BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management vs. vRealize Operations (vROps)

BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management is ranked 16th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews vs vRealize Operations (vROps) which is ranked 1st in Cloud Management with 170 reviews. The top reviewer of BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management writes "Automates Java EE Application Deployment from an SCM system". The top reviewer of vRealize Operations (vROps) writes "Well integrated with other products, but it was not enterprise-ready for a company our size". BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management is most compared with VMware vRealize Suite, vCloud Director and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control. vRealize Operations (vROps) is most compared with Turbonomic, Veeam ONE and vSphere. See our BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management vs. vRealize Operations (vROps) report.
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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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The most valuable features are the health tree and the alerts that tell us what's going on from a glance at the dashboard. As far as showing us where the problems are, what's useful is that it gives us suggested solutions to fix them, so that's helpful.Most valuable features are the dashboards that we can customize per-user that logs into them. If we need to make a dashboard that's very high-level for our executive to see how our virtual environment's handling things, we can do that. Or, if we need to deep-dive technically, we can do that for our engineers.From a troubleshooting standpoint, beforehand it took us a lot of time to actually go into esxtop, pull the actual raw data that was actually happening from a storage level, a network level, a CPU/VCPU and memory level. But having all of these resources at our fingertips, from a graphical user interface, we can pinpoint the pitfall very easilyThe newer version is a lot easier to use than the older version. It's one of the easiest ways to obtain some insight into vCenter.vROps is more user-friendly than some other products that we've seen on the market. It was very easy for our technicians to pick up. The search functionality works well. It makes it easy for our technicians to get down to a workload that they're possibly having an issue with.The most valuable features for us are some of the trending and analysis on workloads. It doesn't just look to see if something is maximized at 100%. It figures out what the normal is for the application, so it's not just if something is maxed out and causing a problem, but if something is higher than normal or running outside of its normal range. This helps us to identify something that other products might not necessarily note as an issue.The stability in vRealize has been great. We've had no outages nor impacts. The upgrade process has been great so far.It has made a big difference in the time to troubleshoot. It's significantly reduced it.

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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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It's mostly user-friendly and intuitive. They're improving their dashboards which makes it a lot easier. Sometimes, drilling down and trying to find the exact thing you're looking for can prove challenging at first, but it's getting better.A lot of feedback that we're getting from some of our engineers who are actually using Operations today is that the graphics are very low-key. When it comes to red, yellow, green, yes, "Skittles Theory," but when it actually comes down to what's optimized and what's not optimized, it's very rudimentary. If they could actually make nicer pie charts or graphics involved in it, it would make it a lot easier to read the data on a higher level, rather than actually having to dive down and know specifically what you're looking at.The customization of reports isn't as great as I would like to see it. There are some canned ones.If you want to automate the resizing of machines, you should be able to schedule it, so it happens at two in the morning instead of right now, because if you do it in the middle of a workday that's a big no-no. Automation should be a bit more intuitive.If I had to think of one thing that could be improved, I would probably lean towards making it easier to pull dashboards from vRealize Operations into other products, like a company-branded dashboard that would display in a NOC.There were early kinks in the some of the virtual appliances as we rolled them out.One way the solution could be improved, in my opinion: management packs, more native management packs with API.It can get a bit complex when getting into the endpoint monitoring during setup.

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There has been a bit of cost savings in that we could decide to move workloads around a bit better.Bundle it in with your license rather than buying it as a separate product. It saves a lot of money that way.Cost is an issue on vROps. The Standard edition, for an organization our size, is just not useful at all. However, I like the price point of vROps Standard. But as a company, the Advanced is the minimum version that we can use, because we need the customization, we need a lot of the features that Advanced brings. But the price is substantially higher than Standard. It's always been a challenge to try to go in to my leadership and say, "Here's what I want." I've always got to go back and super-justify it and it's not an easy win. Whereas, if the pricing were closer to the Standard model, or maybe even a little bit above that, it's an easier conversation with leadership. But because it really feels like more than double the price, I'm not sure the value, double the money, is there, as an easy-sell to my leadership.As we continue to implement it across multiple environments, it reduces costs as well.Our manpower costs have been reduced due to the automation in conjunction with the usage of the dashboard.vRealize Operations has proved to be a cost effective solution for our big environment.Pricing could always be cheaper, but it's acceptable.We have seen ROI in performance. It used to be our company was giving out eight CPUs to all servers. That was bad performance-wise. People were seeing slow compute times for their applications.

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Also Known AsBMC CLMvCenter Operations Manager, VCOPS, vRealize Operations
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Overview
OverviewBMC'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.Automate IT operations management, manage performance and gain visibility across physical and virtual infrastructure with VMware vCOps. It proactively identify and solve emerging issues with predictive analytics and smart alerts, ensuring optimum performance and availability of applications and infrastructures across vSphere, Hyper-V, Amazon and physical hardware.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersJDA Software, Morningstar, Orange Business Services, WiproScience Applications International Corporation, Tribune Media, Heartland Payment Systems, Telkom Indonesia, Columbia Sportswear, iGATE, CSS Corp, Angel Broking, Adira Finance, Hipskind, Beiersdorf Shared Services, Innovate Mas Indonesia, Adobe, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi , Join Experience S.A, Borusan Holdings, Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi
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Energy/Utilities Company
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