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System Analyst and Team Lead at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Stable and provides smooth service for our customers

What is our primary use case?

We had previously been working on a local office server. Our local server wasn't performing well, so we switched to the AWS cloud service. We want to provide smooth service from our application to our end-users.

For how long have I used the solution?

We first deployed Amazon ASW five or six months ago.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

AWS is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

AWS could be more scalable. We have two versions of our product: desktop and cloud. And there are approximately 100 to 200 users there. 

How are customer service and support?

We get our first-line support from our in-house support, and they deal with Amazon support.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS…

What is our primary use case?

We had previously been working on a local office server. Our local server wasn't performing well, so we switched to the AWS cloud service. We want to provide smooth service from our application to our end-users.

For how long have I used the solution?

We first deployed Amazon ASW five or six months ago.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

AWS is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

AWS could be more scalable. We have two versions of our product: desktop and cloud. And there are approximately 100 to 200 users there. 

How are customer service and support?

We get our first-line support from our in-house support, and they deal with Amazon support.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS eight out of 10

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Carlos Mardinotto Junior
BI Expert at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
Good for Redshift databases, but priced high

What is our primary use case?

I used Amazon AWS for a financial company.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS has a good Redshift database.

What needs improvement?

Amazon AWS is a very poor product for students. Microsoft Azure is a better solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used Amazon AWS within the past 12 months.

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

I have used Microsoft Azure.

What about the implementation team?

I have implemented Amazon with the Redshift database for the ETL components.

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

I find Amazon AWS very expensive compare to Microsoft Azure.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have evaluated Google cloud.

What other advice do I have?

I…

What is our primary use case?

I used Amazon AWS for a financial company.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS has a good Redshift database.

What needs improvement?

Amazon AWS is a very poor product for students. Microsoft Azure is a better solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used Amazon AWS within the past 12 months.

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

I have used Microsoft Azure.

What about the implementation team?

I have implemented Amazon with the Redshift database for the ETL components.

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

I find Amazon AWS very expensive compare to Microsoft Azure.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have evaluated Google cloud.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS a seven out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Gustavo Salmeron
DevOps Engineer at Apptegy
Real User
Top 5
Good backup of CRM data of SalesForce

What is our primary use case?

I use Amazon AWS for backing up our data from the customer relationship management solution of SalesForce. For the moment, we have not made use of it for the restoration of any routes or data that is involved. 

What needs improvement?

The solution should me made friendlier to use.  As far as the automation is concerned, the backups should be scaled. 

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

The pricing of Amazon is higher than that of SalesForce. We thought that things would be cheaper when it comes to Mexico and that a connection would be made between the facilities and SalesForce. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS as a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud…

What is our primary use case?

I use Amazon AWS for backing up our data from the customer relationship management solution of SalesForce. For the moment, we have not made use of it for the restoration of any routes or data that is involved. 

What needs improvement?

The solution should me made friendlier to use. 

As far as the automation is concerned, the backups should be scaled. 

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

The pricing of Amazon is higher than that of SalesForce. We thought that things would be cheaper when it comes to Mexico and that a connection would be made between the facilities and SalesForce. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS as a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud
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Senior Information Technology Manager at a mining and metals company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
Installation simple, good performance, and easy to manage

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for the services they provide.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS has good performance and easy management.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability could improve.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have two technicians using this solution in my organization.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is easy.

What about the implementation team?

I did the installation myself.

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?

Public Cloud

What is our primary use case?

We use Amazon AWS for the services they provide.

What is most valuable?

Amazon AWS has good performance and easy management.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability could improve.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have two technicians using this solution in my organization.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is easy.

What about the implementation team?

I did the installation myself.

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?

Public Cloud
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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WESLEI CARNEIRO
Architecture and Solutions Specialist at a marketing services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Amazon AWS is fantastic.
Pros and Cons
  • "Amazon for DevOps is fantastic. Amazon has fast clouds, and the process and the Dev is very good."
  • "Amazon tools are for more mature DevOps. The process and the Dev is very good, but it doesn't compare to the ease of using the Google Cloud Platform."

What is most valuable?

Amazon for DevOps is fantastic. Amazon has fast clouds, and the process and the Dev is very good. 

What needs improvement?

Amazon tools are for more mature DevOps. The process and the Dev is very good, but it doesn't compare to the ease of using the Google Cloud Platform. Google Cloud Platform is easier for the developer since it has many automation features. You can use the many tools to automate your info or create machines. Personally, I like using both.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using AWS for two years.

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

AWS pricing is higher than other services.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate AWS a ten out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Associate (System Planning) at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Easy to manage

What is most valuable?

AWS is easy to manage.

What needs improvement?

Some features may be better in Azure or some other portal. AWS could add some of those features.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using AWS for three to four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

So far, I've had no issues with stability or scalability.

How was the initial setup?

AWS was already installed when I started working at this company, so I don't know.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS eight out of 10.

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)

What is most valuable?

AWS is easy to manage.

What needs improvement?

Some features may be better in Azure or some other portal. AWS could add some of those features.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using AWS for three to four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

So far, I've had no issues with stability or scalability.

How was the initial setup?

AWS was already installed when I started working at this company, so I don't know.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Amazon AWS eight out of 10.

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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Data Analyst at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Very well managed, efficient, and accessible from anywhere

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for our web application and we have around 20 users in the company.

What is most valuable?

The solution works very quickly compared to the SQL Server on Tran, and we can access it from anywhere. It's very well managed. 

What needs improvement?

I think the product could be improved by simplifying the configuration. I would also like to see a reporting feature included, like you find in SQL Server.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for several months. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate this solution a nine out of 10. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for our web application and we have around 20 users in the company.

What is most valuable?

The solution works very quickly compared to the SQL Server on Tran, and we can access it from anywhere. It's very well managed. 

What needs improvement?

I think the product could be improved by simplifying the configuration. I would also like to see a reporting feature included, like you find in SQL Server.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for several months. 

What other advice do I have?

I rate this solution a nine out of 10. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

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