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"IBM is the only vendor to offer integration with blockchain for smart contract development.""My favorite component of IBM's solution is Node-RED, which greatly shortens the amount of time required to develop, test, and deploy new applications."

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"The initial setup is easy."

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"After the initial excitement period with Node-RED is over, you crave the need of additional integrations to third-party services."

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"Technical support could be a bit better."

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"IBM has a free tier and payment option depending on the products selected.""You are allocated a minimum amount of resources in the free tier. This seems fair and highly scalable, as you pay per usage as per cloud pricing schemes.""The pricing models should be reworked to the needs of a wider range of companies. Some customers will not be able to afford it until quite a few years into production, even after good PoC results and a successful launch."

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Overview

Cloud Foundry, home of the open source application development technologies CF Application Runtime and CF Container Runtime, is more than a platform. It’s a flexible way of embracing digital transformation that helps businesses evolve in the face of constant change. To put it another way, with Cloud Foundry, companies can rest assured they will have the right tool for the right job.

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud™ is a fully managed OpenShift service that leverages the enterprise scale and security of IBM Cloud, so you can focus on developing and managing your applications.

Deploy highly available, OpenShift clusters as-a-service with the click of a button on IBM Cloud. Move and build OpenShift-based workloads on a managed public cloud service to gain increased responsiveness, scalability, and reliability.

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Grape Up, c-Com, KONE, TITAN, CSAA, Bosch, Allstate, Verizon, West Corp., Telstraedenor, Ford
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Cloud Foundry is ranked 13th in PaaS Clouds with 1 review while Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud is ranked 12th in PaaS Clouds with 1 review. Cloud Foundry is rated 6.0, while Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cloud Foundry writes "Node-RED shortens the amount of time required to develop, test, and deploy new applications. Eventually, you will crave the use of other third-party applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud writes "Stable with an easy set-up and pretty good GUI". Cloud Foundry is most compared with , whereas Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud is most compared with .

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