Pricing details

To suit all user needs, IBM Watson® Studio has a variety of pricing plans, as well as cloud, desktop and local deployment options. Our plans give you the flexibility to build models where your data resides and deploy anywhere in a hybrid environment, helping you operationalize data science faster.

Which option is right for you?

Watson Studio Cloud

Prepare your data for data science and AI in a fully managed IBM Cloud™ environment. Best for data science teams looking to take advantage of leading open source and IM data science tools.

Features

  • Pay-as-you-go consumption with as-a-service delivery, allowing you to be up and running in seconds
  • Integrated environments for compute
  • Publish and collaborate in the cloud
  • Notebook servers and R Studio for interactivity and data visualization with Python, R, and Scala for coder data scientists
Pricing plan Features Price  
Watson Studio Cloud – Lite - for individuals looking to get started with Watson Studio 50 capacity unit hours/month included Free Start for free
Watson Studio Cloud – Standard - for individual data scientists and small teams

50 capacity unit hours/month included, then pay-as-you-go after

Full access to Watson Studio tools

USD 99/month Buy now
Watson Studio Cloud – Enterprise - for enterprise data science teams

5,000 capacity unit hours/month included, then pay-as-you-go after

Full access to Watson Studio tools

USD 6,000/ month Buy now

Watson Studio Desktop

Easy data science on your Mac or PC. All active Watson Studio Desktop subscriptions include SPSS Modeler® Premium access at no additional charge.

Features

  • Prepare, blend, explore, and model your data within minutes without coding, on your desktop
  • Popular data science tools - Python 3 Notebooks, Jython scripting, SPSS Modeler, and Data Refinery
  • Unlimited modeling without overages
  • Open source integration supports up to two weeks of offline use
  • Access to a variety of remote databases
  • Easily switch between deployment offerings with the same designs as Watson Studio Cloud and Local

Pricing plan

Features Price  
Watson Studio Desktop – for individuals wanting to build and run models on their desktop Unlimited modeling without overages

Free 30-day trial

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Watson Studio Local

Gain the productivity of visual tools and access to the latest open source data science tools, deployed behind the firewall.

Features

  • Scalable cluster deployed on your private infrastructure
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol for user management authentication
  • Easy collaboration with Projects enabeled by git
  • Notebook servers and R Studio for interactivity and data visualization with Python, R and Scala for coder data scientists
Pricing plan Features Price  
Watson Studio Local - for enterprise data science teams

Subscription and perpetual licenses available. Deployed completely in your private cloud.

Leading IBM ecosystem data science and statistics tools add-ons available.

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