VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) Room for Improvement

reviewer1317978
CTO at Moca Financial
Interoperability is more of an industry problem. There are multiple cloud provisioning tools out there, and vRA is just one of them. There are a lot of components out there, which all do certain things. There are some hard drives, particular types of servers, particular types of routers, load balancers, and firewalls, where some are stronger in one area and some in another. Interoperability between them would be a good thing. With the workflow aspect, which has manual intervention, a policy needs to be approved by somebody. There could be better management of that piece with better templates. It is like a workflow engine, but does not have enough example templates to do certain things. A lot of people waste a lot of time trying to figure out the same thing, and everybody is trying to figure out the same thing, e.g., how to make a MySQL cluster in a Windows environment? View full review »
RajM
Sr. Technical Specialist at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
They should concentrate on navigation and service improvements. View full review »
reviewer1397667
Sr. Cloud Automation Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
VMware needs to make it to where it is not as custom. Right now, you spend a lot of time making the services work. In order to get it up and running initially, that takes time. I would like it if they didn't require custom code and we could get it running out-of-the-box. View full review »
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Reviewer03752
IT Consultant at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
In the future, I hope to use a portal from GCP. View full review »
reviewer1026330
Cloud and Automation Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
It needs to be more dynamic with variable customization to make new workloads more reliable. It also needs to be faster. We are exploring vRA version 8 right now and maybe what I'm requesting is available in the new version, but we haven't explored it fully yet. View full review »
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