Cisco Piston Enterprise OS vs. CloudStack

As of February 2019, Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is ranked 39th in Cloud Management vs CloudStack which is ranked 5th in Cloud Management with 20 reviews. The top reviewer of CloudStack writes "Environment is sensitive, requires high-end engineers; but it supports many hypervisors". Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is most compared with Juniper AppFormix. CloudStack is most compared with vCloud Director, Red Hat CloudForms and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA).
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Cisco Piston Enterprise OS Logo
382 views|155 comparisons
CloudStack Logo
3,295 views|1,274 comparisons
Most Helpful Review
Use Cisco Piston Enterprise OS? Share your opinion.
Find out what your peers are saying about VMware, Turbonomic, Apache and others in Cloud Management. Updated: February 2019.
316,786 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pricing and Cost Advice
Information Not Available
As far as I know, CS is still free of charge. If you want to pay some money, Citrix Cloud Platform is based on CS, I think. As for hypervisors – everything as usual, you need to pay for VMware and vCenter. As for XenServer, recently they changed the free feature list, so you may need to pay some money to get useful features like XenMotion.The Apache CloudStack is open source, so you do not have licenses to purchase.​Give an effort to planning. If possible, contract a specialized consultant company for the initial setup and knowledge transfer.​​

Read more »

report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Cloud Management solutions are best for your needs.
316,786 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
39th
out of 54 in Cloud Management
Views
382
Comparisons
155
Reviews
0
Followers
194
Avg. Rating
N/A
5th
out of 54 in Cloud Management
Views
3,295
Comparisons
1,274
Reviews
20
Followers
359
Avg. Rating
7.8
Top Comparisons
Compared 20% of the time.
Compared 14% of the time.
Also Known As
Piston Enterprise OSVmops, Cloud.com
Learn
Cisco
Apache
Overview

Piston Enterprise OS (pentOS) is an enterprise grade cloud operating system meeting the security and governance needs of enterprises wanting to use OpenStack for their infrastructure services. pentOS is an OpenStack distro that builds on top of the OpenStack codebase adding some proprietary features to meet the security and governance needs of the enterprise customers.

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.
Offer
Learn more about Cisco Piston Enterprise OS
Learn more about CloudStack
Sample Customers
Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign AffairsGreenQloud, Exoscale, TomTom, ASG, PC Extreme, ISWest, Grid'5000
Find out what your peers are saying about VMware, Turbonomic, Apache and others in Cloud Management. Updated: February 2019.
316,786 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Cloud Management reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.

Sign Up with Email