2014-12-09T11:13:00Z
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Community at PeerSpot
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When evaluating Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), what aspect do you think is the most important to look for?

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Ahmad Zuhdi - PeerSpot reviewer
Solution Specialist FWP at PT. SoftwareOne Indonesia
Real User
Top 5
2021-04-28T03:14:24Z
Apr 28, 2021

Rapid build, fastest go to production

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NitinKumar - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Enginnering at Sigmoid
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-04-26T14:16:21Z
Apr 26, 2021

1. TCO : options of Long term commitment vs pay as you go


2. Ease of setup , security & performance


3. High availability & Support

AV
Product Owner at VMware
Real User
2021-03-18T10:25:37Z
Mar 18, 2021


  1. Lower startup cost.

  2. Reduced TCO.

  3. Provides choices in delivery mode like long term Commit at discounted price or pay as you use basic.

  4. Faster time to value.

  5. Always on latest version of software.

  6. Try before buy and then scale as needed.


Points to keep tab on:



  • Initially, the revenue sinks as the cost rises, until it begins to even out and then revenue eventually exceeds. Refer to “Satya Swallows the Fish” blueprint.

  • Transitioning to a SaaS and Subscription business requires both a business and culture shift, with highly coupled customer engagement model.

Marcelo Lucas - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of IT at Computer Consulting
Real User
Top 5
2021-04-28T15:10:22Z
Apr 28, 2021

#1 Lowest Recurring Cost


#2 Best planning calculador


#3 Variety of software available to choose from


#4 Migration support tools

Roland Plaka - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Revolution Kft
Real User
2021-04-26T14:03:54Z
Apr 26, 2021

Latency


Low cost


Real User
2021-03-30T15:54:16Z
Mar 30, 2021

Performance, capacity & capabilities

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it_user227307 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Services Business Development at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-04-22T08:32:00Z
Apr 22, 2015

interoperability with the leading public clouds (AWS, GCE, Azure)

it_user1293426 - PeerSpot reviewer
Lead - CIO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
2020-02-27T13:47:04Z
Feb 27, 2020

Cost and support.

MichaelPeeples - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior System Engenieer at AT&T
Real User
2020-01-22T13:15:53Z
Jan 22, 2020

Operating System. Sometimes the O/S can be vitally important. I've learned that lesson the hardway.

Ayush Mehrotra - PeerSpot reviewer
Network & Server Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Real User
2018-01-31T16:16:51Z
Jan 31, 2018

ROI and Security.

it_user406479 - PeerSpot reviewer
Product Line Manager - IBM Bluemix at IBM
MSP
2016-03-15T17:34:27Z
Mar 15, 2016

Resilience, global footprint, low latency, a platform and tools to integrate with on-premises systems.

it_user370110 - PeerSpot reviewer
DST RO Service Delivery Manager, /Contractor Qualitance QBS at IBM
MSP
2016-01-14T10:19:17Z
Jan 14, 2016

Performance, capacity and capabilities

Vendor
2015-10-26T15:26:37Z
Oct 26, 2015

Security, and yes, ROI too.

it_user328449 - PeerSpot reviewer
VP Marketing at Cloudyn
Real User
2015-10-18T21:33:36Z
Oct 18, 2015

ROI and variety of instance types

it_user325503 - PeerSpot reviewer
Lead Software Engineer at Rapid7
Real User
2015-10-09T14:06:37Z
Oct 9, 2015

"Criteria" is plural, so I'll say reliability and security.

it_user312168 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2015-09-18T08:16:01Z
Sep 18, 2015

Obvisously I'll say ROI. Assuming going to the cloud will raise availability and lower cost.

it_user270756 - PeerSpot reviewer
Asst. Professor at Babasaheb Gawde Institute of Technolgy
Vendor
2015-07-12T08:10:53Z
Jul 12, 2015

To Go Green Computing while researching on Iaas

it_user267249 - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of Logistics & Systems with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-07-08T13:49:20Z
Jul 8, 2015

Security

it_user201690 - PeerSpot reviewer
DevOps & Deployment Manager at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-03-01T18:52:20Z
Mar 1, 2015

Stability

it_user190611 - PeerSpot reviewer
Account Manager at a tech services company
MSP
2015-02-05T18:04:01Z
Feb 5, 2015

Redundancy and WAN costs

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Dovid Gelber - PeerSpot reviewer
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AB
User at Visiting Nurse Service of NY
Jan 8, 2022
Hi community, I'm working at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees. Please let me know which virtualization software (Oracle VM, Azure VM, Microsoft Hyper-V, Google Compute Engine, VMware, ...) would you recommend for my organization?  Please let me know why would you choose the suggested solution.
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SP
Principal System Engineer at BCBS of MN
Nov 29, 2021
I am not sure what workloads you're planning to run on the virtualized platform - databases, SAP, Hadoop, etc. But VMware vSphere is a great virtual platform to run (mixed of different types of workloads).  It is simple to deploy and maintain.  Do you still have 3 tiers of traditional infrastructure? Network Storage and Compute? Do you plan to implement HCI (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure)? 
Oan-Ali - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of Architecture and DevOps at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Nov 29, 2021
Hi  If you are looking for on-premise VMware would suffice most of your requirements. However,  if you are allowed for Cloud I would recommend to select Microsoft Azure. I have recently locked the on-premise Data Center to Azure for one of the Healthcare providers in Dubai.
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