Hello Storj Community,
We want to keep you in the loop with an important update regarding our free tier storage for new accounts. Starting from April 3rd, 2023, the free tier limit for new accounts will be set at 25 GB storage and 25 GB egress. This change will not affect existing accounts created before the switchover date, which will continue at the 150 GB free tier limit. We have prepared a FAQ section below to address some of the most common questions regarding this change.
Why are you changing the free tier limit for new accounts?
As Storj continues to grow and evolve, we need to ensure the sustainability of our platform. This change will help us maintain the quality of our services, reduce abuse, and continue providing a reliable, high-performance decentralized cloud storage solution for new and existing users.
When will this change take effect?
The new 25 GB free tier limit will apply to accounts created on or after April 3rd, 2023.
Will this change affect existing accounts?
No, this change will not affect existing accounts created before April 3rd, 2023. These accounts will continue at the 150 GB free tier limit.
What are the pricing options for new users who need more than 25 GB of storage and/or egress?
For new users who require more storage than the 25 GB free tier limit, they can upgrade to a Pro Account. You can find more details about our pricing at https://www.storj.io/pricing.
Will this change impact the performance or features available to free tier users?
No, the performance and features available to free tier users, both new and existing, remain unchanged. This update only affects the amount of storage and egress included in the free tier for new accounts.
What are the limits of the new free tier?
See our documentation for the details of the new free tier. Usage Limits - Storj DCS Docs
Will there be any further changes to the free tier in the future?
We will continue to evaluate the free tier after this change and make adjustments as needed to maintain the quality of our services going forward.
We appreciate your understanding and continued support as we implement this change to ensure the continued growth and improvement of Storj. If you have any further questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out here on the forum.
Thank you for being a part of the Storj Community.
Best regards, The Storj Team