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Why developers
choose Linode
over Google Cloud

Huge cost savings, free telephone support, and flat pricing across every data center are just some reasons why developers choose Linode over Google Cloud.

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Users rate Linode a top IaaS Platform and Easiest to Use over Google Cloud.

Get More And Pay Less With Linode

With more free bundled resources including DDoS, Cloud Firewall, VLAN, and superior price-performance, Linode gives developers more than Google Cloud.

$30 / mo

8 GB RAM | 4vCPUs | 80 GB SSD

$56.59 /mo

4 GB RAM | 2 vCPUs | 80 GB SSD

“We knew that the more we could save on our bandwidth cost and back-end services, the more profitable we would be, and Linode’s transparent pricing made finding that balance all the easier for us. Linode was hands-down the best option.”

Josh Hintze, Co-Founder, Vendoti

Simple. Affordable. Accessible.

Core Cloud Services

Everything you need to build, launch, and scale your applications.

Business Ready

The network, reliability, and support to grow your business.

Plus Free Services: DDoS Protection, VLANs, Cloud Firewall, Monitoring, Generous Transfer, 24/7 Support . . .

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for the free trial?

Use your Google or GitHub single sign-on or provide your email to create a new Linode account. A valid payment method is required to validate your identity, but we will not charge you during your trial. Promotional credits are available only to new customers who have not previously signed up for a free trial.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, and Google Pay (with an associated credit card). For additional payment options, including wire transfer, purchase orders, and ACH, please contact us. Note that when you add a card, we may send a temporary pre-authorization request to the issuing bank. This pre-authorization charge is immediately released by Linode but may take a few days to clear from your card depending on the bank.
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