IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage

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IBM Cloud Object Storage



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[IBM Cloud Object Storage] provides agile access from cloud environments such as applications and backups, security, and access from …

Good place to start

I have used it for completing the IBM AI course which helped me learn AI and computing.
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The IBM way

I am new to Cloud services and I feel the experience is very user-friendly and a lot of options are available for even a free user. So far …
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The best data storage option!!

As we work in information technology department, there is a lot of unstructured data in our organization to manage and to store it IBM …
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Very Efficient and Simple Storage Environment

We used IBM Cloud Object Storage to store large files which were based on assets such as JSON files, batches of photos, and trained …
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A great service and good value for money.

I am creating my own pipeline for some bioinformatics analysis and IBM Watson studio comes in handy when I need high computing resources …
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Popular Features

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Security controls (120)


Dynamic scaling (116)


Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime (114)


Monitoring tools (114)


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  • Free/Freemium Version
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Features Scorecard

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)


Product Details

What is IBM Cloud Object Storage?

IBM Cloud Object Storage makes it possible to store practically limitless amounts of data, simply and cost effectively. It is commonly used as storage for web sites and mobile applications, data archiving and backup, enterprise file services, and analytics. Flexible storage class tiers with a policy-based archive lets users effectively manage costs while meeting data access needs. The integrated Aspera high-speed data transfer option makes it easy to transfer data to and from Cloud Object Storage, and query-in-place functionality supports running analytics directly on users' data.


Storage classes. Effectively manage costs while meeting data access needs. Storage class tiers are available for active (Standard), cool (Vault), cold (Cold Vault) and dynamic (Flex) data

Archive. Apply an age-based archive policy to move objects from any storage class to long term, lower-cost storage

Resiliency options. Meet availability and resiliency needs. Options include Cross Region, Regional or Single Data Center

Integrated Aspera high-speed data transfer. Quickly transfer data to and from IBM Cloud Object Storage with no cost for data ingress

Query-in-place. Run analytics directly on data at rest using IBM SQL Query

Data durability. Designed for 99.999999999-percent data durability

Encryption. Leverage server-side encryption. Optionally manage encryption keys or use IBM Key Protect

Identity and Access Management. Manage access control using role-based policies

IBM Cloud Object Storage Features

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Features

  • Supported: Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
  • Supported: Dynamic scaling
  • Supported: Elastic load balancing
  • Supported: Monitoring tools
  • Supported: Security controls

Additional Features

  • Supported: Flexibe Storage Class Tiers
  • Supported: Policy-based archive
  • Supported: Integrated Aspera high-speed data transfer option
  • Supported: Query data in place
  • Supported: Access Management and Permissions
  • Supported: SDKs

IBM Cloud Object Storage Screenshots

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IBM Cloud Object Storage Video

Object storage enables you to store large amounts of data in a highly scalable manner. Whether you have a server, web application, or a back-up requirement, you can easily store your data with object storage using REST APIs.

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IBM Cloud Object Storage Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesWorldwide
Supported LanguagesEnglish, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is IBM Cloud Object Storage?

IBM Cloud Object Storage is an IBM Cloud product in the endpoint backup and IaaS categories. It is commonly used for data archiving and backup, for web and mobile applications, and as scalable, persistent storage for analytics.

What is IBM Cloud Object Storage's best feature?

Reviewers rate Security controls highest, with a score of 8.7.

Who uses IBM Cloud Object Storage?

The most common users of IBM Cloud Object Storage are from Enterprises and the Information Technology & Services industry.


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