Transfer Appliance pricing

This document explains Transfer Appliance pricing details.

Pricing for Transfer Appliance includes the following items:

  • You pay a base fee for Transfer Appliance, which includes a certain number of free days of onsite usage.

  • Only weekdays count towards usage. The usage period starts the day after you receive Transfer Appliance. The usage period ends the day before you have Transfer Appliance picked up for return shipment.

  • If you keep the appliance for longer than the allotted free days, you incur a per-day use fee.

  • You pay the associated monthly storage and operations costs for the data in your destination bucket. For more information, see Cloud Storage Pricing.

  • You will incur operations costs, specifically Class A request charges associated with the creation of objects in your destination buckets.

Pricing tables

The tables below describes the fees associated with the different types of appliances.

Fees 7 Terabyte Transfer Appliance 40 Terabyte Transfer Appliance 300 Terabyte Transfer Appliance
Base fee $300 $300 $1800
Free days 30 10 25
Per-day use fee $10 per day $30 per day $90 per day
Shipping fee May vary based on delivery to and from your location, and carrier rates. Within the US, freight shipping typically starts around $120 round-trip from our data centers to your location. Within Europe, freight shipping starts around $350 round-trip from our data centers to your location. May vary based on delivery to and from your location, and carrier rates. Within the US, freight shipping typically starts around $180 round-trip from our data centers to your location. Within Europe, freight shipping starts around $500 round-trip from our data centers to your location. May vary based on delivery to and from your location, and carrier rates. Freight shipping typically starts around $200 round-trip from our data centers to your location. Within Europe, freight shipping starts around $550 round-trip from our data centers to your location.

Pricing examples

For a 40 TB Transfer Appliance that you keep 2 weekdays beyond the allotted usage period and that runs $200 in total shipping costs, you pay $560.

For a 300 TB Transfer Appliance that you return during the allotted usage period and that runs $300 in total shipping costs, you pay $2100.

What's next

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