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.