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Score 5 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Workload Automation

    8.0

    CA Scheduler Job Management

    80%

    VMware Cloud Director

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CA Scheduler Job Management ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Logging

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Analysis and visualization

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • VMware Cloud Director is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.0

    CA Scheduler Job Management

    70%
    1 Rating
    8.0

    VMware Cloud Director

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    CA Scheduler Job Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    3.0

    VMware Cloud Director

    30%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Broadcom

    Job scheduling software for the IBM Mainframe is quite mature and most IBM Mainframe sites would already have one installed. It would appear to be very little reason to change from one scheduling package to another. If you were looking for a new scheduling package, CA Technologies is more likely to steer you towards their other product
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    VMware

    For a CSP it's the best choice. For internal uses, even in presence of different business units, it's not so easy and flexible to manage. It assures a high level of multitenancy, often not needed for internal purposes. But it could be used in this case, just not created for these purposes. Network management is great.
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    Pros

    Broadcom

    • Good reporting on completed schedules and jobs including highest return code of jobs.
    • ISPF interface can cope with non-standard screen sizes.
    • Easy to use ISPF interface
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    VMware

    • The advantage to using vCloud Director is it a cloud based application allowing access anywhere. I have the ability to make changes to our virtual environment without being in the office or using a vpn.
    • The vCloud Director provides a lot of the same features as vSphere.
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    Cons

    Broadcom

    • Monitoring interface could make better use of screen colours
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    VMware

    • It is not good for end users or customers to use. The UI is geared more towards VMware admins.
    • There is somewhat of a learning curve to it, you have to think through and plan out how you want to set your OVDC and PVDCs up. It takes a lot of architecture experience.
    • Once you built workloads in vCloud director, it's real difficult to take them out or manage them directly in vSphere. This is a huge pain.
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    Pricing Details

    CA Scheduler Job Management

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    CA Scheduler Job Management editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      VMware Cloud Director

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      VMware Cloud Director editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Support Rating

        Broadcom

        No answers on this topic

        VMware

        Like most VMware, the vCloud Director support is not the best.
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        Alternatives Considered

        Broadcom

        All quite similar and as CA Scheduler had the smallest foot print across the agencies we support it is being decommmissioned
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        VMware

        Hyper-V is built on a Windows platform that includes services not needed for the virtual environment adding overhead. With vCloud I'm not required to maintain a host OS or it's updates. The requirement to maintain storage devices is no longer needed with vCloud as well.
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        Return on Investment

        Broadcom

        • Being decommissioned due to software rationalisation.
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        VMware

        • Time to market = 0 means profits almost immediate after investment
        • Customers trust the VMware brand more than any other
        • Elasticity: allowing the company to choose the best HW in the lower layer
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