Microsoft Azure vs. Rackspace Cloud Servers vs. FireHost

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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 Rackspace Cloud Servers?

Cloud Servers is based on OpenStack, the open and scalable operating system for building public and private clouds. With the open cloud, you get reliable cloud hosting, without locking your data into one proprietary platform.

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

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Microsoft Azure?
585 companies on StackShare use Microsoft Azure
What companies use Rackspace Cloud Servers?
130 companies on StackShare use Rackspace Cloud Servers
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 Rackspace Cloud Servers?
32 tools on StackShare integrate with Rackspace Cloud Servers
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What are some alternatives to Microsoft Azure, Rackspace Cloud Servers, 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.
  • 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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