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"It's my understanding that our company is charged a few hundred dollars on a monthly basis.""I find that Amazon AWS is expensive.""The Oracle licensing is higher than it is with Amazon AWS.""I think they've done a pretty good job with their pricing.""Its price is kind of okay. When we do a migration from on-premises to the cloud, we typically use the lift-and-shift model. Based on the studies that we have done, cost savings are definitely there when we moved from on-premises to the cloud.""The price could be lower.""There are many variables involved in pricing service in AWS and overall the pricing is a bit on the higher side.""AWS is not an expensive product."

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Top Answer: Technical support is quite helpful.
Top Answer: The solution can get rather pricey. It should be more reasonable. It's our main complaint about the product - the total cost of ownership is just too high. We aren't buying licenses, we are buying… more »
Top Answer: The solution could always be further improved on the commercial side of things. Amazon Web Services are not cheap. It would be ideal if it was less expensive for the customer.
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The Acquia Platform offers a secure platform-as-a-service cloud environment for the Drupal web content management system, advanced multi-site management, powerful developer tools, and software-as-a-service capabilities for personalization, content syndication, and more. The Acquia Platform components are built with an API-first approach to make it easy to tailor the solution to your organization's specific needs and environment.

With Acquia, customers can introduce new digital capabilities faster, manage large-scale web deployments with ease, and create innovative digital experiences that deliver real business impact.

Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a collection of cloud computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud-computing platform offered by These services operate from 12 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, also known as "EC2", and Amazon Simple Storage Service, also known as "S3". Amazon markets AWS as a service to provide large computing capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.

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Top Industries
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company9%
Manufacturing Company7%
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company8%
Comms Service Provider8%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm8%
Media Company7%
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Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise38%
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise69%

Acquia Cloud is ranked 4th in Digital Experience Platforms (DXP) while Amazon AWS is ranked 2nd in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 72 reviews. Acquia Cloud is rated 0.0, while Amazon AWS is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Amazon AWS writes "Helps us migrate clients to the cloud with ease, and allows us to provide a wide range of cloud services that live in AWS ecosystem and can interact with on-premises data centers". Acquia Cloud is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Pantheon, Liferay Digital Experience Platform, Salesforce Community Cloud and Sprinklr, whereas Amazon AWS is most compared with OpenShift, Microsoft Azure, IBM Public Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform and Alibaba Cloud.

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