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Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon AWS vs. SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"One of the features offered is scalability on demand.""The initial setup is easy. The deployment is fast.""The most valuable features are how stable and easy to use Amazon AWS is.""AWS is easy to manage.""The pricing model is good. It's pay-as-you-go.""The technical support is good.""The payment structure is very good.""It is flexible. It is quite comfortable to use for organizations."

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"The solution does provide quite a lot of support, upgrades, automated batch updates, etc.""There's a minimum amount of downtime when using the solution. This platform is very effective.""One of the features that I've found most useful is that It's very simple. They take care of the technical aspects of the data, installations, patches.""The most valuable feature is virtual modeling, which is beneficial because you don't really save the data multiple times the way we did in the past.""The solution is stable and we have never had a problem. We started with one terabyte of data when the solution was first implemented and today we have around almost 600 gigabytes of data, which means means the compression works properly. Before migrating from ECC, we had nine terabytes of data."

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Cons
"The overall convenience and the ease to use could be improved.""The technical support should be better than what is on offer right now.""AWS support could be better.""In terms of additional features we'd like to see, the one thing that comes to mind is better integration with Oracle. We have a lot of Oracle databases, and there is no other option to either migrate to PaaS, stay on-prem, or use Oracle Private Cloud.""It would be ideal if they could provide automatic health reports. That way, I would be able to understand at a glance the state of my services at any given time.""The solution could offer better integration capabilities.""The solution could improve by being more secure.""The setup of the solution is not so easy, it requires various skills to complete it. The whole implementation can take a month."

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"Our data centers are in Europe and come under GDPR regulations, and this doesn't apply to the Middle East yet. It causes a lot of confusion.""The customer has a lot of dependencies on SAP which means they don't have much flexibility to go and update the system when or if they need to. They will need to wait for the quarterly updates. It's possible to maybe raise a special request with SAP if it is absolutely necessary.""This product is not mature enough at this point in time.""The solution is scalable from an infrastructure point of view. However, it becomes more complex over time because technology is changing so fast.""They should probably offer more cloud services. Most of the cloud infrastructure providers we have make everything pretty transparent, you know what you're getting, you have all these metrics and measurements and everything in the dashboard. Here you have to go through the contracting negotiations and all those things."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It's my understanding that our company is charged a few hundred dollars on a monthly basis."
  • "I find that Amazon AWS is expensive."
  • "The Oracle licensing is higher than it is with Amazon AWS."
  • "I think they've done a pretty good job with their pricing."
  • "Its price is kind of okay. When we do a migration from on-premises to the cloud, we typically use the lift-and-shift model. Based on the studies that we have done, cost savings are definitely there when we moved from on-premises to the cloud."
  • "The price could be lower."
  • "There are many variables involved in pricing service in AWS and overall the pricing is a bit on the higher side."
  • "AWS is not an expensive product."
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  • "If you choose the minimum, it will probably cost around $1,000 USD per month if you take a contract for a year or two."
  • "The licensing of the solution is on a yearly basis. The normal price of the solution is quite high, but I received a special discount by making a purchase near the end of the year."
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    Amazon Web Services, AWS
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    Overview

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a collection of cloud computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 12 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, also known as "EC2", and Amazon Simple Storage Service, also known as "S3". Amazon markets AWS as a service to provide large computing capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.

    SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is a fully scalable and secure private managed cloud solution. It empowers organizations to unlock the full value of SAP HANA in the cloud - accelerating growth and innovation, driving IT and business transformation, quickly delivering business outcomes, and reducing risk.

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    Computer Software Company29%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Manufacturing Company5%
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    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Media Company6%
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    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise39%
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    Large Enterprise69%
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    Amazon AWS is ranked 2nd in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 152 reviews while SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is ranked 7th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 5 reviews. Amazon AWS is rated 8.4, while SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Amazon AWS writes "Flexible, scales well, and offers good stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud writes "A flexible platform with good support and minimal downtime". Amazon AWS is most compared with Microsoft Azure, OpenShift, SAP Cloud Platform, IBM Public Cloud and VMware Tanzu Application Service, whereas SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud is most compared with Microsoft Azure, SAP S4HANA on AWS, Oracle Cloud, SAP Hybris on AWS and SAP Business One on AWS. See our Amazon AWS vs. SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud report.

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