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"The initial setup is reasonably straightforward. It's a handful of networks and a handful of computers."

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"The integration flows are the most valuable feature of this solution.""The mapping transformation allows us to connect our on-premise ECC to the cloud system.""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."

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"The biggest problem is that it's got a very archaean and complex security environment that has to be very carefully set up and is easy to break."

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"I would like for it to have integration to GitHub.""Better connectivity to on-premise systems would help us to support older systems that are migrating to the cloud.""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."

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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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"Licensing costs for this solution are based on the number of users and the bandwidth.""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."

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Top Answer: It's suitable for various sizes of companies. I have used it with big companies and with small ones as well.
Top Answer: The rates are client-specific because they are negotiated. The actual rates may be classified, even for me.
Top Answer: For our organization, the price is the main downside. They should work to reduce the cost. This specifically affects small companies who would like to use it. The solution should work to simplify its… more »
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Overview

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.

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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Retailer14%
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Google Compute Engine is ranked 15th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 1 review while SAP Cloud Platform is ranked 7th in PaaS Clouds with 9 reviews. Google Compute Engine is rated 6.0, while SAP Cloud Platform is rated 7.6. 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, the top reviewer of SAP Cloud Platform writes "Offers a good pathway to integrate with the cloud and has good support ". Google Compute Engine is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, IBM Public Cloud and Google App Engine, whereas SAP Cloud Platform is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Public Cloud, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Oracle Cloud Platform.

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