Cloud KMS Comparison

What are the main differences between AWS KMS, Google Cloud Platform KMS and Microsoft Azure Key Vault?

More detailed information about the diverse cloud KMS and cloud HSMs offered by the big three providers can be found in our Cloud Cryptography Whitepaper or you can watch our recent webinar on this subject.

Comparison diagram of AWS KMS, Azure Key Vault and GCP KMS.

This infographic is correct according to publicly available information at the time of publishing, but is subject to change: the top CSPs are in fierce competition to attract large enterprise users likely to need these facilities, and hence are releasing new features all the time.

AWS KMS v Azure Key Vault

AWS and Azure currently hold the biggest market share for cloud services. In this video Graham explains the main differences between their KMS services.
For more detail on this subject, watch our recent cloud KMS webinar.

Google Cloud KMS

The comparison image above doesn't tell the whole story. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) KMS has some interesting features that make it different from the KMS offerings of the other main two cloud providers In this video Graham explains more about how GCP KMS works and why it's different.

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