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Free
  • 100 peak connections
  • 100 peak channels
  • 3m monthly messages
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Pay for what you use

Starts at $19.99 / month

  • $12.50 per thousand peak connections or channels
  • $1.25 per million messages
  • Volume discounts apply
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Flexibility & Support

Starts at $349.99 / month

  • Prioritised support in UK working hours
  • 1 hour target support response time
  • Dedicated customer success manager
  • US-only/EU-only data storage
  • HIPAA compliance
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Tailored package
  • 24/7 support, 365 days a year
  • 15 minute target support response time
  • Configurable burstable capacity
  • Tailored packages
  • Enterprise-only features like Reactor Firehose
  • Active Traffic Management
  • Consultative review of architecture
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Fixed monthly pricing
N/A. No. If usage exceeds the prepaid quota overages will be charged at the standard rate. No. If usage exceeds the prepaid quota overages will be charged at the standard rate. Yes, available with burst protection wherein Ably will absorb the cost of overages.
Configurable quota
No. Fixed monthly quota of up to 3 million messages, 100 peak connections and 100 peak channels. Yes, you can configure how many messages, connections and channels you need. Yes, you can configure how many messages, connections and channels you need. Yes, we tailor a package for you.
Pre-configured hard limits
Yes. All requests beyond the free quota will be automatically rejected by the platform. Yes. 2.5x the prepaid quota, which is adjustable throughout the month. Yes. 2.5x the prepaid quota, which is adjustable throughout the month. No, all your limits are customizable.
Customization of service
No No No Yes. You can customize all aspects of the service such as max message size, message storage duration, max members present on a channel.
Support channels
Access to Ably’s engineers is indirect.
General customer support via live chat. Technical issue support only via ticketing system.
Access to Ably’s engineers is indirect.
General customer support via live chat. Technical issue support only via ticketing system.
Access to Ably’s engineers is indirect.
General customer support via live chat. Technical issue support only via ticketing system.
Technical issue resolution via live chat, ticketing system and over the phone.
All Business support channels are available to Enterprise customers.
A private Slack channel monitored by Ably’s core engineering team can be negotiated.
Support Hours
During London, UK business hours (9.00am-6.00pm) excl. national holidays. During London, UK business hours (9.00am-6.00pm) excl. national holidays. During London, UK business hours (9.00am-6.00pm) excl. national holidays. 24/7 and 365 days a year.
Technical issue response times
Target of 24 business hours. Target of 24 business hours. Guaranteed within 2 business hours with a target of 1 business hour. Guaranteed within 1 hour with a target of 15 minutes.
Critical issue escalation
None. None. None. If negotiated. Incident escalation to on call 2nd line engineers via pager facility.
Technical consultations
None. Basic guidance offered with links to relevant Ably documentation. None. Basic guidance offered with links to relevant Ably documentation. None. Contextual guidance based on use-case. Yes. Full architectural review and guidance based on specific use-case.
Operational support
None. None. None. Option for dedicated and isolated clusters, including live monitoring during critical events with a guaranteed response time of 5 minutes.
Custom technical issue resolution
None. Only customer-wide issues will be prioritised. None. Only customer-wide issues will be prioritised. Some. Best effort customer specific issue resolution. Yes. Customer-specific technical issues will be resolved.
Active traffic management and dedicated clusters
None. None. None. Yes. Dedicated clusters are supported. Additionally, we will proactively monitor your service and manually reroute traffic to minimize the impact of DoS attacks, regional failures and 'noise neighbours'.
Ably has helped Quintype drastically reduce the human and infrastructure costs of maintaining real time infrastructure. We easily moved from a primus/node.js/websocket backend to using ably to push updates to your customers. Ably’s presence and channels APIs are extremely easy to work with, and ensure that messages go to the right users, in a cost effective way.

Tejas Dinkar

VP of Engineering / Quintype

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