4.1 out of 5 (11 Ratings)
Mar 9, 2017
Very easy to experiment and deploy, though an initial learning curve for deployment terms, security, and methodology. RBAC not as flexible as AWS (or, at least, not as easy to manage).
Mar 7, 2017
Not the best for IaaS but better for turn key big data
Feb 24, 2017
We are a virtual co, with virtually no long-term IT support. We had a consultant help get our systems & the team set up. That part was pretty easy. For the business productivity tools themselves, we did not go with Microsoft because we had too many Mac users who weren't happy about that. The productivity tools from Google are not as feature rich as Microsoft, but they are becoming standards with our clients, so it made sense, and we manage through where there is a lack of features in favor of greater ease of collaboration and easy access anytime/anywhere. Also, things like I can't see if anyone has actually OPENED something in a drive. or WHO has opened it, and when. I really would like to track that. From the forums, so would other people.
Feb 16, 2017
Google Compute Engine services are feature-rich, flexible, and cost effective. Documentation is also great. Good option in addition to the other big players like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
Jan 13, 2017
speed and cost of hosting in Google's cloud was the main reason we went with them, and we've been pleased with the results. one negative I would say is that Google does not allow you to access SMTP servers directly from a cloud instance. so if you are hosting a web portal that needs to email updates to people - you must use something like Sendgrid to email them. you cannot use your email server directly. this seems like a shocking oversight on their part, though it's likely because of security risks with th default SMTP ports. still - that has been very frustrating
Dec 7, 2016
GCP doesn't have the breadth or proven track record of AWS, but the value to price point is good. Per-minute pricing, and lower unit costs made it an effective choice for certain workloads. Also, BigTable and BigQuery capabilities were very interesting. Their private network options are best in class. Default data encryption is nice to have but doesn't change any of our needs fundamentally.
Dec 7, 2016
In general, we've had a good experience implementing in the Google cloud. It has not been as smooth as our work in AWS but the future technical capabilities and the planned cost savings have made up for the rough spots.
Nov 28, 2016
The price is fantastic for self service. The elasticity of the service and the ease of scaling up made the decision simple.
Oct 17, 2016
So far solution is working as designed and expected although we're not using all the functionality yet. The staff is adjusting well to the new environment.
Aug 15, 2016
Excellent experience working with Google