vCloud Director Benefits

Chris Magee
Pre-Sales Engineer at Secura
vCloud Director requires less knowledge to get into in the first place. Therefore, when we bring in new members of staff, we can always give them the customer experience straightaway, and they can pick it up quite easily. This means the training is easy to start with, then we can introduce them to the more advanced features behind the scenes later on. In terms of disaster recovery (DR), we sell it as a service to our clients. We have our vCloud Directors spanning across two different data centers. We've had some of them that had problems go wrong in one data center with their software. Then, we are able to just move them across with no problems, except for minor downtime. Everything works together, which has been great. View full review »
Architec1b8b
Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
My company's a traditional hardware reseller so moving into a subscription-based model is challenging from a sales perspective. It's a new way of getting customers in and getting them tightly coupled with my company. The self-service capabilities have affected the way that our customers can now do their own thing. Whereas in our old legacy platform, we had to sit down and do stuff for our customers. We don't require as many people to maintain the platform. It has also enabled us to provision new clients faster. We can provision a new customer in a few hours and they will be up and running. View full review »
OSMNGR346
OSS Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
It has helped us develop a better way of selling services to customers, evolve from the typical housing, and make revenues for the Telefonica company. View full review »
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Abdulaziz Abanmy
System admin
Working with a single vendor, especially with optimization, has improved our organization. Working with VMware has supported us especially in terms of building a very powerful cloud for our customers. It has helped us provision new clients faster because it's built on an automated system. It has helped speed up provisioning around 75%. View full review »
Ivan Skopar
Engineer at T-Systems
It has improved our organization by speeding up some basic scenarios. They can manage a simple operation on their own. View full review »
ITAdmin58981
IT Administrator with 201-500 employees
The product helped us get more customers, so that worked out quite well. It saves us a lot of time provisioning new clients. View full review »
SeniorCl2ed7
Senior Cloud Architect at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
It enables us to provision our clients faster but the process is different. It is faster and the customer can auto-deploy via a template. It can take three to five minutes depending on the type of operating system. View full review »
Engineerinfo98876
Java Developer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
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. View full review »
Ahmed Ibrahim Aloulah
VMware Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
vCloud has improved our organization because it acts as a DR between the customer's premise to the public cloud. If a customer is looking for disaster recovery at a cheaper price, this is the best solution. The self-service capability has been beneficial for my organization. Although we have a problem because it cannot support automation from A to Z. There is a lot of missing. This solution has enabled us to provision our clients faster by around 60%. View full review »
Kirill Naumenko
Head of R&D Department at Gigacloud
This solution has helped us make money and provision our clients faster. View full review »
Peter De Boer
Senior Engineer with 501-1,000 employees
We use it to replicate VMs for our customers from one data center to another data center. With vCloud Director, our customers can use the VMs: * They can destroy them. * They can create new ones. * They can change them. They can do this in simplest and quickest way possible. View full review »
Avi Saadi
System Administrator at Bezeq
Organizations can use this product for disaster recovery or for migration to our cloud. This solution enables us to provision new clients more quickly. View full review »
ICTspe3287
ICT specialist
It has helped us with user segmentation and QA. View full review »
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