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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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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Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a collection of cloud computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. 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.
Rackspace is a listed company that specializes in hybrid cloud environments to support your applications and sites. The environments are based on its open-source operating system OpenStack.Rackspace Cloud caters for the private cloud, public cloud, dedicated servers, or a hybrid of platforms.
Your Rackspace Cloud environment is customizable according to your cloud requirements, and all products work together seamlessly from one portal.
Amazon AWS is ranked 2nd in PaaS Clouds with 75 reviews while Rackspace Cloud [EOL] is ranked unranked in PaaS Clouds. Amazon AWS is rated 8.4, while Rackspace Cloud [EOL] is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Amazon AWS writes "Flexible, scales well, and offers good stability". On the other hand, Amazon AWS is most compared with OpenShift, Microsoft Azure, IBM Public Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, whereas Rackspace Cloud [EOL] is most compared with .
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