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"If you're a super-small business, it may be a little bit pricey for you... But in large, enterprise companies where money is, maybe, less of an issue, Turbonomic is not that expensive. I can't imagine why any big company would not buy it, for what it does.""It was an annual buy-in. You basically purchase it based on your host type stuff. The buy-in was about 20K, and the annual maintenance is about $3,000 a year.""I'm not involved in any of the billing, but my understanding is that is fairly expensive.""We see ROI in extended support agreements (ESA) for old software. Migration activities seem to be where Turbonomic has really benefited us the most. It's one click and done. We have new machines ready to go with Turbonomic, which are properly sized instead of somebody sitting there with a spreadsheet and guessing. So, my return on investment would certainly be on currency, from a software and hardware perspective.""When we have expanded our licensing, it has always been easy to make an ROI-based decision. So, it's reasonably priced. We would like to have it cheaper, but we get more benefit from it than we pay for it. At the end of the day, that's all you can hope for.""I know there have been some issues with the billing, when the numbers were first proposed, as to how much we would save. There was a huge miscommunication on our part. Turbonomic was led to believe that we could optimize our AWS footprint, because we didn't know we couldn't. So, we were promised savings of $750,000. Then, when we came to implement Turbonomic, the developers in AWS said, "Absolutely not. You're not putting that in our environment. We can't scale down anything because they coded it." Our AWS environment is a legacy environment. It has all these old applications, where all the developers who have made it are no longer with the company. Those applications generate a ton of money for us. So, if one breaks, we are really in trouble and they didn't want to have to deal with an environment that was changing and couldn't be supported. That number went from $750,000 to about $450,000. However, that wasn't Turbonomic's fault.""It is an endpoint type license, which is fine. It is not overly expensive.""The pricing and licensing are fair. We purchase based on benchmark pricing, which we have been able to get. There are no surprise charges nor hidden fees."

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"It runs our company in the millions of rand every month.""This is an expensive solution.""It's a costly product. The licenses may not be costly, but with every new development in their product, we need to purchase deployment services, and the deployment services are quite costly.""The license could be less expensive and we are on a perpetual license."

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Top Answer: Pricing is pretty straightforward. We haven't seen any major increases in it. It's a flexible model. There aren't… more »
Top Answer: The GUI and policy creation have room for improvement. There should be a better view of some of the numbers that are… more »
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Also Known As
VMTurbo Operations Manager
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Overview

Turbonomic, an IBM Company, provides Application Resource Management (ARM) software used by customers to assure application performance and governance by dynamically resourcing applications across hybrid and multicloud environments. Turbonomic Network Performance Management (NPM) provides modern monitoring and analytics solutions to help assure continuous network performance at scale across multivendor networks for enterprises, carriers and managed services providers.

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Cloud Cruiser provides a SaaS application that meters and manages your multi-cloud usage and spend. With push-button collectors, you integrate cloud usage and rate data, map to your business entities and view real-time analytics. You make fast decisions with reliable data and optimize your cloud services. Quickly you gain clarity, control and agility. Track AWS, Azure usage by user and more. Get up and running in minutes.

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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Sample Customers
JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citi, ANZ, Credit Suisse, State Street, Morningstar, VOYA, TPICAP, LPL Financial, Cisco, BMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Agilysys, MetLife, Hiscox, Humana, Tokio Marine, Allscripts, SHARP, Providence St. Joseph Health, NBC Universal, pwc, KPMG, Wayfair, Carhartt, Tiffany & Co., UCLA, NASA, NIH
Enterprises mid-to-large across any vertical. Microsoft, HP and Cisco are all partners in addition to customers.
MicroStrategy, National Democratic Institute, and NYSE Euronext.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company14%
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company12%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider10%
Recreational Facilities/Services Company8%
Insurance Company6%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider41%
Computer Software Company12%
Cloud Provider6%
Transportation Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider27%
Government5%
Manufacturing Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise63%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise50%
Large Enterprise34%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise51%
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Cloud Cruiser is ranked 48th in Cloud Management while vCloud Director is ranked 5th in Cloud Management with 6 reviews. Cloud Cruiser is rated 0.0, while vCloud Director is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Director writes "Great extensibility feature, which enables integration of other services ". Cloud Cruiser is most compared with AWS Control Tower, whereas vCloud Director is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Ansible, Nutanix Calm, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and vCenter Orchestrator.

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