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"It's $60,000 to $70,000 a month to replace about $10,000 a month in data center costs."

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out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
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Google Compute Engine delivers virtual machines running in Google's innovative data centers and worldwide fiber network. Compute Engine's tooling and workflow support enable scaling from single instances to global, load-balanced cloud computing.

Compute Engine's VMs boot quickly, come with persistent disk storage, and deliver consistent performance. Our virtual servers are available in many configurations including predefined sizes or the option to create Custom Machine Types optimized for your specific needs. Flexible pricing and automatic sustained use discounts make Compute Engine the leader in price/performance.

Established in 2007, Heroku is a cloud application platform providing a streamlined, efficient place for web app developers to create and deploy their applications. Heroku is designed to maximize developer productivity. With the entire web application development process available on the Herokucloud, creating and rolling out web apps has been made more efficient, convenient, and cost-effective than ever before.

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Computer Software Company47%
Comms Service Provider22%
Media Company9%
Real Estate/Law Firm5%
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Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider20%
Retailer4%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Small Business88%
Large Enterprise12%
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Google Compute Engine is ranked 12th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 1 review while Heroku is ranked 15th in PaaS Clouds. Google Compute Engine is rated 6.0, while Heroku is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Google Compute Engine writes "Offers good scalability but it is has a very arcane and complex security environment and projecting costs can be difficult". On the other hand, Google Compute Engine is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Platform, IBM Public Cloud and Google App Engine, whereas Heroku is most compared with Microsoft Azure, OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Jelastic.

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