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VMware Reviews

Saurabh Chandratre
Consultant
Director Solutions Architect - EMEA at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 08 2019

What is most valuable?

All the Blue Medora vROps management packs have features like: · OOTB dashboards · Collected metrics · OOTB Reports · Alerts and recommendations ·… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Using VMware vRealize Operations with Blue Medora TVS helped to centralize data center operations monitoring platform. By adding the True… 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… more»

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

The True Visibility Suite is available in three editions: Standard, Advanced and Enterprise. These packages align with the various infrastructure… 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… 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 flows… 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 best… 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 an… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

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 that… 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 10. I… 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.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

No

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