Today we`d like to talk about the giants on the cloud market – AWS, Azure, Google Cloud – and compare their geographical coverage with Jelastic Cloud world presence. Many media sources provides different great comparisons of the first three vendors (we took some of them as a basis), so today we’d like to add Jelastic Cloud to the list, extending the stats about existing data center locations worldwide.
Coverage on the World Map
Big public cloud providers have one unbeatable benefit – customers can access their global infrastructure as well as create virtual servers closer to their location or location of their target audience.
On the map below you can compare the servers geographical availability of AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and Jelastic. As you see, all these providers have multiple data centers across the globe, but the coverage differs in number of locations, as well as their distribution.
Let’s have a look at the chart comparison by geographical regions.
And total numbers in general:
Competition is high, so each cloud vendor is trying to offer their customers better solutions and required conditions, adding new well performing data centres worldwide, here are approximate upcoming locations:
- AWS (4): 1 in North America, 2 in Europe, 1 in Asia
- Azure (8): 4 in North America, 2 in Europe, 2 in Asia
- Google Cloud (8): 1 in North America, 1 in South America, 3 in Europe, 2 in Asia, 1 in Oceania
- Jelastic (8): 2 in North America, 4 in Europe, 2 in Middle East
- No surprise that the biggest variety of cloud vendors locations are presented in the North American market
- Europe is intensively covered by data centres of Jelastic and Azure
- Only Jelastic provides locations in Africa and Middle East
- Russia and Eastern Europe are also blind spots for all cloud vendors, except Jelastic
- Within Southern America Google Cloud Platform, AWS and Azure are available only in Brazil, Jelastic is also presented in Paraguay
- In terms of available locations, Jelastic has already nearly twice overcome Azure, leaving AWS and Google Cloud far behind
- In addition, Jelastic platform can be also installed on premise or on top of AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
Of course, there are many aspects that have to be considered while choosing cloud vendor but if location and multi-regional availability is important for you, Jelastic with its Cloud Union is the vivid leader. Feel free to check the other peculiarities as features, performance, support and price of Jelastic platform at one of the available hosting data center.