Google Cloud Pricing and License Cost

Ruven Naidoo
Senior Software Developer Team Lead at Dilowa
The licensing for Google Cloud seems to be quite cheap and they're actually quite reasonable in comparison to Azure, which, as it turns out, is quite expensive. Even though Azure has a data center in South Africa it's still quite costly. There's no scaling, so if you go with the VM, you pay 2500 Rand. When you add another VM, it's another 2500 Rand even though you don't use the whole thing. With Google, you can go up as incrementally as you need to, even if it's just 30 Rand. With Google, there's no licensing. Everything is included, just been based on the usage. View full review »
CTO at a healthcare company with 11-50 employees
The support costs extra, even when it comes to email. View full review »
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