vRealize Automation Competitors and Alternatives

The top vRealize Automation competitors are
  • vCloud Director
  • Red Hat CloudForms
  • vCenter Orchestrator
  • Cisco CloudCenter
  • Turbonomic
  • SaltStack
  • Cisco UCS Director
  • vRealize Operations (vROps)
Read reviews of vRealize Automation competitors and alternatives
NetworkA8da5
Real User
Network Admin at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
Sep 26 2018

What is most valuable?

It gives us a single pane of glass to look at whenever we're trying to troubleshoot issues, so we can go to one place as opposed to multiple places.

How has it helped my organization?

We're able to monitor a set of hosts all at one time. We can go from monitoring one thing to everything. We get a holistic overview of what's going on.

What needs improvement?

One of the things that we've been limited on is that it only monitors one cluster at a time. We're spread out all across the US. It would be nice to monitor multiple clusters from... more»

What other advice do I have?

The most important criteria when selecting a vendor is that their product works.
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Turbonomic
A J R Hammerton
User
Virtualization Specialist at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 21 2017

What is most valuable?

Originally we looked at Turbonomic as a replacement for our existing virtual management tool as it offered us a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The VM rightsizing tools and the intelligent placing of workloads have helped us to not only streamline what we have... more»

What needs improvement?

The old interface was not the clearest UI in some areas, and could be quite intimidating when first using the tool.... more»

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

We felt the pricing was very fair for the product. It is in no way prohibitive for larger deployments, unlike other... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used another tool to give us insights into our VM environment but due to the way it gathered data it was always at... more»

What other advice do I have?

The ability to connect to many different environments along with the integration with partner systems make this an... more»
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SaltStack
it_user514260
Real User
Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Simple and flexible YAML/JSON configuration management framework which allows simultaneous configuration of thousands of systems * “Reactor" for event-driven infrastructure which must be present in any cloud based solutions and in CloudOps... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* We decreased deployment CD times from hours to minutes across different cloud providers on several hundred systems. * We used a SaltStack agent as a “Convergence” agent which provided us with management, monitoring, and backup capabilities.

What needs improvement?

* Backward compatibility * The speed of fixing bugs

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