Salesforce App Cloud Competitors and Alternatives

The top Salesforce App Cloud competitors are
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon AWS
  • Heroku
  • Appian
  • OutSystems
  • SAP Cloud Platform
  • Google App Engine
Read reviews of Salesforce App Cloud competitors and alternatives
Nestor Campos Rojas
Real User
Head of Software Architecture at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 30 2017

What is most valuable?

App Service is the most valuable feature because it is very simple to configure compared to the other services.

How has it helped my organization?

Almost all of our services to the customer are run on Azure such as the video.metricarts.com.

What needs improvement?

Viewing the expenses for each service in the Azure Portal is difficult for novices to understand; this could improve.... more»

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

Before using any of Azure's services, investigate their prices, and in some cases, use the free plans that are available.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I've always used Azure.

What other advice do I have?

Understand the scope of each service and its limitations, to avoid problems after execution.
Aimee White
Real User
Website and EComm at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

* S3 storage buckets * Glacier storage * EC2 instances * Cloud Trail API log storage

How has it helped my organization?

Everything is moving into the cloud and AWS is the leader. Not understanding puts a person behind. I've worked with charities so the ability to... more»

What needs improvement?

Amazon are as innovative as they are able to deliver. Areas that need improvement are dealt with pretty quickly so I have no complaints. Perhaps... more»

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

AWS is scalable depending on your needs so pricing is dependant on what you use. Just be careful not to leave VMs running as you can find your... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I used to use Rackspace but AWS's innovation and range of products meant I swapped over.
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Appian
Randy Dillon
Consultant
Business Process and Software Development Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 23 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of Appian are: * Rapid development with low-code makes it easier to quickly get apps... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Most notably, it allows us to quickly automate processes and case management work, often cutting the manual time... more»

What needs improvement?

The biggest areas of improvement would be in facilitating team development, DevOps, and integration with typical tools... more»

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

I'd advise to not just look at the cost, but the overall value of BPM and of Appian specifically. BPM done right is a... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I personally used Lombardi and IBM BPM prior to Appian. The main reasons for switching were: * Too many off-shore... more»

What other advice do I have?

See above under the pricing/licensing advice, but I can't emphasize enough to make sure you get quality resources who... more»

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