Adaptable storage for evolving business needs

Access your unstructured data via a self-service portal from anywhere in the world with RESTful APIs. Get enterprise availability and security with cloud economics and scale. Pay only for what you use.

Deploy stand-alone services or integrate seamlessly with other IBM Cloud and Bluemix services, including analytics, compute and cognitive applications.

Flexible

Flexible

Use for archiving, backup and content repositories. Or store content for analytics, IoT, social, cognitive and mobile workloads.

Availability

Always-on availability

Choose your level of resiliency for data availability within single or multiple regions.

Pricing

Simple pricing

Pay only for what you use. Pricing based on capacity and 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

Get started now with IBM Cloud Object Storage FREE-TIER for ONE YEAR1

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

IBM Cloud Object Storage Cross Region for S3 API

Store and access your data with our resilient Cross Region U.S.-based service.

With S3 API support, cross-region U.S. resiliency and built-in security using SecureSlice technology, Object Storage Cross Region allows you to create and manage buckets and provides credentials and endpoints for use with tools, applications and gateways.

Features

Cross-region, U.S.-based resiliency

Store frequently accessed unstructured data across three zones for geographic resiliency and availability from geo-dispersed endpoints.

Data access

Multiple data-access options

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

Easy management

Order, access and manage via the infrastructure tab of the Bluemix console.

Buckets

Create and effectively manage buckets.

Credentials access

Get credentials and endpoints for use with 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 IBM public and private networks.

IBM Cloud Object Storage Cross Region Pricing – U.S. Region

Standard
For active data accessed multiple times per month

Vault3
For less active data accessed once a month or less
Cold Vault4
For rarely accessed data
Flex
For dynamic data access needs
Storage capacity (GB/mo.)2
0-499.99 TB $0.030 $0.020 $0.011 $0.014
500 TB+ $0.026 $0.018 $0.011 $0.014
Public outbound bandwidth (GB/mo.)
0-50 TB $0.09 $0.09 $0.09 $0.09
51-150 TB $0.07 $0.07 $0.07 $0.07
151-500 TB $0.05 $0.05 $0.05 $0.05
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Operational requests
Class A: PUT, COPY, POST, LIST (per 1,000) $ 0.006 $0.0125 $0.0250 $0.01
Class B: GET and all others (per 10,000) $ 0.005 $0.0125 $0.0250 $0.01
Delete No charge No charge No charge No charge
Data retrieval (GB/mo.) No charge $0.01 $0.05 $0.0290
Flex charge model (calculated using the lowest of a) capacity + data retrieval OR b) capacity x flex cap)
Flex cap n/a n/a n/a $0.034

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 that you can quickly and easily scale up or scale down your storage environment and only pay for what you use in a given month.

Features

Frequent access

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

Swift API

Receive support for Swift API management and applications.

Straightforward billing

Get pricing based on storage capacity and bandwidth consumed. Pay for what you use per month. That’s it.

Global availability

Take advantage of Standard Regional service, available in data centers worldwide.

All-in-one integration

Benefit from built-in SFTP and content delivery network integration.

Standard Regional Pricing

Monthly storage volume (GB) $0.0295 GB/month
Public outbound bandwidth Starting at $0.09 GB/mo.*
Private network bandwidth No charge
Public inbound bandwidth No charge
Operational requests
PUT, COPY, POST, and LIST No charge
GET and all other requests No charge

*Prices vary by data center

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, other media content 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-standard OpenStack Swift API and SDKs to access your object store programmatically.

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Straightforward billing

Get pricing based on storage capacity and bandwidth consumed. Pay for why you use per 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.

For more information about the broad suite of IBM Cloud Object Storage solutions, please visit IBM.com.

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.