Main Features of LiquidWeb
LiquidWeb offers dedicated hosting for any plan that you go for. Your site will always have complete access to the amount of bandwidth, RAM and processing power that was promised to you. The VPS servers (Storm VPS) can provide both regular as well as SSD-based storage solutions to ensure that redundancy is achieved and that your data is secured from corruption or loss.
Flexible Daily Billing
As a customer of LiquidWeb, you enjoy flexible rates. You pay only as much as you use and that translates to a lot of cost savings.
100% Network Uptime
LiquidWeb offers a service level agreement to provide your servers the guarantee of 100% uptime. This is a really unique offer and is the best in its class. Being able to stay running 100% of the time is indeed a commendable offer. Also, with LiquidWeb, as a customer, you can enjoy using unlimited domains and unlimited accounts.
Managed VPS Services
LiquidWeb offers managed VPS hosting solutions. These services include dedicated servers and you can either choose Linux or Windows operating systems. These fully managed VPS servers come in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB or 8GB setups.
LiquidWeb owns three data centers and manages them on its own. The data centers are in Michigan and Arizona and are in compliance with SSAE-16. Having a self-owned and managed data center allows them to be able to perform hardware level upgrades whenever needed, without having to rely on third parties. With sophisticated on-site security, cooling solutions and power options, their data centers are certainly some of the best available today.
Video: Tour Around LiquidWeb’s Data Centers
Operating System Choices
LiquidWeb offers the choice of both Linux and Windows platforms for you to run your server. In the fully managed plans, either CentOS (v6.2) or Windows Server 2008 (Rev2, Service Pack 1) can be chosen, and in the self-managed options, Ubuntu (11.10), Debian (v6) or ArchLinux (v 2012.03.15) can be deployed.
Plans and Pricing
As mentioned before, the Storm VPS servers from LiquidWeb come in 4 flavors: 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB. All plans come with 2TB of bandwidth transfer capacity.
- The 1GB variant employs a Storm Server with 1 CPU, 75GB disk storage and 880MB RAM. This plan is available at $50.00 per month.
- The 2GB plan comes with a Storm Server with 1 CPU, 150GB disk storage and 1750MB RAM. This plan is available at $90.00 per month.
- The 4GB variant comes with 2 CPUs, 300GB disk storage, and 3500MB RAM. This plan is available at $150.00 per month.
- The final 8GB variant offers 600GB storage with 6900MB of RAM, and 4 CPUS at a monthly price of $270.00.
It should be noted that these prices do not include any extra support, software or management fees that may be levied, based on the set up that you choose.
LiquidWeb’s Heroic Support is a fully managed service that is designed to provide comprehensive support to ensure that your servers are fully functional and sites are operating with maximum efficiency. They offer 3 levels of support: fully managed, core managed and self-managed. All three plans offer 24/7 phone, e-mail and live chat support from skilled service personnel and 100 % uptime service level agreement.
Fully managed support comes with full hardware and software management services; it comes with cPanel and third party support as well. Core managed support gives you full hardware and software support, and the self-managed plan will offer the same and only full hardware support.