IBM Watson Studio Competitors and Alternatives

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RameshCh
Real User
Sr. BigData Architect at ITC Infotech
Jul 01 2020

What is most valuable?

The elasticity of the solution is excellent. The storage, etc., can be scaled up quite easily when we need it to. It's easy to increase performance as required. The solution runs on Spark very well.

What needs improvement?

Instead of relying on a massive instance, the solution should offer micro partition levels. They're working on it, however, they need to implement it to help the solution run more effectively. They're currently coming out with a new… more»

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

The solution is expensive. It's not like a lot of competitors, which are open-source.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We work with multiple clients and this solution is just one of the examples of products we work with. We use several others as well, depending on the client. It's all wrappers between the same underlying systems. For example, Spark. It's… more»

What other advice do I have?

There isn't really a version, per se. It's a popular service. I'd recommend the solution. The solution is cloud-agnostic right now, so it really can go into any cloud. It's the users who will be leveraging installed environments that can… more»
Shilpa Prakash
Real User
Analytics Lead at Pegasus
Dec 23 2019

What is most valuable?

Most of the features, especially on the data analysis tool pack, are really good. The way they do clustering and output is great. You can do fairly elaborate outputs. The results, the ensembles, all… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's a VSL service provider, so improvement to an organization depends on how the client designs the implementation for the plan. Clients would be better reviewers of how the solution has improved… more»

What needs improvement?

The solution should be faster. Virtualization could be much better. The solution could add some freeware. The text analytics, for example, aren't there in the VSL version. It requires a separate… more»

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

The solution is quite expensive. The pricing is too high.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used IBM products. This solution is more flexible and robust.

What other advice do I have?

I'm a SAS Enterprise Miner certified professional. I'm both a consultant and a user of the solution. Our company is using the on-premises deployment model, although we mostly use in-house products. I… more»
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