IBM Cloud Automation Manager vs Red Hat CloudForms comparison

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  • "It is definitely cheaper than VMware. Everything is included. There is no challenge there."
  • "The price of Red Hat CloudForms was not competitive, it was expensive."
  • "Red Hat CloudForms has a subscript-based pricing model. The cost is approximately $20,000 annually which allows you to use as many users as you want."
  • "The product's licensing is based on the number of servers."
  • "Red Hat CloudForms is a bit expensive."
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    IBM Cloud Automation Manager is a multi-cloud, self-service management platform running on IBM Cloud Private that empowers developers and administrators to meet business demands. This platform allows you to efficiently manage and deliver services through end-to-end automation while enabling developers to build applications aligned with enterprise policies. Using IBM Watson, you can optimize your landscape within minutes. You can achieve flexibility in your hybrid IT, gain speed through self-service access and maintain control through effective, enforceable governance and intelligent insights to ensure a safe and compliant IT environment.

    Manage container, virtual, private, and public cloud infrastructures

    Managing a complex, hybrid IT environment can require multiple management tools, redundant policy implementations, and extra staff to handle the operations. Red Hat® CloudForms simplifies IT, providing unified management and operations in a hybrid environment.

    As your IT infrastructure progresses from traditional virtualization toward an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model, CloudForms evolves, protecting your investments and providing consistent user experience and functionality.

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    Cox Automotive, Penn State, FICO, G-ABLE, Seneca College, ITandTEL, The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS), MyRepublic, Macquarie, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, CBTS, Network Data Solutions (NDS)
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    Comms Service Provider24%
    Computer Software Company17%
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    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Small Business36%
    Large Enterprise64%
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise67%
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    IBM Cloud Automation Manager is ranked 44th in Cloud Management while Red Hat CloudForms is ranked 7th in Cloud Management with 10 reviews. IBM Cloud Automation Manager is rated 0.0, while Red Hat CloudForms is rated 6.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat CloudForms writes "Easily integrates with various out-of-the-box or third-party vendors". IBM Cloud Automation Manager is most compared with , whereas Red Hat CloudForms is most compared with Morpheus, VMware Aria Automation, vCloud Director, OpenNebula and IBM Turbonomic.

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