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What is AWS Service Catalog?

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS. These IT services can include everything from virtual machine images, servers, software, and databases to complete multi-tier application architectures.

AWS Service Catalog Details
Product Description

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to create and manage catalogs of IT services that are approved for use on AWS. These IT services can include everything from virtual machine images, servers, software, and databases to complete multi-tier application architectures.


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AWS
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AMZN
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Year Founded
2006
HQ Location
Seattle, WA
Total Revenue (USD mm)
$177,866
Twitter
@awscloud
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Senior Software Engineer (SRE)
Information Technology and Services
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from the seller
What do you like best?

AWS service catalogs its allow any organisation to create,manage and shared catalogs of IT products and services that are approved for use on AWS.its allow you to share simple to complex services eg. Amazon S3 buckets like simple service and multi-tier autoscaling (ASG), Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

its chargers are high that chargers you in hourly manner,each portfolio which is comprised of a grouping of product along with related configuration details is charged at fix cost of 5$ pm.

its should we very on product and service basis. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

we are using to deploying our product architecture and we also use many service like S3,ec2,ASG,CFN,.

most of this service we use to give access to new trainee for POC purpose.

we create IAM user through admin and give some limited access to user. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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SR. Lead ITSM Developer
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Integration and automation of all our services through the catalog item is very useful and efficient for our processes Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Updating the records in CMDB should be more robust. also it would be nice if it can bring all the attrubuties from cloud to snow so that we dont depend on discovery much Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Integration and automation of all our services through the catalog item is very useful and efficient for our processes Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Developer
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Organic
What do you like best?

Secure data storage.

Reliability.

Less downtime.

Faster data retrieval.

Easy to use. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Costly compared to other alternatives.

Billing is a bit confusing. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We develop serverless applications in AWS. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Senior Manager
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

The ease of use makes is efficient, accessible and it genuinely makes a difference to our users. The ability to categorize in an intuitive manner gives us back control and saves time in the end to end process of service provision Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing, the service meets all of my business needs Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are able to prevent sprawl of vendors and the potential risks of solutions that haven't been approved Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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servicenow developer
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

cloud platform is the best amazon web services some time act crazy slow as we are integrating tt with servicenow Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

slow down in the area of search amazon web services some time act crazy slow as we are integrating tt with servicenow Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

amazon web services some time act crazy slow as we are integrating tt with servicenow Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

A lot options on Kubernetes technology. Vertical and horizontal scaling is very good Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

no SMTP servers. AWS own version of Kubernetes means that vendor interportability is very less Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Cloud Elasticity is the major problem. I was planning for SMTP server to scale up and down quickly Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Process Manager
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Simple to set up. It works great as a first step toward integrated cloud management Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing yet to report. We are looking at moving to Cloud Management to better integrate with AWS Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our OPS team are able to provide resources faster and with lower costs Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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DevOps Engineer III
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Service catalog allows our DevOps team to provide deployable objects with a base configuration as well as additional per deployment parameters. These deployed resources can also be updated through codepipeline as well. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The web console interface for service catalog is really bad, Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

When you need to provide a mechanism for teams to deploy resources, Service Catalog can provide a portal which allows customization while enforcing other parameters. All resources can also be updated through service catalog when a new version of a template is rolled out. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

DevOps are able to provide templates to the dev team for deploying new services that conform to certain business specs. We are also able to update the deployment templates with service catalog effectively and efficiently. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Architect
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Itseasy configuration and api's OOB secured to services Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

requires the heavvy conifgurations for some catalog. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This becomes the frontend to the enterprise service catalogs and offerings for the end users. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

one3 stop shop fro the digital user experience Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Manager-IT Service Management Tools Administration and Service Request Management
Information Technology and Services
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Ease of use, installation and configuration Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

So far nothing specific. We are currently performing a POC for this product. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Looking to continue to provide people with a single access point to request services. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Servicenow dev
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Provides various VM provisioning using simple templates Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There can be more VM provisioning templates that provides users more configuration options Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Users can put the request for VM provisioning through the interactive console. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Senior ITOM Consultant
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Creating AWS catalog items been made simple with this app. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It is not an automation app. The app lacks any automation integration. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Integrated AWS templates into the Service Catalog. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Business Solution Officer
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

The quality of the catalog and documentation Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Not really at this time any dislike for any feature Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

request and provision AWS services from Servicenow Service Portal Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AF
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Makes it really easy to distribute commonly used patterns and templates to all accountsn in use within an organisation. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Can be a little complex, but that comes down to how you use it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

For us, security is a concern, as cross-account access is required. Managing this can be done with IAM and good security practices. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are a large bank, and have a 60+ service teams developing apps. Many are solving simillar, if not identical problems, so by providing standatd templates that help to solve 90% of the common problems, it saves those teams time and effort,, and increases standards use. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CI
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Its capacity to handle big data and is very fast. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

AWS QuickSight doesn't work fast for big data and has data limitations Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We store the data received from our providers in AWS infrastructure Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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EC
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from the seller
What do you like best?

Easy to use, search and acquire. The friendly interface provides a very detailed overview of the product, including financial input and release date. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

To bland at times, sometimes I would wish for major releases to be identified better. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you in DevOps its a great tool to have. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

At ALFATEK (alfatekcorp.com) we are hosting a number of websites as well as VPC for the internal environment. Easy to spin a new instance to deploy QA/QC work for pre-production systems. Also we heavily involved in producing products such as MONX on AWS VMs Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AI
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from the seller
What do you like best?

Consolidates all of our various software and services for users to locate and install as needed. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It is functional as a self service portal, but does not handle pushed updates like SCCM does. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using this allows other IT employees to setup their work-spaces as needed while limiting that setup to approved applications only. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AI
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

This has really accelerated the security and automation apsect of deploying infrastructure/apps/services. The UI is fairly understandable and quick to learn. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I wish it was easier to import Terraform templates. I want to use something other than Cloudformation to build templates. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

no Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Quickly deploy apps and services that follow a defined pattern (security, routing, performance, cost). This has allowed us to drastically reduce the IAM permissions and just let the Service Catalog build most things. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AI
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

The best part is to design and configure a catalog of services for internal developers team and have them use it as a base. This helps in security and best practice governance. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing to dislike about the product. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

NA Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Its helping us to create a framework for developers, since they do not come from infrastructure background. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UR
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Custom the way someone can use the portfolio. The assignment of products and the permissions of those users. Notification are the best! Amazon Customer service and training is top notch. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The limits in place. Beyond this there are not many issues with Amazon . Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

These tools will drastically make providing products smoother and efficient. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Resolving the 'guess work' of what is available and what not to have or remove from the portfolio . Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UC
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

In many enterprises, the AWS environment is continually changing. There are always new subnets, security groups, and other infrastructure components that need to be created. The ability to allow end users, such as the operations team, to correctly provision AWS resources without having to know all of the detailed nuances of the AWS infrastructure becomes a challenge. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

If you have a lot of development activity in your organization, it’s important to keep track of your non-production AWS accounts. If these accounts aren’t monitored closely, you might easily end up exceeding your budget. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

AWS Service Catalog provides a single location where organizations can centrally manage catalogs of IT services. With AWS Service Catalog you can control which IT services and versions are available, the configuration of the available services, and permission access by individual, group, department, or cost center. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UI
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

I really love the ability to create our own virtual marketplaces that match our requirements. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The graphical interface might be a bit more intuitive Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Improve a lot security and configuration management and having all that centralized Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AC
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

This allows our company to hae mulituple users create ec2. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There is nothiing i dislike This allow our whole team to create ec2 Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

n/a Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Love the service Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CI
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

flexibility. gives me the flexibilty to develop self-service provisioning Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

requires additional functionality. Limited in its current release Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

multi-cloud Support Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Justice of the Peace
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Program is great for the administrator looking to improve healthcare securities. AWS provides a great way to multi-tier. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Slight difficulty navigating program. So many steps. Slimlining the program May increase ease of use for more customers. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our IT department implemented this program to assist in compliance requirements. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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