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"The solution is embedded in the hypervisor and there are no deployment costs."

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"The scalability potential is very good.""The solution has a lot of good features, such as you can access the console and edit through the GUI. The dashboard and the UI are designed well, user-friendly, and easy to manage, and access.""The solution is stable.""A great UI with very good integrations."

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"GUI lacks sufficient information to help with understanding the installation and process."

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"We're looking for something that is even easier to use. It's a bit complicated.""Could be more intuitive.""The solution could improve by adding more features in the dashboard, such as monitoring, scanning, and security. This would be a great benefit."

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  • "There is an annual subscription. The price of the solution should be cheaper and have better pricing flexibility."
  • "The solution is free and open source but there is a fee for support."
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    The scalability potential is very good.
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    I don't handle contracts or licensing costs. I can't speak to how much the solution costs. That said, it is my understanding that the pricing is very comparable to what else is in the market.
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    We're looking for something that is even easier to use. It's a bit complicated. When you're dealing with Kubernetes, it is easier, however, there's still a lot of convoluted types of commands. The… more »
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    Karbon is an enterprise Kubernetes management solution that simplifies provisioning, operations, and lifecycle management of Kubernetes. With Karbon running on Nutanix AHV, IT operations can deliver an end-to-end production-ready Kubernetes environment on premises with push-button simplicity while preserving a native user experience.

    Rancher Labs build innovative, open source software that makes it easy to deploy and manage containers in production on any infrastructure. We enable organizations to accelerate all aspects of their software development pipeline, from writing and testing code to running complex microservices-based applications.

    Rancher, our flagship container management platform, allows users to easily manage all aspects of running containers in development and production environments, on any infrastructure. With well over four million downloads, Rancher has quickly become the tools of choice for teams serious about running containers in production. This includes large enterprises such as Sony, IBM, Tyco, Align Technologies and more.

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    Sample Customers
    JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
    Albert Heijn, Bell, BMC, Samsung, WindStream, Johnson & Johnson
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Nutanix Karbon is ranked 5th in Container Management with 1 review while Rancher Labs is ranked 4th in Container Management with 4 reviews. Nutanix Karbon is rated 0.0, while Rancher Labs is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Nutanix Karbon writes "Great that it's embedded in the hypervisor; GUI lacks sufficient information ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Rancher Labs writes "Easy to scale with good capabilities, however, it could be easier to use". Nutanix Karbon is most compared with OpenShift Container Platform, VMware Tanzu Mission Control, Kubernetes, VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront and Amazon EKS, whereas Rancher Labs is most compared with VMware Tanzu Mission Control, VMware Tanzu Build Service, OpenShift Container Platform, HashiCorp Nomad and Amazon EKS.

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