What is 'Digital Ocean', a cloud service that aims to go public?

DigitalOcean , a cloud service provider for start-ups and small businesses, has announced that it has submitted a registration statement to the US Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering (IPO) of common stock. The symbol will be 'DOCN', and the number of shares offered and the offered price are undecided.

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 25, 2021 Registration No. 333

DigitalOcean Files Registration Statement For Proposed Initial Public Offering

Founded in 2011, DigitalOcean is a cloud service that is characterized by its low price. The cheapest plan is 'memory 1GB, 1CPU, SSD 25GB, monthly transfer amount 1000GB', and the monthly fee is $ 5 (about 530 yen). It is 0.007 dollars (about 0.74 yen) per hour.



This is a combination called 'Basic Droplet'. For example, if you set the memory to 2GB, SSD to 50GB, and monthly transfer amount to 2TB from the above configuration, the price will double to 10 dollars (about 1060 yen) per month.

In addition, for the cost-oriented 'General Purpose Droplets' used for general purposes, the cheapest plan is 'memory 8GB, 2CPU, SSD25GB, monthly transfer amount 4TB' for $ 80 per month (about 8500 yen).

In addition, 'CPU-Optimized Droplets' that emphasize CPU performance, 'Memory-Optimized Droplets' that emphasize memory capacity, and 'Storage-Optimized Droplets' that emphasize storage capacity are also available.

In addition, 'Marketplace' also offers services that allow you to build various services with a single click. As staff recommendations, WordPress, OpenVPN Access Server, Docker, LAMP, Jitsi Server, etc. are listed as candidates.

DigitalOcean Marketplace


For example, in the case of 'WordPress', it looks like this, and in addition to WordPress itself, Apache, MySQL server, PHP, Fail2ban, Postfix, Certbot are included. It also shows what to do after installation.

WordPress Hosting | DigitalOcean Marketplace 1-Click App


If you look at the articles in the 'Product Update' category of the official blog, you can see that there is an article about what kind of update was done every month, and it is a company that has accumulated fine details over 10 years.


in Web Service, Posted by logc_nt