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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CloudCheckr

CloudCheckr is fantastic for those that are purely in the Cloud as it provides everything you need under one roof for a comprehensive configuration and usage monitoring tool. It has SysLog capabilities though so you can farm out the alerts into a SIEM or other log management system, so hybrid environments could also benefit from its use.
Matthew White | 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

CloudCheckr
9.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Cloud Management Security
CloudCheckr
9.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Automation and Orchestration
CloudCheckr
8.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Cost Management
CloudCheckr
10.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Cloud Management Performance Monitoring
CloudCheckr
9.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Governance and Compliance
CloudCheckr
9.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Resource Management
CloudCheckr
10.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0
Systems Integration
CloudCheckr
8.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0

Pros

CloudCheckr

  • Detailed Best Practices. It's important to align your cloud to industry best practices for security and cost—it just performs better if it's used the way it's meant to be used. AWS is very flexible, and that's great when you have special requirements, but you've got to at least know when you're using something in a non-standard way so you can think through the implications.
  • Cost Reduction. Some recommendations are almost impossible to make at least for our setup, but many, many others are easy. We only have to log into CloudCheckr every few months and make a few changes for it to more than pay for itself.
  • Right-Sizing. This is related to the other points, but for some reason is separate from their cost module. The metrics it's able to pull only tell half the story, so it's good to verify it's sizing recommendations before making changes. But it does show you what instances to focus on first, and even if you choose a slightly different size to move it to, it does clearly indicate it's current size isn't appropriate. And this works both ways, if the size is too big, you can save some cash by making it smaller, but if it's too small, you want to be sure to scale up before you run into performance problems.
John Grosjean | 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

CloudCheckr

  • CloudCheckr features have a tendency to break without warning. Functionality in place for months could suddenly stop working.
  • CloudCheckr support often delays work on support tickets for fixing broken application functionality.
  • The CloudCheckr platform and documentation website often crash or experience performance degradation.
  • CloudCheckr cost reporting is often impacted by faulty code or broken report functionality. This can contribute to a low level of confidence in CloudCheckr's ability to deliver accurate cost reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

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

Usability

CloudCheckr

CloudCheckr 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Overall, CloudCheckr covers all our AWS monitoring needs and great integration through SysLog into our SIEM to capture alerts for investigation. The reports are great and allow for an easy daily review. Small improvements could be made to the interface and better filtering in places would be good. Great product and the price is fair.
Matthew White | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

CloudCheckr

CloudCheckr 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Fantastic Support team who are responsive and address question and concerns promptly with a thorough explanation and fast resolution.
Matthew White | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

CloudCheckr

There are a few products out there that'll do an aspect or two of what CloudCheckr does, but I honestly couldn't find anything nearly as comprehensive as CloudCheckr.
John Grosjean | 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

CloudCheckr

  • CloudCheckr has allowed us to increase resell margins as an MSP.
  • CloudCheckr has made us aware of cost savings opportunities that exceed the price of the platform itself.
  • CloudCheckr has given us additional visibility that has allowed us to manage and understand cloud computing costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Cloud Appliance Library

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

Pricing Details

CloudCheckr

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

CloudCheckr
9.2
SAP Cloud Appliance Library
10.0

Usability

CloudCheckr
9.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library

Support Rating

CloudCheckr
10.0
SAP Cloud Appliance Library

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