How do I use IBM Cloud with IDrive® e2?

IBM Cloud is a leading provider of open and secure hybrid cloud computing services. You can use IDrive® e2 storage data centers with IBM Cloud data centers, as they are located in close proximity to each other. This ensures that the combination of IBM Cloud + IDrive® e2 provides you with a low-cost, high-performing, and secure compute + storage infrastructure.

IBM Cloud resources can be used to host storage and other applications that can connect to IDrive® e2. The applications hosted on IBM cloud platform can be configured to use the IDrive® e2 using an S3 interface.

IBM Cloud data centers that are close to IDrive® e2 data centers

IBM Cloud Data center IDrive® e2 Data center Latency in milliseconds
Dallas Dallas 2
Washington, DC Virginia 1.4
San Jose San Jose 2
Toronto Montreal 15
Frankfurt Frankfurt 0.8
London London 1.5
Madrid Paris 15

IDrive® e2 - Benefits and Offerings

  • 90% cheaper than AWS S3
  • No ingress and egress charges
  • No API transaction charges
  • Ransomware protection
  • Eleven 9s data durability
  • Multiple Edge locations
  • Deploy data closer to end users
  • Faster access and low latency
  • Immutable storage with object lock