Price (1 year): $91.67/mo ($1100)
Type: VPS Hosting
Features: 24/7 Live Tech Support, cPanel, Dedicated IP, Managed, Phone Support, SSD Storage, USA Based Support
CPU: 2 Cores
RAM: 4 GB
Storage: 100 GB
Bandwidth: 15 TB
Optional extras: Enterprise DDos Protection, Remote Backup, SSL Certificate.
To get this price of $91.67/mo you need to select annual billing cycles and pre pay for a year of hosting. Any shorter billing cycles and the price will be $100/mo.
The VPS plans from HostDime are rather pricey. They do come with pure SSD storage and cPanel included, as well as very high bandwidth. Each plan also comes with 2 dedicated IP addresses. Select managed or unmanaged and Linux or Windows. Note that if you choose to register a domain name with this host, you will have to pay a high premium. Right now they charge $27.99/year for a .com. 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.
The VPS plans by HostDime are expensive when comparing their amount of resources with VPS plans by other web hosts. However, they do have one positive, and that is a huge bandwidth limit of close to 15 TB monthly.
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Price (1 year): $83.33/mo ($1000)
Price (1 month): $100.00/mo
Type: Cloud Hosting, WordPress Hosting
Location: Asia, Australia, EU, India, UK, USA
Features: CDN, Daily Backups, Expert WP Support, Git, HTTP/2, Managed, Nginx Web Server, Resource Scaling, Site Cloning, SSD Storage, SSH, SSL Certificate, Staging Site, Website Migration, WP-CLI
Space: 10 GB
Max Websites: 3
Optional Extras: Cloudflare Railgun, Elasticsearch, Nginx Reverse Proxy, Redis.
You need to select yearly billing to get the listed price which includes 2 months for free.
This plan is limited to up to 100.000 monthly visitors and 3 WP installations. The included CDN is limited to 200 GB/mo. These are not hard limits, and your sites will continue to function if you exceed these numbers, it will cost extra though. $1 per 1.000 visit and $0.1 per GB CDN usage. You can also easily change into a more powerful plan, or a less powerful plan, with 1 click in your hosting dashboard.
WordPress hosted on the Google Cloud
With Kinsta you can host your WP site on lightning-fast Google data centers, all connected on their private global fiber network.
Data center location
Choose between the following 15 data centers: USA – Iowa, Oregon, South Carolina, Northern Virginia or Europe – Belgium, Germany, England, Netherlands or Asia – Singapore, India, Japan, Taiwan or Australia – Sydney or South America – Brazil or Canada.
Hosting plan features
With expert WordPress support, fast SSD storage, HTTP/2, Nginx and free CDN this plan is one of the absolute best choices for WordPress hosting. Maybe the fastest hosting of them all. The CDN is delivered by KeyCDN. Kinsta also does server-level caching and offers a custom-developed caching plugin for WordPress with auto purging when changes are made to your site.
Daily backups included is also really nice and adds even more value to this plan. With the staging area feature, you can easily create a copy of your site and test out new changes and plugins then push them to your live site with a click.
Price (1 year): $80.00/mo ($960)
Type: Cloud Hosting
Location: Asia, Canada, EU, India, UK, USA
Features: 1-Click Installer, 24/7 Live Tech Support, CloudwaysBot, Daily Backups, Git, HTTP/2, Managed, Memcached, Nginx Web Server, Resource Scaling, SFTP, Site Cloning, SSD Storage, SSH, SSL Certificate, Staging Site, Varnish Cache, Website Migration, WP-CLI
CPU: 4 Cores
RAM: 8 GB
Space: 160 GB
Bandwidth: 5 TB
Optional Extras: Email.
Top web hosting provider for the cloud
With Cloudways you can get access to the best cloud hosting companies in the world. All with easy to use interfaces and an expert support team ready to assist. Cloudways gives away free trial accounts to anyone that want to try them out. The trial lasts for 3 days, and you don't even need to enter any credit card details to try it out. It is available for all of the different cloud hosting providers they are partners with, but only for starter plans. You can quickly scale the web server after the trial though, to meet your server resource requirements.
The CloudwaysBot is a server assistant that will monitor your servers, applications, billing issues, and overall performance. You can set up the alerts and recommendations you want to receive. You also get access to two Cloudways developed WordPress plugins. One for migrating your sites there, and one plugin that is supposedly best in class when it comes to caching WordPress sites.
Daily off-site backups
You can choose how often you want to have backups generated. You can also choose how long they should be retained. It is even possible to generate backups on demand. $0.033/GB per server will be applied for off-site backup storage.
Lack of payment options
Only accepting credit and debit cards is a drawback to all the Cloudways plans unfortunately.
Cloudways expert live support
Get access to expert cloud tech support 24/7. You can also ask their live sales support any questions you might have before buying.
Scale your server as needed
There are lots of levels for scaling your server to just have the amount of resources you require. Starting at just 1 GB RAM and 1 CPU core, and going all the way up to 32 CPU cores and 192 GB RAM.
Data center locations
Choose between the following 11 data centers to host your websites and applications: USA - New York, USA - San Francisco, Canada - Toronto, Europe - London, Europe - Amsterdam, Europe - Frankfurt, Asia - Singapore, Asia / India - Banglore
Price (1 year): $112.05/mo ($1344.6)
Type: Dedicated Server
Features: 100 Mbps, cPanel, Managed, Root Access, SSD Storage
CPU: 4 Cores @ 3.4 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
Space: 240 GB
Bandwidth: 10 TB
Optional Extras: 1 Gbps, cPanel, SSD Storage, WHMCS.
Guarantees: 7 Day Money Back
To get the listed price you need to pre pay for 1 year of hosting. You could also select monthly or quarterly billing but that would increase the price a bit.
This server includes a free .website domain for 1 year and free domain whois privacy for as long as you use the Namecheap registrar service for the domain. Choose between a 240 GB SSD or a 500 GB HDD included in the price. The listed price here includes basic server management which includes customer support and restore server failure. It does not include complete management which costs $600/year, but that is only available as an option if you go for 2x or more hard drives. If you don’t go with basic server management you can save $240 off the yearly bill and still get access to customer support. You can compare the details for the different management levels at the Namecheap website, on their dedicated servers page.
You can deselect cPanel to save $300 off the yearly bill.
You can increase the monthly bandwidth limit to 20 TB or 30 TB for a fee. You can also increase the server RAM to 16 GB for an extra $144/year. The port speed can be increased from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps for a fee.
The data center is located in the USA in Phoenix, Arizona.
The 7 day money back guarantee is for first time purchases only and are not including add-ons and licenses.