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Henry
Real User
Team Lead at Tata Consultancy Services
Dec 18 2017

What do you think of vSphere?

Yes. vSphere 6.5 is better then v 6.2 I was wondering what function you wish to have in vSphere 6? Happy New Year
Aaron Krytus
Real User
Network Manager / Senior Network Engineer at Warnock, Tanner & Associates
May 15 2018

What is most valuable?

I have found this product excellent for test/dev environments. This is 90% of what I use this product for.

How has it helped my organization?

Since I work with so many different customers, I deal with many operating systems and workstation configurations. When performing upgrades to... more»

What needs improvement?

I have had issues with the virtual network adapters in the past that has taken some time to troubleshoot.

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

The pricing is a bit steep in my opinion for testing and there are other options. None however that are so powerful and easy to use.

Which solutions did we use previously?

No
Saurabh Chandratre
Consultant
Solutions Architect / Cloud Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 02 2018

What is most valuable?

* Intelligent Operations * Policy-based Automation * Unified Management With features like predictive analytics, intelligent workload management and Smart Alerts for the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

A clearer, more holistic view into its on-premise Compute, Storage and Network environments Faster identification of any issues and clear guidance on their resolution More focused... more»

What needs improvement?

One missing component was the integration of Log Insight and vRealize Business within vROps. But, with the new version of vROps (v6.5 & v6.6), this requirement was also met... more»

What other advice do I have?

* Conduct workshops and capture monitoring requirements at a high level; document and understand the customer's requirements. * Study the customer’s infrastructure, as it will be... more»
Ralph Stoker
Real User
Infrastructure architect at State of Ohio
Sep 12 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature for me is the different views that you can get when selecting an application or a VLAN. It shows you the traffic... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It hasn't improved the way our organization functions, yet. It's only been in for two or three months and we're still trying to figure out the... more»

What needs improvement?

When we talk about those micro-segmentation rules, there's an Export function. It is very macro-segmentation oriented instead. So if you choose... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not have a previous solution. We have a project to migrate from legacy networks into NSX-T. This solution was installed to facilitate... more»

What other advice do I have?

I want to say it's a 10 out of 10. If they fix that micro-segmentation thing it will absolutely be a 10. Right now it's about an eight out of... more»

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