SaltStack Competitors and Alternatives

The top SaltStack competitors are
  • Ansible
  • Chef
  • SCCM
  • VMware vRealize Suite
  • vRealize Automation
  • Puppet Enterprise
  • Cloudify
  • Cisco UCS Director
Read reviews of SaltStack competitors and alternatives
it_user305391
Real User
Lead Engineer at SynchroNet
Oct 09 2017

How has it helped my organization?

What we do with it is we've taken a very lengthy deployment process and we have shrunk it from what was a months-long process down to a matter of hours. We've also had benefits with configuration consistency because the machine is doing it... more»

What needs improvement?

I spend a lot of time talking with some of the product's team members making requests. Machine prefix, which is what they call their naming scheme, I wish that it was more flexible. Right now, you're relying on creating your own system and... more»

What other advice do I have?

It has a long way to go still but, for what it does, it does well and it helps enable you. Even if there are a lot of problems with the product itself that still need to be fixed, I don't think that they outweigh the actual business value... more»
Engineer353
Real User
VMware Engineer at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
May 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* HA * DRS * Snapshot * FT * vMotion * SvMotion

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us the ability to be running over 250+ VMs on five physical hosts and in various flavours of guest OSs. Previously, we did not have... more»

What needs improvement?

The only improvement that is needed that come to mind are improvements in the vRealize Automation and vRealize Operations management simplicity.

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

My advice when it comes to pricing is that pricing is a bummer, especially when it comes to SnS coverage. From the feedback I have received from... more»

What other advice do I have?

Overall, I strongly recommend this product.
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Matej Artač
Real User
Researcher, Programmer, Project leader at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Aug 24 2017

What do you think of Cloudify?

Valuable Features: Good OASIS TOSCA blueprint support Extensibility Multi-platform nature • Improvements to My Organization: It has enabled us to create the DICE Deployment Service. It also simplified deployment of any other services (monitoring, continuous integration, etc.). • Room for Improvement: It would be great if it would start supporting Ubuntu 16.04 or newer. • Use of Solution: I have used it since spring 2015. • Deployment Issues: There were some issues with deploying the solution on OpenStack Mitaka. However, we were able to resolve them. • Stability Issues: We have not encountered any stability issues. Since version 3.4.0, the solution is stable. • Scalability Issues: No scalability issues so far. • Customer Service and Technical...

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