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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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"vCloud Director has improved our organization in so far as it is an easy solution to sell. I believe this is the case due to the fact that it is an easy tool to manage and to configure.""vCloud is a good platform for visualization. It is very handy for monitoring. VMware can integrate with all monitoring systems like vRealize, and the management monitoring is good. I'm very happy with VMware. VMware is good in management and monitoring systems.""There are various options for scaling and that flexibility is a good option.""The initial installation and setup are very quick.""The stability of the product is better than just 'good.'""The most valuable features are the UI, the interface, and accessibility.""Good features of extensibility, which allows integration of other services."

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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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"Improvements could be made in the building feature since there isn't a real building feature associated with the product. We require a building feature to integrate with other solutions.""This is very simple in OpenShift. We are happy with vCloud in terms of the virtualization but not for redundancy and distribution.""The product could use a billing feature so we can automate billing for clients.""In the next release, we would like to see improvements with the pricing. It could be reduced.""Lacks integration with the hyperscalers."

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"The cost of this solution is significant."

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"It runs our company in the millions of rand every month.""This is an expensive solution."

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

VMware vCloud Director provides software-defined services for data centers in the form of virtual data centers. Computing, networking, security, and storage are all virtualized when you deploy this solution. The result is that users will get to enjoy infrastructure that is operationally ready in a matter of minutes without needing to install and configure any physical infrastructure.

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Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdge MicroStrategy, National Democratic Institute, and NYSE Euronext.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider52%
Computer Software Company18%
Wholesaler/Distributor3%
Insurance Company3%
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Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company13%
Manufacturing Company7%
Cloud Provider7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider25%
Manufacturing Company5%
Insurance Company3%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise71%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise49%
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco UCS Director vs. vCloud Director and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
455,962 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Cisco UCS Director is ranked 6th in Cloud Management with 6 reviews while vCloud Director is ranked 3rd in Cloud Management with 5 reviews. Cisco UCS Director is rated 7.6, while vCloud Director is rated 8.2. 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 vCloud Director writes "Great extensibility feature, which enables integration of other services ". Cisco UCS Director is most compared with Cisco Intersight, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Cisco CloudCenter, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and SaltStack, whereas vCloud Director is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Ansible, vCenter Orchestrator, Red Hat CloudForms and BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management. See our Cisco UCS Director vs. vCloud Director report.

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