AN OPEN ALTERNATIVE TO VRA

Accelerate your private cloud and start automating hybrid cloud with ease!

Looking for an alternative to VRA (vRealize Automation)? Tired of working through service teams for every single integration? Or do you just need to save cost and time while using VRA?

Connect to Cloudify and:

  • Save on expensive VMware costs
  • Start using an open orchestration platform to connect and integrate with public cloud providers
  • Connect to additional platforms including Jenkins, Kubernetes, Terraform, Cloud Formation, Azure ARM and more.

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Cloudify VRA code

Define as Code

Define everything as code – from the application itself to the infrastructure and networking components

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One Single Blueprint

Achieve everything via one single blueprint containing the app – that is not tied to any specific cloud via Cloudify’s service composition technology.

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OpenStack & vSphere

Cloudify will configure everything needed for both OpenStack and vSphere- from subnet, network port and VM to segment DHCP + subnet, tier 1 router and NSX-T network.

Cloudify VRA one time build

One-Time Build

Build the app once and deploy multiple clouds that are supported by Cloudify plugins.

Key Features
  • Open Source
  • Open Architecture e.g. Extensibility via plugins
  • Terraform support
  • Ansible support
  • Does it require additional VMware products?
  • Application Life Cycle Management
  • Define Application relationships
vRealize Automation
  • x
  • x
  • Via driver, not plugin, so reliant on next vendor release to support it
  • Via driver, not plugin, so reliant on next vendor release to support it
  • e.g. Kubernetes is only supported via VMware Tanzu
  • x
  • x
Key Features
  • Open Source
  • Open Architecture e.g. Extensibility via plugins
  • Terraform support
  • Ansible support
  • Does it require additional VMware products?
  • Application Life Cycle Management
  • Define Application relationships
Cloudify
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • YES , open & extensible
  • YES , open & extensible
  • Self-contained
  • Yes
  • Yes

See it in action

Cloudify can also connect to your existing VMware environments like vSphere and vCloud, and even your existing VRA workloads can be integrated and connected to Cloudify. In fact if you are working on a multi cloud environment – Cloudify’s open plugin architecture and easy support of multiple heterogeneous environments makes it the better option.

KEY CLOUDIFY FEATURES AND DIFFERENTIATORS

central orchestration

'Orchestrator of Orchestrators'

Built-in integration with infrastructure orchestration domains including AWS Cloud formation, Azure ARM, Ansible and Terraform.

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Cost Effective
Avoid Vendor lock

Avoid being locked in to a specific vendor. Use Cloudify and manage and automate your VMware environments, but also key Cloud services that are only available on the public cloud providers. This allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds and save on expensive VMware packages.

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Kubernetes Management

Orchestration of cloud native Kubernetes services across multiple clusters:  OpenShift, GKE, EKS, AKS and KubeSpray. Access a built-in blueprint to automate cluster setup and configuration.

Native Cloud

Native CI/CD
Support

Built-in integration with Jenkins and other CI/CD platforms providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ for integrating all orchestration domains to your CI/CD pipeline.

operability

Total
Operability

Cloudify is designed for simplified operations, enhancing the level of information the user can get while reducing the level of Cloudify expertise needed.

blueprint

Customizable Portal and Catalog Service

Cloudify provides a highly customized (white-labeled optional) catalog and portal framework that is suitable for providing a self-service experience and is tenant-aware.

Pluggability

Complete
Pluggability

Cloudify provides reusable component abstraction. Anything can be modelled in a descriptive language: IaaS, clouds, configuration management tools, SDN components, NFV components, and more.

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Enhanced Security and RBAC support

Cloudify provides complete security for all internal and external resources: secret store, internal communication channels, multi-tenancy and RBAC support (to control who gets access to which resource).

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