"The initial setup is fairly straightforward if you have a basic setup."
"Cisco has a lot of published information and documentation that helps users understand the product and its offering very well."
"The most valuable features of the vCloud Director are global management, added services, and automation."
"The most valuable features are the multi-tenancy and multi-site configuration."
"This is the go-to tool for anyone looking for standard out-of-the-box capabilities in a fully multitenant public cloud software that they can leverage to offer services to their customers."
"The most valuable feature of vCloud Director is the scaling architecture that they have built."
"The stability of the product is better than just 'good.'"
"There are various options for scaling and that flexibility is a good option."
"We can run it on self-hosted systems, and we are happy with the stability of vCloud Director."
"I have found the solution scales well."
"For many clients, the main problem with the solution is the price. Cisco is very expensive. If they could somehow make the pricing more competitive, that would be a big draw."
"I'm not a big fan of CloudCenter. I don't have anything against it, however, the on-premise version has been so hard to upgrade and maintain."
"This is very simple in OpenShift. We are happy with vCloud in terms of the virtualization but not for redundancy and distribution."
"Lacks integration with the hyperscalers."
"vCloud Director should improve by having support with other cloud providers, such as Microsoft Azure and Google cloud."
"Database services need to go beyond what they are currently doing."
"What could be improved in vCloud Director, particularly from the networking side, is its integration with other network devices. It also needs a more simplified installation because the process is a little bit complicated."
"It would be nice to see some new features in respect of the GUI."
"There are too many errors, it could be more stable."
"There are new updates every quarter, so we need to purchase new support deployment services and some new products."
The Cisco CloudCenter solution is an application-centric hybrid cloud management platform that securely provisions infrastructure resources and deploys applications to data center, private cloud, and public cloud environments.
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VMware vCloud Director provides software-defined services for data centers in the form of virtual data centers. Computing, networking, security, and storage are all virtualized when you deploy this solution. The result is that users will get to enjoy infrastructure that is operationally ready in a matter of minutes without needing to install and configure any physical infrastructure.
Cisco CloudCenter is ranked 12th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews while vCloud Director is ranked 5th in Cloud Management with 14 reviews. Cisco CloudCenter is rated 7.6, while vCloud Director is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco CloudCenter writes "Scales well with good documentation and a very good reputation regionally". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Director writes "Great extensibility feature, which enables integration of other services ". Cisco CloudCenter is most compared with Cisco Intersight, IBM Turbonomic, CloudStack, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), whereas vCloud Director is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), Nutanix Cloud Manager Self-Service, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and vCenter Orchestrator. See our Cisco CloudCenter vs. vCloud Director report.
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