Vendor comparison: Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and Google Cloud
September 30, 2018
Effectively measuring, contrasting, and comparing the details of products and services offered by Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud requires a systematic and rational approach. This download includes an overview of critical decision factors as well as a simple tool for comparing services and choosing the best vendor for your needs.
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Regardless of size, industry, or geographical location, just about every business enterprise is either currently reaping the benefits of cloud-based computing services or soon will be. However, those enterprises actively refraining from deploying cloud solutions are dooming themselves to mediocrity, obsolesce, and failure. Cloud computing is no longer a pie-in-the-sky aspiration. Cloud solutions are standard operating procedure for any business planning a strategy to be successful in a globally competitive market.
In the universe of broadly integrated cloud-based enterprise-wide business solutions, three services stand out as industry leaders: Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and Alphabet's Google Cloud. Because of the sheer number of products offered, the list of services provided by each company can seem overwhelming, and the terminology is sometimes confusing.
Effectively measuring, contrasting, and comparing the details of products and services offered by Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud will require a systematic approach, preferably one that generates documentation that decision makers can use to support their conclusions. The following guideline and accompanying vendor comparison tool provide a simple method for comparing each service and for making vendor decisions that best suit your enterprise.