Commercial Storage Partners
Running a data center is a major capital investment and organizational commitment that is not a core requirement to our mission. In fact, we see it as a liability.
Instead, we leverage reliable, cost-effective commercial services that are already doing it. In today's data storage terms, we're multi-cloud.
Our current storage partners include:
- Amazon S3 – hot tier, 2 regions, private and public files
- Backblaze B2 – hot tier, 1 region, private and public files
- The Internet Archive – hot tier, 1 region, public files only
What's the best way to keep something around for all time? Make multiple copies of it and store those copies in different places. We create multiple, redundant copies of every file in our system to mitigate against file degradation. Not only that, ...
View and Add Storage
With Permanent's endowment model, you pay for the storage you need to preserve your files as you need it, rather than paying for a monthly or yearly subscription. Learn more about how our storage fees work here. This article will walk you through ...
How Our Storage Fees Work
Our storage fees are a $10 per-gigabyte one time fee. You pay only for the storage you need and then you never pay for it again. You can add additional storage whenever you'd like, a gigabyte at a time. Because we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit ...
How much storage do I need to preserve my files?
Wondering how much storage you need to get started on Permanent.org? Here are some helpful hints for how many files you can store on Permanent.org with different amounts of storage. 1 Gigabyte 10 Gigabytes 100 Gigabytes 588 Compressed Photos 5,880 ...
How Our Endowment Works
Permanent endows your digital legacy with the financial stability of a museum, library or university to keep it permanently safe and accessible with a single one time donation. Each time a user purchases storage, we invest their one-time, ...