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Abdulla Pathan
Technology Competency and Solution Head at LearningMate
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Helpful support, stable, and the integration is good

What is our primary use case?

We have been using AWS for our own product. We are not direct users. Rather, our customers are using our product, which is hosted on AWS.

What needs improvement?

The cost should be reduced. They should have a better big data stack.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been dealing with Amazon AWS for the last six years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This product is stable and we plan to continue selling it in the future. All of our products are tightly integrated with AWS.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

AWS is a scalable platform.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is good.

How was the initial setup?

There is no installation for AWS, as it is…

What is our primary use case?

We have been using AWS for our own product. We are not direct users. Rather, our customers are using our product, which is hosted on AWS.

What needs improvement?

The cost should be reduced.

They should have a better big data stack.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been dealing with Amazon AWS for the last six years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This product is stable and we plan to continue selling it in the future. All of our products are tightly integrated with AWS.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

AWS is a scalable platform.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is good.

How was the initial setup?

There is no installation for AWS, as it is a cloud product.

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

AWS is expensive and the cost should be reduced.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution an eight 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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CTO at a construction company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 20
A cloud computing solution to quickly deploy in multi-data regions, but the price could be better

What is our primary use case?

We mainly use AWS, EC2, and RDS. We also use the BI tools and the data warehouse.

What is most valuable?

The most important feature is deploying our production in multi-data regions around the world.

What needs improvement?

I think the price can be improved. The price is high now, and Amazon's web portal can be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Amazon AWS for about four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's scalable now that EC2 can support scaling.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward, and we deploy our production every week.

What's my experience with

What is our primary use case?

We mainly use AWS, EC2, and RDS. We also use the BI tools and the data warehouse.

What is most valuable?

The most important feature is deploying our production in multi-data regions around the world.

What needs improvement?

I think the price can be improved. The price is high now, and Amazon's web portal can be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Amazon AWS for about four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Amazon AWS is a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's scalable now that EC2 can support scaling.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward, and we deploy our production every week.

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

The price can be better. 

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Amazon AWS a five.

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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Microsoft 365 Technical Solution Architect at a marketing services firm with self employed
Real User
Top 10
Stable and easy to use

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case of Amazon AWS is doing my Mac backup. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are how stable and easy to use Amazon AWS is. 

What needs improvement?

Amazon AWS could be improved by lowering the general storage price. 

For how long have I used the solution?

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

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable. 

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

I didn't previously use a different solution. 

How was the initial setup?

This solution is easy to install. It's quite straightforward since it's cloud-based. It took half an hour at most. 

What about the implementation team?

I implemented this solution…

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case of Amazon AWS is doing my Mac backup. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are how stable and easy to use Amazon AWS is. 

What needs improvement?

Amazon AWS could be improved by lowering the general storage price. 

For how long have I used the solution?

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

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable. 

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

I didn't previously use a different solution. 

How was the initial setup?

This solution is easy to install. It's quite straightforward since it's cloud-based. It took half an hour at most. 

What about the implementation team?

I implemented this solution myself. 

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

I pay for a yearly license to use this product. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate this solution a 10 out of 10. I would recommend it to others who are considering implementation. 

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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Assistant Manager at a comms service provider with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Useful trusted advisor tool, well-written documentation, but technical support could be faster

What is our primary use case?

We are using this solution for internet applications.

What is most valuable?

I have found the trusted advisor tool works well, we are using it to get some insight into the security status and the processing of the applications. Additionally, the portal for management has clear well-written documentation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not had any major issue with stability, it is quite stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is good.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support can take longer than expected sometimes. They could improve on this.

How was the

What is our primary use case?

We are using this solution for internet applications.

What is most valuable?

I have found the trusted advisor tool works well, we are using it to get some insight into the security status and the processing of the applications. Additionally, the portal for management has clear well-written documentation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not had any major issue with stability, it is quite stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is good.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support can take longer than expected sometimes. They could improve on this.

How was the initial setup?

The initial installation was easy.

What about the implementation team?

We did the deployment ourselves.

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

The price of the solution is fair compared to competitors.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Amazon AWS a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Technical Content Writer at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Regularly updated, plenty of features, and reliable

What is our primary use case?

This solution can be used to set up a cloud infrastructure and DevOps practices, such as Agile. It can be on-premises or in the cloud.

What is most valuable?

AWS has many integrations and plenty of tools available for anyone to take advantage of. There are new features being added all the time.

What needs improvement?

The solution could have better security and more integration with other platforms.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately eight years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found the stability very good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is scalable.

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

I have…

What is our primary use case?

This solution can be used to set up a cloud infrastructure and DevOps practices, such as Agile. It can be on-premises or in the cloud.

What is most valuable?

AWS has many integrations and plenty of tools available for anyone to take advantage of. There are new features being added all the time.

What needs improvement?

The solution could have better security and more integration with other platforms.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately eight years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found the stability very good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is scalable.

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

I have previously used Microsoft Azure DevOps and we prefer Amazon AWS.

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

We are currently paying for the solution on an annual basis.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Amazon AWS a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
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Gajanan Shalgar
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5
Stable, easy-to-use and technical support is helpful

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for cloud deployment of Automation Anywhere tool.

What needs improvement?

It should be more secure and have more integrations. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I used Amazon AWS for about three months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable. For the cloud version, we require some installation platforms and we don't have a server with us right now. We require it from Amazon AWS. We can just plan and get the AWS server.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have one contact person for our organisation. Through him, we gave him our requirements, and he arranged all those things about AWS for our…

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for cloud deployment of Automation Anywhere tool.

What needs improvement?

It should be more secure and have more integrations. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I used Amazon AWS for about three months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable. For the cloud version, we require some installation platforms and we don't have a server with us right now. We require it from Amazon AWS. We can just plan and get the AWS server.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have one contact person for our organisation. Through him, we gave him our requirements, and he arranged all those things about AWS for our installation. We gave him the details of the quantity of RAM & hard disks, and our expectations.

What other advice do I have?

It's perfect to use.

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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IT Project Manager / Manager / Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Consultant
Top 20
Reliable, scalable, and simple installation

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution only internally as a private cloud to store our files, our projects, and to keep our servers running.

What needs improvement?

The customization could be improved. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We found the solution to be reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

In my experience the scalability is good. We have six people using the solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We never had to use the support but I have heard the support was good.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was simple because we already have set it up before, it was very quick.

What about the implementation team?

We did the deployment ourselves. Since we…

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution only internally as a private cloud to store our files, our projects, and to keep our servers running.

What needs improvement?

The customization could be improved. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We found the solution to be reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

In my experience the scalability is good. We have six people using the solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We never had to use the support but I have heard the support was good.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was simple because we already have set it up before, it was very quick.

What about the implementation team?

We did the deployment ourselves. Since we only use the solution for our internal files it allowed us to do the deployment in just one day. 

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

The price could be better.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud
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Customer Success Manager - Architect: Cloud and Data Platform at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
MSP
User friendly solution

What is our primary use case?

My company is a reseller of Amazon AWS. We have approximately 500 users. I am a multi-cloud engineer and I am certified with AWS. Our primary use case is to set costs and cost integration on the cloud as well as some databases.

What is most valuable?

The cost of Amazon AWS is similar to Azure and has the same value. It is a user friendly solution.

What needs improvement?

AWS could use better integration with other products and clouds. Multi-cloud is an important solution for cost savings.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using AWS for six months.

How are customer service and support?

Amazon AWS provides good support.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is easy, it's a friendly console for implementation. …

What is our primary use case?

My company is a reseller of Amazon AWS. We have approximately 500 users.

I am a multi-cloud engineer and I am certified with AWS. Our primary use case is to set costs and cost integration on the cloud as well as some databases.

What is most valuable?

The cost of Amazon AWS is similar to Azure and has the same value. It is a user friendly solution.

What needs improvement?

AWS could use better integration with other products and clouds. Multi-cloud is an important solution for cost savings.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using AWS for six months.

How are customer service and support?

Amazon AWS provides good support.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is easy, it's a friendly console for implementation.

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

The licensing costs is billed monthly.

What other advice do I have?

If you are considering Amazon AWS you should think about the cost of solutions and the ability to create systems and instances.

I would rate this solution a 9 out of 10.

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