IBM Power System Virtual Server costly but worth the convenience
December 30, 2021

IBM Power System Virtual Server costly but worth the convenience

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Software Version

Power Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud for IBMi

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power System Virtual Server

The IBM Power [System] V[irtual] S[erver] helped with creating systems that were easy to set up and administer for a variety of employees. This resulted in less time spent on setting up similar hardware configurations and also was much quicker to deploy. Furthermore, the IBM [Power System Virtual Server] was easy to administer and monitor remotely and the control was an added bonus.
  • monitoring
  • administering
  • customization
  • additional customization
  • templates

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  • the cost is much more than others but the feature richness makes up for the cost.
  • ease of use was a major bonus.
Availability has been great and we can not speak to security other than we have had no issues.
As mentioned, the ease of use is a great selling feature and has had a positive experience. Errors seem far and few between and would recommend.
[IBM Power System Virtual Server] is great for quickly setting up environments as well as deployment without extra cost or the need for complicated setup or training requirements for the IT department. It was very easy to get up and running and to monitor and administer the systems as needed.

IBM Power Virtual Server Feature Ratings

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