CloudStack Reviews

CloudStack is the #7 ranked solution of our top Cloud Management tools. It's rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to OpenNebula - CloudStack vs OpenNebula

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Girish Vyas
Real User
Architect - Cloud Serviced at NTT Global Networks
May 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The three features that I find most valuable are: * It is user-friendly. * It is scalable. * The ease of API use. When you compare it with OpenStack, CloudStack is… more »

How has it helped my organization?

This is one of the major products that help to handle all of the NFV Infrastructure management services (IaaS). It has helped us to quickly gain understanding and feel… more »

What needs improvement?

One area that needs improvement is the stability. It is stable, but there are issues. It is related to the lack of support for an open source product. It comes down to… more »

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

There is no license, so the product is free unless you are buying professional technical support services. You need to pay for your infrastructure and hosting charges, but… more »

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

This product has been in use since I joined the company.

What other advice do I have?

My advice for anybody interested in implementing this product is to do the POC, and don't just go blindly with it. You need to see what the pitfalls are and whether your… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are presently evaluating OpenStack. CloudStack is faster than OpenStack. The OpenStack solution takes years and years to build your services, whereas CloudStack allows… more »
Andrija Panic
Real User
Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Oct 23 2018

What is most valuable?

Being able to completely virtualize a customer’s physical data center and migrate any workload into the cloud, and cover the most complex use cases - while offering high performance and true volume QoS, backed by SSD-based managed storage - is what differentiates it from other IaaS solutions… more »

How has it helped my organization?

Due to much simpler setup (in comparison to other IaaS products), Apache CloudStack has enabled us to achieve a rapid time to market. It helped us exponentially grow our customer base and required hardware, without seriously increasing our in-house engineering efforts. CloudStack’s development… more »

What needs improvement?

There are some minor things that can be improved even more such as, perhaps, a bit more polishing on the GUI side to catch up with the API possibilities (which are really extensive) but otherwise nothing critical. New features are being developed daily and the product is constantly improved with new… more »

What other advice do I have?

We rate Apache CloudStack a pure 10 out of 10 for its extremely versatile environment, rich feature set that can cover even the most complex customer requirements, and the ease of management.

What is CloudStack?

Apache CloudStack is open source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.
Also known as
Vmops, Cloud.com
CloudStack customers
GreenQloud, Exoscale, TomTom, ASG, PC Extreme, ISWest, Grid'5000
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