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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CoScale

CoScale is designed specifically to monitor container and microservices environments managed by Kubernetes ecosystem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

Augment current IT staff. Repeated tasks that can be part of a runbook. Setting up and tearing down of network services and servers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

CoScale
7.6
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Application monitoring
CoScale
9.1
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Database monitoring
CoScale
8.2
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Threshold alerts
CoScale
7.3
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Predictive capabilities
CoScale
5.5
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Application performance management console
CoScale
9.1
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Collaboration tools
CoScale
7.3
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
CoScale
8.2
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
CoScale
7.3
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Virtualization monitoring
CoScale
9.1
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Server availability and performance monitoring
CoScale
6.4
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
CoScale
7.3
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
IT Asset Discovery
CoScale
6.4
Rackspace Cloud Hosting

Pros

CoScale

  • Visualizes Kubernetes web performance in context.
  • Automatically creates a number of default, but very informative dashboards.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

  • Excellent customer service - Their support teams respond quickly.
  • Simplified migration services, limiting downtime.
  • Fantastic communication - They keep you appraised to any situations that may arise, whether it's day-to-day business or a change in service.
Stephen Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CoScale

  • It is missing a summary view of resource consumption by all instances of a given service.
  • Takes an old school approach to save dashboard changes with a button.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

  • No real big issues with Rackspace itself. Some issues can occur with mail clients, but Rackspace support is helpful to sort them out.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CoScale

No score
No answers yet
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Rackspace Cloud Hosting

Rackspace Cloud Hosting 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Due to their vast areas of expertise, they can be leveraged in different projects. They can also be used to augment the current architecture and provide redundancy as needed. We use their engineers to review architectures and get industry recommendations.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CoScale

CoScale 7.3
Based on 1 answer
We have been working with CoScale for quite some time now, and we have not encountered too many problems really. The majority of minor issues we ran into were quickly solved by reaching out to technical community forums. When it comes to the remaining ones, we were able to solve those efficiently with assistance from the supporting team of technical experts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

Rackspace Cloud Hosting 7.5
Based on 2 answers
Honestly, if it wasn't for the way in which ticket updates are shared, it would be a ten. They provide excellent support, from sales to technical to even migration services. I've always gotten my questions answered clearly, by someone who is human. If answers were displayed via email as well, rather than just a notice that I needed to login to see a message, it would be even better.
Stephen Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CoScale

CoScale was developed as a next-generation monitoring and alerting system for Kubernetes container orchestration engine, and it largely delivers what was promised by leveraging direct integration into the orchestration engine itself. Compared to other vendors, CoScale's in-container monitoring allows even to monitor the services running within the containers, which makes a huge difference for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

LiquidWeb or Amazon both offer some products that could be considered similar. I will say though, after years of dealing with Rackspace, their service is what always has me coming back. Their support is typically so much better than other vendors that I hesitate to use other vendors. Pricing might be cheaper, but when you have an issue and need it resolved ASAP, then Rackspace has come through in the majority of cases for me.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CoScale

  • Information provided by CoScale accelerates problem solving for us.
  • Significantly lowers the time to identify any issues with our container environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

  • I have overpaid in the past for services I didn't need
  • The steepish learning curve might slow things down at first
  • I have learned a lot using Rackspace Cloud Monitoring!
Tyler Hildebrandt | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

CoScale

General

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

Rackspace Cloud Hosting

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CoScale
8.2
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
8.8

Usability

CoScale
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
7.0

Support Rating

CoScale
7.3
Rackspace Cloud Hosting
7.5

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