CloudStack Competitors and Alternatives

The top CloudStack competitors are
  • vCloud Director
  • VMware vRealize Suite
Read reviews of CloudStack competitors and alternatives
Chris A Williams
Real User
Cloud Automation and Integration Focal at a tech consulting company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 30 2017

What is most valuable?

The deep analysis that you can do in it, although it's both a blessing and a curse (10,000 switches you can dig through).

How has it helped my organization?

It can provide, if properly configured, fast and extremely useable business information, but it takes some work to get that; like most complex tools, this isn’t something you... more»

What needs improvement?

They need to continually develop the sample config scripts.

What other advice do I have?

It loses points not on capability, but becuase it's overly complex to set up.
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 other solutions did I evaluate?

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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