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"You can use a single API to get things done, rather than multiple APIs on multiple modules."

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

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

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"The complexity of the solution is a bit high in comparison to VMware.""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 solution is still quite immature."

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

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Top Answer: They are a very mature product.
Top Answer: 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… more »
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9th
out of 71 in Cloud Management
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3,996
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1
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Rating
8.0
12th
out of 71 in Cloud Management
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5,230
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4,194
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2
Average Words per Review
347
Rating
7.0
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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.

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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GreenQloud, Exoscale, TomTom, ASG, PC Extreme, ISWest, Grid'5000Cox 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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Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company28%
Media Company8%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise47%
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CloudStack is ranked 9th in Cloud Management with 1 review while Red Hat CloudForms is ranked 12th in Cloud Management with 3 reviews. CloudStack is rated 8.0, while Red Hat CloudForms is rated 6.4. The top reviewer of CloudStack writes "User-friendly, scalable, and easy API use ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat CloudForms writes "Good optimization but is immature and integration is complicated". CloudStack is most compared with OpenNebula, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vCloud Director, Cisco CloudCenter and HPE Eucalyptus, whereas Red Hat CloudForms is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), IBM Cloud Automation Manager, Morpheus, vCloud Director and VMware vRealize Operations (vROps).

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