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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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"For the entire data center, as a private cloud, I believe that user management, expert management, and the virtual data center is completely magic for the users.""OpenNebula is lightweight, stable, and easy to customize."

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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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"They should add more features like object storage.""They have been saying for the past two and a half years that they would develop a feature to hot-add RAM and CPU, but it does not work."

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"The cost of this solution is significant."

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"VRA is very expensive but OpenNebula is free.""We use the Community Edition, rather than the Enterprise Edition."

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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.

OpenNebula provides the most simple but feature-rich and flexible solution for the comprehensive management of virtualized data centers to enable private, public and hybrid IaaS clouds. OpenNebula interoperability makes cloud an evolution by leveraging existing IT assets, protecting your investments, and avoiding vendor lock-in.

OpenNebula is a turnkey enterprise-ready solution that includes all the features needed to provide an on-premises (private) cloud offering, and to offer public cloud services.

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Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdgeAkamai, BBC, Fermilab, Terradue, Surf Sara, Produban, Netways, ESA, China Mobile, BlackBerry, Deloitte, Fuze, Telefonica, Trivago
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Computer Software Company24%
Educational Organization12%
Media Company8%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco UCS Director vs. OpenNebula and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
455,108 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Cisco UCS Director is ranked 6th in Cloud Management with 6 reviews while OpenNebula is ranked 13th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews. Cisco UCS Director is rated 7.6, while OpenNebula 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 OpenNebula writes "Lightweight, stable, and well-suited for end-users". Cisco UCS Director is most compared with Cisco Intersight, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco CloudCenter, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and vCloud Director, whereas OpenNebula is most compared with CloudStack, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Nutanix Calm, Cloudify and vCloud Director. See our Cisco UCS Director vs. OpenNebula report.

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