It saves us time in developing software solutions
February 17, 2022

It saves us time in developing software solutions

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Power Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud for IBMi

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power System Virtual Server

We were able to solve our scaling issues using the servers that we built. They are also much easier to maintain than any on-premises solutions that we used in our earlier development. IBM Power System Virtual Server allows you to have the power of both physical equipment and the Power9 microprocessor without having to invest a lot. This translates into higher sales, stable solutions, happier customers, and stronger sales.
  • Affordably
  • Provides infrastructure scalability
  • Flexibility
  • Capacity as well as high performance
  • Changing the workflow
  • The user interface for managing instances isn't as simple as it is with AWS EC2
  • Implementation that is less well known and is generally found in major corporations

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  • A positive ROI impact was achieved by reducing downtime when compared to being on premises.
IBM Power System Virtual Server is cheaper than other cloud platforms. IBM is more suited to heavy computational workloads, and Amazon EC2 does not offer the same cost effectiveness. Amazon EC2 is often cheaper and offers better coverage around the world. It also has a wider range of operating systems outside the box. You get a virtual server at a lower price. It is easy to deploy on an IBM server, and their support team is excellent.
IBM Power System Virtual Servers work best for complex and highly-specialized computational workloads that require large amounts of computations and data. This is the perfect solution if you need to speed up big data applications or artificial intelligence operations. There are simpler tasks like running automation that can be done cheaper and easier.

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