Compare Cisco Intersight vs. VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)

Cisco Intersight is ranked 36th in Cloud Management while VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) is ranked 2nd in Cloud Management with 77 reviews. Cisco Intersight is rated 0, while VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) writes "Enables us to flex up or flex down the environment quickly; makes our DevOps processes more consistent". Cisco Intersight is most compared with Cisco UCS Manager, HPE OneView and Cisco CloudCenter, whereas VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) is most compared with vCloud Director, Red Hat CloudForms and VMware vRealize Operations (vROps).
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It made the provisioning of the virtual machines easier and faster. We can react more quickly to customers' demands.A simplified version for small businesses would be good.We do plan to see ROI with any new implementation of new technologies being implemented within our environment.As far as value is concerned, it has been essential to our environment. We have been able to deploy VMs quickly and the developers have their own sandbox, so they can spin up and destroy VMs at their own will.There is confusion between licensing levels. There are three different licensed versions of vRealize Automation, and there are different things which can happen in each of them.vRealize automation really should be a front door to the whole VMware suite of products.The solution has helped to increase infrastructure, agility, speed, and provisioning in the time to market.We have seen significant ROI. We used to have physical servers, it took 90 days to get a server, order it, buy it, and get it in. We have it down to 10 minutes, building a server with virtualization, and now that's too slow. So, we let the customer do it at their speed. Therefore, it is pretty much up in a couple of minutes and they have a server.

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36th
out of 57 in Cloud Management
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331
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2nd
out of 57 in Cloud Management
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14,660
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8,082
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77
Average Words per Review
586
Avg. Rating
8.0
Top Comparisons
Compared 22% of the time.
Also Known As
IntersightVMware vRealize Automation, vRA, VMware DynamicOps Cloud Suite
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Overview

Cisco Intersight is Cisco’s systems management platform that delivers intuitive computing through cloud-powered intelligence. This platform offers a more intelligent level of management that enables IT organizations to analyze, simplify, and automate their environments in ways that were not possible with prior generations of tools. This capability empowers organizations to achieve significant savings in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and to deliver applications faster, so they can support new business initiates. The advantages of the model-based management of the Cisco UCS platform plus Cisco Intersight are extended to Cisco UCS servers and Cisco HyperFlex and Cisco HyperFlex Edge systems. Cisco HyperFlex Edge is optimized for remote sites, branch offices, and edge environments.

VMware vRealize Automation automates the delivery of personalized infrastructure, applications and custom IT services.

This cloud automation software lets you deploy across a multi-vendor hybrid cloud infrastructure, giving you both flexibility and investment protection for current and future technology choices.

Agility Through Automation

Automate the end-to-end delivery and management of infrastructure, and accelerate application deployment and releases.

Choice Through Flexibility

Provision and manage multivendor, multicloud infrastructure and applications by leveraging existing infrastructure, tools and processes.

Personalization Through Governance Policies

Ensure that users receive the right size resource or application at the appropriate service level for the jobs they need to perform.

Efficiency Through Cost Containment

Provide consistent, automated delivery and management of IT services and reduce time-consuming, manual processes. Reclaim inactive resources for reuse with automated reclamation, providing cost savings.

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Sample Customers
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Rent-a-Center, Amway, Vistra Energy, Liberty Mutual
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm20%
Healthcare Company16%
Retailer10%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company34%
Comms Service Provider13%
Pharma/Biotech Company11%
Financial Services Firm7%
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