Amazon AWS Competitors and Alternatives

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reviewer1242897
Principal Consultant at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Consultant
Aug 13, 2020
This helps us meet multiple requirements other PaaS solutions do not but there is a lot of room for improvement

What is our primary use case?

I work with our enterprise architecture. In my network, there are almost 400 total applications. I have been working here for almost six months on a network migration and in those six months, I have been working with many of those applications that have been included with the involvement of Azure in the migration. We are migrating everything from the old network to a new architecture. There are multiple teams that I work with and people work with me throughout the organization. I review all the target architectures and the deployment and everything that comes along with the pieces of the… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "It is a flexible solution that is straightforward to use."
  • "Stability can suffer in the context of a large architecture."

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely recommend Azure as a solution because it is a popular product by a major brand and it is very easy to use. I think those people I would recommend it to should normally be those who understand the cloud and the advantages and disadvantages. I use it for a lot of things and I do not see any problems. I love it now as a solution so I would recommend it. But if I have a different experience with another very large migration project using a different product, I would have to compare Azure with that. I may get more comfortable with the other product for reasons I have not…
reviewer1272180
Senior Manager at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 10
Feb 9, 2020
Helps to simplify your workload with automation

What is our primary use case?

There could be many use cases for this product. The use cases will be different depending on the industry where it is employed. It could range from the manufacturing industry to the retail industry. The actual use case could be anything. The solution is deployed with two possible methods. One is the on-premises deployment (with AWS) and the second one is the cloud deployment. You follow the software development life cycle for deploying the solution. First, you do the project preparation followed by the solution design. This is followed by the actual realization of the design plan. In the final… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "This product is currently the leading product within this category."
  • "The product could use more capabilities in the areas of robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, but these improvements are already on the way."

What other advice do I have?

The advice that I would give to people who want to use S/4HANA on AWS is that a specific study needs to be involved in the implementation process. It is what we call a discovery session. The idea is to discover all the independent needs for the use of the product. This includes things like the size of the organization, the size of the industry, the number of users expected, the revenue, et cetera. It should also include projections into the future aspects of organic and inorganic growth. The budget may be the main issue for many organizations. The deployment plan should be created based on…
reviewer1002609
Product Manager - SaaS at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10
Mar 16, 2020
A cloud service that will please more technically-minded users which is making strides with ease-of-use

What is our primary use case?

We are using GoogleCloud for hosting a SaaS platform.

Pros and Cons

  • "This platform is popular with technical users because of the abilities for customization and fine-tuning performance."
  • "The ease-of-use could be improved for less technical users."

What other advice do I have?

The lesson I learned from adopting Google Cloud is that you should do more training before you commit to it. On a scale from one to ten where one is the worst and ten is the best, I would rate Google Cloud as an eight-out-of-ten. You can not have a perfect platform. There is always room for improvement and something to add. That rating is really because of the feedback I get from the team. I get good feedback from the guys. But it is not really fair of me to give any product a ten if I am not more intimate with it in daily use. I could just as well give it a one if I were totally ignorant of…
Ashutosh Malik
Subject Matter Expert - Data Network at Mphasis
Vendor
Jun 10, 2020
Flexible, user-friendly, and competitively-priced

What is our primary use case?

We are a managed service provider and IBM Cloud is one of the products that we use to provide services for our clients. We have a large number of customers who are in different industries and some of them are moving from a traditional data center to the cloud.

Pros and Cons

  • "One of the features that I really like about IBM Cloud is the flexibility where you can order your own hardware."
  • "There is not a lot of support for this solution, which is something that needs to be improved."

What other advice do I have?

The suitability of this solution depends on your organizational requirements and how you want to function, as well as the policies. One example is that a lot of financial institutions do not want to migrate to the cloud for security reasons. Some organizations prefer one provider over another, such as AWS. There is no hard and fast rule that says you have to use only the IBM Cloud. The option is up to the customer. Overall, I would stay that IBM Cloud is stable, straightforward, and is a good service. I recommend it. My main complaint is about support, which is tied to pricing. I would rate…
Abdul-Rasool
Senior Practice Manager - Head of SAP at a tech consulting company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Mar 17, 2020
A flexible platform with good support and minimal downtime

What is our primary use case?

SAP's Enterprise Cloud platform is basically used for deploying the SAP ERP systems on top of the cloud. Most of the customers we have want to move onto a cloud with pre-configured setups. Our specialization is the migration of entire SAP ERP on-premise solutions to the cloud.

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution does provide quite a lot of support, upgrades, automated batch updates, etc."
  • "Our data centers are in Europe and come under GDPR regulations, and this doesn't apply to the Middle East yet. It causes a lot of confusion."

What other advice do I have?

If a customer is looking for the latest innovations or products from SAP this solution is perfect for them. It also offers seamless integrations with other players. There are companies that you can use to layer on top of it. You can take the AWS platform and then put SAP on top of that. Or you can take Google cloud, or Azure, etc. It's a bit expensive compared to lead other platforms because the support is directly from SAP. However, it's quite good support. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.
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