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Description

What is Amazon EC2?

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

What is HP Cloud Compute?

Now backed by an industry-leading Service Level Agreement, HP Cloud Compute delivers reliable computing resources to handle your production workloads. Configure and scale your capacity in an open cloud environment. With HP Cloud Compute, you gain control over your workloads while only paying for the resources you actually use.

What is FireHost?

FireHost offers the most comprehensive fully managed cloud infrastructure-as-a-service available today, built specifically for the needs of companies governed by PCI and HIPAA compliance regulations. Some of the largest healthcare, payments and SaaS companies in the world subscribe to FireHost’s secure cloud to ensure their data is safe and always available.

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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon EC2?
    3220 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
    What companies use HP Cloud Compute?
    0 companies on StackShare use HP Cloud Compute
    What companies use FireHost?
    2 companies on StackShare use FireHost

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Amazon EC2?
    79 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon EC2
    What tools integrate with HP Cloud Compute?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with HP Cloud Compute
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    What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, HP Cloud Compute, and FireHost?

    • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
    • Microsoft Azure - Integrated cloud services and infrastructure to support computing, database, analytics, mobile, and web scenarios.
    • Google Compute Engine - Run large-scale workloads on virtual machines hosted on Google's infrastructure.
    • Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.

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