RightScale Cloud Management Platform Review

We now have the ability to provision an entire Data Center and Application stack in less than an hour.


What is most valuable?

Abstraction, Automation and Orchestration across all of the major Public Cloud services and Private Cloud infrastructure.

How has it helped my organization?

With RightScale we now have the ability to provision an entire Data Center and Application stack in less than an hour.

What needs improvement?

CAT creation.

For how long have I used the solution?

Since 2014.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

As it is a SaaS service deployment was not a problem - with a large market place of templates one does not have to recreate the wheel.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

None.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

None.

How are customer service and technical support?

8/10

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

VMware - moved away because it only provided services on one stack.

How was the initial setup?

Once again, as it was a SaaS service, the initial setup was a breeze.

What about the implementation team?

In-house.

What was our ROI?

18 months.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Use the consumption based model.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes we evaluated 12 other products back in 2014 - RightScale has improved significantly since then.

What other advice do I have?

Ask about the consumption based model.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Global Reseller.
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