Explore examples and customize.

Explore examples and customize.

Explore examples and customize.

Explore examples and customize.

Explore examples and customize.

Customization options

Build your bare metal to spec on IBM Cloud®

  • Choice of single, dual, quad or octo processor
  • Choice of Intel Xeon and AMD EPYC CPUs
  • Multiple SAP and VMware-certified solutions
  • NVIDIA Tesla GPU options
  • Up to 224 cores
  • Up to 12 TB of RAM
  • Up to 24 storage drives
  • Configurable storage disks and RAID volumes

OS and image options
CentOS, Citrix, Debian, FreeBSD, Microsoft, OSNEXUS, No OS, Red Hat, Ubuntu, VMware

Location options
50-plus IBM Cloud data centers across 9 regions and 27 availability zones

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Calculate your initial cost →

Choose 1-year or 3-year contracts

Started with monthly pricing and want to modify? Now you can.

Server billing options

Competitive pricing, billing options on our classic infrastructure

Hourly bare metal servers

Starting at USD 0.47/hr
Hourly dedicated servers on our classic infrastructure are ready in 30 minutes. Buy bandwidth by the gigabyte.

Monthly bare metal servers

Starting at USD 162/mo
Monthly dedicated servers on our classic infrastructure are ready in 4 hours. 20 TB outbound bandwidth included.

Contract-term billing

1-year or 3-year contract
Lock in and save on our classic infrastructure in the global data center you choose. Convert your eligible monthly bare metal servers to a 1-year or 3-year contract.

Infrastructure features


Global, modern data centers

Put your data close to your users, wherever they are.

High bandwidth, 20 TB free

Improved efficiency and flexibility with 25 GbE port speeds

No-charge back-end bandwidth

Private network inbound bandwidth unlimited, not charged

Outbound bandwidth packages

US, CA, EU: USD 1,500/mo unmetered, USD 0.09/GB overage

Plug into more network services

Improving uptime, reducing latency — IBM Cloud® Direct Link

Network redundancy

A primary and secondary network port for networking failover


Customize based on your needs

NVIDIA GPUs, Intel Xeon, AMD EPYC for performance and budget

Customizable server types

Single, dual, quad, octo processors: up to 224 cores, 12 TB of RAM


NVIDIA T4 Graphics Card for some servers as low as USD 819/mo

Operating systems and images

Wide range of OSes and images to choose from or upload own OS

Contract-term bare metal servers

Low-price lock-in option for 1-yr or 3-yr contract terms


Attached storage options

NetApp solutions: block, file and object storage from IBM Cloud

Intel Optane SSD

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X available for some bare metal

Order NVMe SSD drives

Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSDs for high performance, low latency

Get started with IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

Start building your bare metal server now and get the IaaS horsepower you need.


* 20 TB bandwidth included in US, Canada and EU data centers; 5 TB bandwidth included in all other data centers. New prices and offers may not be combined with any other current or future discounts.

** Promotions valid on new orders only, through December 31, 2022, or while supplies last. These promotions cannot be combined other promotions or offers. The “USD 500 Off 8260 promotion” is applicable to 4-drive IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers featuring Intel®  Xeon® 8260 processors, and is open to all operating systems across all IBM Cloud Data Centers. The “50% off 10 Gbps uplinks promotion” is applicable for any IBM Cloud Bare Metal Server featuring Intel(r) Xeon(r) Processors, is open to all operating systems, and excludes Amsterdam 01, San Jose 01, Singapore 01, Wash 01, DAL 05, DAL 06, and Hong Kong 01 IBM Cloud Data Centers.