Data Security Center (DSC) supports the subscription billing method.

Billing method


Billing cycle

A billing cycle runs from the day when you activate the DSC service to the day when the service expires.

Calculation method

Subscription fee of a billable item = Unit price of the billable item × Subscription period

DSC Enterprise Edition can help you meet the requirements specified in Multi-Level Protection Scheme (MLPS) 2.0 Level 3. DSC Enterprise Edition can detect and de-identify sensitive data in addition to providing the data security lab feature.

For more information about billable items, see the Pricing section of this topic.


Billable item Specifications Enterprise Edition
Databases and MaxCompute projects 1 to 20 instances USD 400 per instance per month
21 to 50 instances USD 300 per instance per month
51 to 100 instances USD 250 per instance per month
More than 100 instances USD 200 per instance per month
Object Storage Service (OSS) storage capacity 1,000–10,000 GB USD 0.2 per GB per month
10,001–100,000 GB USD 0.15 per GB per month
100,001–500,000 GB USD 0.12 per GB per month
More than 500,000 GB USD 0.1 per GB per month
Note If you purchase database instances and OSS storage capacity for more than one year, you can enjoy a discount. For more information, visit the Product page.

Seven-day free trial

DSC provides a seven-day free trial. You can click Free Trial on the DSC product page to activate the seven-day free trial of DSC.

  • Each Alibaba Cloud account can apply for the seven-day free trial only once. When you apply for the free trial, you must log on to the Alibaba Cloud International site ( by using your Alibaba Cloud account.
  • By default, the free trial provides five databases and 1,000 GB of OSS storage capacity for you. If the specifications provided by the free trial cannot meet your business requirements, you can purchase a seven-day trial and select higher specifications for DSC as required.