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Score 6.6 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Cloud Management

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Cognizant Cloud360

    87%
    Cognizant Cloud360 ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Cloud Management Security

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Automation and Orchestration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Cost Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Cloud Management Performance Monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating

    Governance and Compliance

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Resource Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Systems Integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cognizant Cloud360 is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    6.6

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    66%
    2 Ratings
    9.0

    Cognizant Cloud360

    90%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Cognizant Cloud360

    90%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    It was very good to use in small scale projects. Considering the high end projects with many instances and multi-platform architectures, it is better to test before the application is deployed. I think few of the questions can be general - who are the system users and what size is the application focussing on? How much resources are required? Will the application require any additional services?
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cognizant Cloud360

    Cognizant Cloud 360 is very well suited for cloud integration of modern, common software among users of a wide spectrum of proficiency levels. The user interface is well designed and intuitive, and all common software tools have existing implementation tools and intuitive platforms for cloud migration. Cognizant Cloud 360 is not as useful when most users are highly technically competent and use specialized, less common software tools that are to be migrated to the cloud platform. Cognizant is technically sound, but maybe not as much as some established competitors (Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, etc) and also may not have familiarity with lesser-known software applications.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    • Quick deployment of pre-built virtual machines
    • Some of the virtual machines also are readily available with a pack of softwares
    • Good Stability. Using it as a student, I have never experienced any downtime issues with the projects deployed on AppFog.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cognizant Cloud360

    • Very good customer service team. Very responsive to inquiries, and willing to collaboratively develop solutions to software Platform integration challenges.
    • Very intuitive user interface. Layout for various tools and settings is well-conceived and implemented, and the software is ultimately very easy to navigate for even novice users.
    • Customizable resource library. The platform makes it easy to select tools that are needed without forcing you to subscribe to additional tools that are not needed.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    • Though it is good and easy for developers, it lacks operational activities and monitoring tools.
    • It is easy to deploy WAR on AppFog with its console but sometimes it can lack on the performance and feasibility.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cognizant Cloud360

    • Could improve in agility in the delivery life cycle. When customer demands change and abrupt changes in resources and configuration are required, the change order process is not as quick as desired.
    • Advanced technical competence and knowledge of a wide variety of specialized software applications is a bit lacking. Relative to some competitor software from Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, or HP, Cognizant isn’t as technically inclined and ready to handle issues with less common software tools.
    • Not as forthcoming with status updates as some competitors. In cases of interruptions or upcoming updates, Cognizant doesn’t disclose timely and detailed information unless it is specifically requested by the user.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $50 per month

    Cognizant Cloud360

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Support Rating

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Cognizant Cloud360

    Cognizant Cloud360 9.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Support is very timely and thorough in their responses to inquiries, and also is very willing to help in finding collaborative solutions to any technical challenges. Overall, the only negative is they may not be as equipped or ready to proactively handle some more customized requests as a more established competitor would be. This is more of a reflection of the software than the support team.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    Primarily because it used to have a good free tier earlier, which it does not anymore. It's simple, and things are available to use. Compared to it's competitors, it does has less features, but that kind of acts in its favor. That adds to the simplicity, and ease of use for a new user.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cognizant Cloud360

    Cognizant Cloud 360 has more of a modern look to it and most of the same functionality. I prefer the layout of Cognizant as I find it more intuitive for a variety of users, but Microsoft’s is also pretty well laid out. Microsoft is more established and has more experience in integrating a wide variety of applications, and so is more ready and equipped to handle less common application cloud integration.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager

    • Our project was deployed with good efficiency and easily accessible.
    • The platform was much recommeded across the groups and peers.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cognizant Cloud360

    • Cognizant Cloud 360 has saved on overall hardware costs, as many resources have been migrated to the cloud platform and local storage and hardware systems are no longer needed.
    • There was an initial period of negative return as the migration was occurring, as some applications were interrupted, which in turn interrupted the flow of projects and inhibited the timely allocation of resources.
    • Another positive return can be measured in time savings, as users can more easily access applications from the central cloud source versus various locally customized network locations.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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