"The most valuable feature is the backup capability."
"The most valuable aspect of the product is the policy driving resource management, to optimize the computing across data centers."
"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 deployment is easy."
"vCloud is a good platform for visualization. It is very handy for monitoring. VMware can integrate with all monitoring systems like vRealize, and the management monitoring is good. I'm very happy with VMware. VMware is good in management and monitoring systems."
"We use the infrastructure as a service cloud, that is, we use the features as infrastructure for this. We are not using any platform services."
"I have found the solution scales well."
"We can run it on self-hosted systems, and we are happy with the stability of vCloud Director."
"The most valuable features are the UI, the interface, and accessibility."
"The initial installation and setup are very quick."
"We'd like to see some AI model training for machine learning."
"We have not been able to use deduplication."
"This solution could improve by adding root cause analysis."
"The integration between components could be improved."
"There are new updates every quarter, so we need to purchase new support deployment services and some new products."
"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."
"Lacks integration with the hyperscalers."
"Cloud Director has room for improvement in many areas. One critical thing that comes to mind is the hyperscalers. They could be more seamlessly integrated into the hybrid cloud."
"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."
IBM Spectrum Computing uses intelligent workload and policy-driven resource management to optimize resources across the data center, on premises and in the cloud. Now up to 150X faster and scalable to over 160,000 cores, IBM provides you with the latest advances in software-defined infrastructure to help you unleash the power of your distributed mission-critical high performance computing (HPC), analytics and big data applications as well as a new generation open source frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark.
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.
IBM Spectrum Computing is ranked 20th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews while vCloud Director is ranked 5th in Cloud Management with 14 reviews. IBM Spectrum Computing is rated 7.6, while vCloud Director is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Computing writes "Responsive technical support with good reliability, and optimization of computing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Director writes "Great extensibility feature, which enables integration of other services ". IBM Spectrum Computing is most compared with Red Hat CloudForms, HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and Apache Spark, 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 IBM Spectrum Computing vs. vCloud Director report.
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