Compare Azure Maps vs Surfer

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comparison of Azure Maps vs. Surfer
based on data from user reviews. Azure Maps rates 3.8/5 stars with 6 reviews. Surfer rates 4.6/5 stars with 115 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Surfer® single -user
$849
USD
 
Surfer® concurrent-use
$1,699
USD
 
Surfer® upgrade
$279
USD
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Azure Maps
Free Trial Unavailable
Surfer
Surfer® single -user
$849USD
Surfer® concurrent-use
$1,699USD
Surfer® upgrade
$279USD
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.2
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.3
8.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
9.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.8
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.1
9.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
9.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
10.0
8.3
Meets Requirements
Azure Maps
9.2
Surfer
8.6
Ease of Use
Azure Maps
8.3
Surfer
8.6
Ease of Setup
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
9.1
Ease of Admin
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
8.8
Quality of Support
Azure Maps
8.1
Surfer
9.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
9.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Azure Maps
10.0
Surfer
8.3

Features

Data Management
Data Capture
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Data Storage
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Data Manipulation
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Data Visualization
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Map Creation
Geocoding
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Buffer Zone Query
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Overlaying
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Publishing
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Analysis
Spatial Analysis
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
8.3
Reporting
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available
Real-Time Streaming
Azure Maps
Not enough data available
Surfer
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
83.3%
52.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
0%
26.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.7%
21.7%
Azure Maps
Small-Business
83.3%
Mid-Market
0%
Enterprise
16.7%
Surfer
Small-Business
52.2%
Mid-Market
26.1%
Enterprise
21.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Retail
16.7%
Environmental Services
31.3%
 
Restaurants
16.7%
Oil & Energy
15.7%
 
Real Estate
16.7%
Research
13.0%
 
Program Development
16.7%
Mining & Metals
9.6%
 
Mining & Metals
16.7%
Civil Engineering
9.6%
 
Other
16.7%
Other
20.9%
Azure Maps
Retail
16.7%
Restaurants
16.7%
Real Estate
16.7%
Program Development
16.7%
Mining & Metals
16.7%
Other
16.7%
Surfer
Environmental Services
31.3%
Oil & Energy
15.7%
Research
13.0%
Mining & Metals
9.6%
Civil Engineering
9.6%
Other
20.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
alfredo p.
User in Program Development

Azure location based services is very powerful tool, multiplaform, is very easy to integrated to projects, the best thing about azure lbs is the five API REST which are just amazing to developt apps or web apps, make very simple the management of maps, gps,...

Jean-Marie L.
Internal Consultant

Ability to create quickly quality maps from Excel data

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User

what i dislike is the platform itself and that there is not a lot of information on how to use it, so you have to selfstudy the tool-

User in Oil & Energy

The amount of file formats Surfer can take is a bit limited compared to some of the competition.

 
Azure Maps
Most Helpful Favorable Review
alfredo p.
User in Program Development

Azure location based services is very powerful tool, multiplaform, is very easy to integrated to projects, the best thing about azure lbs is the five API REST which are just amazing to developt apps or web apps, make very simple the management of maps, gps,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

what i dislike is the platform itself and that there is not a lot of information on how to use it, so you have to selfstudy the tool-

Surfer
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jean-Marie L.
Internal Consultant

Ability to create quickly quality maps from Excel data

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Oil & Energy

The amount of file formats Surfer can take is a bit limited compared to some of the competition.

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