Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes vs. Platform9 Managed OpenStack

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes enables users to deploy, scale, and update bare metal private clouds on Kubernetes substrates.N/A
Platform9 Managed OpenStack
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Platform9's Managed OpenStack enables users to deploy and operate OpenStack Hybrid Cloud with a 100% SaaS based service. The SaaS platform lets users go live with an OpenStack private cloud with its deployment tools. The Platform9 dashboard is designed to offer visibility into infrastructure across compute, storage, network, and existing workloads.N/A
Pricing
Mirantis OpenStack for KubernetesPlatform9 Managed OpenStack
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Enterprise
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Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Community Pulse
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User Ratings
Mirantis OpenStack for KubernetesPlatform9 Managed OpenStack
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(2 ratings)
8.0
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User Testimonials
Mirantis OpenStack for KubernetesPlatform9 Managed OpenStack
Likelihood to Recommend
Mirantis
Mirantis is well suited for someone who doesn't mind spending money but doesn't quite want to commit to a cloud provider like AWS. It is also well suited for small or junior technical teams that don't have the skills, experience, or time to run their own openstack clusters.
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Platform9
If you're having OnPremise Infrastructure and you want to use OpenStack in that case Platform9 Managed OpenStack is recommended to use it will cut down all the complexities of setting up and managing OpenStack IaaS. Platform9 also offers setting up OpenStack on Cloud Such as AWS, GCP, and Azure but wouldn't recommend using this kind of offering as Openstack performs well when underneath virtualized infrastructure is backed directly hypervisors not cloud providers.
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Pros
Mirantis
  • Can be deployed and run on bare metal on premises clouds
  • Is highly reliable and highly scalable
  • One of the good performance private cloud IAAS platforms available around
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Platform9
  • It removes all the Openstack complexities and provides a simple UI to the end user.
  • Reduced the pain of System Administrator and Engineers.
  • Highly responsive support.
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Cons
Mirantis
  • Mirantis OpenStack managed services are expensive. Very expensive for a start-up.
  • I'd personally like to see a little more under the hood details in the status pages.
  • Mirantis could also benefit heavily from a free "light" version that start-ups could use to run their own cloud. Maybe coupled with advertising or some sort of surveys.
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Platform9
  • User interface and User experience are not upto the mark. UI needs lots of improvements.
  • We need to do entire setup from the scratch.
  • Nothing as such other than UI Improvements.
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Alternatives Considered
Mirantis
Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes is easily manageable and has seamlessly configurable containers. It also has high reliability and security, which is certainly a positive point for this product. Overall I think it is a worthy competitor in the market to compare for your needs.
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Platform9
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Return on Investment
Mirantis
  • Mirantis did help our business figure out if openstack was right for us.
  • Using Mirantis I felt a bit cheated on understanding the deep technical knowledge of how openstack works. But that being said that is probably a value add more than a detractor for most people.
  • Using Mirantis was considerably cheaper than AWS.
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Platform9
  • Platform9 simplified scaling in and out hypervisors now adding capacity takes very less time than other OpenStack environments.
  • Platfrom9 Managed Openstack gives us feeling of having our own private cloud!
  • It has increased the availability of our infrastructure which resulted lessen downtime on workloads deployed on top of it.
  • Overall it benefited us in all means.
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