Compare AWS CloudFormation vs Azure Automation

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comparison of AWS CloudFormation vs. Azure Automation
based on data from user reviews. AWS CloudFormation rates 4.3/5 stars with 85 reviews. Azure Automation rates 4.5/5 stars with 19 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
AWS CloudFormation
Free Trial Unavailable
Azure Automation
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.7
8.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.2
8.4
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.7
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.4
8.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.5
7.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.0
7.8
Meets Requirements
AWS CloudFormation
8.7
Azure Automation
8.9
Ease of Use
AWS CloudFormation
7.2
Azure Automation
8.4
Ease of Setup
AWS CloudFormation
7.5
Azure Automation
7.5
Ease of Admin
AWS CloudFormation
7.7
Azure Automation
7.9
Quality of Support
AWS CloudFormation
8.4
Azure Automation
8.8
Ease of Doing Business With
AWS CloudFormation
8.5
Azure Automation
7.7
Product Direction (% positive)
AWS CloudFormation
9.0
Azure Automation
7.8

Features

Administration
Administration Console
AWS CloudFormation
8.6
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Task Management
AWS CloudFormation
9.0
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Dashboards and Visualizations
AWS CloudFormation
8.8
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Access Control
AWS CloudFormation
9.3
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Automation
Test Automation
AWS CloudFormation
Not enough data available
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Intelligent Automation
AWS CloudFormation
9.0
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Release Automation
AWS CloudFormation
9.0
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Automated Provisioning
AWS CloudFormation
9.0
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
IT Management
Workflow Management
AWS CloudFormation
8.6
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
Infrastructure Management
AWS CloudFormation
9.5
Azure Automation
Not enough data available
IT Discovery
AWS CloudFormation
Not enough data available
Azure Automation
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
8.2%
31.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
41.2%
26.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
50.6%
42.1%
AWS CloudFormation
Small-Business
8.2%
Mid-Market
41.2%
Enterprise
50.6%
Azure Automation
Small-Business
31.6%
Mid-Market
26.3%
Enterprise
42.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
21.2%
Computer Software
15.8%
 
Computer Software
18.8%
Textiles
10.5%
 
Internet
5.9%
Higher Education
10.5%
 
Financial Services
5.9%
Financial Services
10.5%
 
Retail
4.7%
Chemicals
10.5%
 
Other
43.5%
Other
42.1%
AWS CloudFormation
Information Technology and Services
21.2%
Computer Software
18.8%
Internet
5.9%
Financial Services
5.9%
Retail
4.7%
Other
43.5%
Azure Automation
Computer Software
15.8%
Textiles
10.5%
Higher Education
10.5%
Financial Services
10.5%
Chemicals
10.5%
Other
42.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sabitha M.
User in Biotechnology

Cloud formation helps one to put infrastructure as code .Individual Amazon resource can be put together as code in cloud formation template and create infrastructure with minimum effort and within time. Cloud formation template is easily understandable , it...

G
Internal Consultant

Ability to expand resources and roll out new requirements in a very short amount of time compared to other products on the market.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Darun J.
User

The block design UI used to create a YAML template could be improved.

 
AWS CloudFormation
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sabitha M.
User in Biotechnology

Cloud formation helps one to put infrastructure as code .Individual Amazon resource can be put together as code in cloud formation template and create infrastructure with minimum effort and within time. Cloud formation template is easily understandable , it...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Darun J.
User

The block design UI used to create a YAML template could be improved.

Azure Automation
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G
Internal Consultant

Ability to expand resources and roll out new requirements in a very short amount of time compared to other products on the market.

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