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Pros
"For the entire data center, as a private cloud, I believe that user management, expert management, and the virtual data center is completely magic for the users.""OpenNebula is lightweight, stable, and easy to customize."

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"vCloud Director has improved our organization in so far as it is an easy solution to sell. I believe this is the case due to the fact that it is an easy tool to manage and to configure.""vCloud is a good platform for visualization. It is very handy for monitoring. VMware can integrate with all monitoring systems like vRealize, and the management monitoring is good. I'm very happy with VMware. VMware is good in management and monitoring systems.""There are various options for scaling and that flexibility is a good option.""The initial installation and setup are very quick.""The stability of the product is better than just 'good.'""The most valuable features are the UI, the interface, and accessibility.""Good features of extensibility, which allows integration of other services."

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Cons
"They should add more features like object storage.""They have been saying for the past two and a half years that they would develop a feature to hot-add RAM and CPU, but it does not work."

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"Improvements could be made in the building feature since there isn't a real building feature associated with the product. We require a building feature to integrate with other solutions.""This is very simple in OpenShift. We are happy with vCloud in terms of the virtualization but not for redundancy and distribution.""The product could use a billing feature so we can automate billing for clients.""In the next release, we would like to see improvements with the pricing. It could be reduced.""Lacks integration with the hyperscalers."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"VRA is very expensive but OpenNebula is free.""We use the Community Edition, rather than the Enterprise Edition."

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"It runs our company in the millions of rand every month.""This is an expensive solution."

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Ranking
13th
out of 71 in Cloud Management
Views
2,680
Comparisons
1,979
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
593
Rating
8.0
3rd
out of 71 in Cloud Management
Views
7,990
Comparisons
5,884
Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
575
Rating
8.2
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Overview

OpenNebula provides the most simple but feature-rich and flexible solution for the comprehensive management of virtualized data centers to enable private, public and hybrid IaaS clouds. OpenNebula interoperability makes cloud an evolution by leveraging existing IT assets, protecting your investments, and avoiding vendor lock-in.

OpenNebula is a turnkey enterprise-ready solution that includes all the features needed to provide an on-premises (private) cloud offering, and to offer public cloud services.

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
Akamai, BBC, Fermilab, Terradue, Surf Sara, Produban, Netways, ESA, China Mobile, BlackBerry, Deloitte, Fuze, Telefonica, Trivago MicroStrategy, National Democratic Institute, and NYSE Euronext.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company23%
Educational Organization12%
Media Company7%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company13%
Manufacturing Company7%
Cloud Provider7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider25%
Manufacturing Company5%
Insurance Company3%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise49%
Find out what your peers are saying about OpenNebula vs. vCloud Director and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,495 professionals have used our research since 2012.

OpenNebula is ranked 13th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews while vCloud Director is ranked 3rd in Cloud Management with 5 reviews. OpenNebula is rated 8.0, while vCloud Director is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of OpenNebula writes "Lightweight, stable, and well-suited for end-users". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Director writes "Great extensibility feature, which enables integration of other services ". OpenNebula is most compared with CloudStack, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Nutanix Calm, Cloudify and CloudBolt, whereas vCloud Director is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Ansible, vCenter Orchestrator, Red Hat CloudForms and Morpheus. See our OpenNebula vs. vCloud Director report.

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