Power and control for less

IBM Cloud® offers you a choice: the security of bare metal servers or cost-effective, next-gen virtual servers. Built with all the benefits of SoftLayer®, IBM Cloud is engineered from the ground up to be the most open and secure public cloud for your business.*


The performance advantages of IBM Cloud

Get all the power you need

Every cloud server comes with a guaranteed 2.0 GHz (or faster) core — allocated with 1:1 virtual-to-physical resources and no over-subscriptions. Every virtual server from IBM Cloud is dedicated to your configuration alone, so you don't have to share.

Take control of resources

The IBM Cloud infrastructure isn’t simply automated — it’s integrated and managed by a single system. Control everything using the web portal, API and mobile apps. Deploy on demand in your data center anywhere with unlimited bandwidth available on the private network.

Customize a configuration

Get the flexibility to create a customized virtual server at the most granular level. You don't pay for preconfigured servers with resources you don’t want. IBM Cloud offers complete resource customization.

Make connections worldwide

Your data travels at over 2,600 Gbps on our network backbone offering speedy data transfers around the world. With our infrastructure and network, latency levels are lower and network performance is better — access to your data when you want it, where you want it.


Cloud storage services

Meet business needs with a scalable, security-rich and cost-effective data storage solution.

Compute services on IBM Cloud

Leave management of your infrastructure to IBM Cloud, while you focus on the rest of your business.

Networking on IBM Cloud

Rely on a global network to run smoother and safer in the cloud with more deployment options.

Upgrade your free IBM Cloud account to get USD 200 credit toward IBM offerings

IBM Cloud is everywhere you do business

The IBM Cloud network is 100% IBM owned and operated with more than 60 data centers in 19 countries, PoPs in 6 regions and 18 availability zones.


Key claims report: Bare metal servers

Users tell why they chose IBM Cloud® Bare Metal Servers as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solution.

Get started with bare metal

Explore security, storage and software options. Check out tutorials and more.

Key claims report: Virtual servers

Users explain why they chose virtual servers from IBM Cloud over other IaaS solutions.

Find out more about server options from IBM Cloud


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