Cisco Piston Enterprise OS vs CloudStack

Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is ranked 39th in Cloud Management vs CloudStack which is ranked 7th 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 SaltStack, RightScale MultiCloud Platform and VMware vRealize Suite. CloudStack is most compared with VMware vRealize Suite, vCloud Director and SaltStack.
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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.​​

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Also Known AsPiston Enterprise OSVmops, Cloud.com
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Overview
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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.
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Sample CustomersKuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign AffairsGreenQloud, Exoscale, TomTom, ASG, PC Extreme, ISWest, Grid'5000
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