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Amazon
Based on 199 reviews.
Google
Based on 146 reviews.
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Overview
Amazon Web Services, a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3. Amazon markets these products as a service to provide large computing-capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares but control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004. Its mission statement from the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful,"
Sample Customers
Amazon RDS: Edmodo
Amazon SimpleDB: Livemocha
Amazon AWS: Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
SAP Business One on AWS: Comba Telecom, Exeter Family Friendly, GranBio, Kim Tech Ceong, Wego, Blue Ocean Systems, Whitebox Retail Logistics
SAP Hybris on AWS: Travis Perkins, GE Oil & Gas, Rent-A-Center (RAC)
SAP S4HANA on AWS: Brigade Group, DoHome, Royal FloraHolland
Amazon Lightsail: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon CloudWatch: AirAsia, Airbnb, Aircel, APUS, Avazu, Casa & Video, Futbol Club Barcelona (FCBarcelona), National Taiwan University, redBus
Amazon EC2 Container Service: Shippable, Expedia, MyTaxi, Edmiunds.com, Okta, Upserve, Remind, Meteur, Segment, Linden Lab, Prezi, Airtime, 
Amazon DynamoDB: Samsung, Snapchat, Capital One, Expedia, Tinder, Airbnb, Comcast, Lyft, Redfin, Netflix, Adobe
Amazon DocumentDB: Finra, The Washington Post, Freshop
Amazon MCS: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Neptune: Intuit, Pearson, Samsung, Ignition One, Lifeomic, Blackfynn, Paysense
Amazon Timestream: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store): Bazaar Voice, Crowd Strike, Adobe, Gamevil, Hess, CopperEgg, TotalJobs Group, SuperCell, Dropcam, Unilever
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System): Arcesium, Atlassian, Seeking Alpha, Zend
Amazon S3 Glacier: King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud
Amazon S3: Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
Amazon API Gateway: Autodesk, Fox Digital Consumer Group, iFlix, UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Miovision, Olympusat, PhotoVogue, Royale International Group, Veracode
Amazon SageMaker: DigitalGlobe, Thomson Reuters Center for AI and Cognitive Computing, Hotels.com, GE Healthcare, Tinder, Intuit
Amazon Comprehend: LexisNexis, Vibes, FINRA, VidMob
AWS Snowball: Wazee Digital, Craftsy, Live Nation, Essess
AWS Snowball Edge: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Kinesis: Zillow, Netflix, Sonos
Amazon MSK: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Savings Plans: bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
Amazon Elastic Container Service: Ubisoft, GoPro, TIBCO, Remind
Amazon EKS: GoDaddy, Pearson, FICO, Intuit, Verizon, Honeywell, Logicworks, RetailMeNot, LogMeIn, Conde Nast, mercari, Trainline, Axway
AWS Outposts: Philips, Morningstar
Amazon Chime: century link, vonage
Amazon WorkDocs: Delhivery
Amazon WorkMail: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeBuild: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeStar: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodePipeline: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS X-Ray: COMCAST, ConnectWise, skyscanner, AirAsia, cookpad, cimpress, VTEX, zowdow
AWS Auto Scaling: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon FreeRTOS: Schlage, Hive, Kimberly-Clark, Honeywell, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
AWS IoT Device Management: Trimble, Philips
AWS IoT Things Graph: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS IoT Greengrass: Ecofit, Cradlewise, ADLINK, Docker
AWS IoT Events: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Elemental MediaTailor: Seven West Media
Amazon ECR: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Sumerian: bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
AWS PrivateLink: Heroku, Twilio, Autodesk, SigOpt, Aqua, Snowflake
AWS Direct Connect: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Directory Service: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS IoT Analytics: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Lex: Ryanair, Electronic Caregiver, HubSpot, Capital One
Amazon Polly: GoAnimate, Duolingo, Bandwidth
Amazon Transcribe: Echo360, VidMob, RingDNA, Isentia
Amazon Detective: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Pinpoint: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon ElastiCache: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Resource Access Manager: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Advertising: Crocs, Tinuiti, iRise, The Hershey Company
AWS Honeycode: Thomson Reuters, iRobot, FINRA, Autodesk
Google App Engine: Khan Academy, Best Buy, Gigya, MetOffice, Getaround, Mimiboard, NewsLimited, WebFilings, and CloudLock.
Google BigTable: Absolutdata, Aerospike, Affini-Tech, Akselos, Alacris Theranostics, Allthecooks, AloTech, APMEX Inc., Applibot, Appogee, BeDataDriven, Bitmovin, CloudBerry
G Suite Enterprise: There are over five million businesses that use Google Apps for Business worldwide. Some key customers include The Roche Group, National Geographic, American Red Cross, City of Los Angeles, Flight Centre, and Konica Minolta.
Google Drive Enterprise: Journal Communications
Google Firebase: Fabulous, Pic Collage, Shazam, SkyScanner
Google Compute Engine: Allthecooks, BetterCloud, Bluecore, Cosentry, Evite, Ezakus, HTC, Infectious Media, iStreamPlanet, Mendelics, SageMathCloud, Sedex, Treeptik, Wibigoo, Wix, zulily, Zync
Google Cloud SQL: BeDataDriven, CodeFutures, Daffodil, GenieConnect, KiSSFLOW, LiveHive, SulAm_rica, Zync
Google Cloud Spanner: Streak, Optiva, Mixpanel
Google Cloud Storage: Autism Speaks, Backflip Studios, Beneficio Facil, Bitmovin, Claritics, CloudBerry, Cosentry, DNANexus, DNAstack, Energyworx, Feedly, GenieConnect, HTC, JustDevelopIt, LeadPages, Leanplum, LiveHive, Mendelics, Ocado, RealMassive, Screenz, ShareThis, Songpop, Ubisoft, VendAsta, Webydo, Wix, zulily
Apigee: Adobe, advance.net, Amadeus, AT&T, Bechtel, Belly, Burberry, Chegg, Citrix, Dell, eBay, Equifax, GameStop, First Data, Globe, HCSC, Intralinks, Kao, Meredith, Mitchell, Orange, Pearson
Google Cloud Dataflow: Absolutdata, Backflip Studios, Bluecore, Claritics, Crystalloids, Energyworx, GenieConnect, Leanplum, Nomanini, Redbus, Streak, TabTale
Google Container Engine: Tock
Google Kubernetes Engine: Philips Lighting, Alpha Vertex, GroupBy, BQ
Google Cloud Bigtable: Cognite, Dow Jones, Loblaw Digital
Google Stackdriver: Uber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail Games
Google Cloud DNS: MeilleursAgents
Google Transfer Appliance: Makani
Google Cloud Identity: ExtraHop Networks, HealthChannels
Google Chrome Enterprise: Netflix, Coca Cola, Pinterest, Toyota, Vertex, LafargeHolcim, MedXM, DOT Comm, Whirlpool
Google Ads: iProspect UK, Juice by Hand
Google ARCore: Streem, TendAR, Curate
Google AdMob: Appkruti, 6waves, Etermax, DivMob, CocoPPa, Backflip Studios
Google Anthos: HSBC, Target, 20th Century Fox, Twitter, American Cancer Society, PayPal, Bloomberg, Nielsen, McKesson
Tekton: The Home Depot, PayPal, Target, HSBC, McKesson, Oncology Venture
Google Container Registry: Zulily
Google Cloud IoT Core: Oden Technologies, Smart Parking
Google Dialogflow: Home Depot, Paypal, Target, HSBC, McKesson
Google Cloud Text-to-Speech: Home Depot, Paypal, Target, HSBC, McKesson
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text: Home Depot, Paypal, Target, HSBC, McKesson
Google Cloud Memorystore: Paypal, Target, The Home Depot
Google Cloud Resource Manager: Paypal, Target, The Home Depot
AppSheet: Husqvarna, Solvay
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
37%
Media Company
22%
Comms Service Provider
9%
K 12 Educational Company Or School
4%
Software R&D Company
36%
Media Company
13%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Retailer
5%
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