Cloud.ca Competitive Comparison

Owned and Operated by Canadians
API Access to Network, Storage, Compute
Full HA Design per Zone
Enterprise ADC (Load balancer)
Simple and flexible utility pricing
Object Storage Service
Cloud Block Storage with Provisioned IOPS
Storage price per GB SSD (network block)
Storage price per GB object
Data transfer
Integrated private zones available
Private high speed connectivity supported
Native Cloud Architecture?
Issues
0.50 (5 IOPS/GB)
0.1
0 / 0.10

Canadian dollar advantage!

SoftLayer
Limited
N/A
Optional
0.10 + 0.12/IOPS
0.04
0.10
Not integrated
Direct Link
Require manual VLAN configurations

Server and VPS hosting not true cloud compute

No PIOPS guarantee
AWS
Optional
0.1250 + 0.065/PIOPS
0.03
0.12
Direct Connect
Reliability is the responsibility of the application

Lots of underlying SPOFs

Noisy neighbours

Risk of lock-in
CenturyLinkCloud
0.5
0.15
0.05
Cloud Direct Connect
No PIOPS
iWeb
Limited
?
X
?
?
?
?
Not integrated
Peer1
?
?
?
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?
?
Not integrated