How web hosting works with IBM Cloud

Web hosting with IBM Cloud™ runs on dedicated IBM Cloud bare metal servers and the high speed, global IBM Cloud Network backbone. All inbound and outbound traffic within the IBM Cloud private network is unlimited and cost-free – offered between any IBM Cloud data center worldwide.

As soon as your IBM Cloud account is created you get 24x7, cost-free access to the IBM Cloud technical support team – including ticket placement, phone calls, chat options and entry to the IBM Cloud digital support communities and blogs. Choose advanced or premium support for an additional fee for personal, technical account managers, ticket ranking and more.

Customize your web hosting server to your exact requirements with more than 11 million configurations to choose from. Quickly deploy and scale with ease. Web hosting servers with IBM Cloud are designed to get you up and online fast.

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How web hosting with IBM Cloud can help you

Clustered solutions

Specify and duplicate your identical web hosting servers to your exact requirements. Choose single, dual or quad processors with the latest Intel technologies. Select the speed, RAM, storage, OS and more. Over 11 million configurations to choose from.

Reliable content streaming

Stream large files and videos with a global, premium network designed for low latency, high bandwidth and high redundancy. Web hosting with IBM Cloud helps ensure successful NPS metrics across each of your customer types and locations.

Uncomplicated scaling

Web hosting server needs can fluctuate significantly, and quickly, depending on the client and project. Hourly IBM Cloud bare metal servers are designed for on-demand provisioning in 30 minutes or less.

All web hosting servers on IBM Cloud include these features


  • Cost-free backend bandwidth. Unlimited inbound and outbound bandwidth inside the IBM Cloud Network.
  • Cost-free inbound data transfer. Inbound bandwidth is unlimited and not charged.
  • Cost-free support. 24x7 phone or chat.
  • Transparent pricing. No hidden fees. Choose hourly or monthly billing.


  • Flexible bandwidth packages. Choose from monthly bandwidth packages starting at USD 45 per month.
  • Global deployment. Over 60 data centers and PoPs, six regions, 18 availability zones.
  • On-demand provisioning. Monthly web hosting servers in 2-4 hours, hourly web hosting servers in 30 minutes or less.
  • Extensive customization. Choose single, dual or quad processors with the latest Intel technologies. Select the speed, RAM, storage, OS and more.

Read how clients are using IBM Cloud for web hosting

Next Steps

Learn about the full range of web hosting servers on our configuration page.

USD 200 credit

Create an IBM Cloud account and get a USD 200 credit towards your web hosting platform

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*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.