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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 9.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

AWS Config

It's really good if your infrastructure services is all in AWS, that means everything could be audited and monitored using AWS config. You also can create alarms to notify you or your team about any changes on your AWS resources which is very useful to prevent abuse if you have a fairly large team. It's also very useful whenever some third party wants to audit your AWS resources, if you have a fairly comprehensive AWS config configured, the auditing process will be easy since they only need to look at your AWS config setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudShell Pro

  • LaaS
  • IaaS
  • PaaS
  • CRaaS
  • Training
  • DevOps
  • DevSecOps
  • Demo Portals
  • TaaS
Almost any workflow and any infrastructure are supported.
Chuck Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud Management

AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
8.8
Cloud Management Security
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1
Automation and Orchestration
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1
Cost Management
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1
Cloud Management Performance Monitoring
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1
Governance and Compliance
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
7.3
Resource Management
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1
Systems Integration
AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1

Pros

AWS Config

  • Great to track config changes and helpful for troubleshooting.
  • Great for compliance questions you might get.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudShell Pro

  • Self service single pane of glass for any workflow and infrastructure
  • Complete lifecycle management of your workflow and infrastructure
  • Vendor agnostic cloud, service, application, appliance support
Chuck Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AWS Config

  • Vendor [lock-in] as this is only available on AWS
  • [The] interface is dated and is [in] need of updating by AWS
  • Graphing is [...] not the easiest to configure
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudShell Pro

  • Requires SME to get the full ROI first year
  • Requires a culture change for Agile Automation
  • Price could be less (not cheap)
Chuck Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

AWS Config

AWS Config 9.6
Based on 4 answers
Would rate lower for other workloads but for AWS workloads its simple to set up, cost effective and customisable. Primary use case is compliance from a governance perspective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudShell Pro

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

AWS Config

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

CloudShell Pro

CloudShell Pro 9.1
Based on 1 answer
The tool can automate almost any workflow and infrastructure consumption. It has state of the art develop and support with great online training, online full manual set, and a comprehensive support team and network of SIs/VARS that are very qualified.
Chuck Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

AWS Config

I do not know or have used any other product in AWS cloud space that matches what AWS Config provides. We have some custom built monitoring and governance, however that is there because AWS Config does not provide it currently.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudShell Pro

VMware is too hard to use, too expensive to support, and not a full lifecycle tool for workflows and Infrastructure (no support of physical either).AWS or Azure or Google solutions are good if you are only in the cloud and only using their tools. Not good if you have on-prem or non-Cloud based tools/infrastructure.Build it yourself automation frameworks can be good for people with unlimited funds, but they are not the best way to go and missing many capabilities typically.
Chuck Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AWS Config

  • A "Big Fish" company that is more concerned about the security of their data came aboard with us more easily since they trust us with the AWS config setup
  • Less time to debug or finding out issue on infrastructure whenever it happens
  • Easy and fast to roll back whenever changes that caused issues happen
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudShell Pro

  • Our customers have an average ROI of less than 6 months.
  • Our customers renew their maintenance almost 100% of the time.
  • It has allowed us to build specific solutions across many use cases enabling us to profit.
Chuck Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

AWS Config

General

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

CloudShell Pro

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AWS Config
8.4
CloudShell Pro
9.1

Performance

AWS Config
9.6
CloudShell Pro

Support Rating

AWS Config
CloudShell Pro
9.1

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