IBM Cloud Virtual Private Cloud

Define and control your own isolated space in the IBM Cloud™ with Virtual Private Cloud.


Deploy and customize flash-backed internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) block storage from 25 GB to 12,000 GB with up to 48,000 IOPS. Increase storage capacity or adjust performance in real time to quickly adapt to changes in workload demands.

Block storage features

Flexible customization

Choose predefined tiers or fine-tune your environment.

Smart and safe management

Guard against data loss during maintenance or failures.

Predictable billing

Lock in costs with no hidden fees or additional charges.

Global footprint

Provision block storage in IBM Cloud® global data centers.

IOPS provisioning options


Provision with predefined, per-GB pricing tiers up to 48k IOPS — ideal for most workloads.


Control both capacity and total IOPS per storage volume. Provision in granular increments up to 12 TB and 48k IOPS max.

Customer successes

Get started on block storage in minutes

Sign up for IBM Cloud to get started with IBM Cloud® Block Storage.