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  • "The solution has a huge cost. If we could just have one license covering everything that vROps can do, that would be great. I would prefer it this way."
  • "The pricing is a little bit expensive. Licensing is an issue because there are always changes, and by that I mean cost increases. And that's not only for vROps but for VMware, vSphere, and all the products that are involved."
  • "Every VMware product is a licensing challenge. It's always costly. It's based on processors. From a technical side, the product is very good. The challenging part is always the licensing. They should have some kind of alternate pricing models."
  • "vROps is a bit expensive and that's a reason that small clients say, 'No, I don't think we need this.' From a pricing perspective, it is quite steep. But 'expensive' is relative, depending on what you need. Others might say, 'It is expensive, but I think we can use it to better our environment.'"
  • "When we last did a comparison of solutions, the pricing was equal or similar."
  • "Five or six years ago, when we took it, it was a very good option. Now, I think I have to reevaluate, to be honest."
  • "This is an enterprise-level product and everything is included in the VMware Suite license."
  • "The licensing is not clear at the moment if the on-premises pricing is the same as on the cloud. I am checking on the pricing. However, you can save a lot of money with the cloud solution because you need to spend time installing, upgrading, and connecting with the on-premises solution. Also, you don't need to spend time scheduling the maintenance and maintaining the solution when using the cloud version."
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    vROP is a virtualization management solution from VMWare. It is efficient and easy to manage. You can find anything you need from the software interface. It provides complete visibility over… more »
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    It gives us visibility into the virtual infrastructure, and even the physical infrastructure, and into the workloads running. We have visibility even at the level of the appliance services. We can… more »
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    They forecast our pricing based on the objects we deploy, but I'm not involved much with that. The licensing part is a bit complicated.
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    vCenter Operations Manager, VCOPS, vRealize Operations
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    Overview

    Runecast Analyzer is a solution for hybrid cloud that is built by admins, for admins, and covers proactive best practices & security compliance analysis for AWS, Azure, Kubernetes & VMware.

    Runecast Analyzer is a patented, real-time issue analysis solution for VMware and AWS hybrid cloud, to help organizations automate security and audit compliance processes, continuously scan for known issues, identify vulnerabilities, analyze logs for patterns, maintain alignment with VMware, AWS, and SAP HANA Best Practices, and even simulate upgrades against the VMware Hardware Compatibility List (HCL). Users can also ensure security compliance with automated checks against standards such as HIPAA, PCI-DSS, DISA-STIG, BSI, CIS, NIST, GDPR, ISO 27001, Essential 8 and Cyber Essentials Security.

    Runecast was designated a "Cool Vendor" by Gartner in its 2020 Performance Analysis for Cloud-Native Architectures report.

    SUPPORTED SERVICES: VMware - vSphere 5.x+ (fully supported on vSphere 7), vSAN, NSX-T, NSX-V 6.2+, Horizon 6.x+; AWS - AWS Config, AWS Health, Cloudfront, Cloudtrail, Cloudwatch, EC2, IAM, RDS, Redshift, S3, VPC, ServiceNow.

    Get to know Runecast: www.runecast.com/

    Read Customer Success Stories: www.runecast.com/case-studies


    Automate IT operations management, manage performance and gain visibility across physical and virtual infrastructure with VMware vROps. It proactively identifies and solves emerging issues with predictive analytics and smart alerts, ensuring optimum performance and availability of applications and infrastructures across vSphere, Hyper-V, Amazon and physical hardware.

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    Science Applications International Corporation, Tribune Media, Heartland Payment Systems, Telkom Indonesia, Columbia Sportswear, iGATE, CSS Corp, Angel Broking, Adira Finance, Hipskind, Beiersdorf Shared Services, Innovate Mas Indonesia, Adobe, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi , Join Experience S.A, Borusan Holdings, Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi
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    Comms Service Provider26%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Energy/Utilities Company8%
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    Comms Service Provider20%
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    Runecast Analyzer is ranked 10th in Cloud and Data Center Security while VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is ranked 1st in Virtualization Management Tools with 28 reviews. Runecast Analyzer is rated 0.0, while VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) writes "Easy to use, stable, and support is always available". Runecast Analyzer is most compared with , whereas VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Turbonomic, VMware vSphere, vCenter Orchestrator and Nutanix Prism.

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