IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage

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IBM Cloud Object Storage

Overview

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Popular Features

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Security controls (121)

8.7
87%

Dynamic scaling (117)

8.4
84%

Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime (115)

8.3
83%

Monitoring tools (115)

7.9
79%

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Pricing

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Lite Plan

Free

Cloud
Up to 25 GB/mo. For all terms go to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/object-storage

Standard Plan

There is no minimum fee, pay only for what you use

Cloud
For pricing and all terms go to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/object-storage

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Features Scorecard

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

8.2
82%

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.

Features

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

Setting upCreating Storage BucketsAccess ManagementCreate, Add and Manage Storage BucketsUpload DataUsage Details

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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Rashma Peniza | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Increases overall productivity by reducing the time it takes to transfer and store data. Customers are able to drag, drop, and upload files and folders. Transfer speeds are faster than HTTP, so data transfer is infinite. Overcomes limitations of TCP transfer to improve performance under most conditions. Upload any amount of data ingress at extremely no cost.
MAURICIO CORRAL RIERA | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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The simple perception of achieving readings of millions of data records of various kinds as an input source for analysis is a sufficient sample to be considered a high-performance tool. Highly competitive in the market and superior to the majority in different aspects. I know this is a long theme, but it's my [sincere] opinion
Frason Francis | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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An ideal solution for moving large amounts of data from your on-premises facilities to the IBM Cloud®. Increase overall productivity by reducing the time it takes to transfer and store your data. Customers can drag, drop and upload files and folders. Transfer speeds are faster than HTTP, so data will continue to transfer even if the browser closes. IBM Cloud Object Storage Aspera high-speed data transfer overcomes the limitations of TCP transfers to improve performance under most conditions. Upload any amount of data ingress at no cost. A low-cost, tiered pricing applies for downloads. Standard storage costs apply.
Enna Hagees-Henry | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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In an honest way, I am not [very] satisfied with its data transfer, and I believe that these features need a lot of improvement. This feature is not going [as] well as we expected, [and] we have to face the consequences, as we cannot effectively share data. I really want IBM to work on it and make it more powerful, like all other features.
Iqra Usman | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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No doubt, the data migration is extraordinary in IBM Cloud Object Storage and database. High-speed bandwidth [provides] sparkling speed even large sizes of files and archive data. Nowadays, quick operation is needed of every organization, even small ones, but IBM [is] doing [its] best in [the] bandwidth speed section.
Maulik Mendapara | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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IBM Aspera [uses] FASP technology to really 10x, 100x, or up to 1000x times faster data transfer. Like old technology, all are transferring data using TCP, which can have different network conditions when transferring one to another region or location. Whereas IBM Aspera uses FASP technology instead of TCP to transfer larger files really much faster as compared to the ordinary method. It fully utilizes available bandwidth, which can help to transfer datasets much faster.
Kimberly Brooke | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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The faster data transfer rates [have] enhanced faster service delivery to our customers. We have been able to get the most reliable services from this platform as there are no delays and in case of any failure there are faster recovery services. IBM Cloud Servers are very powerful and their services cannot be matched with any other company from my experience.
Qamar Abbas | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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IBM Cloud Object Storage uses IBM Aspera, which is the fastest way to share large data anywhere on global WAN. Sometimes we need to send large data in a very short time, IBM Aspera provides a fast data-moving facility using their existing IT infrastructure, as they claim to move data 100 times faster than any other tool.
Score 5 out of 10
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The ability to move data to IBM Cloud Object Storage with the natively integrated IBM Aspera is quite good and extremely helpful. As previously mentioned, it is very cost-effective, flexible, and scalable cloud storage for unstructured data. It has improved overall productivity and helped immensely with the growth by reducing the time it takes to store and transfer data.
Score 8 out of 10
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The process of transferring data is quite smooth and generally seems to operate at a fast speed. So far I haven't experienced any major loss balancing issues when transferring data, with the exception of a few glitches which may have been related to the universities internal network. My understanding/ use of IBM Aspera is limited though.