Amazon Web Services vs Force.com


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Amazon Web Services
Access a reliable, on-demand infrastructure to power your applications, from hosted internal applications to SaaS offerings. Scale to meet your application demands, whether one server or a large cluster. Leverage scalable database solutions. Utilize cost-effective solutions for storing and retrieving any amount of data, any time, anywhere. Amazon Web Services free tier has no alternatives.
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Force.com
Force.com is the proven cloud platform to automate and extend your business and deliver the social enterprise. Force.com is an extremely powerful, scalable and secure cloud platform, delivering a complete technology stack covering the ground from database and security to workflow and user interface. Build the social, mobile apps you need to power your Social Enterprise.
Comparing Amazon Web Services vs Force.com is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that Amazon Web Services has better video than Force.com



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Force.com has more user-friendly interface than Amazon Web Services because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Amazon Web Services is more popular than Force.com

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- AWS introduced per-second billing for EC2 instances (in 2017)
- AWS offers a virtual machine with over 4TB of memory (in 2017)
- AWS now supports Docker containers (in 2014)
- Amazon and Microsoft drop cloud prices (in 2014)
- Salesforce ahead of Microsoft and Google on the Enterprise PaaS market (in 2014)
- Salesforce launches Private AppExchange - the own App Store for your company (in 2013)
- Google and Amazon reduce cloud storage prices. Launch new cloud services (in 2012)
- Amazon Glacier: Cloud storage service using Humanoid robots (in 2012)
- OpenStack launches. CloudStack departs. Amazon adapts SAP. Azure rebrands (in 2012)
- AWS Marketplace - cloud app market for Amazon's platform (in 2012)

Looks like Amazon Web Services was recently more active than Force.com (at least in our news).