To get this listed price you need to pre pay for 1 year of hosting. If you rather want monthly billing cycles the cost will be $385.00/mo.
These dedicated servers comes with Linux as default, but you could change to Windows for an additinal fee. You can upgrade and customize the servers to meet your needs. The AntiVirus is another $20/mo. cPanel/WHM is included. 100 Mbps unmetered bandwidth for an extra $50/mo. 1000 Mbps unmetered is $500/mo. Remote backup storage is $10/mo for 25 GB, but you can get up to 300 GB for $100/mo. Enterprise DDos Protection starts at $75/mo.
HostDime is a web hosting company that specializes in VPS and dedicated server hosting, with data centers located in Florida, USA. It is super secure data center with a building inside a building that is manned at all times, even under the last hurricane. They also have interesting global locations available for their VPS plans. They allow adult content on their servers.
Every dedicated server with TMDHosting comes with a free .com domain name. However there is a (currently $39.00) setup fee for deploying the server for the first time. There is no option to pay in advance with 1 year + billing cycles, the listed price is instead for monthly billing, which is the only option.
Whois privacy is $9.99/year. SiteLock Basic is $19.95/year and can help you stay clear of malicious files and malware. SpamExperts Inbound/Outbound Email Filter is $9.95 /mo, 1GBps Uplink port is $9.95/mo, BitNinja Server Security is $19.95/mo, CloudLinux OS is $14.95/mo, LiteSpeed web server is $44.95/mo, 500GB of local backup storage is also $44.95/mo.
Data center location
You can select between their Chicago, USA or Amsterdam, EU data center locations for your server.
Same price whether you pay monthly or yearly. Price is currently on sale by 25% to 33% which means you get a decent discount for your first order, so choose long length billing cycles to increase your discount!
All Hostwinds plans with cPanel have auto SSL which give all your websites https for free and automatically. The cost of upgrading to SSD drives depends on which VPS plan you choose. cPanel VPS licence costs $13/mo and that is included in our listed price to make it easier to compare with the other plans, but cPanel is actually an optional extra. Softaculous is another $2/mo. $2 per extra standard IP address. Basic server monitoring is another $5/mo. Cloud backups makes sure your data is safe and accessible and costs only $1/mo and is performed daily. WindSpeed is a one time service offered by Hostwinds which claims to be able to provide information which can be used to significantly speed up a website. Windshield is a security extra which adds a shield to your site.
Data center location
Choose between Seattle and Dallas in the USA to be your server's location.
24/7 live support
The Hostwinds support is great and sales support is really quick to respond with the chat box on the homepage of Hostwinds. For technical support requests you need to post a ticket. The support is based in the USA and is fluent in the language as well as very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.
If you need web hosting on a server in the USA then I would strongly suggest to consider a Hostwinds plan. They get good scores from me for having lots of payment options, USA based support team, long money back guarantees and the best uptime guarantees. They also allow adult content on all plans.
I would have liked to see SSD storage as in included feature at no extra cost. The possibility to scale up or down your plan (except disk space, that can't be scaled down) like in the cloud is neat. With a huge selection of 10 different VPS plans you are sure to find a plan that suits your needs.