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Build a cloud that grows with you

Explore customizable public and private IBM Cloud Virtual Servers that scale up or down to suit your needs. Plus, launch your applications and software across blended, hybrid environments – IBM Cloud Virtual servers integrate with all cloud models.

Spin up IBM Cloud Virtual Servers on demand and keep costs to a minimum with hourly and monthly pricing options. Save time by reserving virtual servers in advance or opt into pay-as-you-use billing for temporary capacity.

All IBM Cloud Virtual Servers operate on our private, global IBM Cloud Network so you can launch with confidence.

IBM Cloud Public Virtual Servers - multi-tenant

Customizable and cost-effective to fit your scaling needs

Build a public virtual server in minutes to fit your budget and needs. Choose from a wide range of capabilities and pricing options that allow you to scale as you do, including short-term servers and reserved capacity–guaranteed. Plus, spin up and down with ease, as technical support is available 24x7 and cost-free.

All IBM Cloud Public Virtual
Servers include:

Flexible configurations

Choose from 1 to 64 vCPUs

Extensive memory

RAM options from 2 to 512 GBs

Fast network

100 Mbps to 1Gbps

Versatile storage

Local storage: HDD, SSD and/or attached:SAN, NAS storage stypes for dynamic resizing

Top security

Firewall options, security groups, SSL, and SSH

Global locations

19 countries, 60+ data centers and PoPs

Placement groups

Spread virtual servers across hosts for secure isolation

Suspend billing

Only pay for what you use and power up and down as needed

IBM Cloud Public Virtual
Server options

Public

Choose from a wide range of configurations, profiles, and pricing options in data centers worldwide.

Profiles:

– Balanced

– Balanced local storage

– Compute

– GPU

– Memory

– Variable compute

Starting cost:

$0.021 USD

Hourly

$25.21 USD

Monthly

Get a $200 credit when you sign up for a pay-as-you-go IBM Cloud account

Public – Reserved

Reserve a set of up to 20 specific virtual servers in the data center of your choice and claim them at any time.

Ideal for sustained workloads.

Choose from a 1-or-3-year contract with monthly payments.

Profiles:

– Balanced

– Compute

– Memory

Starting cost:

$14.60 USD

Monthly

25-63% off standard rate +$200 credit

Public – Transient (Spot pricing)

Don't pay full price for temporary workloads. Transient servers are created when unused capacity's available and will be de-provisioned on a first-on, first-off basis.

Ideal for flexible, non-production workloads.

Profiles:

– Balanced

– Compute

– Memory

Starting cost:

$0.010 USD

Hourly

75% off standard rate +$200 credit

Calculate the intial cost of any IBM Cloud Public Virtual Server using our pricing estimation tool

IBM Cloud Dedicated Hosts and Virtual Servers – private, single-tenant

Maximum control, isolation, and transparency

Get the control, security, isolation, and compliance you need with private, single-tenant IBM Cloud Dedicated Virtual Servers. Create private virtual servers in minutes on dedicated hosts around the world – choose a dedicated host or let IBM Cloud auto assign placement for you. Build with a variety of options for flexible post-provisioning. And, receive technical customer support cost-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

All IBM Cloud Dedicated
Virtual Servers include:

Flexible configurations

Choose from 1 to 56 vCPUs

Extensive memory

RAM options from 1 to 242 GBs

Fast network

100 Mbps to 1Gbps

Versatile storage

Local or attached SAN options

Top security

Firewall options, security groups, SSL, and SSH

Global locations

19 countries, 60+ data centers and PoPs

Dedicated host availability

Affinity and anti-affinity support, post-deployment control, and inclusive billing at the host level

IBM Cloud Dedicated
Host option

Dedicated Host

Choose from a variety of configurations with added control, security, isolation, and compliance in data centers worldwide.

Starting cost:

$3.16 USD

Hourly

$2,099 USD

Monthly

Calculate the intial cost of any IBM Cloud Dedicated Host using our pricing estimation tool

Customers who use IBM Cloud Virtual Servers

american
adnoc
honda
constance
applift
fulcrum
deloitte
iomed
panasonic
mediktor
watsom
prudential

What sets IBM Cloud's Virtual Servers apart

networking

A trusted, reliable network

Know your data's contained – IBM Cloud Network traffic is 100% owned and operated. Plus, get cost-free backend bandwidth, high-speed private options, public and private ports, fast data ingesting, hands-off peering, and geo-redundant spreads.

servers

Physical and virtual server provisioning in one place

Launch IBM Bare Metal and Cloud Virtual Servers in the same environment over the same private VLAN for better traffic routes, less latency, and excellent interoperability.

integration

Compatibility with IBM Cloud platform services

Seamlessly add additional storage, security, server software, GPUs, disaster recovery, or integrate Watson AI, cloud-native applications, and the IoT.

partners

No vendor lock-ins

Have the freedom to use the tools you choose – Integrate with providers and partners of your choice, at your convenience.

globe

Modern, global data centers

Get up-and-running quickly across 60 IBM Cloud data centers and PoPs in 6 regions and 18 availability zones. Each data center includes one or more pods, first-rate power, on-site staff and infrastructure.

analytics

Data mining that's 3x faster

Finish large workloads including data analytics and transfers in less time and with greater throughput – Our virtual servers have proven to mine data 3x faster than the competition.

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Configuration variety

Virtual servers should suit your unique needs – This is why we offer a wide range of options including BYO capabilities, fixed configurations, single, and multi-tenant servers.

storage

Guaranteed capacity

Get public virtual servers when you need them – Reserved capacity isn't a "best-effort"– it's guaranteed, saving you time, hassle and money.