Space Rates

Space digital research storage pricing is designed to be as simple and easy to calculate as possible. We charge purely for disk consumed by its performance characteristics. That’s it. No I/O thresholds, quotas, caps, network traffic charges, or other hidden fees that you are probably accustomed to when dealing with non-research-oriented providers.

Achieving Orbit

Space is a collaboratively funded scarce resource, and it is in everybody’s interest to have a stable and sustained future, so commercial models generally apply.

  • Pricing is simple: you pay for what you use. Discounted rates are available to members.
  • Consumption is billed monthly, based on the high water mark for the period.
  • Prepaid ceiling pricing is available as an optional benefit from membership in Intersect.

Free return

Your data may be eligible for Merit pricing subsidy — this can be up to 100% for some grant schemes. Merit requests are made in advance at space.intersect.org.au/merit.

If your payload is data from research, considered useful for other researchers, well described by metadata and recognised as valuable by a research organisation, it’s a great candidate for launch.

Space Rates

Space alternatives are available for individual researchers, teams and groups; entire organisations and institutions; and third party organisations that want to repurpose Space. These are called Consumer, Wholesale and OEM Plans, and are offered to members and non-members at multiple price points.


Consumer Plans

AAF Authenticated bundles for individual researchers, research teams, and groups that are independent of an IT department.

*Member prices attract 40% discount

*The maximum affiliate membership discount is 20%. Actual discount depends on the terms of the membership agreement

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Product
Optimised for 
List price / TB month 
Affiliate* price / TB month
Member* price / TB month
NearSpace
High volume 
$33.33 
$26.64 
$20.00 
DeepSpace 
Archive
$50.00 
$40.00 
$30.00 
SpaceShuttle 
High performance 
$75.00 
$60.00 
$45.00 
HyperSpace 
Maximum performance
$165.00
$132.00 
$99.00 

OEM and Wholesale Plans

Digital Certificate or on-premise-authenticated bundles for IT departments of entire institutions, companies or government organisations that want to re-purpose Space and manage access independently.

*Member prices attract 40% discount

*Affiliate rates above show the maximum affiliate membership discount of 20%. Actual discount depends on the terms of the membership agreement

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Product
Optimised for 
List price / TB month
Affiliate* price / TB month
Member* price / TB month
NearSpace
High volume 
$45.00 
$36.00 
$27.00 
DeepSpace
Archive
$66.66 
$53.33 
$40.00 
SpaceShuttle
High performance 
$100.00 
$80.00 
$60.00 
InnerSpace 
On-premise security 
$125.00 
$100.00 
$75.00 
HyperSpace 
Maximum performance 
$220.00 
$176.00 
$132.00 

All prices, terms and conditions described are current as of 1st September 2016, are quoted in Australian Dollars excluding GST and are subject to change.

Learn more about Space or drop us a line to ask us anything at Space@intersect.org.au.

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