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When the team working on this website asked us to write a quick message about why we started SiteHost and why we think you should trust your hosting with us we thought it would be impossible to explain in just a few short lines.

Now we know it is. Nothing we write or show you will earn your business or your trust, that takes time. We also won’t promise you 100% uptime or that we will never make a mistake, because sometimes outages happen and can’t be avoided.

Instead, what we can say is that the whole team works hard each day to provide a better hosting experience than you can get anywhere else (that’s why we started SiteHost) and we would love the opportunity to earn your trust the proper way; slowly but surely.

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A Quick Overview

Choosing hosting can be tricky and you’ve got better things to do. Let’s cut to the chase and see if a VPS is the right fit for you.

What is a Virtual Private Server?

A VPS provides you with your very own independent virtualised server, running either Linux or Windows, allowing you to have complete control over the configuration of your system. If you want raw resources and the flexibility to do what you want with them it might be just the thing for you.

Who are they a good fit for?

The power and configurability of a VPS server is best suited to a team with an experienced sysadmin on board, and when their particular use case requires root or administrator access. We have a number of plans to cover almost every size project but a VPS is not suited to customers unfamiliar with server administration and management.

What are the important features?

  • A choice between full root access or SiteHost Managed Services for both Linux and Windows.
  • Running entirely on fast SSD drives for maximum performance, with no overselling of resources.
  • A bare bones install ready for customisation to suit your unique needs.
  • IPv4 and IPv6 support out of the box.
  • No fixed terms, no contracts.

Plans & Pricing

Choose from a range of Linux VPS or Windows VPS plans and provision a server to fit your exact requirements in two minutes.

Linux 1.5GB $30 NZD Billed Monthly
  • 1 Core
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 15GB Storage
  • 100GB Intl. Bandwidth
  • 2TB Domestic Bandwidth
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Linux 3GB $60 NZD Billed Monthly Popular
  • 2 Cores
  • 3GB RAM
  • 30GB Storage
  • 200GB Intl. Bandwidth
  • 2TB Domestic Bandwidth
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Linux 6GB $95 NZD Billed Monthly
  • 3 Cores
  • 6GB RAM
  • 45GB Storage
  • 300GB Intl. Bandwidth
  • 2TB Domestic Bandwidth
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Linux 12GB $165 NZD Billed Monthly
  • 4 Cores
  • 12GB RAM
  • 90GB Storage
  • 400GB Intl. Bandwidth
  • 2TB Domestic Bandwidth
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Linux 24GB $320 NZD Billed Monthly
  • 5 Cores
  • 24GB RAM
  • 180GB Storage
  • 500GB Intl. Bandwidth
  • 2TB Domestic Bandwidth
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Virtual Private Server Features

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Choose the OS that works for you - Linux or Windows and their respective distributions and versions are available out of the box. If you need something more specialised we can likely accommodate that as well.

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Your resources are all yours - every SiteHost VPS plan has the full plan resources allocated to it at all times. We don't oversell our resources, so what you pay for is what you get, every time.

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We choose the best hardware we can find for our servers, and we rigorously test them beforehand to ensure the best performance and stability possible. SSD storage is standard across our whole product range.

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If you do need help we're here for you, 24/7. Our team of expert engineers is based right here in New Zealand and are ready to help you through any issues you might run into as quickly as possible.

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For any important websites or applications we highly recommend our Managed Hosting. We will monitor your servers and respond to any issues around the clock, so you can focus on what matters.

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Every unmanaged VPS comes with full root or Administrator access giving you the ability to install whatever packages or applications you may need and set them up just how you like it.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need server management?

    We highly recommend opting for Server Management if your server will be hosting critical applications or websites where uptime is important. Problems arise, downtime happens. You should consider who would respond at 3AM if there's an urgent problem, especially if you don't have your own dedicated system engineers.

  • What is SSD Storage?

    This is a type of hard drive that is many times faster than old traditional spinning storage. What it means for you is that you get faster, more reliable storage that won't be a bottleneck for your website or application.

  • Do you offer a free trial?

    Yes. If you're not happy with your hosting simply cancel it within 7 days and you won't be charged. Do note however that we require a credit card to be associated with accounts on sign up.

  • Do you have a Service Level Agreement?

    We have an uptime guarantee of 99.9% across our Cloud Container, VPS and VDS platforms. We also offer comprehensive SLAs as part of our Managed Hosting. You can read more about our uptime guarantee and getting a full SLA in our knowledge base.

Options & Upgrades

A few options for those times when you need a little more or something a little different.

Upgrade Options Monthly NZD, excl. GST
check Additional Disk Space (5GB) $2.50 per 5GB
check Additional IPv4 Address $3 per IP Address
check Additional International Bandwidth 10c per GB (Bulk Options)
check Additional Shared CPU Core $30 per Core
Additional Services Price NZD, excl. GST
check Server Management From $150 per month
check Windows Server Management From $200 per month
check Managed Server Backups 50c per GB
check Backup Restores $45 per 15 minutes
check After Hours Support $180 per hour
check Systems Maintenance $25 per 15 minutes
check SQL Server Express Edition License Free
check SQL Server Web Edition License $45 per month

Not sure which product or plan to go for?

Don’t worry, that’s what we are here for. Get in touch and a member of our friendly team can help you make the right decision.

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