In this article you will read about,
- content of the performance and price/performance analysis covering AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Open Telekom Cloud,
- which VMs in the market provide the best performance,
- and an analysis of key parameters such as storage, bandwidth, database, and encryption/decryption speed.
We are amidst the cloud era. Cloud becomes the new essential for almost any business. Now that the basic advantages are known, many enterprises find their highest priorities in security, compliance, and financial governance of the Public Cloud. They begin to have a look at the details to find optimal solutions for their demands.
Financial governance, for example, is not just about orchestration and FinOps. Cost-effective cloud deployment starts with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) performance and thus with the selection of the best Virtual Machines (VMs) and storage for the specific requirement. But only an independent analysis of the various cloud offerings can reveal the true technical capabilities.
In July, T-Systems commissioned the independent cloud analyst Cloud Mercato with a performance and price/performance study. Like in the last year, Cloud Mercato tested a set of comparable 16 vCPU VMs and block storage offered in the European market from European data centers. Overall, the VMs of the Open Telekom Cloud show excellent performance and price/performance values. The following VMs were considered.