Amazon vs Google

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Amazon
Based on 97 reviews.
Google
Based on 69 reviews.
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 S/4HANA on AWS: Brigade Group, DoHome, Royal FloraHolland
AWS Lambda: Netflix
Amazon EC2: Netflix, Expedia, TimeInc., Novaris, airbnb, Lamborghini
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 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 Glacier: King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud
Amazon S3: Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
Amazon QuickSight: MLB Advanced Media, Infor, HotelBeds, Gemini, Jivochat, Edmunds.com
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
AWS Snowball: Wazee Digital, Craftsy, Live Nation, Essess
Google App Engine: Khan Academy, Best Buy, Gigya, MetOffice, Getaround, Mimiboard, NewsLimited, WebFilings, and CloudLock.
Google Compute Engine: Allthecooks, BetterCloud, Bluecore, Cosentry, Evite, Ezakus, HTC, Infectious Media, iStreamPlanet, Mendelics, SageMathCloud, Sedex, Treeptik, Wibigoo, Wix, zulily, Zync
Google BigTable: Absolutdata, Aerospike, Affini-Tech, Akselos, Alacris Theranostics, Allthecooks, AloTech, APMEX Inc., Applibot, Appogee, BeDataDriven, Bitmovin, CloudBerry
Google Cloud SQL: BeDataDriven, CodeFutures, Daffodil, GenieConnect, KiSSFLOW, LiveHive, SulAm_rica, Zync
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 Dataflow: Absolutdata, Backflip Studios, Bluecore, Claritics, Crystalloids, Energyworx, GenieConnect, Leanplum, Nomanini, Redbus, Streak, TabTale
Google Container Engine: Tock
Google Firebase: Fabulous, Pic Collage, Shazam, SkyScanner
Google Stackdriver: Uber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail Games
Google Cloud DNS: MeilleursAgents
Google Transfer Appliance: Makani
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
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Marketing Services Firm
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Manufacturing Company
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Financial Services Firm
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Marketing Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
7%
Transportation Company
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