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  • "We provide the VMware solution to our clients, for which they pay a perpetual license."
  • "The concept of hyper-convergence is smart. I don't know if it can be applied with less cost to be more affordable for small or medium-sized companies. The cost is a very important factor for it. We are currently depending on SAN storage. However, the hyper-converged solutions are depending on the storage within the hosts, such as vSAN in the VMware. It is a smart solution."
  • "We pay a yearly fee, based on our entries."
  • "The licensing module is somewhat complex. Calculating the cost is complicated. Many of our clients are unclear about the billing system and the traffic metering."
  • "The licensing cost is manageable because they have different versions available, standard, essential, and advanced."
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    Top Answer:There are multiple licenses available so customers can choose what makes sense based on their needs. The pricing could be a bit less between the pandemic and the war. It's also expensive as it is in… more »
    Top Answer:In the last few months, I've heard rumors that ransomware has been gaining the ability to attack VMware, which has us worried. The cost of the solution is high.
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    out of 39 in Process Automation
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    8th
    out of 39 in Process Automation
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    9.0
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    MS System Center Orchestrator
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    Overview

    As an IT administrator, you probably perform a lot of tasks and procedures to keep your computing environment healthy. You may have automated individual tasks, but typically, not the whole process. With System Center - Orchestrator you tie disparate tasks and procedures together using a graphical user interface Runbook Designer to create reliable, flexible, and efficient end-to-end solutions in your IT environment.

    VMware vCenter Orchestrator simplifies the automation of complex IT tasks and integrates with VMware vCloud Suite components to adapt and extend service delivery and operational management, effectively working with existing infrastructure, tools and processes.
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government11%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Hospitality Company6%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Media Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Government9%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise69%
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    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise38%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise66%
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    Microsoft System Center Orchestrator is ranked 18th in Process Automation while vCenter Orchestrator is ranked 8th in Process Automation with 9 reviews. Microsoft System Center Orchestrator is rated 0.0, while vCenter Orchestrator is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCenter Orchestrator writes "Enables us to do administration on a centralized layer when using multiple VMware ESX servers". Microsoft System Center Orchestrator is most compared with Micro Focus Operations Orchestration, ServiceNow Orchestration and Camunda Platform, whereas vCenter Orchestrator is most compared with VMware Aria Automation, VMware Aria Operations, vCloud Director, ServiceNow Orchestration and Control-M.

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