What is Virtual Private Server (VPS) Hosting?
VPS stands for Virtual Private Servers. VPS Hosting utilizes a technology called Virtualization, to create an isolated server that share the hardware of a single physical server however performs like a stand-alone server where you can run your own applications, it can be rebooted independently, has its own full root access, IP's, users, memory, processes, ports, etc. It gives you all the features and functions of Dedicated server, without the additional cost.
What are the advantages of VPS Hosting?
VPS gives you the functions and features and of a managed dedicated server but without the price. You have full control of your VPS including full root access to install your own applications not viable on a shared hosting environment. VPS also gives you guaranteed resources, so no matter what, the CPU,RAM, HDD and Bandwidth allocated to your VPS package will always be available for your applications. Since a VPS is an isolated hosting environment it allows you more freedom to run scripts that aren't allowed on a shared hosting environment such as sending out a mailing list and since you get your own mail server you don't have to worry about other users blacklisting the mail server ip, it allows you to create reseller accounts if you are a reseller, and more.
What virtualization software do you use?
We use Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC).
What kind of software can I install on my VPS?
As you have full root access, you may install any compatible software on your VPS. However, any software that violates our Acceptable Usage Policy will not be allowed.
How long will it take for my server to be ready for use?
Our proprietary provisioning system gets your server ready in minutes, ensuring that you get access to your server instantly.
What kind of hardware do you use?
We use only the best - SuperMicro blade servers, Intel Xeon processors, DDR3 RAM and 7200RPM SATA drives. Our blade servers consume very little power and help us pass our cost savings to you.
Can I install cPanel or Plesk on my VPS?
Yes. We have automated installation process configured, so if you choose to buy cPanel for your VPS package, it will be automatically installed for you.
Can I upgrade between VPS plans?
Yes, you can upgrade your existing plan to a higher plan at any time.
What kind of support do you offer?
We offer Fully Managed VPS packages. For a list of items that we support, please refer to the features above