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2017-06-15T13:02:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 20Consultant

The price of the solution is expensive.

2021-10-21T19:36:45Z
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Top 20Real User

If you have a big infrastructure, you should calculate the cost for those systems. But if you have a small workload, a small environment, don't go for vROps.

2021-06-30T08:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The billing is complicated because every country has a different option. Here in Chile, we don't pay for this kind of service with the Chilean pesos. We use another currency. In the future, I think vROps needs to work with governments for a native solution.

2021-06-28T15:18:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The value that we get from vROps is okay. It could be cheaper. I would recommend doing a PoC before using it. You can get a trial license for 30 or 60 days, so you should test it in your environment before implementing it. You should have some hands-on practice because it may not fit with your environment.

2021-06-28T05:25:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The cost is simply something we need to pay. We can't evaluate the price because we use a VMware environment, so it makes sense to use a VMware monitoring tool.

2021-06-28T05:25:00Z
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Top 20Real User

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. I recommend it to colleagues and companies, but people have complained that it is expensive. I think the pricing is fair.

2021-06-27T09:43:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

This is an enterprise-level product and everything is included in the VMware Suite license.

2021-06-21T17:23:00Z
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Top 5Real User

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.

2021-01-28T18:56:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Over time they have changed the pricing and the licensing model. 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.

2021-01-11T07:39:00Z
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Top 5Real User

When we last did a comparison of solutions, the pricing was equal or similar.

2021-01-08T11:28:00Z
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Top 20Real User

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." It is quite an expensive product. But if you really require something, you'll do it anyway.

2020-12-02T06:24:00Z
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Top 10Real User

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. They have a simple model, CPU-based. They should do something to make it more reasonable there. And they have too many variations. I think there are three different models that depend on different form factors. They should make it easier. With three different versions—standard, advanced, and enterprise—it's confusing.

2020-11-29T05:41:00Z
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Top 5Real User

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.

2020-11-29T05:41:00Z
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Top 5Real User

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. We need a separate license for vRealize Log Insight, which has not been integrated. However, it's something I'm looking forward to using.

2020-11-24T07:57:00Z
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Top 20Real User

There is a need for training so as to get qualified staff to set up the environment. The initial costs are a bit on the higher side but the licensing is flexible.

2019-10-07T13:20:00Z
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Top 10Consultant

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2017-06-15T13:02:00Z
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