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Researched VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) but chose CloudHealth: Complete solution for managing operations, easy to use with a great dashboard, good technical support
Find out what your peers are saying about CloudHealth vs. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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We are able to create an internal price of the product that we can then sell to clients. We get the cost plan at a good discount and then resell it with a mark up to our enterprise-level clients. This flexibility in pricing is one of the solution's best features.
This solution is fast and very easy to understand, even if you are not a technician.
The tool helped the organization in all monitoring tasks when being delivered as a service for customers helps them to generate early alarm templates, being a cloud service provider is delivered as part of the IaaS to generate memory consumptions processing and storage additionally can be configured parameters such as networking and services that are configured on virtual machines.
The most valuables features are the collection of assets, security, and configuration data settings from each networked virtual environment in the system.
Vmware always gives us the best support. They are friendly to talk to and they understand the real impact of what's happening. They are trying to get into the issue as one of your team. They also fit into your working hours to solve your issues.
The reporting is a fantastic tool. It's a great tool for generating reports on different things, and for historically looking at performance metrics to help solve performance problems in an application stack.
This solution is most definitely scalable. We've already gone back to the drawing board and specifically designed it from the ground up, to be scalable with the size of our environment moving forward.
We do not have any problems with the product. It solves our problems. We now know if something is on the console and if there really is a problem. Before this, we had a lot of false positives. It digs into the problems and then at the end it just drops it.
This solution has improved my organization by claiming back resources that have been wasted on applications or on servers that just didn't need them. Having a tool that shows that information on a pretty regular basis has been very helpful.
It is stable. I don't have any problems with this product and upgrades are very easy because it's just click two buttons and next, next, next, finish.
The solution doesn't offer the best functionality, unfortunately. Some features just simply aren't on offer. The solution needs to offer more product milestones.
If you are working with the OS you need help and other connectors to get more information.
The database services in the tool as backup services are friendly and can be deployed in the release to production. However, in the new features, I would like to include more online documentation that can help service generate early alerts.
Certificate Management should be simplified for non-technical staff members.
They can change the interface for the 6.7 vSphere that would make it more simple and more friendly. I think changing the interface of the operations manager would be good. It's friendly to use right now but it would simplify it more.
The whole interface is like an information overload, it just bombards me with messages, warnings, and alerts. When I follow through on the majority of these messages, I realize that I'm really just wasting time because they're not really real problems.
With our environment right now, stability is the one sticking point. There hasn't been a great deal of handholding in between the different versions, so we've run into problems with there being what I would call "more than just the average change between versions" and it's caused a loss of data for us in the past.
Technical support is good, once you pass the first level.
I know that they talk a lot about AI and a sort of forecasting ahead of time. It's a good application, but it has to wait for a certain period of time to actually do an analysis. If it would give you that ahead of time, or even forecasting, it would be really improved.
When you are at your lowest, support is pretty bad. They ask you dumb questions but when you come to second and upper service desk, it is much easier and much better to talk to and resolve the issue.
Pricing and Cost Advice
The licensing fees depend on how big the company is. If you are a larger company then you have a better contract with a better price. The price is different for a small company.
The initial costs are a bit on the higher side but the licensing is flexible.
We did an enterprise license agreement with our VMware partner and put this in our bundle. We tried it and loved it, so we use it now.
I have reduced the time to troubleshoot for my customers.
We would like to build custom dashboards in the standard license. Right now, this is available in the enterprise license, not the standard license.
We have seen good ROI results. It has made our lives easier.
Our budgets are always tight. We would like to have more features at lower licensing levels for easier access to them.
We have seen huge ROI. It has certainly reduced troubleshooting.
If the VMs were trimmed, then we wouldn't have to buy as much software/hardware, and this means less licenses. While most of it is VMware licenses, which are relatively cheap, there are SQL licenses for Microsoft, and this is where we could start saving a lot of money.
Questions from the Community
Question: What do you like most about CloudHealth?
Top Answer: This solution is fast and very easy to understand, even if you are not a technician.
Top Answer: When you start to virtualize things it gets very expensive. The licensing fees depend on how big the company is. If you are a larger company then you have a better contract with a better price. The… more »
Top Answer: The most valuables features are the collection of assets, security, and configuration data settings from each networked virtual environment in the system.
Question: What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)?
Top Answer: There is a need for training so as to get qualified staff to set up the environment. The initial costs are a bit on the higher side but the licensing is flexible.
Top Answer: Certificate Management should be simplified for non-technical staff members. There is a need for revamping the reporting and improvement on Dashboard to include statistics, which can be used by… more »
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Also Known As
|vCenter Operations Manager, VCOPS, vRealize Operations|
CloudHealth Technologies' cloud management platform aggregates, correlates, and analyzes data from disparate cloud data sets so that enterprises and service providers can align cloud operations with business objectives, reduce costs and ensure service levels are being met, based on an optimally performing cloud environment.
Automate IT operations management, manage performance and gain visibility across physical and virtual infrastructure with VMware vROps. It proactively identifies and solves emerging issues with predictive analytics and smart alerts, ensuring optimum performance and availability of applications and infrastructures across vSphere, Hyper-V, Amazon and physical hardware.
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