Intro

When you create your own website, you upload a lot of assets - images, documents, what have you. If you are using external software like a Headless CMS, there might be a point when you reach the storage limits of your account. Below you will find a comparison of popular headless CMS with their storage quotas (if provided by the CMS vendor), available plans, and the most important thing: cost.

 

Comparision

 

1. Flotiq

Link: Flotiq

Description

Flotiq has 4 available plans:

  • Free
  • Basic
  • Pro
  • Enterprise

Users with Free accounts have

  • 2K object limits,
  • 20 object types,
  • 200MB of file quota.

For Basic Plan ($49/mo) users have

  • 25K object limits,
  • 50 object types,
  • 1GB file quota.

When you decide to join Flotiq's Pro for $449/mo you will get:

  • 200K object limit,
  • 100 object types,
  • 5GB file quota.

Enterprise plans are priced individually and have no limits in storage. 


 

 

2. Contentful

Link: Contentful Website

Description

Contentful plans are split into 3 parts:

  • Community
  • Team (Medium/Large)
  • Enterprise

For free account users, Contentful gives 750GB bandwidth with 50MB max asset size. You can have a maximum of 25000 records (content entries and assets).
Team accounts with medium/large options have 750GB with possible overages. Maximum asset size is set to 1GB with a maximum of 25000(medium team)/50000(large team) records. 
Enterprise accounts have 2TB with possible overages. Maximum asset size is also set to 1GB. Records maximum value is custom and depends on needs and requirements.

Cost

Contentful charges for Team Accounts, they have 2 plans:

  • 489$/month for Medium Teams
  • 879$/month for Large Teams

3. DatoCMS

Link: DatoCMS Website

Description

In DatoCMS user has 4 account type options:

  • Developer
  • Professional
  • Scale
  • Enterprise

File storage is set to 200MB for free users and 500GB for Professional and Scale plans. Bandwidth is set from 10GB/month for free users to 2TB for scale plan teams. Enterprise option, like in most Headless CMS depends on team needs and requirements.

Cost

DatoCMS provides a free "Developer" plan. Professional and Scale start at 199 euro/month and 399 euro/month, respectively.

4. Butter CMS

Link: ButterCMS Website

ButterCMS does not provide information about available storage and asset sizes.

 

5. Kentico

Link: Kentico Software Website

Description

Kentico is a headless CMS geared mostly towards big projects. They have 3 plans:

  • Business
  • Premium
  • Enterprise

Asset storage begins with 50GB for the Business plan and ends with at least 150GB for Enterprise.

Cost

Kentico provides a free developer account. Paid plans start at $999 for a month, and premium for $1,999. Enterprise is priced individually.

 

6. Magnolia

Link: MagnoliaCMS Website

MagnoliaCMS does not provide information about available storage and asset sizes. You can download community edition for free. Other options are available via demo request form.

 

7. Strapi

Link: Strapi Website

File Storage & Media library are included in Strapi core modules. Strapi is an open-source and self-hosted headless CMS, therefore any storage limits are set up by the instance owner.

 

8. NetlifyCMS

Link: NetlifyCMS Website

NetlifyCMS is open-source headless CMS, therefore any storage limits are set up by the instance owner. You can deploy your instance on Netlify, but you must be aware then of their bandwidth limit:

  • 100GB/month for Free accounts
  • 400GB/month for Pro accounts
  • 600GB/month for Business accounts

 

 

9. Forestry

Link: Forestry Website

Description

Forestry provides 4 plans:

  • Personal
  • Starter
  • Pro
  • Enterprise 

The user is responsible for selecting his own media storage (S3, Cloudinary, or other).

Cost

Forestry provides free accounts. Paid plans start at $29 per month and end with custom for enterprise solutions.

10. Sanity

Link: SanityCMS Website

Description

Sanity users can choose 1 from 3 plans:

  • Standard
  • Advanced
  • Enterprise

Free users get 5GB assets storage, which heavily increases for Advanced(200GB), and Enterprise(1TB) plans.

Cost

Sanity provides free(standard plan) accounts. Advanced cost starts from $199 a month, and Enterprise depends on needs and requirements.

 

11. Prismic

Link: Prismic Website

Description & Cost

Unlike other HeadlessCMS players, Prismic provides many plans for users:

Developers group:

  • Community (free)
  • Starter ($7/month) 
  • Small ($15/month)

Organization group:

  • Medium ($100/month)
  • Platinum (500$/month)
  • Enterprise(custom)

There is relevant information about storage and asset limit. As there is in their pricing table - assets are unlimited, whatever that "unlimited" means.

According to this article, the maximum image size is 10MB, and any other filetype - 100MB.