Compare Amazon S3 vs. Google Cloud Storage

Amazon S3 is ranked 5th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 3 reviews while Google Cloud Storage is ranked 1st in Public Cloud Storage Services with 7 reviews. Amazon S3 is rated 8.6, while Google Cloud Storage is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Amazon S3 writes "High Availability, with High Performance, IAM access control, and server-side encryption at a low cost". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Google Cloud Storage writes "Keeps customer data secure and well managed". Amazon S3 is most compared with Oracle Cloud Object Storage, Microsoft Azure File Storage and Amazon Glacier, whereas Google Cloud Storage is most compared with Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Amazon Glacier and Amazon S3. See our Amazon S3 vs. Google Cloud Storage report.
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Feature-wise, Amazon S3 is the cheapest and it's reliable.The most valuable feature is the storage.It's good for starting up because you only pay for what you use.

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The most valuable features are the ease and accessibility of information.The feature we've found most valuable is the ability to access our data anywhere, anytime.What I like about this program, is that it's quite fast, because you pay for your usage.The most valuable feature is the cryptographic technology.Using this solution has improved the security of our data.Their technical support is good and very professional.The most valuable features are Pub/Sub, Data Explorer, BigQuery, and Data Transfer.

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The console could be improved - it's not very user friendly for non-technical guys.In the next release, I think that it would be good to have wizards that would update into specific applications, for example, a one-touch configuration in Pagemaker.A feature that should be included is to find and provide a HIPPA compliant solution for the Presigned URL.

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The user interface could be more intuitive.User management could be better. It's complicated process to delete users and maintain the structure of documents created by deleted users.I would also like to be able to use my own tools and packages within this solution and also have a tool to visualize the data with graphics.The implementation is not as easy as Microsoft, and the process could be improved.The user experience needs to be simplified.They need to get some parts of the program more mature, like the admin management part as well as the monitoring part.I would like to see this solution made faster, cheaper, and bigger.

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This solution has reasonable pricing and a low cost.

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Better pricing would be helpful.They know that the pricing is comparable with Azure, AWS, and those other solutions like Amazon are cheaper, but they are not as flexible.

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Also Known As
S3, Simple Storage Service

Amazon Simple Storage Service is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that you can use to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers.

Google Cloud Storage offers developers and IT organizations durable and highly available object storage. Google created three simple product options to help you address the needs of your applications while keeping your costs low. These three product options use the same API, providing you with a simple and consistent method of access.

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Sample Customers
Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert LogicAutism Speaks, Backflip Studios, Beneficio Facil, Bitmovin, Claritics, CloudBerry, Cosentry, DNANexus, DNAstack, Energyworx, Feedly, GenieConnect, HTC, JustDevelopIt, LeadPages, Leanplum, LiveHive, Mendelics, Ocado, RealMassive, Screenz, ShareThis, Songpop, Ubisoft, VendAsta, Webydo, Wix, zulily
Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon S3 vs. Google Cloud Storage and other solutions. Updated: January 2020.
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