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Score 8.5 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Amazon Elastic Block storage is a great tool to augment your existing Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and allows you a good way to add, move and adjust storage. It is great also for a back up solution for your virtual resources that are in the cloud to be used in cases of disaster recovery.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

Heavier usage of processor and/or memory with higher network requirements. Such as a robust, vertical database cluster or a robust Redis cluster. Their bare metal offerings are very suited for these use-cases as well as data-science requirements for modeling servers. Basically, anything that requires a large hardware requirement, these servers can deliver.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.4
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
8.2
Dynamic scaling
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.4
Elastic load balancing
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.9
Pre-configured templates
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.0
Monitoring tools
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
6.7
Pre-defined machine images
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.4
Operating system support
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.3
Security controls
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.3

Pros

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

  • A cost-effective way to provide storage to virtual machines
  • Easy and efficient way to create back ups of images
  • Very quick storage request and provisioning
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

  • Multiple locations for distributed computing allowing faster download speeds for our customers and staff alike
  • Full service of domain registrations, SSL purchases, server rental, DNS servers, etc. This allows us to keep all of our necessary related services within a single console and single billing system.
  • Good backup system with off-site backup servers and easy disaster recovery
Eric Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

  • Cost can be confusing to determine
  • The initial learning curve can be confusing unless you know what's going on with AWS
  • You can lose track of EBS if you aren't organized
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

  • Ability to switch OS/platform license to customer's own license without being re-deploy.
  • Procedure for easy hardware refresh (especially hard drive) to ease cloning content to new hard drive. We have a 6 years disk and we very concern about it.
  • Other than that, everything is OK.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Amazon EBS is a great tool and fairly easy to use as long as you are familiar with the Amazon Web Service ecosystem. It allows a great way for you to move storage around easily and allows you to quickly provision storage as needed based on the business requirement. For us, it's easy to move between our EC2 images that had been linked with EBS storage between these Amazon accounts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The support for Amazon Elastic Block Store is great as long as you can articulate your needs. Like most tools, there may be some back and forth before you find a support person that is knowledgable in the tool and can provide you with necessary insights.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers 7.7
Based on 2 answers
The support is decent and in an emergency they will help you if you make enough noise. However the creation of "class of customers" within the IBM ecosystem I think is a step backwards as it can put emergencies on the back burner simply because we didn't pay enough in monthly fees
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I've used IBM professional services in a few cases (not for my company but for some of my clients), and the people in professional services are really helpful. You call them and set a meeting for the initial planning session, but they usually most of the work already done, they just ask some questions and they fill in the blanks. However, in some cases implementation can take longer than planned.
Gerardo Fernandez Ruiz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Amazon Elastic Block Store is a very good scaling solution for storage if you are invested in AWS. It provides a quick and easy way for you to easily get all the storage you need at and adjust it if you need more or less storage for your projects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

We've also had good success with Mac colocation services like MacStadium, being cheaper with unlimited networking, quite dependable and also very flexible when used with VMware, but with IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers we have a lot more options on data center locations, fantastic network routing between data centers and any server capacity I would need. With regards to Azure, AWS, etc., those models just don't work for our projects, too many restrictions on networking and other details. IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers are just easier.
Gustavo Villarreal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

  • Gives us an easy way to manage and move assets around VMs.
  • Allows a quick and easy way to clone existing images.
  • Gives us an efficient way to back up and restore images.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

  • This service helps us to have a professional hosting service in less than a week.
  • We had to get quality hardware in a professional managed data center. The cost was higher than if we had had an in-house solution, but totally worth it.
  • The higher cost vs cloud was a factor to switch to another cloud provider.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

Pricing Details

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

General

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

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers Editions & Modules

Edition
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Serversstarting at $0.511
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Serversstarting at $324.002
  1. per hour
  2. per month
Additional Pricing Details
IBM Bare Metal Servers provide performance, flexibility, on-demand provisioning, and control. Choose between hourly or monthly pre-configured servers or customize with single to quad processing solutions that range from 4 to 72 cores. Bare metal servers are available worldwide and with no monthly contracts so you can build the best solution for your workloads. Order a monthly bare metal server built to spec, and we’ll have it to you in two to four hours—with 500 GB/month outbound bandwidth included. Order an hourly bare metal server, and we’ll have it ready for you in 20 to 30 minutes. Public outbound bandwidth is charged per gigabyte.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
8.0
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.0

Usability

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
8.0
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

Support Rating

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
8.0
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.7

Implementation Rating

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
8.2

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