REVIEW: Turbonomic, VMware virtualization management tools

IT pros share their experiences working with Turbonomic and VMware vRealize Operations

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Virtualization management tools are becoming a must-have for enterprises that are grappling with increasingly dynamic infrastructure environments. Virtualization management tools allow for proactive capacity planning, which increases performance efficiency, keeps costs in check and avoids disruption.

Two of the leading virtualization management tools are Turbonomic and VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), according to IT pros in the IT Central Station community. IT Central Station is a knowledge-sharing site made up of professionals discussing technology products they use every day.

Specific to virtualization management, a number of IT pros shared their hands-on experience working with Turbonomic and vROps. Based on these users’ experiences, the most important criteria to consider when choosing a virtualization management tool include performance monitoring capabilities, depth of reporting, and support for dashboard customization.

Here, they share what they like about each tool and suggest areas where they see room for improvement. These reviews are the opinions of the users and are based on their own experiences.

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