Virtual Private Servers
Virtual Private Servers are the perfect solution for advanced websites, using apps and programs that require increased flexibility, power and control, without the cost of a Dedicated Server. Our Virtual Private Servers are ideal for web designers, developers, small businesses and agencies demanding cutting edge VPS technology at a great price. Our Virtual Private Servers come with a FREE online control panel to enable you to administer your sever with ease. View a demonstration of the control panel here.
All our VPS servers use the latest Dell and Intel hardware for maximum performance and uptime and come with full root access as standard for maximum control and flexibility.
Why Choose A VPS?
A VPS offers complete flexibility and resource management. Downgrade and upgrade your VPS at will depending on your requirements, without any loss of uptime.
Virtual Private Servers can be used for much more than just web hosting. Additional uses include gaming server, file server, database server, email server and development server.
All VPS come with full administrative access, including root access, allowing webmasters to install their own custom software.
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is the most cost effective way to host multiple websites from one account, without the cost of running your own standalone Dedicated Server.
Virtual Servers are ideal for web designers, developers, small businesses and agencies demanding cutting edge VPS technology at a great price.
UK VPS Hosting Features
As well as fantastic technical specifications, our UK VPS come with these great features:
No overcrowding. We never overcrowd a server or over sell any resources, which means you get exactly what you have paid for, and no less. No matter what is being run on the server, our virtualisation technology makes sure the “private” in “virtual private server” means something.
Online control panel. Take control of your VPS with remote switch off/restart, uptime monitoring, bandwidth charts, server status, and more. Add Plesk or cPanel to your VPS for even more flexibility and functionality.
Multiple websites. Host multiple websites with your own VPS, and using cPanel or Plesk allocate resources on a website by website basis.
Dell and Intel inside. All our VPS are genuine Dell Servers built specifically for virtualisation. This ensures you get the best possible performance from your VPS all day, every day.
More than web hosting. Use your VPS for more than hosting your website files, or to complement existing resources. A VPS is a great choice as a gaming, database, file, video, FTP, mail, anything you can think of server.
What can I use my VPS for? Absolutely anything you like, provided it is legal. VPS are suitable to be used as webservers, games servers, FTP servers, mail servers, database servers, etc.
Is there any contract? There are no contracts with our VPS, you can cancel at any time.
What is your SLA? Our SLA is 99.99%.
How long will my VPS take to set up? Your VPS will come online immediately; it will be accessible as soon as your operating system finishes installing. We pre-provision VPS to minimise your wait.
What type of hardware do you use? We use the latest generation of Dell PowerEdge r7xx series servers, optimised for virtualisation, to provide a stable platform. Each physical server has 8 x 10k SAS disks for primary storage, in a RAID-10 array, to provide full storage redundancy and high-speed access to data, and a top-end PERC RAID card with battery-backed cache to ensure the integrity of your data and no storage bottlenecks. We use flash memory for the boot volume, to ensure fast booting and to minimize downtime during upgrades. Each physical server has 16 Intel Xeon cores, designed for heavy server workloads, and 192GB of RAM to accommodate the present and future memory needs of each virtual server.
How many IPs do I get? Each VPS comes with one free IP address. Additional IPs can be ordered at an additional monthly cost.
How long will an upgrade take? Upgrades occur immediately. If your disk is being upgraded, a reboot will be necessary.
What if I want to change my OS? You can request a rebuild to an alternative OS from the VPS control panel, this will begin immediately.
How do upgrades work? Upgrades are applied immediately, but your VPS will need to be rebooted for them to take effect.
Can I downgrade my VPS if my requirements change? Yes, everything except disk allocation can be downgraded, and only require a reboot. To downgrade disk allocation, your VPS will need to be rebuilt.