Compare Google Compute Engine vs. IBM Cloud

Google Compute Engine is ranked 7th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 1 review while IBM Cloud is ranked 5th in PaaS Clouds with 3 reviews. Google Compute Engine is rated 6.0, while IBM Cloud is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Google Compute Engine writes "Offers good scalability but it is has a very arcane and complex security environment and projecting costs can be difficult". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Cloud writes "A scalable and stable solution with an easy and straightforward setup". Google Compute Engine is most compared with SAP Cloud Platform, Google App Engine and IBM Cloud, whereas IBM Cloud is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
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Pros
The initial setup is reasonably straightforward. It's a handful of networks and a handful of computers.

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The price of IBM Cloud is most valuable for us. The service is personable and gives us a good rapport. I can't say it's the best, but it was enough for our needs.This product is very good because it is accessible in remote locations, and anyone can deploy from any place.The initial setup was very easy. It's quite straightforward. Deployment took about fifteen minutes. Everything is well organized.

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Cons
The biggest problem is that it's got a very archaean and complex security environment that has to be very carefully set up and is easy to break.

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Maybe performance enhancers and reports could be better improved. If they do so, it would be better. Of all the drawbacks I saw, this would be the biggest enhancement.I would like to see a more user-friendly deployment process in the next release of this solution.The solution needs to be more autonomous. It should let the DL go to allow for more jobs on the cloud. It could have a better interface as well.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's $60,000 to $70,000 a month to replace about $10,000 a month in data center costs.

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We are using the trial version of this solution, so we have not paid anything.

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525
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Average Words per Review
392
Avg. Rating
8.0
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out of 42 in PaaS Clouds
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9,844
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8,731
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3
Average Words per Review
485
Avg. Rating
8.7
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Overview

Google Compute Engine delivers virtual machines running in Google's innovative data centers and worldwide fiber network. Compute Engine's tooling and workflow support enable scaling from single instances to global, load-balanced cloud computing.

Compute Engine's VMs boot quickly, come with persistent disk storage, and deliver consistent performance. Our virtual servers are available in many configurations including predefined sizes or the option to create Custom Machine Types optimized for your specific needs. Flexible pricing and automatic sustained use discounts make Compute Engine the leader in price/performance.

IBM Cloud is a full-stack cloud platform that spans public, private and hybrid environments. Build with a robust suite of advanced data and AI tools, and draw on deep industry expertise to help you on your journey to the cloud.

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