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Pros
"The solution is stable.""We find it intuitive and easy to use.""There are free online learning and certifications if a user would like to learn more and better understand the solution.""The most valuable features are the integration and UI customization.""The features that I have found most valuable with Mendix are its business process management and its minimal low code, both from an interface perspective and from a process perspective."

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"The scalability is good.""The most valuable feature is the single sign-on with multifactor authentication.""We are going to use Microsoft Azure to move some on-premise servers into the cloud so that our data can be held there.""The data factory feature.""The time to market is fast compared back to the traditional on-premise hosting. That is one of the better things I can say because there is no need to worry. The Pack services will enable it to start immediately.""It comes with a lot of ready-made studies that we can connect with other existing Microsoft applications, for example, Office, Outlook, Chatline, and OneDrive. Everything is behind the scenes running with Azure. It's easy to build the connectors.""The most valuable features are the interface and customizability.""I like the ExpressRoute because that makes it easy to configure connectivity to Azure-hosted services."

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Cons
"You need experienced programmers and developers to understand this solution.""There are not enough developers who are using Mendix. The knowledge base available online and in the market is not as rich as other competitors.""There's no direct tech support.""There needs to be an increase in the number of the UI components.""Mendix is slightly less scalable than I'd like."

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"I would like to see more advanced functionality in terms of information security.""The subscription licensing is very complex and we would like to have it simplified.""Microsoft Azure can be pretty advanced and difficult to understand. I would like it to be simplified. The licensing especially needs to be simplified.""Auto ML could be improved technically.""There were also a lot of constraints with the serverless parts.""They are a bit closed on the customization side. If they open the customization then it will be very good.""Dashboards and reporting could be improved.""Azure could be made more user-friendly."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Licensing costs are similar to those for all other IT technology, but they vary by region."

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"The licensing fees are more than $1,000,000 USD annually.""Reducing the price would be of benefit to our customers.""The pricing for us is higher because we are using IaaS.""Pricing of Microsoft Azure services depends on the build of what you prepare to deploy.""It is important to consider ROI when looking at the cost of a subscription.""The cost is a little high and can be more competitive.""Monthly billing convenience reduced cost overheads up to 70 percent.""The pricing model is subscription-based and it's not an expensive solution."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable features are the integration and UI customization.
Top Answer: Licensing costs are similar to those for all other IT technology, but they vary by region. As such, the United States, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Jordan all have disparate licensing costs, even when it… more »
Top Answer: While it is difficult for me to address which areas of the solution are in need of improvement, as I manage Mendix projects, but do not utilize them, I would point out the transformation of the BPM… more »
Top Answer: We find that it is easy to integrate with other Microsoft technologies such as Microsoft Office.
Top Answer: The pricing could be a bit lower. It would make their customers happy if they decided to charge less. We pay a yearly licensing fee.
Top Answer: There aren't limitations that come to mind. Whatever they have planned for the solution in the future, I will be happy with it. The solution could always work to reduce its costs. It would be ideal if… more »
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Average Words per Review
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Windows Azure, Azure, MS Azure, MS Azure, MS Azure
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Overview
The Mendix App Platform enables enterprise development teams to rapidly build, integrate, and deploy beautiful multi-device applications. Enterprise IT teams that need to quickly build innovative and differentiating applications in close collaboration with business stakeholders use Mendix.

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform where developers can create, deploy, and maintain their apps. This cloud application platform allows developers to concentrate on the actual applications, while it takes care of all the elements behind the apps.

Windows Azure offers open across multiple frameworks,languages, and tools. It is fully scalable, localized in that it is hosted globally in many datacenters, and has widespread capabilities are, catering for all elements of application development, deployment, and management.

Azure is comprised of several different service modules,including Infrastructure; Web; Mobile; Dev & Test; Big Data; Media;Storage, Backup & Recovery; and Identity & Access Management.

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Sample Customers
Genzyme, TNT, Yahoo, Capgemini, Roche, D&B, Aegon, kpn, AZL, Sky, Arch, Penn State Univeristy, BancABC
BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm40%
Computer Software Company13%
Real Estate/Law Firm13%
Recruiting/Hr Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company22%
Manufacturing Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm6%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business63%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise30%
REVIEWERS
Small Business41%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise64%
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Mendix is ranked 3rd in Mobile Development Platforms with 5 reviews while Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 107 reviews. Mendix is rated 7.4, while Microsoft Azure is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Mendix writes "Responsive with a straightforward setup and good online training". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure writes "This helps us meet multiple requirements other PaaS solutions do not but there is a lot of room for improvement". Mendix is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Appian, OutSystems, Pega BPM and Ionic, whereas Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase, Amazon AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and IBM Public Cloud.

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