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"The most valuable features are the usability and customer service."

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"One of the best features of this solution is that it is web-based and you can log in and work on it from anywhere.""The most valuable feature is the data synchronization, or the push and pull of the data.""SAP has provided very good support.""SAP is an excellent company with an excellent reputation, excellent products, and dedicated customer support.""The most valuable feature is integration.""It's suitable for various sizes of companies. I have used it with big companies and with small ones as well.""Scalability is one of the benefits that we have in using the product.""The ability to expand it whenever required has been great — it's very simple."

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Cons
"I don't see this solution as enterprise-ready, for bigger companies like banks."

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"I would like to see more and better support for data transformations.""Usability is a challenge most of the time and not being able to get all of the information.""We need to connect our ERP solution via the VPN. We need to make sure our ERP solutions aren't exposed to the outside world. Our teams really struggle with this.""They are still developing this product. It does not really have 100% of the necessary features available to properly service business clients""In the next release, I would like to see improvements with the price and the licensing.""The solution requires more flexibility overall.""My impression of the stability is that it is not good. Almost every month there is something new and that makes us nervous about delivery."

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"The services that it provides are good for the price."

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"SAP's pricing is usually high compared to the competition. But this is also justified because they hold their products and services to quite high standards.""The pricing can be negotiated.""The cost when it comes to monitoring can be difficult."

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Top Answer: The ability to expand it whenever required has been great — it's very simple.
Ranking
12th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
Views
1,303
Comparisons
1,115
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
458
Rating
8.0
8th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
Views
10,674
Comparisons
8,597
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
606
Rating
7.6
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SAP HANA Cloud Platform
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Overview

Lightsail is ideal for simpler workloads, quick deployments, and getting started on AWS. It’s designed to help you start small, and then scale as you grow.

SAP HANA Cloud Platform powers applications that deliver real-time insights to drive more effective and timely decision making. The product promises to accelerate analytics, business processes, sentiment data processing, and predictive capabilities.

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Sample Customers
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Siemens, Shell & Volkswagen, Still, EarlySense, Roche, National Football League, Heidelberg University Hospital, In Mind Computing, The Timken Company, OPAL, EnterpriseJungle, Groupe Danone, Accenture, T-Systems, Sailing Team Germany, Sloan Valve
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company23%
Media Company5%
Government4%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company44%
Computer Software Company22%
Pharma/Biotech Company22%
Retailer11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider19%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company6%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise67%
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Amazon Lightsail is ranked 12th in PaaS Clouds with 1 review while SAP Cloud Platform is ranked 8th in PaaS Clouds with 8 reviews. Amazon Lightsail is rated 8.0, while SAP Cloud Platform is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Amazon Lightsail writes "Good usability and customer service for a reasonable price". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Cloud Platform writes "Offers a good pathway to integrate with the cloud and has good support ". Amazon Lightsail is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Heroku, Google App Engine, Oracle Cloud Platform and IBM Cloud Private, whereas SAP Cloud Platform is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, Mendix and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

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