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Pros
"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 most valuable features are quick customization, solid deployment processes, and excellent reliability.""We haven't had any issues with stability so far.""I'm not sure what the most valuable aspect of the solution is, but I can say that their finance and auditing systems are quite impressive. You can audit in different invoices right to procurement. It's all quite seamless.""Features they are integrating to the other services.""The most valuable feature is ease of use."

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Cons
"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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"The cost of data storage is an issue once the company grows.""I would like to have integration with Google.""The solution offers upgrades at a slower pace. The solution needs to keep up with competitors.""They need an easy way of getting details and then adding to it and then being able to do it in a more simplified way""The marketing automation needs improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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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"It is an expensive program."

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Top Answer: IBM is the only vendor to offer integration with blockchain for smart contract development.
Top Answer: IBM has a free tier and payment option depending on the products selected. The pricing models should be reworked to the needs of a wider range of companies. Some customers will not be able to afford… more »
Top Answer: I feel that IBM is still primarily for techies as far as the user interface is concerned. Since there are now guys coming from non-IT backgrounds, I feel that some improvement is needed compared to… more »
Top Answer: Salesforce Applications are developed in a low-code proprietary environment (i.e. a "comfortable/productive/expensive walled garden"). Cloud foundry is made to work with open-source apps/code (which… more »
Top Answer: Features they are integrating to the other services.
Top Answer: The pricing of the solution is fine. The enterprise purchase was for our entire organization.
Ranking
13th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
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Avg. Rating
6.0
7th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
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6,451
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5,485
Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
399
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Compared 5% of the time.
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Salesforce1, Force.com, Salesforce Platform
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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.

The Salesforce1 Platform brings together Force.com, Heroku, and ExactTarget into one family of cloud services all built API first to help deliver apps that connect products, users, and next generation experiences. Designed for scale and speed, it provides a fast way to build apps with open APIs, back-end services, integration tools, starter templates as well as powerful developer environments; there's no limit to what you can build.
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Grape Up, c-Com, KONE, TITAN, CSAA, Bosch, Allstate, Verizon, West Corp., TelstraADP
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Computer Software Company48%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School4%
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Cloud Foundry is ranked 13th in PaaS Clouds with 1 review while Salesforce App Cloud is ranked 7th in PaaS Clouds with 5 reviews. Cloud Foundry is rated 6.0, while Salesforce App Cloud is rated 8.2. 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 Salesforce App Cloud writes "Offers good integration and has good stability ". Cloud Foundry is most compared with , whereas Salesforce App Cloud is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Microsoft PowerApps, Appian and ServiceNow.

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