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63 Ratings
4 Ratings
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Score 6.3 out of 100

IBM Cloud File Storage

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Score 9.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.1

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    91%
    IBM Cloud File Storage ranks higher in 9/9 features

    Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    32 Ratings

    Dynamic scaling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    32 Ratings

    Elastic load balancing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    30 Ratings

    Pre-configured templates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    28 Ratings

    Monitoring tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    31 Ratings

    Pre-defined machine images

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    29 Ratings

    Operating system support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    32 Ratings

    Security controls

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    31 Ratings

    Automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    25 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • IBM Cloud File Storage is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.0

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    70%
    1 Rating
    9.2

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    92%
    34 Ratings

    Support Rating

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    84%
    9 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    70%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    I believe for small to mid business application hosting Centurylink provides an adequate service. When moving to larger scale business enviornments I believe the limitations, slowness is going to become a problem
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    Since I started working with IBM Cloud File Storage I have been able to monitor our data networking channels efficiently. This product ensures that there is reliable and affordable cost[s] for all data storage servers. During maintenance and customization processes, no data is lost from our storage disks since there is always standby backup platform that is reliable. This tool is suitable to all levels of data breakdown and easily allocates IOPS for all workloads.
    Jessica Hull | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    • Offloading the requirements for hosting apps in house - cost savings
    • Access ability - users could access documents and programs from anywhere
    • Collaborative work ability - multiple users could work within the same enviornment
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    • Simple file system sharing
    • Lots of storage space (up to 12 TB)
    • Choice of performance (up to 10 IOPS/GB)
    • Simple interface to order more storage
    • Quick interface to allow more servers to share the file store
    • Security - only allows access from specified server(s)
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    • Perhaps ease of use - it's not convoluted but a little more streamlined of an interface would be great
    • Make your presence more known - in a world of heavily advertised cloud options CenturyLink is not at the top of the pile and I think it may be due to a lack of awareness in the business community. Advertise!
    • Streamline functionality - interface can be a little slow at times.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    • We have sometimes experienced some outages and hope IBM will fix this soon.
    • Initial trainings are required for the teams to work and do the setup.
    • Support documentation from IBM needs improvement with [the] inclusion of more detailed steps and video tutorials for [a] better understanding of the engineers.
    • The billing process is very complex and you may have to incur additional overhead. Need a simpler approach and clarity on this aspect.
    • Support response from the IBM team is very slow and lacks information.
    Shivani Pandey | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    General

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

    Starting Price

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Support Rating

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    IBM Cloud File Storage 8.4
    Based on 9 answers
    I just had one issue requiring contacting the support. People were very friendly and helpful. I cannot rate better because I have not been exposed to other similar situations (just had one single issue in 6 months), and cannot rate lower because this proves that IBM is trustworthy. I think it is fair.
    Nicolas Hubert | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    I did not select the application hosting environment - I was a user. That being said I do not have much of a voice in the difference between hosted services that I have experienced.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    IBM Cloud File Storage served well to our need to store and share files easily with team members in the office, and uploading files into the central library was very easy to collaborate on files with internal users. It allowed us to archive files and data with back-ups and disaster recovery in place across multiple data centers.
    Daisy Cooper | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CenturyLink Public Cloud

    No answers on this topic

    IBM Cloud File Storage

    • We are using IBM Cloud File Storage as a central file storage.
    • Quick interface to allow more servers to share the file storage.
    • Simple file system sharing.
    • Easy to migrate.
    • Migration of data is a bit tough.
    • Difficult to manage access for uploaded files.
    usha G | TrustRadius Reviewer

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