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Microsoft Azure App Service vs. Zudy VINYL
May 2022
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"Debugging using Application Insights is a valuable feature.""The technical support from Microsoft Azure App Service is good.""It's a platform as a service, so we don't have to manage the infrastructure to hold the websites.""Azure data factory is a good tool.""The best feature is scalability, which allows you to target potential clients worldwide by connecting the application to a local server. This makes the application readily accessible, and the response time will be much better.""I like that it's a ready-to-use, out-of-the-box solution that provides all of the necessary functions for customers, such as codes that can be quickly switched from the production version, or from test and DEV versions to production."

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"The integration is a huge accelerator into enabling new business processes. As a small company, we have a few different systems that otherwise couldn't talk to each other. We recognize, from an IT perspective, the value that data and change in status of certain data in one area could influence the ability to take action in another. With these integration points, we are able to essentially create that communication from one system to another, letting system B know that something has been completed or is ready in system A. That allows our users to know that they are ready to complete a task. Without that, we would be relying on a lot of manual communication. We would be relying on individuals sending emails, saying, "Hey, by the way, this is ready in system A." Now, we have the system recognizing it and shooting that email off automatically, with all the instructions necessary.""Zudy has increased development speed. What would take us months to be able to complete, we're getting done in a matter of weeks. I have a number of projects that we were working on that I thought that we'd [only] be able to get completed by next year. We've already completed them and we're still in the year 2020.""There are a lot of low-code development tools out there, but VINYL has the ability to connect to just about any data source out there, if an API exists for it and can be leveraged. We have even partnered with them at times to work with third-party vendors to develop APIs on our own, if there wasn't an API that exists for it.""When it comes to the speed of development of the applications with Zudy VINYL it has been the fastest and most powerful that I've been able to do. We've tried building things from scratch. It takes an enormous amount of time. We've cut that time by probably a fifth, with more power. I've been very happy with the speed of doing things in Zudy VINYL.""The feature that I find most valuable with Zudy VINYL is how flexible it is. There are so many ways that you can connect data to it and there are so many features that are out-of-the-box that make the product very flexible and easy and easy to work with. It's got a great user interface which makes it a nice looking product that our employees are able to engage with quickly.""Their integrations are terrific. We've had zero issues, a 100 percent success rate with integrations. In terms of Zudy's data source connectors and API integrations, we've been really pleased. We use some software that is very common in the media business, and then we also have some custom things that we built for a variety of different use cases within our company, and we've had zero integration issues, in terms of getting data into Zudy and getting data out of it. It's been great."

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"It would be fantastic if Microsoft morphed after my exit service, removing it from subscriptions and moving it to different regions, especially for that service.""Initially, there were some rare instances when the server went down because it was deployed on Linux.""The logging and monitoring could improve in Microsoft Azure App Service.""The solution needs better integration capabilities on the network side.""If you're on the cloud, you just get a web interface without much detail for additional configuration or the authority to configure the root or system-level configuration.""Lacking somewhat in template data flows."

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"It might help if they put out different types that would provide different ways to view the data. I'd like to see more on that.""Eventually, a nicer way to create certain features, like the way that we create PDFs, would help. Sometimes the way that it resizes when I have multiple windows up, could also be better. It's minor stuff though. It's edge-case stuff.""Having been a customer of theirs for a long time, I think the UI needed improvements early on. But, they have done a remarkable job catching up in that regard.""During the initial rollout, the text editor wasn't 100% what we were looking for, but we were able to get the job done. After some discussions and finding ways to use different plugins during the short term, Zudy actually came back a few months later and said that they have integrated a standard product into their text editing that checked all the boxes for us.""I don't have a lot of negative things to say about the platform. One of the things we joke about, because it is very minor in detail, is that as with any platform, when you're hosting a live webinar on a GoToMeeting or a Zoom, everything slows down a little bit. So when you're doing a live demo internally with folks, the platform can go a step slower. That's not necessarily just a Zudy thing.""Upload time of documents that needed to be uploaded was a request that we were having an issue with. That issue got resolved in [near] real time, within probably 30 minutes."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Less than USD $100 per month."
  • "We have no complaints about the pricing."
  • "Azure App Service is expensive compared to its competitors, especially its cloud-only version."
  • "Where there are different customer sizes, some customers consume $5,000 US dollars per month. I have some customers who pay and consume more than $20,000 US dollars per month, for example. It is determined by customer sizes and requirements, which vary from month to month."
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  • "Pricing and licensing are on par with or better than what we were looking at and what we had. That was also one of the key factors for making the decision. We cut our costs in half by going over to the Zudy platform."
  • "The pricing and licensing of Zudy are fair."
  • "We haven't really had any issues with pricing. Like with any good partnership, you're paying a fair and good price for a good product. That's where great partnerships are developed, when one side doesn't feel like they won in a deal; when both sides feel like they won. That's where we are with Zudy VINYL."
  • "The pricing and the licensing of Zudy are reasonable. Pricing is always a tricky thing. It could be a little simpler, but they're doing well. I'm happy with it."
  • "We also pay for the managed services help that we get from them. But, to me, it is a very effective cost model. Licenses are relatively inexpensive, then you pay by the drink in terms of the managed services that you are going to need, which has been great. We figure out where we want to apply those services and try to be pretty diligent about managing the costs there."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Microsoft Azure App Service is helpful if you need to set up temporary servers for customers to run their programs in locations that other cloud providers do not cater to. When servers are closer to… more »
    Top Answer:The best feature is scalability, which allows you to target potential clients worldwide by connecting the application to a local server. This makes the application readily accessible, and the response… more »
    Top Answer:Azure App Service is expensive compared to its competitors, especially its cloud-only version. I would rate their pricing as two out of five.
    Top Answer:The integration is a huge accelerator into enabling new business processes. As a small company, we have a few different systems that otherwise couldn't talk to each other. We recognize, from an IT… more »
    Top Answer:It is great. We have been working with them on a model where you are not limited. You pay for the license, then you can use it as much as you want. For us, it has been very cost-effective. We also pay… more »
    Top Answer:During the initial rollout, the text editor wasn't 100% what we were looking for, but we were able to get the job done. After some discussions and finding ways to use different plugins during the… more »
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    Also Known As
    Azure App Service, MS Azure App Service
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    Overview

    Azure App Service Web Apps (or just Web Apps) is a service for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and mobile back ends. You can develop in your favorite language, be it .NET, .NET Core, Java, Ruby, Node.js, PHP, or Python. Applications run and scale with ease on Windows-based environments.

    Zudy is a visionary enterprise application development company with a breakthrough low-code no-code platform known as VINYL. VINYL’s patented technology-agnostic development environment turns mobile and web into one, enabling enterprises to build highly configurable applications in just days rather than months or years. Using VINYL, enterprises can dramatically increase the number of new applications they can build from an average of three per year to more than 50.

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    Create Enterprise Apps without Code

    Find out more about how Zudy VINYL's code-free platform can speed up your enterprise application development process. Contact Zudy to find out more.

    Sample Customers
    Real Madrid, Absolut, AccuWeather, Heineken, NBC News, Paramount
    Brooks Brothers, Stericycle, DXL, Aetna, JCrew, Barstool Sports, iHeart Media, Cal-Maine Foods Inc, Collette Travel, Kraft Sports Group, Fresh Direct
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government9%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    REVIEWERS
    Pharma/Biotech Company17%
    Leisure / Travel Company13%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Non Tech Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Retailer8%
    Government7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business36%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise70%
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    Small Business31%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise41%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business37%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise48%
    Buyer's Guide
    Microsoft Azure App Service vs. Zudy VINYL
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Azure App Service vs. Zudy VINYL and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
    608,010 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Microsoft Azure App Service is ranked 11th in Rapid Application Development Software with 6 reviews while Zudy VINYL is ranked 8th in Rapid Application Development Software with 6 reviews. Microsoft Azure App Service is rated 8.6, while Zudy VINYL is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure App Service writes "Good backup and restore, with vertical, horizontal, and DEV scaling options". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zudy VINYL writes "This is the first time something has been able to pull off my dream, and have it up and running in a fraction of the time". Microsoft Azure App Service is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Application Express (APEX), Pega BPM and ServiceNow, whereas Zudy VINYL is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, ServiceNow, OutSystems and Salesforce Platform. See our Microsoft Azure App Service vs. Zudy VINYL report.

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