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Vercel ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Frontend-focused cloud provider

Vercel is a cloud platform focused on frontend development. It was originally founded in 2015 as ZEIT by Guillermo Rauch, with the aim of making it easy for frontend developers to launch a web app without worrying about infrastructure.

What makes it stand out is its focus on developer experience and performance. You can hook up a Git repo and quickly get a global CDN distribution, free SSL, serverless functions, and automated deploys.

Example customers include Box, Runway, Sonos, eBay, The Washington Post. Read their case studies.

What's good about Vercel

  • Superb developer experience, from git push to deployed globally in seconds
  • First class support for Next.js and other frontend frameworks
  • Great API to issue custom domains for SaaS projects
  • Very active community and plenty of learning resources

What does Vercel do?

Here are some of the managed services that Vercel offers:

Vercel's Pricing

Vercel offers a mixed billing model: you subscribe to a specific plan and then pay for any resources you consume each month.

There are three plans available, including a free tier available which is generous enough to host smaller projects:

  • Hobby: $0/mo
  • Pro: $20/user/mo
  • Enterprise: custom pricing

In addition to that, you pay for the resources you consume each month (eg. bandwidth, serverless functions, image optimizations).

Below are some example configurations and their estimated cost:

Example configuration Estimated cost
Managed PostgreSQL $151.38 / mo 1440h compute, 50 GB storage, 10 GB read/mo 5 GB write/mo
Managed Redisยฎ* $90.72 / mo 10 req/s @ $0.35 per 100k reqs
Serverless 25M Executions $108.75 / mo 25M invocations, 512 MB RAM, 150 ms duration
Free egress allowance 100 GB - 1 TB, depends on plan
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $150.00 $0.15 / GB from edge

You can find Vercel's latest pricing here.

Note: Our pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Where are Vercel's data centers located?

Based on our records, Vercel has at least 18 data center locations around the world:

Slug Country Location
syd1 Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Sydney
gru1 Brazil ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Sรฃo Paulo
cdg1 France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Paris
fra1 Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Frankfurt
hkg1 Hong Kong ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong
bom1 India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mumbai
dub1 Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin
hnd1 Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Tokyo
kix1 Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Osaka
sin1 Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore
cpt1 South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Cape Town
icn1 South Korea ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Seoul
arn1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Stockholm
lhr1 United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง London
cle1 United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Cleveland
iad1 United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Washington, D.C.
pdx1 United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Portland
sfo1 United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ San Francisco

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Our data for Vercel was last updated on April 8, 2024.