Overview

Resiliency option highlights

Cross Region

Cross Region
Definition Multi-regional protection with concurrent regional access.
Recommended use For business continuity, availability and resiliency across multiple regions.
Latency 100s of milliseconds
Availability of IBM Cloud service integrations Not all IBM Cloud service integrations are available.
Locations Dallas, Washington DC, San Jose, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Milan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul
Protection Protection against entire regional unavailability or outage.

Resiliency option details

Regional
Definition Multi-site protection within a region with concurrent data center access.
Recommended use Default resiliency choice. Recommended application development, high and low-latency workloads.
Latency 10s of milliseconds
Availability of IBM Cloud service integrations Broadest coverage of supported IBM Cloud service integrations.
Locations Washington DC, Dallas, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Sydney
Protection Protection includes entire site outage but not regional outages.

Single Data Center

Single Data Center
Definition Single Data Center protection and access.
Recommended use In-country and locally restricted data.
Latency 10s of milliseconds
Availability of IBM Cloud service integrations Not all service integrations available; some services may be hosted outside the region.
Locations Amsterdam, Oslo, Chennai, Paris, HK, San Jose, CDMX, Sao Paulo, Milan, Seoul, Montreal, Toronto
Protection Data may be unrecoverable in the event of a disaster. Customer backup recommended.