Microsoft Cloud Platform is described as 'Explore the possibilities of Microsoft Cloud Platform. Reduce costs, respond more quickly to business needs, and take on the challenges of big data and mobility with Microsoft’s cloud platform' and is a Cloud Hosting service in the online services category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Cloud Platform for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, SaaS, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Heroku, which is free. Other great apps like Microsoft Cloud Platform are Amazon Web Services, Google App Engine, OVH and PythonAnywhere.
In 2006, Amazon Web Services LLC (“AWS”), an Amazon.com company, officially began offering developer customers access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform.
Google App Engine is a free* platform for developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. App Engine offers fast development and deployment; simple administration, with no need to worry about hardware, patches or backups; and effortless scalability.
OVH provides all server solutions, whether it be cloud computing, VPS or a dedicated server. OVH under its brand name sells high end servers, mid-range servers by the brand name 'So You Start' and low-end under the brand name 'Kimsufi'.
PythonAnywhere is a Python development and hosting environment that displays in your web browser and runs on cloud servers. The servers are already set up with everything you need: hundreds of useful Python packages and web frameworks are supported out of the box.
We help developers deploy and run their apps with bulletproof infrastructure, automatic scaling, fair pricing and other awesome features. We aim to make an easy-to-use service, without any vendor lock-in and able to grow with your needs.