Google Compute Engine Reviews

Google Compute Engine is the #12 ranked solution of our top Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) tools. It's rated 3.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to Oracle Cloud Platform - Google Compute Engine vs Oracle Cloud Platform

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IT Support with 51-200 employees
Oct 01 2019

What is most valuable?

All of the cloud solution providers are basically the same. There's a little bit around the edges that is different. Each provider has its own kind of unique products but… more »

How has it helped my organization?

It has dramatically increased our costs over running dedicated hardware.

What needs improvement?

The biggest problem is that it's got a very arcane and complex security environment that has to be very carefully set up and maintained. Because GCP has is such a huge… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's $60,000 to $70,000 a month to replace about $10,000 a month in data center costs.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used 4 other cloud providers over the years and have been using one provider for some applications for over 10 years. The switch from internally managed services to… more »

What other advice do I have?

The advice that I would give to someone considering this solution is that you have to take a close look at what your costs are, where you want scalability and consider the… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The choice was not mine so

What is Google Compute Engine?

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.

Google Compute Engine customers

Allthecooks, BetterCloud, Bluecore, Cosentry, Evite, Ezakus, HTC, Infectious Media, iStreamPlanet, Mendelics, SageMathCloud, Sedex, Treeptik, Wibigoo, Wix, zulily, Zync

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