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

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"The integration flows are the most valuable feature of this solution.""The mapping transformation allows us to connect our on-premise ECC to the cloud system.""One of the best features of this solution is that it is web-based and you can log in and work on it from anywhere.""The most valuable feature is the data synchronization, or the push and pull of the data.""SAP has provided very good support.""SAP is an excellent company with an excellent reputation, excellent products, and dedicated customer support.""The most valuable feature is integration.""It's suitable for various sizes of companies. I have used it with big companies and with small ones as well."

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Cons
"In the next release, they should offer additional applications for the databases, and improve the deployment experience.""The user interface should be simpler to navigate because it t can take time for users to learn it.""In the next release, I would like to see easy integration with external tools."

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"I would like for it to have integration to GitHub.""Better connectivity to on-premise systems would help us to support older systems that are migrating to the cloud.""I would like to see more and better support for data transformations.""Usability is a challenge most of the time and not being able to get all of the information.""We need to connect our ERP solution via the VPN. We need to make sure our ERP solutions aren't exposed to the outside world. Our teams really struggle with this.""They are still developing this product. It does not really have 100% of the necessary features available to properly service business clients""In the next release, I would like to see improvements with the price and the licensing.""The solution requires more flexibility overall."

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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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"Licensing costs for this solution are based on the number of users and the bandwidth.""SAP's pricing is usually high compared to the competition. But this is also justified because they hold their products and services to quite high standards.""The pricing can be negotiated."

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Questions from the Community
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 »
Top Answer: It's suitable for various sizes of companies. I have used it with big companies and with small ones as well.
Top Answer: The rates are client-specific because they are negotiated. The actual rates may be classified, even for me.
Top Answer: For our organization, the price is the main downside. They should work to reduce the cost. This specifically affects small companies who would like to use it. The solution should work to simplify its… more »
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Also Known As
PCF, Pivotal Application Service (PAS), Pivotal Container Service (PKS), Pivotal Function Service (PFS)SAP HANA Cloud Platform
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Overview

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

SAP HANA Cloud Platform powers applications that deliver real-time insights to drive more effective and timely decision making. The product promises to accelerate analytics, business processes, sentiment data processing, and predictive capabilities.

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Sample Customers
Humana, 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, ScotiaBankSiemens, Shell & Volkswagen, Still, EarlySense, Roche, National Football League, Heidelberg University Hospital, In Mind Computing, The Timken Company, OPAL, EnterpriseJungle, Groupe Danone, Accenture, T-Systems, Sailing Team Germany, Sloan Valve
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm11%
Media Company5%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company29%
Computer Software Company29%
Pharma/Biotech Company29%
Retailer14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider16%
Media Company7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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Small Business29%
Large Enterprise71%
Find out what your peers are saying about Pivotal Cloud Foundry vs. SAP Cloud Platform and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
446,626 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Pivotal Cloud Foundry is ranked 9th in PaaS Clouds with 3 reviews while SAP Cloud Platform is ranked 5th in PaaS Clouds with 9 reviews. Pivotal Cloud Foundry is rated 8.0, while SAP Cloud Platform is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Pivotal Cloud Foundry writes "Open-source makes it cost-effective, but the interface needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Cloud Platform writes "Offers a good pathway to integrate with the cloud and has good support ". Pivotal Cloud Foundry is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, OpenShift, VMware Tanzu Application Service and Heroku, whereas SAP Cloud Platform is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Public Cloud, OpenShift and Mendix. See our Pivotal Cloud Foundry vs. SAP Cloud Platform report.

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