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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the high availability for the applications.""We are able to operate client’s platform without downtime during security patch management each month and provide a good SLA (as scalability for applications is processed during heavy client website load, automatically).""This solution is providing a platform with OOTB features that are difficult to build from scratch."

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"Stability is not a concern with this product.""The most valuable feature of the solution is its ability to scale. The services that connect to the database are also very good."

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Cons
"Not a ten because it's not a standard solution and the endpoint protection user has to prepare with documentation or have training from other people. It's not easy to start because it's not like other solutions.""If we can have a GUI-based configuration with better flexibility then it will be great."

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"The user interface should be simpler to navigate because it t can take time for users to learn it.""In the next release, they should offer additional applications for the databases, and improve the deployment experience."

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"Licensing is on a monthly basis and right now we pay $24/month. There are no other costs over and above that."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the high availability for the applications.
Top Answer: I don't really see any improvements that need to be done.
Top Answer: Our primary use case is to move applications to OpenShift in order to remove legacy solutions.
Top Answer: Stability is not a concern with this product.
Top Answer: The user interface should be simpler to navigate because it t can take time for users to learn it. They can refer to the documentation and YouTube videos, but the navigation is still a concern. It… more »
Top Answer: We are a solution provider the Pivotal Cloud Foundry is one of the products that we implement for our clients. We help our clients choose solutions that fit their requirements and then we assist with… more »
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out of 46 in PaaS Clouds
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Average Words per Review
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8.0
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Also Known As
PCF, Pivotal Application Service (PAS), Pivotal Container Service (PKS), Pivotal Function Service (PFS)
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Overview

OpenShift is Red Hat's Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that allows developers to quickly develop, host, and scale applications in a cloud environment. With OpenShift you have a choice of offerings, including online, on-premise, and open source project options.

Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is the leading enterprise PaaS, powered by Cloud Foundry. PCF provides a cloud-native application platform that allows you to continuously deliver any app to every major private and public cloud with a single platform. PCF is proven to accelerate feature delivery with higher developer productivity and a 200:1 developer to operator ratio. PCF's built-in security and self-healing capabilities reduce risk in your app portfolio while maintaining high-availability at scale to keep customer facing systems online even in the most challenging circumstances. pivotal.io

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Sample Customers
UPS, Cathay Pacific, HiltonHumana, Citibank, Mercedes Benz, Liberty Mutual, The Home Depot, GE, West Corp, Merrill Corporation, CoreLogic, Orange, Dish Network, Comcast, Bloomberg, Internal Revenue Service, Ford Motor Company, Garmin, Volkswagen, Solera, Allstate, US Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, ScotiaBank
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Healthcare Company29%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Logistics Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company50%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company51%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company6%
Retailer5%
Find out what your peers are saying about OpenShift vs. Pivotal Cloud Foundry and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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OpenShift is ranked 6th in PaaS Clouds with 3 reviews while Pivotal Cloud Foundry is ranked 8th in PaaS Clouds with 2 reviews. OpenShift is rated 8.6, while Pivotal Cloud Foundry is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of OpenShift writes "We can operate client’s platform without downtime during security patch management". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pivotal Cloud Foundry writes "Open-source makes it cost-effective, but the interface needs to be improved". OpenShift is most compared with Amazon AWS, VMware Tanzu Application Service, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud Private, whereas Pivotal Cloud Foundry is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, VMware Tanzu Application Service, IBM Public Cloud and SAP Cloud Platform. See our OpenShift vs. Pivotal Cloud Foundry report.

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