HPE Helion Competitors and Alternatives

The top HPE Helion competitors are
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon AWS
  • OpenShift
Read reviews of HPE Helion competitors and alternatives
Greg Schulz
Consultant
Independent Analyst and Advisory Consultant at Server StorageIO - www.storageio.com
Feb 23 2017

What do you think of Amazon AWS?

PART I In case you missed it, there were some public cloud outages during the recent Christmas 2012-holiday season. One incident involved Microsoft Xbox (view the Microsoft Azure status dashboard here) users were impacted, and the other was another Amazon Web Services (AWS) incident. Microsoft and AWS are not alone, most if not all cloud services have had some type of incident and have gone on to improve from those outages. Google has had issues with different applications and services including some in December 2012 along with a Gmail incident that received covered back in 2011. For those interested, here is a link to the AWS status dashboard and a link to the AWS December 24 2012 incident postmortem. In the case of the recent AWS incident which affected users such as Netflix,...
Red Hat
SonamSamdupkhangsar
Consultant
Senior (Consultant) Software Engineer at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 25 2017

What is most valuable?

Application deployment using YAML with Docker containers, creating services and providing routes. It is simple to build... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are better able to manage application development and promoting from development to staging to production using... more»

What needs improvement?

They could provide a template for application deployment and building services and routes so it can all be promoted as... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

I would try the online public OpenShift instance first and see if it is something that would provide benefit to each... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We were using individual Tomcat on VMS for a high availability and scalable architecture.

What other advice do I have??

Try out OpenShift or read up on it first to see the benefits. Also build a Kubernetes cluster yourself to know what... more»
Francis Olowu
Real User
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

* Compute (App service, and virtual machine scale sets): The ability to manage Windows and Linus virtual machines. *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

By migrating our infrastructure to Azure, we have been more agile on several fronts as an organization, from been able... more»

What needs improvement?

Every area of the product still needs to improve as it can always get better. Windows wasn't where it is today decades... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Make use of Azure pricing calculator and you will find out that Azure Is still more reasonable that the competition and... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We never used a different solution. We had a PoC with every vendor in the same competitive space and decided to go with... more»

What other advice do I have??

You need to have a clear vision of your business expectation from the product. Define your business requirements,... more»

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