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"The stability is the solution's most valuable aspect for our organization."

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"It's a scalable product.""The interface is good.""Replication and performance tuning are valuable features."

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"The interface is hard to use for us. It should be simplified."

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"They should base their strategy according to the country and the regulations there, and focus more on the on-premises deployment.""It's already fast, but still, they could improve the speed.""Deployment is overly complex and could be streamlined."

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"It's an expensive solution and is an area that needs improvement.""Price is always an area that could be made better, as it is quite expensive."

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Top Answer: It's an expensive solution and is an area that needs improvement.
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Overview

SoftLayer provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Our customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.

Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking, turnkey big data solutions, private cloud solutions, and more. Our unique advantages include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Network topology for true out-of-band access, and an easy-to-use customer portal and robust API for full remote-access of all product and service management options.

Oracle Database Backup Service is a secure, scalable, on-demand solution for storing Oracle Database backups in Oracle Cloud.

Oracle databases are backed up to Oracle Database Backup Service using the Oracle Database Cloud Backup Module. The module is available from Oracle Technology Network (OTN) and is tightly integrated with Recovery Manager (RMAN), so you can continue to use familiar RMAN commands for backup and restore operations.

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Whogohost Ltd., Skypicker, Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Grace Co. Ltd., Keyword, Uvionics Tech, Tennis Australia, immixGroup, Salesbox, Cxense ASA, Avnet Inc., Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider23%
Media Company10%
Insurance Company5%
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Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company11%
Financial Services Firm8%
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IBM SoftLayer is ranked 15th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 1 review while Oracle Database Backup Service is ranked 13th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 3 reviews. IBM SoftLayer is rated 8.0, while Oracle Database Backup Service is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of IBM SoftLayer writes "Stable and highly scalable that's very good overall". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Database Backup Service writes "Scales well, is easy to install, and has good support". IBM SoftLayer is most compared with Amazon AWS, Google Firebase, DigitalOcean, Amazon S3 Glacier and Microsoft Azure Block Storage, whereas Oracle Database Backup Service is most compared with Microsoft Azure File Storage, Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage Nearline and Amazon S3 Glacier.

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