Main Features of VPS.net
VPS.net offers dedicated hosting for any plan that you go for. The site will always have access to the specified amount of bandwidth, RAM and processing power, regardless of other sites being hosted by them. VPS.net employs RAID 10 storage solutions to ensure total redundancy and that your precious data is secure and safe from corruption or loss.
Elastic VPS Services
VPS.net boasts of truly elastic Virtual Private Server hosting services. As a customer, you have the option to scale up or scale down your server without worrying about wastage and costs. You pay fixed prices for flexible resources. This helps you to plan ahead, when hosting a server that may need modifications based on load.
VPS.net offers cloud servers in 17 different locations worldwide. These locations are scattered across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, India, Australia and other countries. Based on the part of the world where you wish to focus your business, you can go for a server that is closest to your target location. This will ensure that your site is speedily accessible by the target audience.
Operating System Choices
As a customer of VPS.net, you get to choose from over a hundred different operating system images, from various Linux-based distributions and Microsoft Windows-based solutions. Any image can be immediately deployed at the touch of a button. You have a choice between various operating systems such as CentOS, Ubuntu, CloudLinux, and Windows.
You can also go for pre-configured software to be deployed on your server. Known as Hosted Apps, these applications can help you take your site and business to greater heights. You can choose from Ruby on Rails (an open source-based application framework), Asterisk free software that focuses on communication services), OpenVPN (open source software for creation and management of virtual private networks), WordPress (open source-based blogging platform) and more.
Plans and Pricing
At VPS.net, you can choose between hardware- and software-based server plans. In the hardware-based plans, you can choose from a minimum of 1 node to 12 nodes. The single node plan starts as low as $20 per month, with a dedicated CPU power of 1.2GHz, 10GB storage space, 376MB RAM and a bandwidth of 1TB. With every added node, the dedicated resources increase, with the highest plan offering 14.4GHz processing power, 4512MB dedicated RAM, 120GB storage space and a bandwidth of 12TB at a price of $168.00. VPS also offers a discount of 10 % on yearly payment for all plans.
Apart from the above-mentioned plans, VPS.net offers 3 packages for users with different needs – small, medium and large. These packages include server resources and application frameworks that can help you set up your site in a matter of minutes.
- The small package, priced at $53 per month, is ideal for setting up a new site, as it provides a lot of automated features such as backups, management and so on.
- The medium package costs $135 per month and is ideal for mail hosting, web sites and CRMs, with VPS.net offering free backups in this plan.
- The large package is for bigger plans and suits almost any business need. It features fully automated backups and management and costs $348.50 per month.
VPS.net offers 24/7/365 customer support and services. Their engineers are online and available to you round the clock, via live chat, email or phone. The support personnel have the ability to remotely access your server with your permission, if needed. This can help resolve issues instantaneously, and is definitely an advantage.