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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
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BrianGibson
Real User
Senior Network Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Oct 19 2017

What is most valuable?

The most important feature for us is clearly the foundation it provides. In addition to that, we've found the High Availability and flexibility... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's made us a lot more agile. We don't have to acquire new hardware just to bring it up or utilize new services for our customers. It makes it... more»

What needs improvement?

I definitely could see some improvements in Operations Management. That's another product that they have, but it's lacking in a few things. I... more»

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

Make sure you find a good reseller you can trust. I don't have any advice with regard to pricing though, because the product is worth what you... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We evaluated Citrix, but in our testing, vSphere was definitely more stable. Once we got started with vSphere and saw what it could do, we liked... more»
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»
Glenn Kleinow
Real User
System Admin at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 09 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to monitor our trending and growth in our environment. It gives us an idea of when we're running out of capacity, how quick our growth is occurring, where it's... more»

What needs improvement?

Maybe to get a little bit more granular with storage and i-apps. Also, some of the configuration settings are a little bit overwhelming to try and understand all of the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We didn't have very good visibility in our environment at all. The standard C# and web client just wasn't giving us the visibility we needed. vROps did that very well.

What other advice do I have??

In choosing a vendor, obviously we have to look at their ability to answer all of our questions, make sure that their solution is in fact going to meet our needs and their tech... more»
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 other solutions did I evaluate??

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Rhea Rapps
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IT Central Station
Jun 20 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on our site is Turbonomic vs vRealize Operations (vROps). One user says about Turbonomic, " The biggest value I'm getting out of VMTurbo right now is the complete hands-off management of equalizing the usage in my data center."  Another user says about vROps,... more»
Randy RigginsTurbonomic can auto right size disk, memory, and CPU. It will also move vm's... more»
ScottYoungvRealize Operations is hands-down much better. The main reason is the... more»
AmitMehta
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May 24 2018
Which is better in terms of functionality and management? 
Deb BerczynskiPlease see response below from Shane Hill, PMP Arrow SI Practice Manager,... more»
Hector MaldonadoI been using VMware for long time and they have a very robust product that... more»
JeffreyThat depends on many factors and understanding where HCI is going today. The... more»
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May 01 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is KVM and vSphere. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between these two solutions? Which would you recommend as a Server Virtualization... more»
Ulrich VogtService Virtualization has nothing to do with KVM and vSphere. KVM and... more»
Jun Kai NgKVM is a simple and OpenStack-preferred virtual machine manager. vSphere is a... more»
Aernoud van de GraaffIf you run applications that are not relying on infra you can run that on... more»
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