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Hivelocity has been providing different types of web hosting since 2001 to customers from over 100 countries. Today Hivelocity specializes in dedicated servers both unmanaged and managed, while also offering public and private cloud hosting, collocation, and reseller plans. In the past Hivelocity has won awards for having the best windows and linux dedicated hosting. Continue reading to learn more about Hivelocity’s dedicated hosting.visit Hivelocity website
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Hivelocity’s plans include a 99.9% uptime guarantee. Their data center was recently upgraded and is now equipped with a new diesel generator, UPS, redundant CRAC (computer room air conditioning), and battery power guaranteeing a 99.9% uptime. Their facility utilizes redundant Tier 1 carriers and has the capacity for more than 100 Gbps bandwidth routed through BGP4 and FCP optimization to enable a faster and smoother connection. An administrative team is present 24/7 to monitor and keep the equipment secure. The company features photos and a video tour of their data center online.
Hivelocity boasts around the clock (24/7/365) customer support with live representatives via phone, live chat, and trouble ticket service. Their support also consists of a knowledge base, video tutorials, frequently asked questions, a library of downloadable manual for quick answers, and forums which are answered by billing, management, sales and technical teams. The company guarantees that there will always be a representative to answer questions immediately online.
The cheapest hosting available is Hivelocity’s Public cloud which runs from $59/month and up. It’s possible to receive 1, 2, or 3 months worth of free service if you choose to prepay for 3, 6, or 12 months of service. Their dedicated servers are as inexpensive as $99/month for a 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 with 2GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, 3 TB bandwidth, and up to 6 IP addresses. Hivelocity’s higher-end servers can be as expensive as $999/month. For much larger businesses wanting a full network of resources, they can opt for Hivelocity’s managed private cloud which starts from $599/month. Additional costs are added for a Windows server, database, control panel, virtualization, backup, and MSSQL. For customers that prefer managed servers, there are 4 classes of managed hosting (Silver, Gold, Platinum, Titanium) with costs ranging from $30-$199/month.
Hivelocity offers a variety of Intel-based technology including the ATOM, Core 2 Quad, Sandy Bridge and the Xeon series. Users have a choice of a 2003 or 2008 Windows server or numerous versions (ubuntu, redhat, CentOS, debian, fedora, FreeBSD) of the Linux operating system. While they provide the most popular control panels like cPanel and Plesk, customers can also choose to use Direct Admin, Enkompass, ProxMox, H-Sphere, Website Panel, and Webmin. The company also utilizes virtualization software such as Virtuozzo and VMWare.
Intel Atom, Intel Core 2 Quad, Intel Sandy Bridge, Intel Xeon Westmere
CentOS, Unbuntu, Esxi, RedHat, Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD. All are free except for RedHat which costs an additional $20/month
2003 Standard, Web, Datacenter, Enterprise, and 2008 Datacenter R2 and Enterprise R2
Microsoft Database Platforms
MSSQL Standard, Web, and Workgroup 2008 and 2005 available for purchase. No database included.
cPanel, Parallels Plesk Panels, Direct Admin, Hosting Controller, Parallels, H-sphere, Webmin
Parallels Virtuozzo, license for 1-200 containers/month
Types of Servers
Dynamic, Dedicated, Managed servers available. Users can differentiate by color code on website. Servers come with 5 IP Addresses.
Up to 12 GB RAM, 250 GB-1 TB HDD, Bandwidth 10 TB, 100 Mbps Unmetered RAID 0-10