CloudPortal Services Manager vs. VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)

As of February 2019, CloudPortal Services Manager is ranked 31st in Cloud Management vs VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) which is ranked 3rd in Cloud Management with 109 reviews. The top reviewer of VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) writes "Enables us to flex up or flex down the environment quickly; makes our DevOps processes more consistent". CloudPortal Services Manager is most compared with Accelerite CloudPlatform and CloudStack. VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) is most compared with vCloud Director, Red Hat CloudForms and vCenter Orchestrator.
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It made the provisioning of the virtual machines easier and faster. We can react more quickly to customers' demands.A simplified version for small businesses would be good.We do plan to see ROI with any new implementation of new technologies being implemented within our environment.As far as value is concerned, it has been essential to our environment. We have been able to deploy VMs quickly and the developers have their own sandbox, so they can spin up and destroy VMs at their own will.There is confusion between licensing levels. There are three different licensed versions of vRealize Automation, and there are different things which can happen in each of them.vRealize automation really should be a front door to the whole VMware suite of products.The solution has helped to increase infrastructure, agility, speed, and provisioning in the time to market.We have seen significant ROI. We used to have physical servers, it took 90 days to get a server, order it, buy it, and get it in. We have it down to 10 minutes, building a server with virtualization, and now that's too slow. So, we let the customer do it at their speed. Therefore, it is pretty much up in a couple of minutes and they have a server.

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31st
out of 54 in Cloud Management
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906
Comparisons
365
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Followers
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3rd
out of 54 in Cloud Management
Views
9,304
Comparisons
5,000
Reviews
108
Followers
521
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Citrix Cloud PortalVMware vRealize Automation, vRA, VMware DynamicOps Cloud Suite
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Overview

Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager is a comprehensive control panel used by Citrix Service Providers to simplify provisioning and scaling of hosted workspaces, improving operating efficiency and reducing management costs.

VMware vRealize Automation automates the delivery of personalized infrastructure, applications and custom IT services.

This cloud automation software lets you deploy across a multi-vendor hybrid cloud infrastructure, giving you both flexibility and investment protection for current and future technology choices.

Agility Through Automation

Automate the end-to-end delivery and management of infrastructure, and accelerate application deployment and releases.

Choice Through Flexibility

Provision and manage multivendor, multicloud infrastructure and applications by leveraging existing infrastructure, tools and processes.

Personalization Through Governance Policies

Ensure that users receive the right size resource or application at the appropriate service level for the jobs they need to perform.

Efficiency Through Cost Containment

Provide consistent, automated delivery and management of IT services and reduce time-consuming, manual processes. Reclaim inactive resources for reuse with automated reclamation, providing cost savings.

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Sample Customers
Big Red Group, BT Global Services, CPC Project Services, DBR360, EnCloud, Frontier, Internet Solutions, Magic Cloud, Maryland Association of CPAs, Net Computer GroupRent-a-Center, Amway, Vistra Energy, Liberty Mutual
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm20%
Healthcare Company16%
Retailer10%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Pharma/Biotech Company35%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm16%
Marketing Services Firm8%
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