some issues with deploying the solution on OpenStack Mitaka. However, we were able to resolve them. • Stability Issues We have not encountered any stability issues. Since version 3.4.0, the solution is stable. • Scalability Issues No scalability issues so far. • Customer Service and Technical Support Very...

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