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Looking for feedback about vRealize Automation vs. Nutanix Calm


Who has done a comparison between VMware vRealize Automation and Nutanix Calm? 

I'd appreciate any feedback. Thanks!

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We are running Nutanix Calm now for a year. We have done feature- and cost comparison with vRealize Automation. We still run ESXi as Hypervisor on our Production Cluster (non-Calm). But Nutanix AHV on our Calm-Cluster

But vRealize Automation comes short in many ways. We asked our Nutanix Partner for advice and they set us up with a reference contact who was already using Calm in production. Their statement made clear there is no other product out there that comes close to Calm.

Our cost-comparison also made clear that there is not even a price advantage for VMware.
To be honest, I never looked back to what vRealize could do because Calm works so well.
And if you ever had contact with Nutanix Support you would be sold immediately. We never had support on an infrastructure solution that is so responsive and successful.
If ANY problems arise just hit them with your questions, no matter if it is technical issues or a feature you require. 
My opinion may be biased but I have experienced that VMware products don't integrate so well with each other as Nutanix products do.

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