Effective December 1, 2018, the IBM Watson Speech to Text and Text to Speech services will be removing the free tiers from their Standard plans (i.e., the 1,000-free-minute tier in Speech to Text and 1,000,000-free-character tier in Text to Speech).
You spoke, we listened! In response to feedback from our customers, we are rolling out new pricing plans for Watson Discovery, effective August 1, 2018. Read on to learn more about Discovery pricing changes. Watson Discovery is a cloud native AI-powered insight engine that enables you to effortlessly find value in any data. Whether you […]
It's here! The price drop for Compose databases on Bluemix has arrived bringing new entry level prices and incentives for volume use. The change was announced earlier in the quarter, but if you missed that, you'll want to know how it is going to save you money.
We’re happy to announce that as of July 1, 2017, all IBM Compose database deployment prices will be reduced. To re-phrase Chicken Little, “The prices are falling, the prices are falling!” If you're not familiar with IBM Compose, it's a fully-managed service to run open source databases for applications.
It's been a couple months since my last Bluemix Updates blog. But, the team has kept working, and on the eve of Cinco de Mayo I thought it was time to share some great new features and functions that have recently gone live. These include a new and improved pricing page and Labs section in the Bluemix Catalog, overhauled Bluemix docs, including the ability to leave inline feedback, improvements to SSL certificate support for custom domains, ability to communicate with live IBM representatives via text chat and video chat and lots more...
After the free 30 trial period for Bluemix, many of our services and runtimes have perpetual free allowances, while others follow a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pricing model. This blog post talks about our pricing model and the new pricing calculator, answers a few FAQs and explains how the pricing model helps you build and run apps in a really cost-effective manner.
The Bluemix UI updates for August are now live in 85 countries! The team kept busy this month and put together a lot of awesome new features since our July refresh. We think you'll enjoy these enhancements, which include: Better Allowances for Runtime Usage, a Cost Estimator, and Redesigned App Details. Read on for more details. Then, go to Bluemix.net and try it out for yourself!
As you've probably heard by now, we are very excited to announce that the Bluemix platform is now officially available as a commercial offering. As part of this announcement we've introduced new IBM and 3rd party services, updated our UI and docs and perhaps most importantly, introduced pricing.