Widespread Cloud computing creates an opportunity for businesses to innovate, cut costs and increase agility. As it stands, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are the “Big Three” in this space. So which is the best choice for you? We’ve put together a list of resources to help you compare the “Big Three”. They all have their advantages and disadvantages, and while AWS is the clear industry leader, it’s important that you choose the Cloud computing platform that best fits your unique business needs. Be specific about what you want from your Cloud computing service before you make a decision. Check out our blog “Strategies for Moving to the Cloud” to learn how to build a Cloud strategy defining exactly what you need from the Cloud service that you choose. See the resources below for more information on the capabilities, pros and cons of AWS, Azure and Google.
Drake and Turner give a broad overview of the pros and cons of the Big Three cloud computing services, as well as what they consider to be the two next best providers: IBM Cloud and Oracle Cloud.
Carey gives a great definition of what Cloud computing is, and what AWS, Azure and Google have in common. He then offers a comprehensive comparison of the three computing services.
Peters goes over key differences between AWS, Azure and Google comparing: cloud, service, storage, computation, key tools and pricing. He also lists overall pros and cons of each service and makes recommendations based on business type and general needs.
Datamation offer an overview and comparison of the pros and cons for each service. They also give a brief summary of who each Cloud service is best suited for.
We hope this list of resources helps you to learn more about the differences between the Big Three Cloud computing services, and which might work best for you and your unique business.