Compare Cisco UCS Director vs. Cloudify

Cisco UCS Director is ranked 11th in Cloud Management with 4 reviews while Cloudify is ranked 10th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews. Cisco UCS Director is rated 7.8, while Cloudify is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS Director writes "Brings agility to our organization, allowing for better manageability and faster deployment". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cloudify writes "Enables us to catch scaling ​​issues early on, and has extensible functions and plugins". Cisco UCS Director is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco CloudCenter and vCloud Director, whereas Cloudify is most compared with Red Hat CloudForms, Cisco CloudCenter and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA). See our Cisco UCS Director vs. Cloudify report.
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The most valuable feature of this solution is the fabric sharing.This is a user-friendly solution that is very good and easy to use.A product that really aids in systems management without complexity.UCS director enables us to be more productive and more agile, and also more self-sufficient because we don't have to depend on anybody else.

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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
We cannot depend on this solution to manage all of the data center's infrastructure.I would like to see more integration with other solutions.The product could allow more programmatic opportunities through better development of the API.Simplifying the user interface would go a long way to making it more usable.

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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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The cost of this solution is significant.

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11th
out of 57 in Cloud Management
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2,106
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1,670
Reviews
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636
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out of 57 in Cloud Management
Views
3,382
Comparisons
1,837
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
162
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Overview

Cisco UCS Director enables automated delivery of physical and virtual data center resources, empowering data centers to move at the speed of business.

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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Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdgeProximus Partner Communications (Israel) VMware NTT Data Metaswitch Spirent Communications Lumina Networks Atos Fortinet
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