IBM Cloud® Object Storage is an industry-leading cloud service ideal for storing large volumes of data. It provides best-in-class security and data durability at near-infinite scalability, complimented with immutable data retention, audit controls and continuous compliance - ideal for meeting the demands of your business and regulatory requirements.
With its global presence and flexible resiliency options, IBM Cloud Object Storage is a storage service for any kind of unstructured data in any format. It's designed for high durability, resiliency and security. Information stored in IBM Cloud Object Storage is encrypted and dispersed across multiple geographic locations using IBM distributed storage technologies.
IBM Cloud Object Storage supports exponential data growth for your cloud-native workloads with best-in-class cost optimization, robust data security and data governance with ease of use. Built-in data lifecycle operations also make it easy to observe and manage your critical workloads.
Store unlimited volume of data, such as images, videos and documents in any format. Store and access your data using industry standard S3 API, SDKs or the IBM Cloud® user interface.
Meet your performance needs while managing your storage costs.
Use a policy-based approach to manage the lifecycle of your data.
Get security-rich data storage and compliance controls for added governance.
Deploy across the world with durability >99.999999999999%.
Execute SQL queries and trigger custom code from your data.
Explore a leading marketplace for supported application partners.
More securely move data to IBM Cloud Object Storage with the natively integrated IBM® Aspera® high-speed data transfer option. Start by uploading data at no cost.
Flexible storage tiers from hot to cold data, including smart tier - ideal for unknown or changing data usage patterns.
Built for >99.999999999999% data durability, IBM Cloud Object Storage lets you select the resiliency option for the location, availability and performance you need.
Enhance data security with role-based policies and access permissions, and leverage industry-leading encryption key management for granular control and authority.
Analyze data fast in IBM Cloud Object Storage with the included IBM Cloud Data Engine. Tap into your data simply to extract, transform and load (ETL) data.
Preserve electronic records and protect your data against deletion or modification until the end of retention periods and the removal of any legal holds.
Replicate your object data across cloud regions to meet disaster recovery, data sovereignty or compliance requirements, or stage data closer to where it's consumed.
Enable versioning to keep multiple versions of an object in a bucket to protect against accidental deletion or overwrites. Easily recover from any unintentional data loss.
Retain immediate access while reducing the cost of backups. IBM Cloud Object Storage offers a scalable, secure destination to back up your critical data.
Consolidate archived data and store it in IBM Cloud Storage where it’s permanently available and protected.
Build integrated apps using compute runtimes, microservices and IBM Cloud Object Storage services for data storage.
Create a data lake in IBM Cloud Object Storage and extract actionable insights—using query-in-place, analytics and machine-learning tools.
Learn why a Dutch genomics solutions company uses IBM Cloud Object Storage for scalable storage capacity with Aspera to accelerate data transfer.
See how the managed cloud services company powers a global media distribution portal and centralized storage hub using IBM Cloud, IBM Aspera and IBM Cloud Object Storage technology.
Create, manage and access your storage in globally available data center locations with IBM Cloud.
Lite plan instance is free to use for storage capacity up to 25 GB per month. Lite plan instance is used for the trial and can be easily upgraded to Standard plan for unlimited scalability and full functionality.¹
Standard plan is our most popular pay-as-you-go pricing plan. There is no minimum fee. This plan meets the requirements of most of the enterprise workloads.
A flat monthly charge that includes capacity and allowances for outbound bandwidth and data access. For active workloads with large amounts of outbound bandwidth as a percent of storage capacity.
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Store your content securely at an affordable cost, with control over your data and fast, consistent deployment across locations.
Build a secure content store. Store digital assets, documents and media content securely and affordably for all manner of applications, with encryption key management, access control, and activity monitoring for your data content.
IBM Secure Content Store powered by IBM Cloud® Object Storage, allows you to store content securely (locally or globally) at an affordable cost, while supporting fast, consistent deployment across locations for cloud native apps, media storage, backup storage and archive data.
Securely expand business into new regions, from business-critical data to video archive solutions and benefit from immutable storage, immutable backup, and archive data with industry-leading security and controls for regulatory and compliance requirements.
1 Only one Lite plan instance is allowed per account. The Lite plan instance includes up to 25 GB of storage capacity; 2,000 Class A (PUT, COPY, POST, and LIST) requests; 20,000 Class B (GET and all others) requests; 10 GB of data retrieval; 5GB of egress (public outbound bandwidth) each month. These thresholds apply to the aggregate total across all storage class buckets. Lite plan services are deleted after 30 days of inactivity.