Compare Microsoft Azure vs. Pantheon

Microsoft Azure is ranked 1st in PaaS Clouds with 15 reviews while Pantheon which is ranked 15th in PaaS Clouds. Microsoft Azure is rated 8.8, while Pantheon is rated 0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure writes "Puts the "scaffolding" in place and allows you to focus on the business solution". On the other hand, Microsoft Azure is most compared with Oracle Cloud Platform, Google Firebase and SAP Cloud Platform, whereas Pantheon is most compared with Acquia Cloud, Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.
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It's a very expensive machine and I would like for them to improve the price. There are smaller sized competitors who offer cheaper prices.The pricing is very competitive.The cost-benefit equation for Azure is very good, particularly for small applications. However, Microsoft should do much, much more to improve how costs are communicated and how to forecast them. The Azure Pricing Calculator is not useful.Pricing is very difficult to guesstimate. With so many a la carte options and individual pricing it can be a hassle to understand.If you are not aware of costs, pricing, etc., you can end up with a hefty bill. However, I found that the Azure price calculator is a valuable tool to use before starting to deploy VMs in Azure. This tool will give you an overview of the costs you should expect on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis.Several thousand dollars and counting, we haven't needed to upgrade on premises hardware (In fact we eliminated all of the old on-premises hardware and run 100% on Azure) or pay for it's maintenance, power etc.Keep to PaaS to gain the optimal benefits from an OPEX finance and resource perspective.

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1st
out of 42 in PaaS Clouds
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61,322
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27,397
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18
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507
Avg. Rating
8.7
15th
out of 42 in PaaS Clouds
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1,457
Comparisons
948
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
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Windows Azure, Azure
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Overview

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.

Pantheon is the world’s fastest hosting for Drupal and WordPress. It comes down to our super-efficient container-based platform. Multiple independent benchmarks have compared Pantheon with other providers, and we consistently come out on top.

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BMW, Toyota, easyJet, NBC Sports, HarperCollins, Aviva, TalkTalk Business, Avanade, and Telenor.Patch, Maine Today, Alley Interactice, Scranton Gillette, AdRoll, Cisco, nVidia, Boston Herald, Tableau, Dell, Kyriba, Huddle, IBM
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Software R&D Company18%
Manufacturing Company12%
Retailer12%
Outsourcing Company6%
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Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company12%
Transportation Company7%
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