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"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.""A product that really aids in systems management without complexity.""This is a user-friendly solution that is very good and easy to use.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the fabric sharing.""I can manage multiple workloads whether it's on AWS, Azure, or on-premises. They can be managed by using the UCS Director."

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"The solution's technical support is good."

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"Simplifying the user interface would go a long way to making it more usable.""The product could allow more programmatic opportunities through better development of the API.""I would like to see more integration with other solutions.""We cannot depend on this solution to manage all of the data center's infrastructure.""Normally, UCS Director is used primarily for orchestration, but when we look at a non-Cisco data infrastructure components, the UCS Director needs a bit more improvement in terms of integration with third-party systems and with existing older systems."

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"This solution has a yearly licensing. In my country, it's really expensive."

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"The cost of this solution is significant."

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Top Answer: I can manage multiple workloads whether it's on AWS, Azure, or on-premises. They can be managed by using the UCS Director.
Top Answer: I would like to see more flexibility when it comes to managing other stacks, like VMware virtualization.
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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.

AppFormix is an optimization and management software platform for public, private and hybrid clouds. This intent-driven software manages automated operations, visibility, and reporting in cloud and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) use cases for Kubernetes and OpenStack, as well as Amazon Web Services. It features machine learning-based policy and smart monitors, application and software-defined infrastructure analytics, alarms, and chargeback accounting.

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Cisco UCS Director is ranked 6th in Cloud Management with 6 reviews while Juniper AppFormix is ranked 19th in Cloud Management with 1 review. Cisco UCS Director is rated 7.6, while Juniper AppFormix is rated 9.0. 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 Juniper AppFormix writes "Good scalability for big networks and has a straightforward deployment". Cisco UCS Director is most compared with Cisco Intersight, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco CloudCenter, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and vCloud Director, whereas Juniper AppFormix is most compared with Cisco CloudCenter and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA).

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