Adaptable storage for evolving business needs

Access your unstructured data via a self-service portal backed by RESTful APIs from anywhere in the world. Get enterprise availability and security with cloud economics and scale. Pay only for what you use. Deploy stand-alone services, or integrate with other IBM Cloud and Bluemix services, including analytics, compute and cognitive applications.

Key advantages

Flexible

Flexible

Use for archiving, backup and content repositories, in addition to storing content for analytics, IoT, social, cognitive and mobile workloads.

Availability

Always-on availability

Choose a level of resiliency that’s right for you, by storing data in Cross Region and Regional locations.

Pricing

Simple pricing

Pay only for what you use. Pricing based on capacity, outbound bandwidth and access.

Now available: Flex deployment for IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • For dynamic data-access requirements
  • No minimum object size or duration
  • Bounded pricing
  • S3-compatible API

Get started now with IBM Cloud Object Storage Free-tier1 for one year

  • Up to 25 GB/mo.
  • Up to 20,000 GET requests/mo.
  • Up to 2,000 PUT requests/mo.

IBM Cloud Object Storage for S3 API

Choose the level of resiliency that’s right for you with US Cross Region and Regional services for S3-compatible IBM Cloud Object Storage. Create and manage buckets based on your data access needs, and get credentials and endpoints for use with tools, applications and gateways — plus built-in security using SecureSlice encryption technology.

Features

US Regional or US Cross Region resiliency

Choose Cross Region and store your unstructured data across three or more regions, comprised of three data centers each, for geographic resiliency and availability across multiple endpoints. Or, choose Regional resiliency to store and access your data within a single region

Data access

Multiple data access options

Choose a deployment option for frequently accessed data, occasionally accessed data and long-term data retention with Standard, Vault and Cold Vault. Or, choose Flex deployment for dynamic data access needs that fluctuate monthly.

Easy management

Order, access and manage via the Bluemix Infrastructure Console.

Buckets

Create and manage buckets.

Credentials access

Get credentials and endpoints for use with third-party tools, applications and gateways.

Built-in security

Rely on SecureSlice technology with encryption for data at rest, erasure coding and data dispersal.

Business continuity

Meet demands for active content repositories, analytics, big data and mission-critical data applications.

Multi-access requirements

Access data across the public internet and IBM private networks.

IBM Cloud Object Storage Standard Regional for OpenStack Swift API

Available in data centers around the world, Object Storage Standard Regional offers Swift API support, built-in SFTP and seamless integration with the SoftLayer content delivery network. Object Storage Standard Regional is available with pay-as-you-go terms so you can quickly and easily scale up or scale down your storage environment and only play for way you use during a given month.

Features

Frequent access

Store active data that requires frequent access, geographic resiliency and data durability.

Swift API

Support for Swift API management and applications.

Straightforward billing

Pricing based on storage capacity and bandwidth consumed. Pay only for what you use each month. That’s it.

Global availability

Standard Regional service available in worldwide data centers.

All-in-one integration

Built-in SFTP and Content Delivery Network integration.

Bluemix Object Storage as a Service

Build and deliver cost-effective apps and services with high reliability and fast speeds to market with Bluemix Object Storage — built on OpenStack Swift. Get redundant, scalable object storage clusters for storing, managing and retrieving virtual server images, media and financial data. Bluemix users can store and access their content while interactively composing and connecting to apps and services.

Features

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Advanced controls

Tag your content with metadata for a quick search. Easily compose and bind your object files with your Bluemix apps, too.

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Easy access

Drag and drop to quickly upload and manage your object store content.

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Flexible management

Use industry-adopted OpenStack Swift API and SDKs to access your object store programmatically.

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Straightforward billing

Pricing based on storage capacity and bandwidth consumed. Pay only for what you use each month. That’s it.

IBM Cloud Object Storage
Dedicated & Hybrid Services

Object Storage Standard Cross Region services are part of the broader IBM Cloud Object Storage family of solutions. Object Storage dedicated and private services blend with our hybrid cloud portfolio, and run on dedicated, bare-metal servers in the IBM Cloud or in your data center with IBM Cloud Object Storage System software.

Get full details about the broad suite of IBM Cloud Object Storage solutions.

Legal disclaimers:

  1. IBM Cloud Object Storage Free Tier promotion expires 12 months after your initial sign-up. Standard rates apply for usage beyond 25 GB; 20,000 GET requests; and 2,000 PUT requests per month. Free Tier applies a maximum non-refundable monetary credit equivalent to the value of said services against your monthly statement. Please see product detail page for full, standard pricing details.
  2. All pricing shown in U.S. dollars.
  3. Vault deployment has a 30-day minimum duration, and a 128 KB minimum object size applies as part of capacity usage charge. Objects stored and removed are billed at full terms of service. Objects are billed at a minimum object size for service.
  4. Cold Vault deployment has a 90-day minimum duration, and a 256 KB minimum object size applies as part of capacity usage charge. Objects stored and removed are billed at full terms of service. Objects are billed at a minimum object size for service.