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"The main feature of this solution is the integration with all the Cisco solutions and other vendors."

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"The most valuable feature is Optima, which is something that we use quite extensively."

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Cons
"There could be an improvement with the integration with the newest solutions from other vendors' technologies."

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"Technical support is an area that can be improved."

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  • "The price is higher than an open-source product, or CloudForms, or IBM Cloud Pak, but it is still not very high."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The main feature of this solution is the integration with all the Cisco solutions and other vendors.
    Top Answer:There could be an improvement with the integration with the newest solutions from other vendors' technologies.
    Top Answer:The main use for this solution is for orchestration.
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is Optima, which is something that we use quite extensively.
    Top Answer:The pricing for this product works differently, as they charge you based on your cloud spend. The price is higher than an open-source product, or CloudForms, or IBM Cloud Pak, but it is still not very… more »
    Top Answer:Technical support is an area that can be improved. If you are looking for a lot of automation then, because there are domain-specific languages, there is a learning curve. Once you learn that, and the… more »
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    18th
    out of 75 in Cloud Management
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    1,794
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    Reviews
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    Average Words per Review
    191
    Rating
    9.0
    25th
    out of 75 in Cloud Management
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    821
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    616
    Reviews
    1
    Average Words per Review
    430
    Rating
    7.0
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    RightScale MultiCloud Platform
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    Overview

    Cisco UCS Director enables automated delivery of physical and virtual data center resources, empowering data centers to move at the speed of business.

    With the RightScale Multi-Cloud Platform, you can mix and match public clouds, private clouds, and virtualized environments to meet your cloud portfolio strategy. In addition to clouds, you can support a portfolio of hypervisors — KVM, Xen, and vSphere — as well as operating systems — CentOS, RHEL, SUSE, Ubuntu, and Windows. A portfolio approach gives your enterprise the ability to future-proof your cloud strategy, optimize cost and performance, access a global footprint with best-of-breed capabilities, and gain financial flexibility and negotiating leverage.

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    Sample Customers
    Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdge
    Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Rackspace, Softlayer, Cloudstack, OpenStack, Vmware
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider43%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Government9%
    Wholesaler/Distributor4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Government7%
    Insurance Company5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise63%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise76%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Cisco UCS Director is ranked 18th in Cloud Management with 1 review while RightScale Cloud Management Platform is ranked 25th in Cloud Management with 1 review. Cisco UCS Director is rated 9.0, while RightScale Cloud Management Platform is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS Director writes "Integrates well, stable, and responsive technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of RightScale Cloud Management Platform writes "Straightforward to set up and reasonably-priced, but the integration with other tools is limited". Cisco UCS Director is most compared with Cisco Intersight, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vCloud Director, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and Cisco CloudCenter, whereas RightScale Cloud Management Platform is most compared with IBM Turbonomic, Cisco Intersight, ServiceNow, Embotics Commander and CloudSphere.

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