First time on the MapTiler website and wondering which map product would suit you the best? Deciding between online maps API and self-hosting of maps to save costs? Or just curious about the two MapTiler flagship products? Read along and find out what differences there are between MapTiler Cloud and MapTiler Data.
Choosing the most fitting solution always highly depends on the use-case specifics. If you are not sure about the right product for you, do not hesitate to contact our Sales team that is ready to help you with the decision.
MapTiler Cloud is a hosting service providing online digital maps for web and mobile developers. You can customize the maps, upload or create your own geodata and publish them online. MapTiler is taking care of the infrastructure behind, so you don’t need to worry about any server setup.
There are three types of plans to purchase: Flex, Unlimited and Custom. FLEX is the basic plan to start with or one for the smaller businesses. UNLIMITED is the standard for growing businesses. CUSTOM is the best choice for use-cases with high traffic. For more details, please check https://www.maptiler.com/cloud/plans/.
MapTiler Data is global ready-to-use geographic data available for you to download and self-host. They are processed and packed, available as vector or raster tiles and in GIS formats. You can serve the data yourself from your own machine, behind firewalls or without the internet connection with MapTiler Server that is included in every MapTiler Data package.
There are three types of packages to purchase: Basic, Business and Partner. BASIC is meant to be used for use-cases where you target natural persons only. With BUSINESS, your products can target one other legal entity (company or institution) or you can use it internally. PARTNER allows you to target a number of legal entities. More details are available at https://www.maptiler.com/data/package/.
Not yet sure which one would be better for your project? Check the comparison tables below to find out about the features and datasets included, implementation options and costs involved.
For the cost comparison, we adopted different use-case examples to demonstrate how the pricing can vary. Even though your particular case might be different, you can use this as a ballpark figure and basis for your decision. For the exact price or a discount, contact our Sales team.
MapTiler Cloud cost
MapTiler Data cost
public store locator map on your own website
mobile app for another business client
generating 3M requests/month
asset tracking tool used by 5 logistics companies
geoportal service for 20 government branches
*example price which may differ case by case, volume discounts available
MapTiler Cloud and MapTiler Data are the two products that our customers hesitate between very often. MapTiler Cloud provides online maps for web and mobile, whereas MapTiler Data offers you maps for self-hosting on private networks. This article provides you with a summary of the main differences and a price comparison between the two. Please note that the costs highly depend on your use-case specifics. To get the most suitable price offer, always contact email@example.com.