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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Platform-as-a-Service

    7.9

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    79%

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    IBM Cloud Foundry ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Ease of building user interfaces

    7.3
    73%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scalability

    8.9
    89%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform management overhead

    8.8
    88%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow engine capability

    7.8
    78%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform access control

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Services-enabled integration

    7.8
    78%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment creation

    8.4
    84%
    19 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Development environment replication

    7.0
    70%
    6 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue monitoring and notification

    5.0
    50%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Issue recovery

    8.0
    80%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Upgrades and platform fixes

    8.1
    81%
    19 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Cloud Management

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    86%
    Microsoft Cloud Platform ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Cloud Management Security

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    4 Ratings

    Automation and Orchestration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    4 Ratings

    Cost Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    4 Ratings

    Cloud Management Performance Monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    4 Ratings

    Governance and Compliance

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    4 Ratings

    Resource Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    4 Ratings

    Systems Integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    4 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

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

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    89%
    29 Ratings
    8.8

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    88%
    4 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    7.0

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    70%
    1 Rating

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    As it is an open-source platform as a service, it is very easy to operate, scale, and deploy regardless of what programming language and framework it's written in. However, it could be improved in terms of scalability. There should be proper documentation for easier and clearer understanding to make the process smooth.
    Amir Yaqoob | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    I like the security provided by Microsoft Cloud Platform that gives us comfort that our Clouds data and applications are safe and secure with excellent backups and recovery capabilities and our entire organization depend on this platform for effective data migration. The system integrations with this platform are highly intuitive with the ease to customize its API and excellent performance monitoring capability to all our Clouds applications.
    Valarie Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    • Simplicity - the command line tool provided can get you up and running within minutes.
    • Resourceful - IBM Cloud Foundry is built on top of the open source Cloud Foundry technology, so any resources you find online about Cloud Foundry generally can be applied.
    • Feature rich - provides all the necessary features for a cloud based platform, such as auto-scaling, 0 downtime deployment.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    • Effective Cloud Application management software.
    • Security and access management.
    • Perfect testing management.
    • Configuration easy management.
    Jeniffer Luis | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    • Need: VISUALIZATION CAPABILITIES! Particularly with the Conversation Service.
    • Need: Annotation capabilities for dialog nodes in Conversation Service.
    • Need: Search/querying capabilities in Conversation Service
    • Need: Clearer documentation of the S2T service. I had to use a third party website for an understanding of how to use this.
    River Hain | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    • More flexibility of Forms use
    • Constant name changes need to slow down
    • Signing into more than one account is difficult
    Bradley Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0.07 Per GBH

    IBM Cloud Foundry Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Community Runtimes$0.071
    1. Per GBH
    Additional Pricing Details

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Microsoft Cloud Platform Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Alternatives Considered

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    CF is what we initially went with to establish a development pipeline and start our cloud journey, now we are expanding this and although we are now pulling in many other tools and functions around CF, it is not being replaced. It stands out as having a key place working ‘with’ git, Kubernetes, IBM cloud etc, not against or segregated from it.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    A different UIUX between both products, but some would say Cloud Platform is easier to be used. Performance-wise both functions to their fullest ability so it boils down to the company's decision to select which products to be implemented. Would definitely not go wrong choosing either one of these products.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    IBM Cloud Foundry

    • IBM Bluemix is mainly a foundation enabler at this stage, although our business plan does look promising.
    • The low cost of development on Bluemix for a start-up like us is so helpful......we had no spare cash for this project besides what we could save or borrow at first, and that wasn't much. We are still trying to attract venture capital to cover the main Cordova Coding effort plus the launch "Cash Burn".
    • Features like push notifications, mobile-back end, and world-beating security help us to sell our SaaS products/services.
    • The pure (usually!) functionality of IBM products and services is very rewarding to work with.They are so insightful and thoughtful, to say naught of clever!
    John Olsen | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Microsoft Cloud Platform

    • Data recovery capabilities incase of any disaster.
    • Cost management through system integration.
    • A secure Cloud platform to our data and application from threats and attacks.
    Valarie Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

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