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ASHOK YADAV
Solutions Architect at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Good in terms of deployment and user experience
Pros and Cons
  • "Amazon AWS is good in terms of deployment and user experience. Their certificate management and load balancer are also good features."
  • "The sorting model in AWS is a little bit complicated. When you are going through any component, you can get some surprising results."

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS is good in terms of deployment and user experience. Their certificate management and load balancer are also good features.

What needs improvement?

The sorting model in AWS is a little bit complicated. When you are going through any component, you can get some surprising results.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using AWS for more than two years.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability is something that people are looking for when they choose Amazon AWS. I like that it integrates well with IBM Resilient, which is like a serverless map. We have more than 5,000 employees in our organization. 

How are customer service and support?

Amazon support is good.

How was the initial setup?

Setting up AWS was straightforward. It only took around 20 minutes. We used about five to 10 team members for deployment. For maintenance, we have an architect and some RDS specialists. 

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

Amazon AWS could have more options and transparency in its pricing model. You need in-depth knowledge to adopt AWS. So someone without that knowledge base might not understand all of the costs associated with AWS.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS nine out of 10. I would definitely recommend it to others.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
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Content Writer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 20
Feature-rich, stable, good pricing, and responsive support

What is our primary use case?

We are a car company and we use this solution for our customers.

What is most valuable?

It has a lot of features to keep up with. It has good reporting and documentation.

What needs improvement?

The dashboard and interface need improvement. It could be more user-friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for half a year. We are using the latest version.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's highly stable. We have not had any issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not explored this area yet. My department is quite small. We have three to five people in my team who are using this solution.

How are customer service and technical

What is our primary use case?

We are a car company and we use this solution for our customers.

What is most valuable?

It has a lot of features to keep up with.

It has good reporting and documentation.

What needs improvement?

The dashboard and interface need improvement.

It could be more user-friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for half a year.

We are using the latest version.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's highly stable. We have not had any issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have not explored this area yet.

My department is quite small. We have three to five people in my team who are using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

My experience with technical support has gone very well. They are very responsive. They are pretty cool.

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

We are using OpenShift to combine two platforms.

How was the initial setup?

It's pretty hard to deploy. Our IT takes care of this area.

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

We are happy with the pricing.

What other advice do I have?

Definitely, I would recommend this solution to others.

I would rate Amazon AWS an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Devops engineer with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 20
Easy to use, flexible, stable, and has good IAM functionality

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for the EC2, and IAM Management, and Lambda. I am using this solution to gain more knowledge, to educate myself.

What is most valuable?

I like that is very easy to use and that it's flexible.

What needs improvement?

The price needs improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for one month. We are using the latest version.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable product. I am the only user of this solution. We plan to continue using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

I am a beginner, I am satisfied with the support.

Which solution did I

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for the EC2, and IAM Management, and Lambda. I am using this solution to gain more knowledge, to educate myself.

What is most valuable?

I like that is very easy to use and that it's flexible.

What needs improvement?

The price needs improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for one month.

We are using the latest version.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable product. I am the only user of this solution.

We plan to continue using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

I am a beginner, I am satisfied with the support.

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

I did not use any other solution.

How was the initial setup?

There is no installation, it's a cloud solution.

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

It's expensive.

It should be cheaper.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others who are interested in using it.

I would rate Amazon AWS a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Shehzad Ali
Information Security and Compliance Officer at Carnation
Real User
Top 5
Scalable, stable and easy to install with good tech support
Pros and Cons
  • "I like the technical support."
  • "The price of the solution is comparatively quite high in comparison with that of Azure."

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for managed hosting of the connection servers of some of our clients. 

What is most valuable?

The solution has a vast array of features and services. It offers many upgrades. 

What needs improvement?

The price of the solution is comparatively quite high in comparison with that of Azure. 

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Amazon AWS for around two or three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution has good stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution has good scalability. 

How are customer service and technical support?

I like the technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was quite easy. 

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

The solution could be more cost-effective. 

What other advice do I have?

When it comes to cloud management, I have no complaints at present. 

I am a customer of Amazon. 

As we are, basically, only hosting cloud services, this is geared towards the end user. We manage two or three people.  

I would recommend the solution to others.

Owing to the pricing, I rate Amazon AWS as a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
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Director at HALL MARK GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES
Reseller
Stable environment on a mature cloud platform
Pros and Cons
  • "Newly introduced features advance capabilities."
  • "A scalable and secure product"
  • "An integrated platform would make it easier for administrators to monitor and manage."

What is most valuable?

The scalability and security of Amazon AWS are the most valuable features.

What needs improvement?

There are multiple operational and administrative services on AWS, I am expecting to see an integrated single platform of all the services so that it will be easier for the administrators to monitor and manage.

For how long have I used the solution?

We are resellers of the production services of AWS. I have been working with Amazon AWS for almost 8 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The AWS products are stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The environment is stable. Every time a new feature is introduced, it advances the capabilities. Once the product is deployed, you can scale up easily.

How are customer service and support?

Technical support has been very good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial set up of AWS is easy and not complex.

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

The pricing is reasonable and comparable to similar services when run on-premise.

What other advice do I have?

All the services and features provided by AWS are good. They are always improving their features.

I recommend implementing the products on Amazon Web Services. It is a stable environment and mature cloud platform. I would rate the product an 8 out of 10.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Utilities WAM consultant at a energy/utilities company with 201-500 employees
Consultant
Reliable, scalable, with S3 feature included, and priced well

What is our primary use case?

Most of our applications are installed on the AWS. The enterprise solutions are installed on AWS.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is the S3.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for a couple of years. We are using the latest version.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's very reliable. We have not had any issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable solution. We have 25 users in our organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We do not contact them directly. We reach out to our contractor and they contact AWS technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very complex.

What

What is our primary use case?

Most of our applications are installed on the AWS. The enterprise solutions are installed on AWS.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is the S3.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for a couple of years.

We are using the latest version.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's very reliable. We have not had any issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable solution. We have 25 users in our organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We do not contact them directly. We reach out to our contractor and they contact AWS technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very complex.

What about the implementation team?

We have a reseller who helped with the deployment.

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

The costing model is very confusing.

The cost is on a monthly basis. 

We are happy with the pricing.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others who are interested in using it.

I would rate Amazon AWS a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
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Technical and Solutions Executive at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Reseller
User-friendly, scale as you require, easy to setup, and the support is good

What is our primary use case?

I use this solution to build IoT products. I am a customer and I have a reselling agreement.

How has it helped my organization?

We use this product to build our products and services, which is what we sell.

What is most valuable?

I like that all of the features are complimentary. I use all of the features together. It's very user-friendly. There is nothing that needs changing.

What needs improvement?

The interface could be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is a very stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Amazon is based on scalability. You can scale as you require. We have no issues…

What is our primary use case?

I use this solution to build IoT products.

I am a customer and I have a reselling agreement.

How has it helped my organization?

We use this product to build our products and services, which is what we sell.

What is most valuable?

I like that all of the features are complimentary. I use all of the features together.

It's very user-friendly.

There is nothing that needs changing.

What needs improvement?

The interface could be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is a very stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Amazon is based on scalability. You can scale as you require. We have no issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is very good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is easy.

What about the implementation team?

I completed the installation myself.

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

Pricing is good.  It's average.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I also evaluated Microsoft Azure.

What other advice do I have?

I would advise others to use the platform.

I would rate Amazon AWS an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Mario Cáceres
Gerente TI at Tecdex
Real User
Top 20
The interface is easy to understand and use
Pros and Cons
  • "I think the AWS interface is good. It's easy to understand and use."
  • "It's sometimes a challenge to manage billing on this platform. It takes a lot of labor to generate billing for our customers from the service on the cloud."

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS to implement services for our customers, like backup systems, webpages, and customer services.

What is most valuable?

I think the AWS interface is good. It's easy to understand and use. 

What needs improvement?

It's sometimes a challenge to manage billing on this platform. It takes a lot of labor to generate billing for our customers from the service on the cloud.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been working with Amazon AWS for six years, almost seven.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

AWS is incredibly stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I think that almost 1,000 people.

How are customer service and support?

Amazon support is very good. 

How was the initial setup?

Setting up AWS isn't complex, takes less than a week, and only requires one person. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate AWS 10 out of 10. AWS is a solid product. I feel confident I can provide a good level of service to my customers using AWS. To anyone thinking about using AWS, I would suggest carefully designing your implementation. This is very important because it will impact the monthly cost of the solution. You need to think ahead and talk with your staff to find opportunities to make this more efficient. 

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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