Cloud Storage Comparison - Best Providers 2021

SimpleBackups founder

Laurent Lemaire

Co-founder, SimpleBackups

September 21st, 2021

We've created a list of all major (and our preferred) providers, together with their prices using the region US-EAST-1 as reference.

If you're looking to store your data on a Cloud Storage Provider, you've got plenty of choices.

Prices are often changing and what each provider offer is different.
Once you know your needs in terms of storage/frequency of access (...), you'll easily be able to identify which provider fits you the best.

This list doesn't contain all the specificities each provider offers as we tried to summarize what most people are looking for when it comes to evaluating an Object Block Storage provider.

If you want to see any additional information in this comparison just let us know.

Object Storage Providers Comparison

NamePrice /GB/monthMin price/monthPrice/1000 requestsPrice IngressPrice EgressLinkExtra
AWS S3$0.02-$0.01$0.00$0.09/GB/month (1GB/m included) 12 first months free - 5GB free
AWS S3 - Infrequent access$0.01-$0.01$0.00
AWS Glacier$0.004-$0.03$0.00$0.01/GB
DigitalOcean Spaces$0.02$5 (250GB included)$0.00$0.00$0.00 Minimum 5$ - 1 TB of outbound transfer (additional $0.01/GB) - Additional storage $0.02/GB
Dropbox-$12 (5TB included)$0.00$0.00$0.00 Reference: Plan standard - Minimum $12/m
Google Cloud Storage$0.02-$0.01$0.00$0.12 Reference: Standard - 5GB free + 5000 operations
FileBase$0.01-$0.00$0.00$0.0059/GB (1TB included) Minimum $5.99/m
Azure Blob Storage$0.02-$0.0065-$0.0005$0.00n/a Reference: Hot Storage
UpCloud$0.02-$0.00$0.00$0.01 Reference 250GB plan
Vultr$0.02-$0.00$0.00$0.01/GB (1TB included)- Minimum: $5 (250gb)

last update: 20/09/2021

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