Red Hat CloudForms Competitors and Alternatives

The top Red Hat CloudForms competitors are
  • VMware vRealize Suite
  • vRealize Automation
  • Cisco CloudCenter
  • Cloudify
  • Scalr
  • vCloud Director
  • vRealize Operations (vROps)
  • CloudBolt
Read reviews of Red Hat CloudForms competitors and alternatives
Se5c56
Real User
Systems Engineer with 10,001+ employees
Sep 18 2018

What is most valuable?

It integrates with our backup solution.

How has it helped my organization?

It automates the creation of new VMs for us, so there is less human error, less work. It has simplified provisioning for us.

What needs improvement?

It is not intuitive or user-friendly. It's complicated as heck. We actually hired VMware Professional Services to come in. I understand the newer version, which we're not quite on... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend vRealize Automation. If you don't already have experience in it, you're probably going to hire a partner to help deploy it and make it tie into your environment.... more»
William Babineaux
Consultant
Senior System Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Sep 06 2017

What is most valuable?

Dashboards. They give a single pane of glass where you can view multiple clients, multiple issues, networking, data stores, etc. Another good tool it has is capacity planning for... more»

What needs improvement?

During upgrades I'd love to see a single pane of glass showing what the system's actually doing. In our case, we have a UK datacenter. It might take five, six, or seven hours to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I think they've been using vRealize about five or six years now. I'm not sure what they used before we got monitoring tools. In this case, it was a company-wide decision. Really... more»

What other advice do I have?

When selecting a vendor be sure to look at reliability, uptime, and make sure that they're available for you. Because we work for hospitals, hospitals can't be down, they can't be... more»
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Turbonomic
Paco - JBS
User
User with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 25 2017

What is most valuable?

Starting from the reporting and recommendations, every feature has been very helpful. Even when we decided to not fully... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use the tool to properly size the virtual servers and get a lot of resources back, while reducing the Ready time, so... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to have a report to see all the snapshots.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

They are very flexible on how to make it happen.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No tool before.

What other advice do I have?

Great tool, easy to recommend.

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