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Score 7.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CloudStack

Whether our clients are VPS hosting providers or operate private cloud infrastructure for their internal enterprise requirements, CloudStack provides solutions in an easy to implement and operate way that is simple to provide training for.The learning curve for our customesr adopting CloudStack for the management of their cloud infrastructure is shallow, enabling our clients to come up to speed quickly without having to outsource their administrative functions any longer than necessary
Nidhin Chandradas | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

If you are evaluating SAP products, it is easy to get started with the SAP Cloud Appliance Library. Cost comparisons are provided. On-premise solutions are easily tested by non-IT users. It is simple to use at a low cost. I recommend anyone evaluating SAP products to try it out.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud Management

CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Cloud Management Security
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Automation and Orchestration
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Cost Management
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Cloud Management Performance Monitoring
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Governance and Compliance
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Resource Management
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Systems Integration
CloudStack
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0

Pros

CloudStack

  • Low-cost solution
  • Open-source
  • Engaged community
  • Solid documentation
  • Is a very reliable tool for orchestration with good usability
Vinicius Lima | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

  • Cost comparisons between the hyperscalers.
  • Easy instructions to follow.
  • Spin up on-premise solutions in less than 2 hours.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CloudStack

  • Sometimes you can find undocumented bugs that can compromise the entire infrastructure.
  • [If] you don't have an official support channel, you have try to find out the source of the problem by yourself.
  • Volume size limitation. Other players allow you to create volumes up to 64TB while ACS allows only 2TB volumes
João Victor Rodrigues Soares | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

  • None at this time, it has worked well for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CloudStack

The University, my first large implementation, had a big issue with 149 small data centers spread on São Paulo State, this data centers costs to university were very high, the consolidation idea in two data centers were awesome, but were worried with the management, so we adopted ACS to management of all 576 physical hosts. Now a days the university is delivering IaaS for all staff, students, teachers and researchers, they are using these resources to delivery services to their clients and have a great results in research area
Nidhin Chandradas | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

You could do it yourself, or wait for your hosting provider to provide it, but that takes time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CloudStack

  • Low-cost solution (free and open-source)
  • More than 2000 users using it simultaneously
  • Stable and reliable
  • Up and running since 2012
Vinicius Lima | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

  • Easy, quick way to access SAP systems.
  • Evaluations.
  • System trials.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CloudStack

General

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

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CloudStack
8.8
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0

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