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"The licensing fees are more than $1,000,000 USD annually.""Reducing the price would be of benefit to our customers.""The pricing for us is higher because we are using IaaS.""Pricing of Microsoft Azure services depends on the build of what you prepare to deploy.""It is important to consider ROI when looking at the cost of a subscription.""The cost is a little high and can be more competitive.""Monthly billing convenience reduced cost overheads up to 70 percent.""The pricing model is subscription-based and it's not an expensive solution."

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Top Answer: We find that it is easy to integrate with other Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft Office.
Top Answer: The pricing could be a bit lower. It would make their customers happy if they decided to charge less. We pay a yearly licensing fee.
Top Answer: There aren't limitations that come to mind. Whatever they have planned for the solution in the future, I will be happy with it. The solution could always work to reduce its costs. It would be ideal if… more »
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Overview

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.

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform where developers can create, deploy, and maintain their apps. This cloud application platform allows developers to concentrate on the actual applications, while it takes care of all the elements behind the apps.

Windows Azure offers open across multiple frameworks,languages, and tools. It is fully scalable, localized in that it is hosted globally in many datacenters, and has widespread capabilities are, catering for all elements of application development, deployment, and management.

Azure is comprised of several different service modules,including Infrastructure; Web; Mobile; Dev & Test; Big Data; Media;Storage, Backup & Recovery; and Identity & Access Management.

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Sample Customers
Weather.com, Princess Cruises, City of LA, Lush
BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company8%
Manufacturing Company7%
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company21%
Financial Services Firm12%
Manufacturing Company11%
Comms Service Provider9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm6%
Manufacturing Company5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business41%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise42%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise64%

Acquia Cloud is ranked 4th in Digital Experience Platforms (DXP) while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 115 reviews. Acquia Cloud is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure writes "This helps us meet multiple requirements other PaaS solutions do not but there is a lot of room for improvement". Acquia Cloud is most compared with Amazon AWS, Pantheon, Liferay Digital Experience Platform, Salesforce Community Cloud and Sprinklr, whereas Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase, Amazon AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and IBM Public Cloud.

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