SOURCE: RightScale

January 21, 2016 10:01 ET

RightScale Launches Free Cloud Comparison Tool

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2016) -  RightScale® Inc., a demonstrated leader in enterprise universal cloud management, today announced that it has launched a new free tool to help enterprises quickly and easily compare top public cloud providers.

The new tool will be available within the RightScale product suite, as well as accessible via http://cloudcomparison.rightscale.com.

"Enterprises are using public and private in record numbers, and as we saw in the RightScale 2015 State of the Cloud Report, 82 percent of enterprises report a multi-cloud strategy," said Kim Weins, VP of Marketing at RightScale. "Now one of the big questions is how companies can pick the best, most optimized cloud for each specific workload or use case. We created RightScale Cloud Comparison to make it easier for IT to become an effective cloud broker of different cloud services across the leading public clouds."

RightScale Cloud Comparison is an easy-to-use tool that compares the features and capabilities of AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and SoftLayer. The tool highlights cloud functionality across several categories:

  • Basic cloud services: VM sizes, SLA terms, security certifications, supported operating systems, and geographic locations.
  • Core cloud services: Compute, network, and storage services.
  • Database services: Relational databases, non-relational databases, and other DBaaS (database-as-a-service) offerings.
  • Additional services: Application, security, and identity services.

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