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Bandwidth allocation

Bandwidth refers to the quantity of data that can be transmitted to and from your server within a monthly billing cycle. It is reset at the start of each monthly billing cycle for your server. In the event that you exceed the allocated bandwidth, your server will be automatically limited. However, if this is an incidental occurrence, we [...]

Choosing a Virtual Private Server

If your website is experiencing rapid growth on a shared hosting account, it's time to consider a Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting option. Unlike shared hosting environments, a VPS provides the flexibility and resources your site needs to handle sudden high traffic. With a VPS, you have dedicated resources at your disposal, ensuring [...]

Comparing VPS hosting to other hosting types

Virtual Private Server hosting can be considered a smart option between shared web hosting, and a dedicated server. If a shared hosting account is not enough, and a dedicated server is too powerful or costly, then a Virtual Private Server (VPS) may be right for you. Comparing Shared Hosting to VPS hosting Shared web hosting allows [...]

Factors to consider when choosing a VPS company

A virtual private server (VPS) is an excellent hosting solution that offers both power and affordability. If you're ready to move on from a shared account, researching VPS options is a wise decision. To make the process of choosing a hosting provider easier, consider the following factors: Server uptime Look for a metered or [...]

How do I upgrade my web hosting plan or VPS?

Upgrading is made very easy with the system we have set up. To upgrade your account to another package or even downgrade for that matter, all you must do is login to our client portal and follow the instructions below: Login to the Client Area. Click on Products > Manage. Click on Product Management Actions > Resize. Choose [...]

How VpsCity Backups Work

Here at VpsCity we provide some very sophisticated backup toolsets, with weekly backups as standard and daily backups as an option. Here is a summary of how our back systems are configured and how to get the most out of them. Weekly Backups Included All VpsCity accounts are automatically backed up every week. When needed, a flat $20 [...]

Switching from Shared Hosting to VPS Hosting

The question of when should somebody switch from a Shared Hosting account to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) is one that is asked time and time again. As a result, we have decided to write an article to explain some of the benefits and true differences between a shared hosting environment, and a managed VPS environment. In the [...]

The benefits of a VPS

Seemingly out of nowhere, VPS has become the preferred hosting solution for small to medium sized businesses. VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, a solution that effectively bridges the gap between the limitations of shared hosting and the flexibility of dedicated server hosting. A VPS is created by virtualisation software which [...]

VPS Tree Trial

Will my data be secure? All our Data Centres are protected by biometric locks and 24-hour surveillance. Our product software and infrastructure is updated regularly with the latest security patches. Our network is protected by an enterprise-class firewall and all our packages include SSL encryption to keep your data safe. How long [...]

What is a Virtual Private Server (VPS)

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) as the name implies is a "Virtual" dedicated server. Virualisation and Virtualisation Layers provide many significant benefits (see "Why Choose a VPS") and has now become the preferred server deployment method in not only the hosting industry, but IT in general. Two of the many reasons for this trend is [...]

What is the difference between OpenVZ and KVM VPS Servers

Introduction If you are in the market for a VPS hosting you may have a hard time choosing between the many different platforms and options out there. Even at VpsCity we offer three different options OpenVZ, KVM and Cloud VPS hosting. Each with a different price point and unique advantages / disadvantages. The information below will [...]

Why choose a VPS

Protection / Disaster recovery. One of the greatest benefits of a VPS is the backup and restore flexibility afforded by the virtualisation technologies. Compared to a minimum 5-6 hour process of a complete rebuild / restore process on a dedicated server, your VPS can be restored in only a matter of minutes to any of the available [...]

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