Dedicated server hosting overview

High-confidence dedicated server hosting

Dedicated server hosting from IBM provides total isolation, control and security for your heavy, mission-critical workloads. Our private bare metal server environment offers maximum customization and performance with a wide range of configuration options, Intel and AMD CPU architectures, versatile storage and more. Unlike other providers, IBM Cloud® offers dedicated server hosting locations across more than 60 data centers and 19 countries.

Dedicated server hosting benefits

Customize it your way

Our dedicated server hosting offers a variety of top-end Intel and AMD performance CPUs for IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers. Plus, BYO capabilities, versatile storage, extensive memory and more.

Rely on our global network

The closer the data is to your users, the fewer hassles you’ll run into with latency, security and timely service delivery. With IBM Cloud dedicated server hosting, you choose from a global network of scattered data centers and POP locations.

Use the newest technologies — always

You can provision dedicated server hosting for SAP HANA/SAP NetWeaver and other certified workloads and add the latest NVIDIA Tesla GPUs for HPC needs.

Get competitive, transparent pricing

We recently lowered our dedicated hosting prices on IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers on average by 17% across the board. We also included 20 TB of cost-free bandwidth.* Choose from hourly, monthly and reserved billing at prices set for smarter cloud cost management.

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Key features of dedicated server hosting

More than 11 million configurations

Choose single, dual or quad processors with the most-recent Intel or AMD technologies. Select the speed, RAM, storage OS and more. Or choose preset, dedicated server hosting for faster provisioning.

No hypervisor layer

Gain more control over your dedicated server hosting environment with direct route access. IBM Cloud® Bare Metal Servers are physical, dedicated and private compute servers that deliver the essential functionality you need.

Up to 96 cores

Solve compute-intensive tasks in less time. Support more modern dedicated hosting workloads and containerized services with up to 96 cores per platform.

On-demand provisioning

Get monthly dedicated servers online in two to four hours. Hourly dedicated servers can be up and running within 30 minutes.


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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.