Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.
Available for a fee as part of IBM Cloud Internet Services.
|SSH Keys Setup||Yes|
|Total Number of Datacenters||6|
|Number of Datacenter Continents||4|
CPU, disk, memory, network.
|Admin REST API||Yes|
|Upgrade VPS from admin console||No|
|Mobile Friendly UI||Yes|
|Accepted Forms of Payment||Credit cards|
|Hidden CPU Model||Yes|
|Quality of Service||
In addition to features included in the VPS plan, IBM Cloud also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):
|Backups||Block storage||Object storage||Load balancer||Floating IP addresses|
|Team Management||Managed databases||Serverless||DDoS protection||Kubernetes|
For each IBM Cloud VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.
See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.
|Average Provisioning Time||Min Provisioning Time||Max Provisioning Time||Number of VPS Samples|
The Screener shows all IBM Cloud plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.
|Price per month||
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
|Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
The on-demand price for this plan is $72.72/month, which is 5% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
|Data Transfer GB||0|
Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.
Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.
Overall Score: 39
We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for IBM Cloud - cx2-2x4. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.
This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the cx2-2x4 plan with its grade and CPU type.
|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|
|Aug 22 2020||Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, IBRS)||Texas, USA||D|
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