2nd watch CEO, Kris Bliesner, recently wrote an article for Sandhill.com, an online destination for insights and business strategies for the software, cloud, mobile and Big Data ecosystem, comparing Amazon Web Services to the new Google Compute Engine. Kris discusses four important points to take into consideration when comparing the two:

  1. Pricing
  2. Operating System Flexibility
  3. Scale
  4. Functionality

Ultimately, Kris states that “AWS trumps Google at this point. Top reasons: Google is more expensive for very basic features, is not appropriate for enterprise workloads and has no way to move existing content in or out seamlessly.”

Read the entire article on Sandhill.com’s Cloud blog.