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Feature Scorecard Summary

Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime (56)
Dynamic scaling (53)
Elastic load balancing (43)
Pre-configured templates (48)
Monitoring tools (56)
Pre-defined machine images (55)
Operating system support (60)
Security controls (54)

What is IBM Cloud Virtual Servers?

IBM Cloud virtual server environments deliver cloud-native solutions that work across public, private and hybrid deployments. Boasting cost-savings, control, and visibility that is needed with a variety of flexible provisioning and pricing options, including single and multi-tenant environments, hourly and monthly pricing, reserved capacity terms and spot billing. Its elastic infrastructure, globally distributed data centers and premium services aim to bring data to life no matter where it resides.

Smart provisioning
Customize with a variety of virtual server instances and billing options. Rapidly scale up or down, on-demand. Stay open with no vendor lock-ins, and reply on complete integration with new and traditional architectures.

Highly distributed
Access a globally distributed network of modern data centers with built in high-availability and security, inbound public bandwidth and high-speed private network options, public and private network ports, fast data ingest offerings, geographically redundant DNS, and dual-stack IP capabilities.

Advanced essentials
Build blended hybrid environments with predictability and confidence. Create new solutions that interact with existing infrastructure and applications. Access a variety of network choices and powerful AI solutions designed to put data to work.

IBM Cloud Virtual Servers Features

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Features

Has featureService-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Has featureDynamic scaling
Has featureElastic load balancing
Has featurePre-configured templates
Has featureMonitoring tools
Has featurePre-defined machine images
Has featureOperating system support
Has featureSecurity controls
Additional Features
Has featureRemote management
Has featureVirtual GPU support
Has featureSuspend billing
Has featureFlexible instance options
Has featureSpot pricing
Has featurePlacement groups for high-availability

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IBM Cloud Virtual Servers Integrations

VMware ESXi, VMware vSphere on IBM Cloud, McAfee Total Protection, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Veeam Backup & Replication, FreeBSD, NetApp ONTAP Select, CENT OS, CloudLinux, Debian, Microsoft, Red Had, Ubuntu, Vyatta Virtual Router Appliance, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, Virtuozzo, APF Software Firewall, Microsoft Windows Firewall, Basho Riak, IBM Cloud Analytics, My SQL, Fantastico, RVSkin, Softaculous, R1Soft Server Backup Manager Enterprise, OSNEXUS QuantaStor

IBM Cloud Virtual Servers Competitors

AWS EC2 Virtual Servers, Google Compute Engine Virtual Machines, Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines

IBM Cloud Virtual Servers Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
  • Entry-level set up fee?Optional
EditionPricing DetailsTerms
IBM Cloud Public Virtual Serversstarting at $0.038per hour
IBM Cloud Dedicated Virtual Serversstarting at $0.22per hour
IBM Cloud Public Virtual Serversstarting at $25.21per month
IBM Cloud Dedicated Virtual Serversstarting at $149.00per month
IBM Cloud Transient Virtual Serversstarting at $0.01per hour
IBM Cloud Reserved Virtual Serversstarting at $0.02per hour
IBM Cloud Reserved Virtual Serversstarting at $13.27per month

IBM Cloud virtual servers include 250 GB of outbound public bandwidth, unmetered inbound public bandwidth, and unmetered private and management network bandwidth.

IBM Cloud Virtual Servers Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Live Chat
Social Media
Video Tutorials / Webinar

IBM Cloud Virtual Servers Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, CENTOS/Linux, Debian GNU/Linux, Red Hat/Linux, Ubuntu/Linux
Mobile Application:Mobile Web

Frequently Asked Questions

What is IBM Cloud Virtual Servers?

IBM Cloud Virtual Servers are customizable, public or private, cloud-based servers available from IBM. User can launch applications and software across blended, hybrid environments as the servers integrate with all cloud models.

What is IBM Cloud Virtual Servers's best feature?

Reviewers rate Operating system support highest, with a score of 8.9.

Who uses IBM Cloud Virtual Servers?

The most common users of IBM Cloud Virtual Servers are from Small Businesses and the Information Technology & Services industry.