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Turbonomic

Overview

What is Turbonomic?

IBM Turbonomic is a performance and cost optimization platform for public, private, and hybrid clouds used by cloud, infrastructure operations, and architecture to assure application performance while eliminating inefficiencies by dynamically resourcing applications through automated actions. IBM states that Turbonomic…

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Recent Reviews

Good experience

10 out of 10
November 08, 2023
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solving for too much time spent by folks in cloud economics building business cases and implementing recommendations. We're able to …
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10 out of 10
February 08, 2023
Incentivized
Turbonomic is useful to help us manage the computational resources in our data center and I have significantly increased our VM …
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Pricing

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IBM® Turbonomic Standard (Software)

$3,160

On Premise
per month starting at 200 managed virtual servers (MVS)

IBM® Turbonomic Standard

$3,270

Cloud
per month starting at 200 managed virtual servers (MVS)

IBM® Turbonomic Cloud Optimization Essentials

$3,625

Cloud
per month limited to 2 million USD or less annual cloud spend

Entry-level set up fee?

  • Setup fee optional
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://www.ibm.com/products/turbonomic…

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Starting price (does not include set up fee)

  • $3,160 per month starting at 200 managed virtual servers (MVS)
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Product Demos

IBM Turbonomic Product Tour | #6 Process Integration Digital Transformation

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IBM Turbonomic Product Tour | #5 Deep Integrations Greater Savings

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IBM Turbonomic Product Tour | #4 Automation at Scale

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IBM Turbonomic Product Tour | #3 Continuous Cost Optimization

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IBM Turbonomic Product Tour | #2 Decisions, Not Alerts

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IBM Turbonomic Product Tour | #1 Quick and Simple Set Up

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Product Details

What is Turbonomic?

IBM Turbonomic is a performance and cost optimization platform for public, private, and hybrid clouds used by cloud, infrastructure operations, and architecture to assure application performance while eliminating inefficiencies by dynamically resourcing applications through automated actions. IBM states that Turbonomic customers report an average 33% reduction in cloud and infrastructure waste without impacting application performance, and return-on-investment of 471% over three years over not using a cloud cost optimization solution. For organizations practicing FinOps, IBM Turbonomic helps accelerate the Optimize and Operation phases of the FinOps journey.


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Turbonomic Screenshots

Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Action Center shows the list of optimization actions across the global environment—on-prem and cloud—that should be taken to minimize cost while assuring performance.Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Application view shows the global environment—across private and public infrastructure—from the context of individual application components, and enables users to optimize one application at a time (when needed) by viewing each app's unique pending actions. The Supply Chain at left shows all of the entities across applications and the interdependencies between them.Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Cloud Executive Dashboard is an out of the box dashboard that allow users to rapidly communicate value to executives. This view shows the cloud cost savings opportunities realized and not yet realized over any time period.Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Action Center shows the list of optimization actions across the global environment—on-prem and cloud—that should be taken to minimize cost while assuring performance.Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Cloud view shows the public cloud environment(s) and all of the pending actions required to bring them into a maximally efficient, performant state. The Supply Chain at left shows all of the entities in the public cloud(s) and the interdependencies between them.Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic On-Prem view shows the user's private data center environment(s) and all of the pending actions required to bring them into a maximally efficient, performant state. The Supply Chain at left shows all of the entities in data center(s) and the interdependencies between them.

Turbonomic Videos

Turbonomic in 2 minutes: Optimizing performance and cost across public, private, hybrid and multicloud
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Turbonomic Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesEnglish

Frequently Asked Questions

Turbonomic starts at $3160.

VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth, Spot by NetApp, and Densify are common alternatives for Turbonomic.

Reviewers rate Availability and Online Training and Configurability highest, with a score of 10.

The most common users of Turbonomic are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).

Turbonomic Customer Size Distribution

Consumers0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)25%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)25%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)50%
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Reviews and Ratings

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Reviews

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Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I would recommend this product for any one , who has a large VM estate , and needs to be able to guarantee 24x7 performance of applications and good resource management . If you have limited IT team this product helps to get the best out of the team , the AI automation is really good helps the team move away from constantly putting out fires or dealing with application issues.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The business value and increase in profits of your company must have this powerful system, so it is based on starting your business progressively positively. Turbonomic will monitor all workflow performance, fixing any issues that may arise. In this way, performance is controlled, and more efficiency is given to everything that is executed on a daily basis. Its use is not the most intuitive, but keep working to improve the training in this software.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
If you want your organization to run smoothly, you should consider this high-quality tool. It has excellent automation, which allows you to be confident, since it is considered free of human errors; constant monitoring helps keep all workloads healthy, so IBM Turbonomic works robustly for congestion reduction in the cloud, doing it in a fluid way.
November 08, 2023

Good experience

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cloud financial management - data analysis, reporting, managing enterprise based discounts, reduces carbon footprint for sustainability initiatives
Cloud economics - people who need to manually and continuously build business cases for migrations to the cloud
Finops teams - inform, optimize, operate
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Turbonomic helps us see what uses resources and what needs more and how to reorganize to maximize hardware use. I think companies with multiple VMware clusters would benefit from this software. Perhaps not if the company is small. However, Turbo Operations Manager is best for virtualizing data-intensive platforms like SQL.
MEI KAM WONG | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The product is suitable for you if you use many VMs and it's hard for you to keep track manually. It can perhaps replace a small tech team and deliver a better result at a fraction of the cost. Turbonomic helps you visualize and understand your investment, and also delivers cost savings on the fly.
Andrew Starodubtsev | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Turbonomic can be a valuable tool for large organizations with complex multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments, because Turbonomic can help these organizations to get a holistic view of their IT resources and optimize them across all of their systems, providing real-time insights into infrastructure and applications. It automatically adjusts resource allocations based on workload demands, ensuring optimal performance and efficient resource utilization.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The ability to allocate resources in accordance with requirements and preferences thanks to IBM Turbonomic has significantly improved the methodology for making decisions. An evenly distributed workload results from sound decisions, which helps reduce cost and boost income and output.
Kenzie Cranston Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The objectives of any organization will be achieved with this fabulous automation and monitoring tool, allowing regular review, allowing optimal production, and growing the business of the company. Turbonomic serves as an effective recommendation for understanding and maintaining all workloads without making mistakes. Our business performance is optimal thanks to this robust software that is responsible for monitoring and improving the entire business work system and handles a good volume of processes that are based on the cloud.
Rehan Kanuga | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
IBM Turbonomic is a cost management solution that allows us to monitor resource requirements and distribute them where they are required, hence increasing productivity. It covers Network Performance Management and AIOps issues. It is also used to handle activities in the application performance monitoring tool. Overall a good tool to have if you want to manage your cloud application.
Kaveen Eashwarage | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
IBM Turbonomic effectively identifies any sort of pattern which could cause major issues and consume a large amount of resources. Also allows you to access each specific virtual machine as you require. Able to run simulation on potential required resources and decide whether you need to increase or decrease assigned resources and receive suggestions from the application to do further modifications.
December 07, 2022

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A. Kıvanç Güler | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
ResellerIncentivized
Complex Enterprise with more than 500 virtual machines and also hybrid cloud centralized architecture can benefit in a quick way of the application resource management vertical. Application performance monitoring including resource utilization and also resource optimization will also keep sustainable business of those complex enterprise. Public and hybrid cloud cost and usage optimization is also covered by IBM Turbonomic in a very efficient way.
Rekha Yadav | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
IBM Turbonomic is well suited for the following scenarios -
1. Application Fault and Performance Monitoring.
2. Infrastructure Fault and Performance Monitoring.
3. Events and Alerts triggering to emails or 3rd party solutions.
4. Historical data reports and trends observability.

It is not well suited if you are looking for -
1. Advance Event Correlations (Customized).
2. Incident prediction
Nikhil Kumar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
If you are looking for cloud based (i.e. SaaS) observability with some little AIOps capabilities such as Anomaly detection, trending, forecasting then IBM Turbonomic is the ideal solution. If you are looking for importing metrics via telemetry, or ingesting data from 3rd party solution or even directly from end devices then it may be your 1st choice.
Fernando Roque | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
It does excellent work with backend applications in major languages like JAVA and .NET with databases like MS SQL Server and Mysql. Helps to look for API services that are causing the downgrade of the application performance and the possible reasons like network or memory and disk problems. Nees improvement in the User Frontend code because much of the time the problem is in the JavaScript running on the browser that does Rest calls.
Shawn Robertson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Turbonomic has improved performance many times to correct issues before they become a major issue. Turbonomic has also saved us money because of it scaling/planning features. Even during the original POC of the application, Turbonomic saved us more money on new hardware purchases than the software itself cost to license. It was a no-brainer, and we have never looked back about the purchase.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
we use it to do troubleshooting when a leg of our network goes down.
use it to determin which stack and which switch in the stack has the port that is dead.
we also use it whan the nertwork went and broke the fiber loop that handled the path #2.
Jeniffer Ethan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The AI-powered Application Resources Management platform aids in digital business transformation by ensuring business-critical applications get the resources they need to perform on any public cloud, private cloud, or virtualized environment at the lowest price possible.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Turbonomic IBM has been great in managing the utilization of our virtual machine with the operations manager feature. It's also incredible in the optimization of cloud storage for data retrieval by improving performance. With Turbonomic we have a better understanding of our virtual machines infrastructure. I however admit that wrapping your head around it is a complex journey but with more training you become experts.
Adam Paradis | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
My company has been using Turbonomic to manage our VMware environment for six years from workload automation to analysis and also planning for new hardware. It also provides a unique insight into workload performance monitoring such as CPU and memory usage and allows us to accurately report these statistics to end-users when they experience performance issues.
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