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JP
Chief Technology Officer at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5
A stable cloud computing solution with a valuable load balancing feature

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for storage, networking, and remote computing.

What is most valuable?

I like S3, load balancers, and Route 53.

What needs improvement?

The price could be better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for six years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is quite stable.

How are customer service and technical support?

There are so many references that I can refer to, and their technical support is great.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price, in general, could be better.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to potential users. On a…

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for storage, networking, and remote computing.

What is most valuable?

I like S3, load balancers, and Route 53.

What needs improvement?

The price could be better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for six years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is quite stable.

How are customer service and technical support?

There are so many references that I can refer to, and their technical support is great.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price, in general, could be better.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to potential users.

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Amazon AWS an eight.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
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GH
Assistant Professor at a university with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10
User friendly, scalable, and simple installation

What is our primary use case?

I do research and I am using Amazon AWS for storage in the cloud.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS is very user-friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found Amazon AWS to be scalable.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS together.

How was the initial setup?

The implementation is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

I did the implementation of the solution myself.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The license for…

What is our primary use case?

I do research and I am using Amazon AWS for storage in the cloud.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS is very user-friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found Amazon AWS to be scalable.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS together.

How was the initial setup?

The implementation is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

I did the implementation of the solution myself.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The license for Amazon AWS is expensive. I am currently using the free version.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Amazon AWS an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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EK
Sr Lead Data & Information Architect at a pharma/biotech company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Is stable and scalable, and has a pay-as-you-go license

What is most valuable?

It's quite stable and scalable. The price is good as well.

What needs improvement?

It would be good to see integration with a low code platform. They have one, but it is for intervention. It would be interesting to see it more developed.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using Amazon AWS for a year and a half.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's quite stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable solution. It is used by our entire organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

Our experience with technical support was as expected; they responded fast.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is quite good; it is a pay-as-you-go…

What is most valuable?

It's quite stable and scalable. The price is good as well.

What needs improvement?

It would be good to see integration with a low code platform. They have one, but it is for intervention. It would be interesting to see it more developed.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using Amazon AWS for a year and a half.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's quite stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable solution. It is used by our entire organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

Our experience with technical support was as expected; they responded fast.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is quite good; it is a pay-as-you-go option.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would rate Amazon AWS at eight.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Hammad  Khan
Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Stable, easy installation, and accessible from anywhere

What is our primary use case?

We are using Amazon AWS for security and for backups.

What is most valuable?

The most useful feature of Amazon AWS is it can be accessed from anywhere.

What needs improvement?

Amazon AWS could improve on security.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately six months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have not tried to expand Amazon AWS at this time.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was not complex. However, it could improve.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We pay for Amazon AWS annually.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend…

What is our primary use case?

We are using Amazon AWS for security and for backups.

What is most valuable?

The most useful feature of Amazon AWS is it can be accessed from anywhere.

What needs improvement?

Amazon AWS could improve on security.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately six months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have not tried to expand Amazon AWS at this time.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was not complex. However, it could improve.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We pay for Amazon AWS annually.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Amazon AWS an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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SK
Database Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Creates less work for DBAs but they should offer more upgrading guidance

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is for cloud storage.

What is most valuable?

There is less work for the DBAs. Everything is handled in AWS itself.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We don't have issues with stability or scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

We manage support issues, we don't depend on others for technical support.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it a seven out of ten.  In an RDS environment, we only get the CPU utilization and this thing. The growth rate and free space increases. Getting the CPU utilization is 99% or 90% sometimes. We don't know whether to increase server capacity or alert notifications. We don't know which hard disc to purchase or what the next recommended CPU is.…

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is for cloud storage.

What is most valuable?

There is less work for the DBAs. Everything is handled in AWS itself.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We don't have issues with stability or scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

We manage support issues, we don't depend on others for technical support.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it a seven out of ten. 

In an RDS environment, we only get the CPU utilization and this thing. The growth rate and free space increases. Getting the CPU utilization is 99% or 90% sometimes.

We don't know whether to increase server capacity or alert notifications. We don't know which hard disc to purchase or what the next recommended CPU is. There should be an indicator. We would like to have more guidance. 

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JI
System Analyst and Team Lead at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Stable and provides smooth service for our customers

What is our primary use case?

We had previously been working on a local office server. Our local server wasn't performing well, so we switched to the AWS cloud service. We want to provide smooth service from our application to our end-users.

For how long have I used the solution?

We first deployed Amazon ASW five or six months ago.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

AWS is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

AWS could be more scalable. We have two versions of our product: desktop and cloud. And there are approximately 100 to 200 users there. 

How are customer service and support?

We get our first-line support from our in-house support, and they deal with Amazon support.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS…

What is our primary use case?

We had previously been working on a local office server. Our local server wasn't performing well, so we switched to the AWS cloud service. We want to provide smooth service from our application to our end-users.

For how long have I used the solution?

We first deployed Amazon ASW five or six months ago.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

AWS is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

AWS could be more scalable. We have two versions of our product: desktop and cloud. And there are approximately 100 to 200 users there. 

How are customer service and support?

We get our first-line support from our in-house support, and they deal with Amazon support.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS eight out of 10

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Gustavo Salmeron
DevOps Engineer at Apptegy
Real User
Top 5
Good backup of CRM data of SalesForce

What is our primary use case?

I use Amazon AWS for backing up our data from the customer relationship management solution of SalesForce. For the moment, we have not made use of it for the restoration of any routes or data that is involved. 

What needs improvement?

The solution should me made friendlier to use.  As far as the automation is concerned, the backups should be scaled. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing of Amazon is higher than that of SalesForce. We thought that things would be cheaper when it comes to Mexico and that a connection would be made between the facilities and SalesForce. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS as a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud…

What is our primary use case?

I use Amazon AWS for backing up our data from the customer relationship management solution of SalesForce. For the moment, we have not made use of it for the restoration of any routes or data that is involved. 

What needs improvement?

The solution should me made friendlier to use. 

As far as the automation is concerned, the backups should be scaled. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing of Amazon is higher than that of SalesForce. We thought that things would be cheaper when it comes to Mexico and that a connection would be made between the facilities and SalesForce. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS as a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud
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OD
Senior Information Technology Manager at a mining and metals company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
Installation simple, good performance, and easy to manage

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for the services they provide.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS has good performance and easy management.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability could improve.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have two technicians using this solution in my organization.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is easy.

What about the implementation team?

I did the installation myself.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others. I rate Amazon AWS a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for the services they provide.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS has good performance and easy management.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability could improve.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have two technicians using this solution in my organization.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is easy.

What about the implementation team?

I did the installation myself.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Amazon AWS a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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