Turbonomic Reviews

Turbonomic is the #2 ranked solution of our top Cloud Migration tools. It's rated 4.8 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) - Turbonomic vs VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)

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Rodney Barnhardt
Real User
Server\Storage Administrator at Charlotte Pipe and Foundry
Aug 05 2019

What is most valuable?

When you log in to Turbonomics, I find the Assure Service Performance that appears on the dashboard the most useful item. This option shows virtual machines that may need… more »

How has it helped my organization?

Due to the loss of our primary VMware administrator, my colleagues had to take over managing the virtual environment. There were settings for various reservations set at… more »

What needs improvement?

Based on the way we currently use the product I do not have any recommended improvements. However, we do not have may of the automated features configured at this time.

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

The pricing is fairly straightforward. It is based on the number of physical CPUs. There is now an option for per VM pricing. This can be valuable if you are monitoring… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously had vCOPS, but that was charged per VM and could not monitor and report on our XenServer environment.

What other advice do I have?

I highly recommend this product, particularly if you have a heterogeneous virtual environment.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, but as mentioned before we did have vCOPS and chose this as a replacement.
Chris Childerhose
Real User
Senior Engineer - Backup & Replication at ThinkON
Jun 29 2020

What is most valuable?

The ability to automate moving of VMs, Capacity Planning and Reporting have been invaluable to our monthly reporting.

How has it helped my organization?

Monthly reporting is more detailed now and we can see where improvements can be made within the environment.

What needs improvement?

None at the moment. The product is improving with each release and the new HTML5 interface is great. Would like to see the ability to move custom dashboards from the old… more »

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

Contact Sales about pricing and licensing as they will work with you on the best solution.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Other solutions were evaluated during this time, but nothing was being used.

What other advice do I have?

The sales team was amazing in helping put together a slide deck for me to sell the solution to Management and also were able to negotiate pricing within our budget to help… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, other solutions were evaluated: vCOPS, Uila, and Opvizor.
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Mark Kaplan
Real User
Senior Director IT at BARBRI Inc.
Apr 08 2019

What is most valuable?

Its ability to scale up and down on demand allows for maximum cost efficiency. By dynamically analyzing our loads, the product can sense if resources need to be adjusted. It can also tell if another… more »

How has it helped my organization?

In the first month, we ran this as a POC. It saved us over 5k a month in costs by implementing its recommendations. The product continues to save us money but constantly updating its pricing files… more »

What needs improvement?

* More Azure features are needed. They started with AWS and are now ramping up Azure features. * We would like to see more visibility into reserved instances in Azure.

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

Make sure you do a POC first so you can see the benefit this product will bring.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Yes, Azure Advisor. It did not do a good job as regards memory utilization but concentrated more on processor consumption.

What other advice do I have?

Wonderful account team and support. Training is exceptionally thorough.

What is Turbonomic?

Turbonomic Application Resource Management matches application demand to infrastructure supply to continuously ensure application performance. The software integrates with leading APM and IT service management solutions to form a control plane to automate IT resource management, on-premises and in multicloud environments.

Also known as
VMTurbo Operations Manager
Turbonomic customers

JPMorgan Chase, First Canadian Title, UBS, Aetna, Alpha Maxx, London School of Economics, Expedia, JMC Steel Group, Southern Waste Systems.

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