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"I pay just over £20 per month and have done so ever since I started eight years ago, which to me is good value.""The pricing model is very simple. I like the simplicity of it, starting at $5, then doubling as it goes up from there. That is a brilliant idea, and it is not complex at all. It is about as dead simple as you can imagine. So, if you want to double what you have, then you double your price, pay the money, and reboot. It is done. It's that simple. You can't beat that.""One key difference is that pricing is very hard to come by and to understand with all the bigger companies. Their pricing models are so weird and it's hard to figure out exactly how much I am going to pay for this kind of service. Everything is piecemeal. With Linode, it's simple and straightforward. You know exactly what you will have to pay at the end of the day.""Compared to other service providers, like AWS and Google, the cost of services are much less and more affordable. We are saving about 90 percent by going with Linode versus other cloud providers.""The pricing model is very simple. If you have very small applications, you can use the plan which costs $5 per month. That gives you 50 GB of memory and almost 1 GB of RAM. If you need more than you have to select the next plan which is $10 per month, which has about 70 GB of data and 2 GB of RAM.""When we started with the service, the cost was approximately €5 per month.""The value for the price is really good.""Pricing is very good and flexible, according to the resources required."

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Top Answer: The ability to fire up a virtual machine, use it, and then kill it, is quite a valuable feature for me.
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Top Answer: Before they changed the dashboard, I found some of the more granular options easier to find. However, it was just a matter of getting used to the new interface.
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Simplify your cloud infrastructure with our Linux virtual machines and robust set of tools to develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and easier.

Linode believes that in order to accelerate innovation in the cloud, virtual computing must be more accessible, affordable, and simple. Our infrastructure-as-a-service platform is deployed across 11 global markets from our data centers around the world and is supported by our Next Generation Network, advanced APIs, comprehensive services, and vast library of educational resources. Linode products, services, and people enable developers and businesses to build, deploy, and scale applications more easily and cost-effectively in the cloud.

Increase storage capacity with additional Block Storage or S3-compatible Object Storage. Add instant Backups with complete independency to your stack. Ensure your applications and services are highly-available with Linode NodeBalancers. Deploy Kubernetes clusters with our fully-managed container orchestration engine.

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CPU, transfer, storage, and RAM bundled into one simple price.

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Skytap Cloud is a public cloud that specializes in enterprise modernization. With Skytap Cloud, enterprises can rapidly migrate traditional applications and modernize them with cloud-native architectures and services. These hybrid applications preserve the most valuable components of existing, mission-critical applications while introducing modern technologies and functionality enabling enterprises to maximize - not simply maintain - their existing investments.

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Best Buy, Panasonic, Giphy, Marco Polo, World Health Organization, Font Squirrel
GE Healthcare, CA, Schneider Electric, Ellie Mae, Veritas, Zettaset, OpenText, Interactive Intelligence, Calypso
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Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider28%
Media Company5%
Educational Organization3%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company10%
Media Company7%
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Small Business89%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise5%
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Linode is ranked 3rd in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 19 reviews while Skytap Cloud is ranked 17th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS). Linode is rated 9.2, while Skytap Cloud is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Linode writes "Helpful automation scripts, good documentation, responsive support, easy to use and manage". On the other hand, Linode is most compared with StackPath Object Storage, HAProxy, MinIO, Google Firebase and Alibaba Cloud, whereas Skytap Cloud is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, CloudShare and Skillsoft.

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