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Score 8.1 out of 100

IBM Power System Virtual Server

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Internet Services

IBM Cloud Internet Services is the best solution to provide security for your applications if you plan to integrate your applications with IBM Watson Services such as the Natural Language Classifier, Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text, Watson Assistant etc. These services are very easy to integrate and manage through IBM Cloud, and in turn, have out-of-the-box configurations for security provided by IBM Cloud Internet Services. It is not the best security solution to use if your applications are running on other cloud infrastructure providers' platforms
Ramindu Deshapriya | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Servers are best for highly specialized and computational workloads where large amounts of data and computations are being handled. If you want to accelerate artificial intelligence operations or big data applications, this is perfect. For simple tasks, such as running automation, there are cheaper alternatives that are easier to set up.
Alexander Cooper | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.0
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.3
Dynamic scaling
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.3
Elastic load balancing
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.5
Pre-configured templates
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.8
Monitoring tools
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.0
Pre-defined machine images
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.6
Operating system support
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.0
Security controls
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.3
Automation
IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
6.8

Pros

IBM Cloud Internet Services

  • Protection against online threats.
  • Domain management through IBM's intuitive interface.
  • Prevents interruptions caused by harmful traffic, while allowing good traffic, keeping websites, applications and APIs highly available and high performance.
Telmo Salazar | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Power System Virtual Server

  • Data Copying - Off site data. Considering the pandemic, virtual servers are a HUGE upside.
  • Customer Support - This is usually overlooked until you need help. With the customer support specialists that support the IBM PSVS, the learning curve and understanding of how this work is amazing
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

IBM Cloud Internet Services

  • Request proxying is done by way of DNS name resolution, which is inflexible.
  • Proxy services do not work on wildcard DNS entries.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Power System Virtual Server

  • The critical mass of users for IBM Cloud is lower than that of AWS or Google Cloud, making it more difficult to find qualified personnel for the implementation of IBM Power Systems Virtual Server instances.
  • The learning curve in deploying Power Systems Virtual Servers can be challenging for professionals unfamiliar with IBM and its range of products.
Miguel Angel Merino Vega | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Covers the all essential and descriptive ways for end users.
Somu Rajeswari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 7.1
Based on 2 answers
Power Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud for IBMi's overall usability is good, but it can be difficult for new users, some learning is needed, but there are tonns of online documentation.
Kristine Vorobyova-Grudinska | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to use.
Somu Rajeswari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to use.
Somu Rajeswari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 7.0
Based on 1 answer
As I mentioned, it [is] user friendly.
Somu Rajeswari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Minimum training needed for usage as currently using ibm power system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It is economic.
Somu Rajeswari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

IBM Cloud Internet Services

IBM Cloud Internet Services edged out Cisco solutions in terms of quality of user experience and need to have flexibility in parameterizing the solution in global organization. Amazon cloud solutions are comparable to IBM solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Power System Virtual Server

I found that IBM [Power System Virtual Server] comes with lower cost than any of the cloud platform available in the market. Feature wise I have not explored much but whatever feature I used in Azure I found it on [IBM Power System Virtual Server] at lower cost. Its easy to deploy on IBM server and also their support is very good.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

IBM Cloud Internet Services

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Power System Virtual Server

IBM Power System Virtual Server 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It is efficient.
Somu Rajeswari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

IBM Cloud Internet Services

  • Reduced security configuration time for Internet of Things applications by more than 50%
  • Provided better security incident SLA for CouchDB databases via IBM Cloudant
  • Reduced security verification time for CloudFoundry applications by ~15%
Ramindu Deshapriya | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Power System Virtual Server

  • It has helped us consistently provide services on time.
  • Ability to run virtual servers significantly reduces hardware and maintenance costs.
  • It does require significantly more training of our employees though, particularly those who do not have a lot of experience with IBM products.
Ron Rothstain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

IBM Cloud Internet Services

General

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

IBM Cloud Internet Services Editions & Modules

Edition
IBM Cloud Internet Services - Standard$275.001
IBM Cloud Internet Services - EnterpriseCall
  1. per month, per domain
Additional Pricing Details

IBM Power System Virtual Server

General

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

IBM Power System Virtual Server Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Internet Services
7.4
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.0

Usability

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.1

Reliability and Availability

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.0

Performance

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
8.0

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.0

Online Training

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
9.0

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.0

Scalability

IBM Cloud Internet Services
IBM Power System Virtual Server
7.0

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