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"If you're a super-small business, it may be a little bit pricey for you... But in large, enterprise companies where money is, maybe, less of an issue, Turbonomic is not that expensive. I can't imagine why any big company would not buy it, for what it does.""It was an annual buy-in. You basically purchase it based on your host type stuff. The buy-in was about 20K, and the annual maintenance is about $3,000 a year.""I'm not involved in any of the billing, but my understanding is that is fairly expensive.""We see ROI in extended support agreements (ESA) for old software. Migration activities seem to be where Turbonomic has really benefited us the most. It's one click and done. We have new machines ready to go with Turbonomic, which are properly sized instead of somebody sitting there with a spreadsheet and guessing. So, my return on investment would certainly be on currency, from a software and hardware perspective.""When we have expanded our licensing, it has always been easy to make an ROI-based decision. So, it's reasonably priced. We would like to have it cheaper, but we get more benefit from it than we pay for it. At the end of the day, that's all you can hope for.""I know there have been some issues with the billing, when the numbers were first proposed, as to how much we would save. There was a huge miscommunication on our part. Turbonomic was led to believe that we could optimize our AWS footprint, because we didn't know we couldn't. So, we were promised savings of $750,000. Then, when we came to implement Turbonomic, the developers in AWS said, "Absolutely not. You're not putting that in our environment. We can't scale down anything because they coded it." Our AWS environment is a legacy environment. It has all these old applications, where all the developers who have made it are no longer with the company. Those applications generate a ton of money for us. So, if one breaks, we are really in trouble and they didn't want to have to deal with an environment that was changing and couldn't be supported. That number went from $750,000 to about $450,000. However, that wasn't Turbonomic's fault.""It is an endpoint type license, which is fine. It is not overly expensive.""The pricing and licensing are fair. We purchase based on benchmark pricing, which we have been able to get. There are no surprise charges nor hidden fees."

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Overview

Turbonomic Application Resource Management matches application demand to infrastructure supply to continuously ensure application performance. The software integrates with leading APM and IT service management solutions to form a control plane to automate IT resource management, on-premises and in multicloud environments.

IBM Service Delivery Manager is a single solution that provides all the necessary software components to implement cloud computing. Cloud computing is a services acquisition and delivery model for IT resources, which can help improve business performance and control the costs of delivering IT resources to an organization. As a cloud computing quick start, IBM Service Delivery Manager allows organizations to benefit from this delivery model in a defined portion of their data center or for a specific internal project. Potential benefits include:

  • Reduction in operational and capital expenditures.
  • Enhanced productivity - the ability to innovate more with fewer resources.
  • Decreased time-to-market for business features that increase competitiveness.
  • Standardized and consolidated IT services that drive improved resource utilization.
  • Increased resiliency to market demands.
  • Improved quality of service for IT consumers.

IBM Spectrum Computing uses intelligent workload and policy-driven resource management to optimize resources across the data center, on premises and in the cloud. Now up to 150X faster and scalable to over 160,000 cores, IBM provides you with the latest advances in software-defined infrastructure to help you unleash the power of your distributed mission-critical high performance computing (HPC), analytics and big data applications as well as a new generation open source frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark.

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Sample Customers
JPMorgan Chase, First Canadian Title, UBS, Aetna, Alpha Maxx, London School of Economics, Expedia, JMC Steel Group, Southern Waste Systems.
Whogohost Ltd., Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Outokumpu, Salesbox, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr, CLOUD M, CenterPoint Energy, Apptimate AB, WeCloud AB, Earth Signal, DSB Consulting, Inventive, SKIData AG
London South Bank University, Transvalor, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Genomic
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company14%
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company12%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm6%
Media Company5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise63%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise33%
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IBM Service Delivery Manager is ranked 42nd in Cloud Management while IBM Spectrum Computing is ranked 22nd in Cloud Management with 3 reviews. IBM Service Delivery Manager is rated 0.0, while IBM Spectrum Computing is rated 7.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Computing writes "Provides stable backup for our databases and has good technical support ". IBM Service Delivery Manager is most compared with Ansible, whereas IBM Spectrum Computing is most compared with Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, Red Hat CloudForms and HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric.

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