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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

I believe IBM Cloud is well suited for individuals who know their product but not so much for cloud strategy. IBM helps us accelerate and plan the cloud journey and allows us to scale. I wouldn't recommend the IBM Cloud if you know how to scale and distribute the servers world wide.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

IBM Cloud Private is well suited for SaaS models.
Bhaskara Rudraraju | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Server Virtualization

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
6.7
IBM Cloud Private
Virtual machine automated provisioning
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
7.5
IBM Cloud Private
Management console
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
6.4
IBM Cloud Private
Live virtual machine backup
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
6.4
IBM Cloud Private
Live virtual machine migration
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
6.1
IBM Cloud Private
Hypervisor-level security
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
7.3
IBM Cloud Private

Platform-as-a-Service

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.6
Ease of building user interfaces
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.7
Scalability
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.5
Platform management overhead
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.9
Workflow engine capability
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.3
Platform access control
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.9
Services-enabled integration
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.9
Development environment creation
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.6
Development environment replication
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.6
Issue monitoring and notification
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
6.4
Issue recovery
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
7.3
Upgrades and platform fixes
VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud Private
8.2

Pros

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

  • The performance is top notch. Our on-prem environment was always suffering from lag and general sluggishness. With IBM running everything, it's much smoother.
  • It's always up to date. Our previous environment was always lacking the latest updates and security features. Our audit department enjoys having the peace of mind that everything is up to date.
  • They handle the security of the environment. It allows our security team to focus on higher priority issues. They dont have to worry about making sure our systems are secured.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

  • On-Demand Capacity
  • Easy to use UI
  • Faster VM provisioning for rapid deployments
  • Support for newest technologies such as Kubernetes
Dinesh P | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

  • More marketing capabilities
Trevor Hernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

  • The UI was a little confusing at first after the shift from BlueMix.
  • There could be better support and examples for deploying SOAP services.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud 8.2
Based on 3 answers
It is easy to use and setting it up is simple. The only con is that the pricing is a little bit high as well as documentation is a little low; so we had to do some personal learning to be able to fully utilize the product, or hop on the phone with someone.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud 8.2
Based on 4 answers
I am not engaged in the support aspect of the product
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

We selected VMware over Azure due to the fact that it was already familiar and still offered the same cloud capabilities that Azure would have gained us. This allowed us to keep using the same interface and not have to relearn everything from start to finish with a new product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

Blue Box is more user-friendly and better meets organizational needs.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

  • Deployment for new employees has decreased from 3 weeks to 4 days
Trevor Hernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Private

  • The IBM Cloud Private option will definitely provide a valuable ROI as we move forward with application modernization.
  • ICP will help move our company forward and enable the company transition into a hybrid cloud environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM Cloud Private

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
7.7
IBM Cloud Private
7.4

Usability

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
8.2
IBM Cloud Private

Support Rating

VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud
8.2
IBM Cloud Private

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