How IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers help us
October 19, 2020

How IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers help us

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

IBM Cloud Bare Metal help us in R&D department. We use it for Machine Learning and Deep Learning. We have access to high quality servers with very good performances. We run very intensive tasks and the servers are always powerful. We save a lot of time running this task on big servers in Cloud.
  • Performance.
  • Large offers choice.
  • Prices.
  • 100 Mbps default uplink.
  • Limited bandwidth.
  • Price for better network connectivity.
  • Few weeks saved to our ML deadline.
  • Good ROI.
  • Saved time to our teams.
We run Machine Learning on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers. It’s a perfect choice for intensive applications. The hardware is very powerful and can save a lot of time running this tasks in Cloud. We store a lot of data for run our machine learning and servers are adapted to store good amount of data.
Personally our servers were provisioned in less than two hours, that’s a very good time for a custom configuration server hardware. We have configured our servers to respond perfectly to our needs that a great point in IaaS. The provisioning time is like announced or greater for us, that’s a good thing and not blocking teams for a long time awaiting provisioning.
We choose IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers for the large hardware choices. When you select a base hardware that respond to your needs, you can custom it a lot to be perfectly what you really need. That’s a very good point to customize hardware for each customer with a great provisioning time.
Having the possibility to use multiple products offered by the same provider is very important. You reduce the cost of your infrastructure. Using Bare Metal Servers with Cloud Instances and other services at the same place is good for saving time, saving money and constantly know what is deployed for your organization.
If you need performances and hourly billing for Bare Metal Servers, you are at the right place. If you need a lot of bandwidth and an uplink bigger than 100 Mbps, it’s an investment per server. Prices are balanced between very good hardware performances and limited network default offer. Taking all in consideration, it’s a good provider for intensive tasks like ML and AI.

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers Feature Ratings

Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
10
Dynamic scaling
10
Elastic load balancing
10
Pre-configured templates
8
Monitoring tools
8
Pre-defined machine images
8
Operating system support
7
Security controls
10