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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 Microsoft Azure?

Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment.

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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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Amazon EC2?
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    What are the cons of using Microsoft Azure?
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    What are the cons of using FireHost?
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    Pricing

    How much does Amazon EC2 cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon EC2?
    3221 companies on StackShare use Amazon EC2
    What companies use Microsoft Azure?
    406 companies on StackShare use Microsoft Azure
    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 Microsoft Azure?
    51 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft Azure
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, and FireHost?

    • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
    • 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.
    • Rackspace Cloud Servers - Powerful Linux and Windows servers in minutes

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