The Best Cloud Platform: Azure vs AWS Pricing

Cloud computing platforms are more than just shared, multi-tenant infrastructures on the public Internet. There are actually three infrastructure-as-a-service cloud deployment options available to enterprises today, each with unique characteristics and economics that can help optimize application and service deployment objectives.

However, when it comes to critical decisions on whether Azure or AWS , there has been speculation over a lot of factors, pricing being the most sensitive.

Microsoft Azure enables customers to extend their on-premises investments into the public cloud and choose from infrastructure or platform services, providing flexibility to choose the best solution for their needs.

With no upfront costs and pay for what you use model, you can now host websites and web apps on Azure at a minimal cost.

Sysfore has identified key scenarios that can help you decide which cloud provider fits your organisational needs.

 

Scenario 1: Start-up Web Apps and E-commerce Sites with low traffic

Description: Ideal for running production, small traffic Start-up Web-apps, E-commerce Sites in beta launch, market validation phases, etc.. These environments can ideally handle up to 25 concurrent sessions, depending on application being hosted. Auto scale features enabled.

Scenario 1 Azure vs AWS Pricing

 

Scenario 2: Medium traffic Web Properties, E-commerce Sites, Small Load Enterprise Business Apps

Description: Ideal for running enterprise business apps, or medium traffic web properties and e-commerce sites in the production environment. These environments can ideally handle upto 100 concurrent sessions, depending on the application being hosted. Auto scale features enabled.

Scenario 2 Azure vs AWS Pricing

 

Scenario 3: Large traffic Web Properties, E-commerce Sites, Medium Load Enterprise Business Apps

Description: Ideal for running enterprise business apps, or high traffic web properties and e commerce sites in the production environment. These environments can ideally handle up to 200 concurrent sessions, depending on the application being hosted. Auto scale features enabled.

Scenario 3 Azure vs AWS Pricing

 

Pre-requisites:

  • Azure vs AWS Pricing is based on Singapore data center pricing in both cases, and is as of end January 2015.
  • Price sourced from Azure or AWS website price sheets
  • Prices mentioned are for VMs with Windows OS or Linux OS as applicable
  • 1 ECU ~ 1.2GHz of a Xeon 2007 processor

Use Cases or workloads that can be hosted are only for illustrative purposes, and carry predefined assumptions. For more details, please reach us at info@sysfore.com

 

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