Powerful & Simple Storage

Google Cloud Storage offers developers and IT organizations durable and highly available object storage. Google created three simple product options to help you address the needs of your applications while keeping your costs low. These three product options use the same API, providing you with a simple and consistent method of access.

Low Cost & No Minimum Fees

With no minimum fee and a pay for what you use model, Google Cloud Storage capacity pricing is the most cost effective in the market. In addition, with lifecycle management Google Cloud storage allows you to reduce your costs even further by archiving your objects to Cloud Storage Nearline and through scheduled deletions.

High Performance, Durability & Availability

Store your data on Google's infrastructure with very high level of durability and availability. Google Cloud Storage stores and replicates your data allowing a high level of persistence.

Safety, Privacy, & Security

Google Cloud Storage is built with a replicated storage strategy. All data is encrypted both in-flight and at rest. The Google security model is an end-to-end process, built on over 15 years of experience.

Cloud Storage Features

A Powerful, Simple and Cost Effective Object Storage Service

Durable
Google Cloud Storage is designed for 99.999999999% durability. It stores multiple copies redundantly across multiple locations, with automatic checksums to ensure data integrity.
Available
All storage classes offer very high availability. Standard storage offers 99.9% monthly availability in its Service Level Agreement. Google Cloud Storage Nearline and DRA offer 99% monthly availability.
Scalable
Google Cloud Storage is almost infinitely scalable. Whether you're supporting a small application or building a large, multi-petabyte system, Cloud Storage can handle it.
Consistent
Guarantee that when a write succeeds, the latest copy of the object will be returned to any GET, globally (applies to PUTs new or overwritten objects and DELETEs).

“It was a huge challenge and a great achievement to get the game up and running on the web browser. Google App Engine and Google
Cloud Storage played a significant part in our success.”

- Cyril Erbin Game Producer, UBISOFT

Cloud Storage Use Cases

More than just data storage

Video Streaming
The Cloud Storage Standard storage class gives you the availability and throughput you need for video streaming. With edge caching in Google Cloud Storage, you reduce end-user latency.
Custom Data Analytics
Use Google Cloud Platform to run custom data analytics pipelines. Maintain your data in Google Cloud Storage and run your analytics with Google Compute Engine.
Archiving your Data
Cloud Storage Nearline provides cheap and easily accessible data archiving. Your archived data is immediately accessible whenever you need access to it. Alternatively, you can use a Nearline partner for backing-up and archiving your data.
Hosting a Website
Easily host and serve the static assets to your website in a Cloud Storage Standard storage bucket. Your static pages can include client-side technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Making your data work for you
With your data stored in Google Cloud Storage, you can easily run powerful tools such as Cloud Machine Learning or BigQuery on top of it.
Data Upload
Google Cloud Storage provides many ways to bring your data to the cloud. Drag-n-drop your data with the Google Cloud Platform Console, use the gsutil command-line tool, or interface with the JSON API in your preferred language.

Cloud Storage Pricing

With no minimum fee and a pay for what you use model

  At Rest Pricing Retrieval Pricing
Standard $0.026 (GB/Month) FREE
Nearline $0.01 (GB/Month) $0.01 (per GB)
Durable Reduced Availability $0.02 (GB/Month) FREE

For more detailed pricing information please view the pricing guide.