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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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"The initial setup is simple and straightforward.""It is intuitive, easy to deploy, and rather quick to deploy and set up. There are a number of native services in the ecosystem. These services are built into the cloud and are mature enough to support you in many ways.""The features that I have found most valuable are its cloud storage and compute services.""We are mostly using EC2 compute and other resources. Most of our managed services are in AWS, which some of our clients prefer.""The reason I like AWS is that they have a large market share and a large presence. When it comes to our use case, a big positive is that MuleSoft and AWS are working together very well. So instead of competing against each other, they're meshing together.""It's very easy to use.""Amazon AWS has good performance and easy management.""The stability is magnificent, it's spectacular."

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"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.""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.""There's a minimum amount of downtime when using the solution. This platform is very effective.""The solution does provide quite a lot of support, upgrades, automated batch updates, etc.""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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"While feasible, custom configuration will be more time consuming than standard.""Amazon AWS could be improved by lowering the general storage price.""The availability could be better.""One thing that Azure offers that I think is good is Migrate appliance. So, Azure has a migrate appliance that allows you to run against workloads to determine the cost, preparedness, and scalability. I haven't found a similar feature in AWS. That kind of service would be great on AWS too if you could point it to the data center.""I have been using Amazon AWS for approximately one year.""The price could be better.""The technical support can take longer than expected sometimes. They could improve on this.""The pricing is reasonable but there is always room to be better."

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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.""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.""The solution is scalable from an infrastructure point of view. However, it becomes more complex over time because technology is changing so fast.""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."

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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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    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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    Sample Customers
    Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
    FC Bayern Munich, Reuters News Agency, MEMEBOX
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company29%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Media Company6%
    Computer Software Company39%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Media Company6%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise39%
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise69%
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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.
    564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    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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