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It offers enough support so that you don't need to have the need to get another device.

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They are a very mature product.The stability of the solution is very good. We haven't had any issues with it.

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The solution is just too expensive, so maybe the pricing could be better.

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Because the solution needs to integrate with other products that surround it, there is a lot of configuration required, and this can be quite complex. It's not as easy as it is with, for example, VMware.The complexity of the solution is a bit high in comparison to VMware.

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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.

Manage container, virtual, private, and public cloud infrastructures

Managing a complex, hybrid IT environment can require multiple management tools, redundant policy implementations, and extra staff to handle the operations. Red Hat® CloudForms simplifies IT, providing unified management and operations in a hybrid environment.

As your IT infrastructure progresses from traditional virtualization toward an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model, CloudForms evolves, protecting your investments and providing consistent user experience and functionality.

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Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign AffairsCox Automotive, Penn State, FICO, G-ABLE, Seneca College, ITandTEL, The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS), MyRepublic, Macquarie, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, CBTS, Network Data Solutions (NDS)
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Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is ranked 17th in Cloud Management with 1 review while Red Hat CloudForms is ranked 10th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews. Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is rated 9.0, while Red Hat CloudForms is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Piston Enterprise OS writes "A simple interface and helpful support for a solution that grows with us". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat CloudForms writes "Good technical support, seamless integration with other open-source tools and very stable". Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is most compared with , whereas Red Hat CloudForms is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), IBM Cloud Automation Manager, CloudStack, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) and Morpheus.

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