What it can do for your business

IBM Cloudant is a fully managed JSON document DBaaS that’s optimized for data availability, durability, and mobility - perfect for fast-growing mobile & web apps. What makes Cloudant unique is its advanced indexing and ability to push data to the network edge, across multiple data centers and devices, for faster access and greater fault tolerance. It allows users to access data anytime, anywhere. Click Demo below to visit Cloudant Learning Center and see a collection of demo videos.

Distribute copies

Operates at any scale – nonstop – by distributing database read and write access out to the network edge.

Increase scale and uptime

Replicates and synchronizes readable and writable copies of data across multiple data centers or devices.

Continuously synchronize data

Pushes database access so that you can scale bigger and enable client apps to continue running offline. Uses data access control, encryption and data backup features.

Store data of any structure

Automatically stores, indexes and distributes self-describing JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) documents.

Integrate with other software

Provides flexibility to choose among IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Windows Azure – and even change platforms on demand.

Key features

  • Ensure the integrity of offline data access
  • Store your location-based data in the popular GeoJSON format
  • Do more ad hoc queries over your data
  • Analytics and data warehousing for JSON

Security and privacy in the cloud

  • IBM enables companies to scale and adapt quickly to changing business needs without compromising security, privacy or risk levels when using IBM cloud offerings.

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Available on IBM Cloud

This product is available on IBM Cloud, an open source environment that helps you quickly and easily create, deploy, and manage applications on the cloud.

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Which option is right for you?

  • Lite


    Get full functionality of Cloudant for development and evaluation, using a set amount of throughput and a 1GB max of encrypted data storage.

  • Standard


    The Standard plan offers full functionality through multiple tiers of provisioned throughput capacities as well as 20GB of encrypted data storage.

  • Dedicated Environment


    An isolated dedicated environment that uses IBM Cloud data centers to run any number of Standard plan instances. HIPAA readiness available upon request.