Compare Cloudify vs. Juniper AppFormix

Cloudify is ranked 10th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews while Juniper AppFormix is ranked 14th in Cloud Management with 1 review. Cloudify is rated 8.0, while Juniper AppFormix is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cloudify writes "Enables us to catch scaling ​​issues early on, and has extensible functions and plugins". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Juniper AppFormix writes "Good scalability for big networks and has a straightforward deployment". Cloudify is most compared with Red Hat CloudForms, Cisco CloudCenter and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), whereas Juniper AppFormix is most compared with Red Hat CloudForms, Cloudify and Turbonomic.
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Pros
TOSCA model allows modeling the application rather than the automation. It is a machine-readable representation of the application and its infrastructure, which can be used for other things too, not just for the orchestration (e.g. enterprise architecture big picture, who connects to whom).Cloudify provides the infrastructure-as-code, as well as operational action capabilities (orchestrated startups or upgrades, and more).Product has given us the ability to catch early scaling issues that many companies hit on with private clouds.Extensible internal functions and plugins. Can implement custom plugins to fit your scenario. Python based plugins.You can use only what you need. You can remove certain Cloudify functions from the framework to create a "minified" version of what you need. This might only consist of the messaging delivery system, and the orchestration functions.Valuable features are auto-scaling and load balancing.

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The solution's technical support is good.

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Install of the product itself could be improved and I would like to see better event monitoring.Certainly the UI could use some intensive work, but nevertheless, overall, it’s a complete product with its 3.4 version and much better features are available with 4.0.Unlike the Docker environment, Cloudify takes time for configuration and its learning curve.

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This solution has a yearly licensing. In my country, it's really expensive.

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Overview

Cloudify is an orchestration-first cloud management platform, that is open source and based on the TOSCA standard, with multi-cloud and hybrid stack support. Cloudify supports all of the most popular clouds, alongside cloud native technologies, and even non-virtualized and bare metal environments. Cloudify is inherently built for integration, OEMability and interoperability, enabling organizations to build best of breed IT stacks, with full lifecycle automation - day 0 thorugh day 2 operations (provisioning, deployment, monitoring and remediation) of enterprise and legacy applications alongside networking services and functions - without having to sacrifice control, all while providing tools for operations and developers alike. Cloudify provides a single pane of glass across infrastructure, while supporting your existing tools and installbase.

Cloudify is built for pluggability through its open architecture model, bringing the web scale best practices of orchestration and automation into the world of hybrid stacks and clouds. With powerful workflows that map to complex dependencies, policies and relationships through model driven service orchestration, Cloudify delivers robust cloud application management without requiring organizations to change existing work processes or the codebase of their existing applications.

AppFormix is an optimization and management software platform for public, private and hybrid clouds. This intent-driven software manages automated operations, visibility, and reporting in cloud and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) use cases for Kubernetes and OpenStack, as well as Amazon Web Services. It features machine learning-based policy and smart monitors, application and software-defined infrastructure analytics, alarms, and chargeback accounting.
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Proximus Partner Communications (Israel) VMware NTT Data Metaswitch Spirent Communications Lumina Networks Atos Fortinet
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