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IBM Cloud Object Storage for:

Resiliency choices

Cross Region

Cross Region

Your data is stored in three or more IBM Cloud geographic regions for high business continuity and availability with support for S3-compatible APIs.

Regional

Regional

Your data is stored in multiple data center facilities within a single region with support for S3-compatible APIs.

Regional for OpenStack Swift API

Regional for OpenStack Swift API

Your data is stored on multiple devices and facilities within a single geographic region with support for OpenStack Swift.

Storage-class choices

Standard

Standard

Active data accessed multiple times per month

Vault

Vault

Less active data accessed once a month or less

Cold Vault

Cold Vault

Rarely accessed data and long term data retention

Flex

Flex

Dynamic data with varying month-to-month access needs ideal for a mix of hot and cold workloads

IBM Cloud Object Storage Cross Region and Regional – S3-compatible API

Cross Region: Your data is stored in three or more IBM Cloud geographic regions for high business continuity and availability with support for S3-compatible APIs.

Regional: Your data is stored in multiple data center facilities within a single region with support for S3-compatible APIs.

Cross Region Standard Cross Region Vault1 Cross Region Cold Vault2 Cross Region Flex
Storage capacity (GB/month)3
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/month)
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/month) 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 – OpenStack Swift-API

Regional for OpenStack Swift API: Your data is stored on mulitiple devices and facilities within a single geographic region with support for OpenStack Swift.

Standard
Storage capacity (GB/month)3
0-500 TB+ $0.0295
Public outbound bandwidth (GB/month)
Public outbound bandwidth4 $0.09
Private network bandwidth No charge
Public inbound bandwidth No charge
Operational requests
Class A: PUT, COPY, POST, LIST No charge
Class B: GET and all others No charge
Delete No charge
Data retrieval No charge
Legal Disclaimers
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. All pricing shown in US dollars.
  4. Public outbound bandwidth pricing starts at $.09 GB/month and varies by IBM Cloud data center.