Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun Intl) 1 Core 1 GB 40 GB SSD 1 TB Transfer from $4.5 per month
Alibaba Cloud post their new plans. Seems cheap due to the high price of CN2 Bandwidth. The peak bandwidth for ECS instances purchased from the General Package is 30Mbps.
1 CPU Core
1GB DDR4 Ram
40GB SSD Cloud Disk
1TB Data Transfer
$4.5 per month in Worldwide(Singapore (CN2 Direct Direct Route to China), Sydney, Frankfurt, Virginia, Silicon Valley)
$9 per month in Hong Kong(CN2 Direct Route to China)
$19 per month in Mainland China (Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Zhangjiakou)
It's a normal plan.
Some of Terms & FAQs
1.What products are included in the SSD Cloud Server plan?
Elastic Compute Service and a Data Transfer allowance are included in each SSD Cloud Server plan. The Data Transfer limit is only valid for the month of purchase and is reset each month. Outbound data transfers in excess of your plan's Data Transfer allowance are subject to overage charges. Please see additional data usage fees here.
2.Are there any restrictions on users and purchase volume?
Each account user can have no more than 30 instances running at the same time. If an individual user has multiple accounts, only one account is eligible to purchase this promotion.
3.How many Data Transfer Plan options are there?
There are three Data Transfer plans: China Mainland, Hong Kong, and Outside of China. These three plans support regions as listed below. China Mainland: Beijing, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Zhangjiakou Hong Kong: Hong Kong Outside of China: EU Central, US East, US West, Australia, and Singapore.
4.Are there any special requirements on purchasing ECS instances in Mainland China?
An ICP Filing is required for all websites hosted on ECS instances deployed within Mainland China. In order to purchase ECS instances in Mainland China, users are also required to complete real-name verification according to relevant laws and regulations in Mainland China.
5.How do I apply for an ICP Filing?
Please visit the ICP Filing Application page. Due to registration, auditing, and other requirements, the ICP Filing Application page is currently only available in Chinese characters. Support and application review services in English will be available in the future. For more information about obtaining an ICP Filing, please see ICP Filing FAQ.
Any thoughts about these plans?