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"For non-complex applications, the IBM Cloud works fine and the price is much lower than the competitors.""One of the features that I really like about IBM Cloud is the flexibility where you can order your own hardware.""I've found the stability to be excellent. The performance is good.""There is no installation for this product because it is a cloud product.""The availability is second to none. Customer support is very good.""This is a predictable and dependable service.""It is easy to deploy what you need for the initial setup"

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"There are a lot of services available in VMware Tanzu Application Service, such as databases and application servers. You have everything you need in one application and you do not need to search outside of the solution."

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Cons
"They do not have a very good virtual network implemented, and the VPC is the most important feature that needs to be improved.""There is not a lot of support for this solution, which is something that needs to be improved.""It could be more secure.""The deployment can be a bit of a pain. There are a lot of packages and a lot of options and it can require complex configuration to get it right.""The product should offer more computing, similar to Amazon.""They could improve on customizing reporting capabilities.""The initial setup and the pricing are areas that need improvement."

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"The implementation is not easy, it is very complex and can take a day or two to complete."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing fees are straightforward and predictable.""The price of IBM Cloud is very cheap compared to competitors AWS and Azure.""Pricing is not as fair as Amazon or Azure.""In order to be competitive, you have to commit to a contract for at least one year, but you pay a fixed monthly fee."

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"The license for VMware Tanzu Application Service is expensive. The license should be cheaper."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: IBM Public Cloud is IBM’s Platform-as-a-Service. It aims to provide organizations with a secure cloud environment to manage data and applications. One of the features we like is the cloud activity… more »
Top Answer: I've found the stability to be excellent. The performance is good.
Top Answer: If you are an enterprise, or even just one person handling the solution for multiple clients, you will need to get a license. That said, you don't have to pay for licenses if you're an individual… more »
Top Answer: There are a lot of services available in VMware Tanzu Application Service, such as databases and application servers. You have everything you need in one application and you do not need to search… more »
Top Answer: The license for VMware Tanzu Application Service is expensive. The license should be cheaper.
Top Answer: VMware Tanzu Application Service is similar to Kubernetes but VMware Tanzu Application Service is more advanced. Everything is built-in and ready as a service. You only need to integrate your… more »
Ranking
7th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
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13,492
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10,543
Reviews
7
Average Words per Review
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Rating
7.9
11th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
Views
6,544
Comparisons
5,629
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
232
Rating
9.0
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IBM Bluemix
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Overview

IBM Cloud is a full-stack cloud platform that spans public, private and hybrid environments. Build with a robust suite of advanced data and AI tools, and draw on deep industry expertise to help you on your journey to the cloud.

A modern runtime for Java, .NET, and Node apps
VMware Tanzu Application Service is purpose-built for developers to boost feature velocity and for operations teams to deliver world-class uptime.

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Sample Customers
Uvionics Tech, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Alpha Modus, Inventive, Web Business Consulting, FindBrok, SilverHook Powerboats, United Way of Allegheny County
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm14%
Program Development Consultancy14%
Political Organization14%
Computer Software Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm6%
Educational Organization5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm13%
Government6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise30%
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IBM Public Cloud is ranked 7th in PaaS Clouds with 7 reviews while VMware Tanzu Application Service is ranked 11th in PaaS Clouds with 1 review. IBM Public Cloud is rated 7.8, while VMware Tanzu Application Service is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of IBM Public Cloud writes "Flexible, user-friendly, and competitively-priced". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Tanzu Application Service writes "Full featured, many services offered, and good support". IBM Public Cloud is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud Platform and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, whereas VMware Tanzu Application Service is most compared with OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and HPE Helion.

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