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"Upgrades are very simple as well because they've allowed us to get updates directly in the CloudCenter Suite manager. If you need to do an upgrade to your setup afterward, you just push a button and it rolls out the parts and retires the old ones. It's seamless and very simple compared to what we've done before.""The initial setup is fairly straightforward if you have a basic setup."

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"It allows me to see how my entire infrastructure is performing in a simplified manner.""It helps an organization quickly create test and dev environments for developers to come up with new software and patch tests.""It is easy to drill down directly to the root cause of a problem. It goes from network to storage and having access to all the metrics. When you run 100 percent virtual, then everything is in one tool.""It is easy to use from its deployment architecture to use cases. It is straightforward for customers to use. It's a good product and better than the earlier versions.""All our capacity management and capacity planning processes are based on vROps. Without this tool, we are unable to predict what we need, at what time we need to purchase new hardware, whether we should upgrade, etc.""The initial setup is very straightforward. The platform and add-on solutions are straightforward.""It is intuitive and user-friendly. It is easy to follow and the reporting engine is easy to use.""It helped troubleshooting issues with storms of software data that cost a lot of IO."

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"The improvement I would like to see is not one thing particular to CloudCenter. I'd say it's more of a message that the system is still using a lot of the different products and if they would all just fit better together, they all could be faster together.""I'm not a big fan of CloudCenter. I don't have anything against it, however, the on-premise version has been so hard to upgrade and maintain."

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"If I had a container solution deployed on top of a VMware infrastructure, or outside as well, it would be really helpful.""I would like more application dashboards to be available.""We would like the return of the additional partner marketplaces, like DataCore. My customers miss the integration to DataCore.""We would like easier customer reporting, because to do customer reports, we have to do a lot of programming.""It was not intuitive and user-friendly in the versions leading up to 6.5.""At the beginning, the stability was not that good. The latest versions are much better.""It is quite expensive and if you just implement it just because you can then you won't get any benefit from it. You have to think through and plan ahead. You have to understand what the issues are that you want to solve with this solution. Otherwise, this solution is a waste of money.""It is sometimes quite hard to use. If I need details, there is a huge amount of information that I need to review. It isn't a three-click solution."

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"Get the right licensing and increase your licensing as you upgrade and grow. If you get the wrong licensing, it will be expensive, especially if you plan improperly.""It was cost effective, because it fixed our problems.""The predictive analysis of the infrastructure helps our customers to reduce downtime and improve capacity planning. Issues are fixed faster with vROps.""The solution has helped to reduce the time to troubleshoot issues.""It has reduced time to troubleshoot issues. With our customized dashboards, we can target issues and attribute them to the correct team.""We would like to build custom dashboards in the standard license. Right now, this is available in the enterprise license, not the standard license.""Our budgets are always tight. We would like to have more features at lower licensing levels for easier access to them.""We have seen good ROI results. It has made our lives easier."

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CliQr, CliQr CloudCentervCenter Operations Manager, VCOPS, vRealize Operations

The Cisco CloudCenter solution is an application-centric hybrid cloud management platform that securely provisions infrastructure resources and deploys applications to data center, private cloud, and public cloud environments.

With Cisco CloudCenter breakthrough application-centric technology, users

  • Model: Quickly and easily build a cloud-independent application profile that defines the deployment and management requirements of an entire application stack.
  • Deploy: Use one click to deploy the application profile and related components and data to any data center or cloud environment.
  • Manage: Apply a wide range of application lifecycle actions to set policies to enable in-place scaling, support cross-environment bursting or high availability and disaster recovery, and stop the deployment.

Automate IT operations management, manage performance and gain visibility across physical and virtual infrastructure with VMware vROps. It proactively identifies and solves 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
NTT, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), CollabNet, Pratt & Miller, PZFlexScience 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
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider54%
Computer Software Company22%
Healthcare Company21%
Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Comms Service Provider7%
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company4%
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Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise72%
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise75%
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco CloudCenter vs. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Cisco CloudCenter is ranked 11th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews while VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is ranked 1st in Cloud Management with 57 reviews. Cisco CloudCenter is rated 7.0, while VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Cisco CloudCenter writes "Provides a single pane of glass to enable us to provide infrastructure services to our clients". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) writes "Bombards you with false alert warnings and the interface is full of messages that are a waste of time". Cisco CloudCenter is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco Intersight, Cisco UCS Director, Red Hat CloudForms and Turbonomic, whereas VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Turbonomic, VMware vSphere, Veeam ONE and Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter. See our Cisco CloudCenter vs. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) report.

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