IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service vs. Microsoft Azure

IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service is ranked 59th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) vs Microsoft Azure which is ranked 2nd in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 24 reviews. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure writes "Puts the "scaffolding" in place and allows you to focus on the business solution". IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service is most compared with . Microsoft Azure is most compared with Heroku, Oracle Cloud Platform and SAP Cloud Platform.
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Use IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service? Share your opinion.
Use Null Product? Share your opinion.
Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon, Microsoft, Stratoscale and others in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS).
305,845 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Quotes From Members Comparing IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service vs. Microsoft Azure

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pricing and Cost Advice
Information Not Available
The pricing is very competitive.The cost-benefit equation for Azure is very good, particularly for small applications. However, Microsoft should do much, much more to improve how costs are communicated and how to forecast them. The Azure Pricing Calculator is not useful.Pricing is very difficult to guesstimate. With so many a la carte options and individual pricing it can be a hassle to understand.If you are not aware of costs, pricing, etc., you can end up with a hefty bill. However, I found that the Azure price calculator is a valuable tool to use before starting to deploy VMs in Azure. This tool will give you an overview of the costs you should expect on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis.Several thousand dollars and counting, we haven't needed to upgrade on premises hardware (In fact we eliminated all of the old on-premises hardware and run 100% on Azure) or pay for it's maintenance, power etc.Keep to PaaS to gain the optimal benefits from an OPEX finance and resource perspective.It’s necessary to use third party products or to use good self-management economic toolsBe careful with Azure Cool storage accounts; if you are dealing with high object counts, then it can be more economical to use Hot storage because of the high storage access costs associated with Cool.

Read more »

Information Not Available
report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) solutions are best for your needs.
305,845 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
Views
25
Comparisons
13
Reviews
0
Followers
32
Avg. Rating
N/A
Views
45,887
Comparisons
25,750
Reviews
24
Followers
868
Avg. Rating
8.8
Unranked
In Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS)
Top Comparisons
See more IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service competitors »
Compared 22% of the time.
See more Microsoft Azure competitors »
Compared 29% of the time.
Also Known As
IBM Cloud IaaSWindows Azure, Azure
Learn how it works
IBM
Microsoft
Null Vendor
Video Not Available
Overview
Information Not Available

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform where developers can create, deploy, and maintain their apps. This cloud application platform allows developers to concentrate on the actual applications, while it takes care of all the elements behind the apps.

Windows Azure offers open across multiple frameworks,languages, and tools. It is fully scalable, localized in that it is hosted globally in many datacenters, and has widespread capabilities are, catering for all elements of application development, deployment, and management.

Azure is comprised of several different service modules,including Infrastructure; Web; Mobile; Dev & Test; Big Data; Media;Storage, Backup & Recovery; and Identity & Access Management.

Information Not Available
OFFER
Learn more about IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Learn more about Microsoft Azure
Learn more about Null Product
Sample Customers
Information Not Available
BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.
Information Not Available
Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon, Microsoft, Stratoscale and others in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS).
Download now
305,845 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.

Sign Up with Email