SoftLayer vs. Rackspace OnMetal vs. OVH

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What is SoftLayer?

SoftLayer dedicated servers give you options from entry-level single processor servers to quad proc, hex-core, and even GPU-powered workhorses. They're all deployed in real time via our portal or API.

What is Rackspace OnMetal?

OnMetal servers are single-tenant, bare-metal servers provisioned via the same OpenStack API as our cloud. They can be spun up as quickly as VMs to offer the agility of multi-tenant environments with the performance of single-tenant hardware. OnMetal servers are our own design and are engineered in a highly opinionated way. We’ve made them 100 percent solid-state with external cooling, leading to increased mean time between failures (MTBF). They are also incredibly large, so you’ll need fewer of them.

What is OVH?

Hundreds of new servers are installed in our 12 datacenters everyday. For our clients, this guarantees bare-metal resources accessible in less than an hour, and the liberty to use it to rollout the software of their choice. The many functions available on our dedicated servers allow our clients to manage their infrastructure autonomously.

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Companies

What companies use SoftLayer?
50 companies on StackShare use SoftLayer
What companies use Rackspace OnMetal?
5 companies on StackShare use Rackspace OnMetal
What companies use OVH?
72 companies on StackShare use OVH

Integrations

What tools integrate with SoftLayer?
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What are some alternatives to SoftLayer, Rackspace OnMetal, and OVH?

  • Hetzner Online AG - Dedicated Hosting and Colocation Racks
  • SingleHop - Enterprise-class, name-brand dedicated servers
  • WiredTree - Fully Managed and Monitored VPS & Dedicated Servers from the Cloud
  • 10gbps.io - Dedicated servers tailored to fit every aspect of your business.

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