IBM Cloud Pricing Plan & Cost Guide

IBM Cloud

Cloud infrastructure management software

4.73/5 (22 reviews)

IBM Cloud Pricing

It is offered at free of cost. It is also available in 1-year, 3-year, monthly subscriptions and on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Please contact IBM for further pricing details.

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IBM Cloud Pricing Reviews

Pros

  • The storage capabilities are awesome. IBM put a package together for us the made it affordable for a company of our size and that benefits our clients.Sean M.Read the full review
  • I think it is very secure and i am fully confident that my data is safe.Madav D.Read the full review
  • Very positive experience. Overall good support and they always have the tools we need to accel.Sean M.Read the full review

Cons

  • In some cases it can be slow and present problems of delay to synchronize and does not have much memory.Daniela B.Read the full review
  • Issue faced in Data Transfer at the time peak hours. Troubleshoot is not easy some time its irritating.Irfan M.Read the full review
  • Some references are too big that they stuck my web browser , example try the reference of watsing discovery and se the magic.Juan Carlos G.Read the full review
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8 reviewers had the following to say about IBM Cloud's pricing:

Juan Carlos G.

Saving user experiences

Used occasionally for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-07-18
Review Source: Capterra

I was ordered to do a application with MFP watson cognitive fitures ,voice recordering and text analisys. I started with MFP wich there was almost no info except for the one on the site wich seemes outdated. After making if work i countinued with speach to text wich was easy to implement but then i started creating an orchestrator to handle all the otehr logic so i used a java app deployed on the cloud with dosent take long to configure finaly integrated other services like translate, personality insigths and Tone analyser everything work fine after some configurations.

Pros
Several tools to work with cognitive human traits. lots of references and api info Several lenguage compatibility several endpoints to work with Scalabe price guide so allow you to chose what you want. No hide prices. Control panels to work with

Cons
Some references are too big that they stuck my web browser , example try the reference of watsing discovery and se the magic. When you deploy a java app and you want to se the logs you are only allowed to watch useing their web console wich is unefficent. references needs update , they never tell you that when thier eliminated user and password now there is an specific user and every endpoint just give you the password. the examples of conecions some time need some little fix up so they dont work as scratch.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Arturo C.

Watson on IBM Cloud

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-04-19
Review Source: Capterra

It was good, is a nice tool.

Pros
IBM Cloud is the last Cloud service to appears on the Internet. First named Softlayer. So I only use it because of Watson. I am using Natural Processing Language API. It's powerful, easy to use, and accurate.

Cons
Like every tool for AI, the algorithm has to be trained. And the people of Watson don't say that. So, when you build a solution, you have to assign time and money to train the algorithm with your own data. And those costs and process are not cheap.

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Likelihood to recommend: 6/10

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Regina D.

Bluemix is king

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-05-22
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Ibm cloud / bluemix is a premier option. It does come with a price tag, but you pay for what you get

Cons
the price tag can be a bit much depending on the size of your company. the support can also be spotty but has gotten better.

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Prateek J.

IBM Cloud: Emerging CSP in the market

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2021-07-31
Review Source: Capterra

We have used IBM Cloud bare metal servers. They're growing at a very faster rate and soon they will compete with other major players.

Pros
1. Only provider in the market that provides bare metal servers on a subscription base 2. High availability, flexibility, faster performance 3. Pricing is very flexible

Cons
1. Dashboard could have been better 2. Monitoring feature and dashboard should be improved 3. Integration with other major services are missing

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

Amazing Cloud Platform

Used occasionally for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-08-07
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
The customer service is really good and fast, and the product supports a lot of apps and languages.

Cons
The only thing is that it's quite expensive an if the company is big it gets even more expensive so that's a thing to consider

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Sean M.

IBM Usage

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2021-04-30
Review Source: Capterra

Very positive experience. Overall good support and they always have the tools we need to accel.

Pros
The storage capabilities are awesome. IBM put a package together for us the made it affordable for a company of our size and that benefits our clients.

Cons
The one downside is the IBM keeps a copy of all things stored in the cloud. If we delete something on our end from a client, IBM still keeps a copy.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Irfan M.

Lord of Cloud Computing.

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2021-02-12
Review Source: Capterra

Amazing experience, more than expectations, (due to large no of servers we facing issues in data management and data security. after moving on IBM Cloud we are relax and increasing our productivity.)

Pros
Support small and Large Business Organization. Easy Deployment One Window Solution Central Management.

Cons
- Issue faced in Data Transfer at the time peak hours. - Troubleshoot is not easy some time its irritating. - Cost.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Mithila P.

Great SaaS option

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2021-01-07
Review Source: Capterra

With having no infrastructure cost and running all the services we required 24/7 is one of the main advantage we are having right now.

Pros
Easy integration with any existing system and after purchasing easy to start working with immediately. Also love the automatic scaling option depend on the workload.

Cons
Cost can be increasing quickly as the workload increases. Working on self signed certificates is also one of the issue I had for different systems.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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