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Description

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 Google Compute Engine?

Google Compute Engine is a service that provides virtual machines that run on Google infrastructure. Google Compute Engine offers scale, performance, and value that allows you to easily launch large compute clusters on Google's infrastructure. There are no upfront investments and you can run up to thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed from the ground up to be fast, and to offer strong consistency of performance.

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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    Why do developers choose Google Compute Engine?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Microsoft Azure?
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    What are the cons of using Google Compute Engine?
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    What are the cons of using FireHost?
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    Pricing

    How much does Microsoft Azure cost?
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    How much does Google Compute Engine cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Microsoft Azure?
    405 companies on StackShare use Microsoft Azure
    What companies use Google Compute Engine?
    454 companies on StackShare use Google Compute Engine
    What companies use FireHost?
    2 companies on StackShare use FireHost

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Microsoft Azure?
    51 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft Azure
    What tools integrate with Google Compute Engine?
    41 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Compute Engine
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, and FireHost?

    • Amazon EC2 - Scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud.
    • DigitalOcean - Deploy an SSD cloud server in less than 55 seconds with a dedicated IP and root access.
    • 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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