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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon SNS

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is well suited for applications built on event driven architecture. It makes it easy to log and track events in real time from the source to the destination. The permissions should be configured properly in order to use SNS else while implementing you can come across Access Denied errors. The dashboards are difficult to maintain to track the utilization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

It is appropriate to send notifications through rss. It is less appropriate to send urgent notifications, it takes a long time to get the notification to users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Amazon SNS

  • Built in for quicker setup within AWS ecosystem.
  • Trusted as you control the users and configuration via IAM and easy access controls.
  • Can be sent to S3 simple storage or for long term storage if required.
  • Can be used in many regions, same configs.
Rob Domenico | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

  • Supports sending to many users.
  • Allows the sending of different notifications to two different segments.
  • Allows user segmentation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon SNS

  • At times you receive access denied errors which are annoying.
  • Rarely do you receive internal failure errors where you can't access the information. It is rare but it does happen.
  • You are required to add an MWS Authentication Token every so often. I wish it would pull that information automatically for you so you don't have to go searching for it.
Jackson Gordon | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

  • Notifications take a long time to reach users.
  • The platform interface could improve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon SNS

Amazon SNS 8.5
Based on 12 answers
Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a fairly simple tool to use, with the only complexity coming around creating new endpoints. Sending messages and transferring them to clients is an "it just works" out of the box solution, and on that basis, I have to say this tool does its job well, and easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

PushEngage 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The platform and analytics are slightly confusing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon SNS

Amazon SNS 8.6
Based on 17 answers
Amazon Simple Notification Sevices (SNS) support depends on your usage pattern and definitely on your support plan as an enterprise with AWS. Before reaching out to support you should read their documentation, as they have mentioned almost all the common issues and their solutions there. However, for specific issues, they generally respond in 1-2 business days.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

PushEngage 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The support was efficient and fast to resolve doubts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon SNS

Amazon Simple Notification Service and PagerDuty have been used by various organizations. Amazon SNS is ideal if you're within an AWS environment. PagerDuty is used when we are working outside of Amazon Web Services. Though PagerDuty is more expensive than Amazon SNS they do have better reporting capabilities in specific areas.
Bob Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Amazon SNS

  • Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) saved us a lot of extra coding time by providing straightforward functionality we needed in our ad campaign automation tool.
  • Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) allows us to maintain a consistent, serverless model within our applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PushEngage

  • Due to the time it takes for notifications to arrive, the opportunity is lost in some publications we do.
  • With the notifications we have been able to reach more users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Amazon SNS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Amazon SNS Editions & Modules

Edition
API Requests0.501
Notification Deliveries0.502
API Requests & Payload Data0.013
  1. per 1 million requests
  2. per million notifications
  3. per 1 million
Additional Pricing Details

PushEngage

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$0.00/Month*

* 2,500 subscribers

PushEngage Editions & Modules

Edition
Forever Free Plan$0.001
Business Plan$29.00/Month2
Premium Plan$59.00/Month3
Enterprise PlanContact Us for Quote4
  1. 2,500 subscribers
  2. Up To 5,000 Subscribers
  3. Up To 10,000 Subscribers
  4. Up To Unlimited Subscribers
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