VMware Software Defined Data Center Valuable Features

Robert Trasatti
VIP of Infrastructure Engineering at MindSHIFT
Reliability, cost effectiveness, integration. View full review »
Ryan Marsyla
Project Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The most valuable feature is the constant expansion of virtualization of all things in the datacenter, networking, storage. Overall it's the simplicity, they make things very, very simple and the most complex aspects of a datacenter are simplified down and extracted. That makes it available for any and all who are in administration. View full review »
Ryan Blace
Architect at Farmers insurance
I think the best way to think of it is, all the reasons why virtualization is so important to compute, SDDC gives to things like network and storage. View full review »
Ben Hinkle
Solutions architect at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The ability to automate both provisioning of the environment that you're trying to create as well as operationalizing some of the pieces they happen throughout the day is the most valuable feature. It is important because if you are in an environment that you're trying to scale or do a greenfield deployment, then it's easy to automate that process and remove some of the human errors that occur while deploying these environments. Also, in terms of the operationalizing of pieces, these tasks that often take up a lot of time of the users, can be automated and taken out of the hands of some of the operational teams. Therefore, freeing them up to do more pressing tasks that may require humans that you can't automate anymore is why it is so valuable. View full review »
Network Solution Engineer at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
VLAN and virtualization are the most valuable features. It is cost saving and effective with the government's money. View full review »
Senior VMware Engineer at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
It helps me virtualize my environment. The software stack's been out there for over 10-plus years. It's a very solid stack. The feature sets have improved drastically, especially with the new release. Since they are running the same software stack both on-prem and in the cloud that means that I don't have to have different installations. It's a consistent implementation across the board. View full review »
Matthew Koskela
Analyst at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
It's really valuable because we're expanding our server environment constantly and it helps us manage that effectively. Because we're a company with well over 10,000 employees and offices in over 50 countries, we need a central location for us to manage all of our servers and all of our ESX nodes. It's a great avenue to integrate everything together. View full review »
Security Engineer
Automation. Using features like NSX. You can automatically create new networks, simplifies the process greatly. View full review »
Technical Analyst 2
The fact that we can troubleshoot is the most valuable feature. We can view the performance reports; we can also quickly build them using the templates and clone. The clone portion of it has a lot of things. View full review »
Aurelio Rodas
‎IT Specialist at Softshop s.a
The most valuable feature is the strong support. Also, the H-Appliance feature that supports MPLS is very important to us. View full review »
Senior Network Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The virtual networking and being able to make changes on the fly without having to deal with physical cabling. Easy to use, easy to connect. It seems to be more simple than some of the other products out there. View full review »
Ron W. Szpak
Solution Architect with 5,001-10,000 employees
The most valuable feature is the ability to "leverage third-party vendors" disaster recovery/business continuity applications supporting complex VMware SDS deployments, namely Zerto. View full review »
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