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Pros
"The WhatApp feature is the most valuable.""The initial setup is okay. It's not too complex. Deployment took about one day.""Seurity features - unauthorized individuals are unable to access certain applications."

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"The most valuable features are quick customization, solid deployment processes, and excellent reliability.""We haven't had any issues with stability so far.""I'm not sure what the most valuable aspect of the solution is, but I can say that their finance and auditing systems are quite impressive. You can audit in different invoices right to procurement. It's all quite seamless.""Features they are integrating to the other services.""The most valuable feature is ease of use."

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Cons
"I am limited to sending a photo to five people. I want to be able to send a photo to many people, not just five.""There needs to be more directions in terms of how to use the solution.""Difficult to assess how pricing is managed."

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"The cost of data storage is an issue once the company grows.""I would like to have integration with Google.""The solution offers upgrades at a slower pace. The solution needs to keep up with competitors.""They need an easy way of getting details and then adding to it and then being able to do it in a more simplified way""The marketing automation needs improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"I would like to have more free application with it. Some of the applications, I am paying more for them. I think that they must be free."

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"It is an expensive program."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Seurity features - unauthorized individuals are unable to access certain applications.
Top Answer: Everything so far has gone smoothly, I've never had a struggle with the solution. In terms of product improvement, when it comes to billing, I think they should include something that would give the… more »
Top Answer: This solution is a model for us right now, and I'm using it with my classmates. We are resellers. I'm currently a Masters student and teaching assistant.
Top Answer: Salesforce Applications are developed in a low-code proprietary environment (i.e. a "comfortable/productive/expensive walled garden"). Cloud foundry is made to work with open-source apps/code (which… more »
Top Answer: Features they are integrating to the other services.
Top Answer: The pricing of the solution is fine. The enterprise purchase was for our entire organization.
Ranking
10th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
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3,187
Comparisons
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
9.3
8th
out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
Views
6,418
Comparisons
5,451
Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
399
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Also Known As
Salesforce1, Force.com, Salesforce App Cloud
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Overview

Google App Engine is a Platform-as-a-Service (Paas) provider that equips web application developers with all the resources and tools that they need to develop, test, and run their applications on Google's infrastructure. Everything is built into the kit, so with one download of the SDK, you'll be well on your way to first-rate apps.

The Salesforce1 Platform brings together Force.com, Heroku, and ExactTarget into one family of cloud services all built API first to help deliver apps that connect products, users, and next generation experiences. Designed for scale and speed, it provides a fast way to build apps with open APIs, back-end services, integration tools, starter templates as well as powerful developer environments; there's no limit to what you can build.
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Sample Customers
Khan Academy, Best Buy, Gigya, MetOffice, Getaround, Mimiboard, NewsLimited, WebFilings, and CloudLock.ADP
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company33%
Media Company22%
Manufacturing Company11%
Non Profit11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider24%
Computer Software Company24%
Media Company9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company9%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business47%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise18%
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise33%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google App Engine vs. Salesforce Platform and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
446,956 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Google App Engine is ranked 10th in PaaS Clouds with 3 reviews while Salesforce Platform is ranked 8th in PaaS Clouds with 5 reviews. Google App Engine is rated 9.4, while Salesforce Platform is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Google App Engine writes "Ability to test before deployment and security authorization are key features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Salesforce Platform writes "Offers good integration and has good stability ". Google App Engine is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Heroku and Oracle Java Cloud Service, whereas Salesforce Platform is most compared with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Microsoft PowerApps, Appian and Temenos Quantum. See our Google App Engine vs. Salesforce Platform report.

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