back to article You came for the free tools, stayed with your credit card – Amazon's new cloud brainwave

Amazon Web Services has pressed a hundred products within its vibrant software ecosystem into a monthly try-before-you-buy scheme. The AWS Marketplace Free Trials giveaway was announced by the company today. Tools and servers from SafeNet, Compuware, Barracuda, Riverbed and others will become available as time-limited, free …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.
  1. Graham Marsden
    Facepalm

    " You can cancel your evaluation at any time"

    "We're just hoping you forget so we can keep charging you month after month" they added sotto voce...

  2. K

    Free Usage Tier ... BE WARE!

    Actually its a 12 month free-trial, after which they start charging..

    1. Sirius Lee

      Re: Free Usage Tier ... BE WARE!

      Unless you sign up again using a different email address and credit card.

      1. K

        Re: Free Usage Tier ... BE WARE!

        True.. then you have the hassle of migrating any websites or apps you have running :(

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Azure is actually a good alternative ...

    ... for websites, services and virtual machines.

    Faster, cheaper and with a nicer control panel.

    1. BlueGreen

      Re: Azure is actually a good alternative ...

      Quite possibly.

      On the downside, it's microsoft.

This topic is closed for new posts.

Other stories you might like