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Each cloud has its limit. Our limit is a little bit further than others.

Compute

Customize configurations in hourly and monthly options to meet any workload need.

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IBM Cloud The competition
More than 11 million bare metal configurations
Limited bare metal configurations
Customizable RAM and SSDs on bare metal
No customizable bare metal
On-demand provisioning for all servers
Restricted F2F provisioning only
VMware and SAP integration
Limited software integration
NVIDIA GPU options for bare metal and virtual servers
NVIDIA GPUs on virtual servers only
Management and monitoring included
Limited availability of cost-free management and monitoring
Direct and cost-free tech support
Tiered and charged tech support

Network services

Six performance and security services, one simple plan, backed by CloudFlare AnyCast, cost-free early access

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IBM Cloud The competition
Integrated global private network
Limited internal networking
Uninterrupted server communication
Restricted to select regions
Fastest DNS and CDN with CloudFlare services
Limited integration with leading network partners
Unlimited private network bandwidth for all servers
Transfer fees between servers
Unlimited inbound public bandwidth on all cloud servers
Per GB charges across all bandwidth used per month
250 GB per month outbound public bandwidth for monthly virtual servers
500 GB per month outbound public bandwidth for monthly bare metal servers

Storage

Extend or replace your storage infrastructure with IBM Cloud Storage solutions.

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IBM Cloud The competition
48K max IOPS for block
32K max IOPS for block
Lower cost block and file for high I/O workloads
Higher cost block and file for high I/O workloads
Open snapshots and replication
Snapshots and replication for object storage only
Flex deployment for unstructured data
No flex deployment for unstructured data
Highest capacity per-dollar portable storage device
Lower capacity per-dollar portable storage devices

Choose the best server for you

Single processor

Single processor

USD 241 per month
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6
4 Cores, 3.80 GHz
16 GB RAM
1 x 1 TB HDD
CentOS
20 TB BW*

Dual processor, 20 cores

Dual processor

USD 444 per month
Intel Xeon 4210
20 Cores, 2.20 GHz
32 GB RAM
1 x 1 TB HDD
CentOS
20 TB BW*

Dual processor, 40 cores

Dual processor

USD 614 per month
Intel Xeon 6248
40 Cores, 2.50 GHz
32 GB RAM
1 x 1 TB HDD
CentOS
20 TB BW*

Sign up for IBM Cloud today and your first USD 200 of apps and services is on us.

*20 TB bandwidth included in US, Canada and EU data centers; 5 TB bandwidth included in all other data centers. New prices and offers may not be combined with any other current or future discounts.