08 Dec IBM Cloud vs. Other Competitors
When it comes to choosing something as intricate and comprehensive as a Cloud partner, you want to ensure you’re choosing the best in the industry. As an IBM Gold Partner, we’re proud to stand behind the product that makes IBM Cloud® the most open and secure cloud chosen by organizations today.
If you’re looking for an alternative to AWS, Google Cloud, or Alibaba, IBM Cloud® ranks higher in flexibility of open source technology, global footprint, and pricing than its competition. “IBM Cloud® offers the most open and secure public cloud for business, a next-generation hybrid multi-cloud platform, advanced data and AI capabilities, and deep enterprise expertise across 20 industries.”
Open Source Technology
IBM is invested in open source technology and the benefits it provides for running and managing data on the cloud of your choice – without the risk of being locked in. In addition, “IBM Cloud® runs on Kubernetes, enabling massive scale and workload diversity”.
*source – IBM.com/cloud/open
Global Data Centers
IBM Cloud® Data Centers span 16 countries and 6 continents to deliver the most reliable network to any workload. “The availability zone design provides an easier and more effective way to design and operate applications and databases, making them highly available, fault tolerant and scalable.” Each Data Center is equipped with state-of-the-art, industry-leading hardware and equipment that is rigorously checked for quality as well as high bandwidth, low latency servers due to the availability zone connectivity. Every facility utilizes best practices throughout the location and is highly secured with 24×7 on-site security, third party auditors, and detailed reporting.
IBM Cloud® can be personalized and built to fit the needs of your organization. For those starting out, IBM Cloud offers a free tier (Lite Account) with access to more than 40 programs across their catalog. There is also no time limit to using this free service. To receive access to more than 200 products from IBM Cloud, upgrade to the Pay-As-You-Go account, which includes some products with an ongoing free tier. IBM also offers limited time only offers for select services.
Having a cloud service partner that delivers the solution you need will help you outpace the competition. Let us help you get started with IBM Cloud today.