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Pros
"We never have any issues or glitches."

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"The most valuable feature is the customization. With the customization you can really give the customers what they want."

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Cons
"The management is really difficult when it comes to systems with traditional services."

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"The line migration is a problem."

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Top Answer: We never have any issues or glitches.
Top Answer: I would like to see an improvement in the management of the solution. The management is really difficult when it comes to systems with traditional services. It is much faster if we manage everything… more »
Top Answer: We use this program for our Oracle platforms because all our Oracle databases are in IX. Our big application is the Oracle E-Business Suite, which we use for our financial situation and everything… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the customization. With the customization you can really give the customers what they want.
Top Answer: In terms of what needs to be improved, I would say the support. You're asking for the Rackspace OpenStack and I'm working on the open source OpenStack. Rackspace might have some good support but the… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case for the OpenStack is for migrating data from the cloud to on-premises. We want to migrate some of the open source OpenStack components to customize our work with our applications… more »
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Average Words per Review
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8.0
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Overview
IBM PurePower System offering combines storage devices, networking devices, virtualization capabilities, and management functions into a single infrastructure. The IBM PurePower System offering is provided in several single rack and multiple-rack configurations and vary over time as technology and offerings are increased.OpenStack is an open and scalable cloud operating system for building public and private clouds. It provides both large and small organizations an alternative to closed cloud environments, reducing the risk of lock-in associated with proprietary platforms.
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IBM PurePower System is ranked 9th in Converged Infrastructure with 1 review while Rackspace OpenStack is ranked 5th in Converged Infrastructure with 1 review. IBM PurePower System is rated 8.0, while Rackspace OpenStack is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM PurePower System writes "Easy to work on and has never had any glitches or issues ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Rackspace OpenStack writes "Highly customizable private cloud solution". IBM PurePower System is most compared with , whereas Rackspace OpenStack is most compared with Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VMware vSAN, VxRail, HPE SimpliVity and Oracle Private Cloud Appliance.

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