Compare IBM Cloud Private vs. Microsoft Azure

IBM Cloud Private is ranked 13th in PaaS Clouds while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in PaaS Clouds with 10 reviews. IBM Cloud Private is rated 0, while Microsoft Azure is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure writes "Puts the "scaffolding" in place and allows you to focus on the business solution". IBM Cloud Private is most compared with OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and IBM Cloud, whereas Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase and SAP Cloud Platform.
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It's a very expensive machine and I would like for them to improve the price. There are smaller sized competitors who offer cheaper prices.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.

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13th
out of 44 in PaaS Clouds
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5,088
Comparisons
4,851
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
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1st
out of 44 in PaaS Clouds
Views
39,545
Comparisons
30,226
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
545
Avg. Rating
8.9
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Overview

IBM Cloud Private is a private cloud platform for developing and running workloads locally. It is an integrated environment that enables you to design, develop, deploy and manage on-premises, containerized cloud applications behind your firewall. It includes the container orchestrator Kubernetes, a private image repository, a management console and monitoring frameworks.

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.

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Sample Customers
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company63%
Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm18%
Manufacturing Company14%
Software R&D Company14%
Transportation Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company47%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company8%
Retailer4%
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