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3,996 views|2,499 comparisons
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Pros
"You can use a single API to get things done, rather than multiple APIs on multiple modules."

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"For the entire data center, as a private cloud, I believe that user management, expert management, and the virtual data center is completely magic for the users.""OpenNebula is lightweight, stable, and easy to customize."

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Cons
"I would like to see support for native VLAN, and fault-tolerance."

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"They should add more features like object storage.""They have been saying for the past two and a half years that they would develop a feature to hot-add RAM and CPU, but it does not work."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"There is no license, so the product is free unless you are buying professional technical support services."

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"VRA is very expensive but OpenNebula is free.""We use the Community Edition, rather than the Enterprise Edition."

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Ranking
9th
out of 71 in Cloud Management
Views
3,996
Comparisons
2,499
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,195
Rating
8.0
13th
out of 71 in Cloud Management
Views
2,680
Comparisons
1,979
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
593
Rating
8.0
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Vmops, Cloud.com
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Overview
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.

OpenNebula provides the most simple but feature-rich and flexible solution for the comprehensive management of virtualized data centers to enable private, public and hybrid IaaS clouds. OpenNebula interoperability makes cloud an evolution by leveraging existing IT assets, protecting your investments, and avoiding vendor lock-in.

OpenNebula is a turnkey enterprise-ready solution that includes all the features needed to provide an on-premises (private) cloud offering, and to offer public cloud services.

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Sample Customers
GreenQloud, Exoscale, TomTom, ASG, PC Extreme, ISWest, Grid'5000Akamai, BBC, Fermilab, Terradue, Surf Sara, Produban, Netways, ESA, China Mobile, BlackBerry, Deloitte, Fuze, Telefonica, Trivago
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company28%
Media Company8%
Manufacturing Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company23%
Educational Organization12%
Media Company7%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise47%
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455,164 professionals have used our research since 2012.

CloudStack is ranked 9th in Cloud Management with 1 review while OpenNebula is ranked 13th in Cloud Management with 2 reviews. CloudStack is rated 8.0, while OpenNebula is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of CloudStack writes "User-friendly, scalable, and easy API use ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of OpenNebula writes "Lightweight, stable, and well-suited for end-users". CloudStack is most compared with Red Hat CloudForms, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vCloud Director, Cisco CloudCenter and HPE Eucalyptus, whereas OpenNebula is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Nutanix Calm, Cloudify, vCloud Director and CloudBolt.

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