vCloud Director Competitors and Alternatives

The top vCloud Director competitors are
  • VMware vRealize Suite
  • vRealize Automation
  • Ansible
  • Red Hat CloudForms
  • vCenter Orchestrator
  • CloudStack
  • vRealize Operations (vROps)
  • Cisco UCS Director
Read reviews of vCloud Director competitors and alternatives
Gaurav Amar
Real User
General Manager, Information Technology at a media company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 16 2018

What is most valuable?

The dashboard: I like that we receive an overview from it of what is happening in our environment. The solution is somewhat intuitive and very user-friendly. It has interactive... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There is a lot of manual effort involved when drilling down into problems and determining where they are coming from. With this solution, we are able to see where problems are... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not previously use another solution. This is the first solution that we have used of its kind.

What other advice do I have?

I always recommend this solution. Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Brand name * The vendor's skill set * The technical support.
reviewers832
Real User
Principal Architect at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Nov 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Reliability * Scalability The product itself is future rich, because of the HA componentry. The DRS VMotion gives you the ability to lose... more»

What needs improvement?

The costing and pricing models of their product.

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

Pricing needs to be improved.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did have a previous solution 15 years ago, but we switched due to scalability.

What other advice do I have?

VMware is the pioneer of virtualization. They are way ahead of everybody else. Some of the other products have caught up, which has been... more»
JuniorQab2c8
Real User
Junior QA Engineer at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Apr 10 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature from my point of view is access to environment via console through separate browser window.

How has it helped my organization?

CloudStack helps to keep the administration process for all virtual machines in one place.

What needs improvement?

It would be a good to have more specific error messages within administration processes (e.g. problem with creating new instance). Also, I would like to see the possibility of... more»

What other advice do I have?

In general I would to say CS is a stable solution and, in my opinion, it will solve problems with administration of VMs.

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