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"It's one of the leading players for cloud optimization. It's hard to find anything better.""It will automatically suggest areas for optimization."

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"The solution's support for scripts... has reduced the man-hours it takes to deploy and support applications because we don't have to rewrite all the scripts.""The fact that these are non-technical people — they're experts in their fields but they're definitely not technical — and they can just log in to the portal and select the resource that they believe they need, and manage it themselves, speaks to the ease of use. It shows them their live costs, etc., as they're spending. The fact that they can do that without any problems, or having to engage the IT teams, is a true testament to it. There's no need for any user training at all.""The scripting, where you can use libraries, is a valuable feature. We don't really make the blueprints, as we have a third-party company that makes them for us. But it enables calling APIs in the blueprints. When we create a machine, we use IPAM from Infoblox and we can get an IP address. It's one platform to script and we can then use all the APIs to complete the scripts. It gives us a central management tool from which we can do a lot of things automatically.""Previous inquiries took us almost a full day to prepare the VM to the liking of our users. Now the deployment time is below 15 minutes and users can do it on their own! That leaves us to only update the blueprints if new requirements come in or new Windows Versions are published. As we have now predefined setups the testing team can rely on common ground for their product tests. Development teams can experiment with alpha versions in a secured environment (separate VLANs) without harming production machines."

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"Self-healing could be a bit smoother and a bit cleaner, easier to access and more functional. That would help.""Many features still need to be implemented in this tool."

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"There is room for improvement in making the solution easier still. If you don't know Calm, it's not so easy to use... It is a really good solution for doing simple tasks, but it's not a good solution for complex tasks.""Even though it's a lot easier, it could be a bit slicker for the end-users. The ability to create their own blueprints could be without their having to understand the details of what they're trying to do. If they could just tick this, this, this, and this — whatever they need — and it would go spinning those up, that would be better. Now, we still guide them quite a bit.""I cannot say Calm is providing centralized control of all our applications because we have some legacy systems. We have IBM iSeries, which is another technology. But with Calm we can centralize all our x86 machines.""The list of blueprints and applications could be more configurable so you see all the fields you need and not just some predefined fields which are not customizable now."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It will automatically suggest areas for optimization.
Top Answer: There is a lot of manual intervention required and we have to input a lot of data. Many features still need to be implemented in this tool.
Top Answer: We are a solution provider and we use this platform to provide services to our customers. Our clients use this to financially optimize their cloud platform. Based on their utilization it helps to… more »
Top Answer: The easy way to provide users with full-fledged VMs the way IT wants it to be while still being flexible.
Top Answer: There is room for improvement in making the solution easier still. If you don't know Calm, it's not so easy to use. Blueprint repositories are not all in the same place. Sometimes they are in the… more »
Top Answer: We create Windows Testmachines for our Test Department from Win7 up to Server 2019
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Overview

The CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform (CMP) provides full visibility and control to reduce costs, improve cybersecurity posture, and automate critical tasks to accelerate cloud agility for modern enterprises and service providers.

Nutanix Calm allows you to seamlessly select, provision, and manage your business applications across your infrastructure for both the private and public clouds. Nutanix Calm provides App lifecycle, monitoring and remediation to manage your heterogeneous infrastructure, for example, VMs or bare-metal servers. Nutanix Calm supports multiple platforms so that you can use the single self-service and automation interface to manage all your infrastructure. Nutanix Calm provides an interactive and user friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) to manage your infrastructure.

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Sample Customers
HATech, Vimeo, RackSpace, NASA, Pearson Education, Fannie Mae, Smartronix, Ingram Micro, MediaMath, FOCoS Innovations, Ocado, Cloudar, Cornell UniversityJetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, Volkswagen SAIC, Brighton and Hove City Council, Foresters Financial, Janus International Group, Cloud Comrade, Serco
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider17%
Retailer6%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Computer Software Company55%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government4%
Real Estate/Law Firm4%
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CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform is ranked 16th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews while Nutanix Calm is ranked 7th in Cloud Management with 4 reviews. CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform is rated 8.0, while Nutanix Calm is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform writes "Enterprise-grade solution for cloud optimization that offers excellent support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nutanix Calm writes "We are aiming for "infrastructure-as-code" so that we can always recreate an environment, without manual work". CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform is most compared with CloudHealth, Azure Cost Management, Cloudability, AWS Trusted Advisor and Nutanix Xi Beam, whereas Nutanix Calm is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), OpenNebula, vCloud Director and Morpheus. See our CloudCheckr Cloud Management Platform vs. Nutanix Calm report.

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