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"The features that I have found most valuable are the ease of configuration and the easy discovery of the environment.""The availability performance matrix and the reporting capabilities are the solution's most valuable features.""Step-by-step documentation that clarifies the implementation procedure.""Good for managing and administering the infrastructure.""The deployment and asset management features are the most valuable. These are the product's main features.""The solution is easily available. That's its most valuable aspect."

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"It offers good support for various types of classes, along with many open source libraries that we can readily utilize in our application development process. This gives us a lot of options when it comes to custom development solutions, without having to worry about licensing or other programming-related issues."

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"They should have some customized solutions or internal development, then maybe it could be easier to use different solutions or some self-developed solution.""The solution's dashboard needs improvement.""Implementation and integration in the case of multi-tenant environments needs improvement.""Could be more user friendly.""We have some bugs but it's stable. It doesn't break every day. It works. Like other applications, it has a lot of bugs but they're manageable.""The multi-tenancy support needs to be improved. We need to have the ability to manage several different environments from one central point of administration."

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"In terms of improvement, it doesn't support concurrent processing. When we want to process anything on a concurrent basis, we have to divide it into a number of things, like a queue, or we have to run it using Cron jobs. We would like to have the capability to run any thread or process in parallel."

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"The Zend PHP engine is open source technology, so there's no need for us to worry about licensing or other costs."

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Top Answer: It offers good support for various types of classes, along with many open source libraries that we can readily utilize in our application development process. This gives us a lot of options when it… more »
Top Answer: Zend PHP Engine is open source technology, so there's no need for us to worry about licensing or other costs. The only costs involved are indirect, i.e. what we have to pay for server hosting and… more »
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Overview
System Center helps customers realize the benefits of the Microsoft Cloud Platform by delivering unified management. Experience fast time-to-value with out-of-the-box monitoring, provisioning, configuration, automation, protection and self-service.
Zend Engine is a highly optimized execution engine. It allows modules such as debuggers, performance boosters and custom loaders to dynamically extend PHP for a broader range of functionality. Whenever you're using any plug-in module today, you're doing so thanks to the extensibility support of the Zend Engine. In addition, the Zend Engine provides memory and resource management, and other standard services for the PHP language.
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Kassen_rztliche Vereinigung Nordrhein, Magyar Telekom Nyrt., Adeka, QualCare, Aeriandi, UniCredit Bank d.d., Mostar, Allianz Australia Ltd., Grupo Familia
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Non Tech Company29%
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Financial Services Firm14%
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Financial Services Firm18%
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Microsoft System Center is ranked 11th in Application Infrastructure with 6 reviews while Zend PHP Engine is ranked 13th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review. Microsoft System Center is rated 7.6, while Zend PHP Engine is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft System Center writes "Easy to configure and provides Better visibility of our environment ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zend PHP Engine writes "Offers an easy way to develop both big and small Web-ready applications at low to zero cost". Microsoft System Center is most compared with Oracle SOA Suite, whereas Zend PHP Engine is most compared with Apache Web Server, WebLogic Suite, NGINX Plus, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal.

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