Compare BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management vs. Cloudify

BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management is ranked 13th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews while Cloudify is ranked 10th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews. BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management is rated 9.0, while Cloudify is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management writes "Automates Java EE Application Deployment from an SCM system". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cloudify writes "Enables us to catch scaling ​​issues early on, and has extensible functions and plugins". BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and vCloud Director, whereas Cloudify is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco CloudCenter and Red Hat CloudForms. See our BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management vs. Cloudify report.
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Pros
Assesses change impact or completes an audit using multiple dashboard views.Integrates role-based access control with pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP documentation and remediation.Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning.Automates Java EE Application Deployment from an SCM system.You can tie together your public and private cloud infrastructure into a "single pane of glass".By allowing end users to request their own services, the request process for systems is much quicker and more accurate.

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TOSCA model allows modeling the application rather than the automation. It is a machine-readable representation of the application and its infrastructure, which can be used for other things too, not just for the orchestration (e.g. enterprise architecture big picture, who connects to whom).Cloudify provides the infrastructure-as-code, as well as operational action capabilities (orchestrated startups or upgrades, and more).Product has given us the ability to catch early scaling issues that many companies hit on with private clouds.Extensible internal functions and plugins. Can implement custom plugins to fit your scenario. Python based plugins.You can use only what you need. You can remove certain Cloudify functions from the framework to create a "minified" version of what you need. This might only consist of the messaging delivery system, and the orchestration functions.Valuable features are auto-scaling and load balancing.

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Cons
Needs integrations with other providers to provide a custom public cloud environment.The installation and configuration can be tricky due to it being built on Remedy.

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Install of the product itself could be improved and I would like to see better event monitoring.Certainly the UI could use some intensive work, but nevertheless, overall, it’s a complete product with its 3.4 version and much better features are available with 4.0.Unlike the Docker environment, Cloudify takes time for configuration and its learning curve.

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out of 57 in Cloud Management
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Overview
BMC's cloud management platform drives digital innovation with agile, full-stack service provisioning across cloud and traditional platforms. BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management scales easily while integrating with essential compliance and governance policies to reduce risk.

Cloudify is an orchestration-first cloud management platform, that is open source and based on the TOSCA standard, with multi-cloud and hybrid stack support. Cloudify supports all of the most popular clouds, alongside cloud native technologies, and even non-virtualized and bare metal environments. Cloudify is inherently built for integration, OEMability and interoperability, enabling organizations to build best of breed IT stacks, with full lifecycle automation - day 0 thorugh day 2 operations (provisioning, deployment, monitoring and remediation) of enterprise and legacy applications alongside networking services and functions - without having to sacrifice control, all while providing tools for operations and developers alike. Cloudify provides a single pane of glass across infrastructure, while supporting your existing tools and installbase.

Cloudify is built for pluggability through its open architecture model, bringing the web scale best practices of orchestration and automation into the world of hybrid stacks and clouds. With powerful workflows that map to complex dependencies, policies and relationships through model driven service orchestration, Cloudify delivers robust cloud application management without requiring organizations to change existing work processes or the codebase of their existing applications.

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JDA Software, Morningstar, Orange Business Services, WiproProximus Partner Communications (Israel) VMware NTT Data Metaswitch Spirent Communications Lumina Networks Atos Fortinet
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