Rackspace Cloud Competitors and Alternatives

The top Rackspace Cloud competitors are
  • Amazon AWS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • iland
  • Heroku
  • GoGrid
Read reviews of Rackspace Cloud competitors and alternatives
Aviad Cohen
Real User
DBA
Jun 07 2018

What is most valuable?

I come from the DBA side so for me it's the easy maintenance; backups are very easy as well.

How has it helped my organization?

The benefit is the time to generate all these machines. It's in the cloud so I don't feel it.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see more databases on the cloud, what they call today Big Data should be there. I think it's going in the right direction.

What other advice do I have?

When choosing a vendor what's important to me are stability, a lot of features, variety, and good support. My advice would be, try it using the free trial and I am sure you will be... more»
Romain Ecarnot
Real User
Architecte solutions Amazon Web Services at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 10 2017

What is most valuable?

Amount of services, fully-managed services, and the power of Infrastructure as code (deployment and automation). AWS... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Migration of On Premise Data Center to AWS to allow cost optimization, and full operational automation to focus on... more»

What needs improvement?

It would be nice to be able to test Direct Connect without having to pay a line. Also, the possibility to use VPC... more»

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

The Free Tiers program is great for testing solutions. Their terms of licencing and reserved instances are very... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Switched to be more global (AWS Region) and more to the way of a serverless paradigm.

What other advice do I have?

The Cloud Adoption Framework and the Well-Architected on AWS documents are a must read.
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Heroku
TechLead64d5
Real User
Tech Lead Javascript Full Stack at a tech services company
Jul 15 2017

What do you think of Heroku?

Valuable Features: Valuable for us was the fast deployment. This means the time to market is improved without pain for developers. • Improvements to My Organization: It has improved our deployment speed without requiring time to configure some servers. • Room for Improvement: We don't find the pipelines intuitive. The user experience could be better. Having to set up multiple apps, then a pipeline, seems like an overkill on the amount of work to do. • Use of Solution: We have been using the solution for six months. • Stability Issues: We did not encounter any issues with stability. • Scalability Issues: We did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support: We didn't need to use the technical support. • Previous...

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