2017 Reviews

Best Cloud Servers - 2017 Reviews

Last updated Nov 6, 2017

Atlantic.net

Cloud VPS hosting and servers

  • 1GB $9.93/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

IT and Dev-Ops Managers seeking fully redundant SSD with SLA guarantees

Not for:

Simple website tools with web hosting services

GoDaddy

Small business tools for website domains, hosting, and cloud tools

  • 512MB $5/mo.
  • Free trial
Made for:

small businesses seeking website tools such as domains, hosting, and basic cloud services

Not for:

enterprise clients, those seeking extensive control of cloud services

Rackspace

Dedicated servers and infrastructure services

  • 1GB $4/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

powerful managed hosting with various managed services.

Not for:

complete cloud ecosystems, interconnected PaaS and IaaS.

1&1

Website and hosting tools with cloud options

  • 512MB 4.99/month
  • Free trial
Made for:

small business users seeking web tools with hosting options

Not for:

enterprise clients seeking servers with advanced configuration tools

SiteGround

Hosting services with tools for popular apps

  • $80 - $240 / mo
  • Monthly Contract
Made for:

companies looking for high-performance web and cloud hosting.  

Not for:

 those looking for windows server options.

HostGator

Website tools for hosting and cloud services

  • 2GB $5.95/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

Low-cost web hosting with limited management

Not for:

Customizable cloud servers or enterprise projects

DigitalOcean

Simplified cloud servers for development

  • 512MB $5/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

users seeking a simple, robust cloud server platform with high scalability

Not for:

simple website hosting tools 

Bluehost

Support for WordPress and WooCommerce. Cloud and VPS options

  • 2GB $5.95/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

users seeking various hosting services, migration tools, and integrated apps

Not for:

sophisticated cloud computing projects with custom configurations

CloudSigma

International IaaS provider with hosting and computing features

  • 1GB $14/mo.
  • Free trial
Made for:

developers seeking a robust cloud environment with PaaS capabilities

Not for:

simple website services and hosting tools

Togglebox

VPS hosting and customized cloud servers

  • 1GB $10/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

those seeking Linux cloud servers or requiring web host migration tools

Not for:

application integration with CMS tools,or simple web hosting

VPS.net

Wordpress Hosting, managed cloud and VPS servers

  • 512MB $15/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

users seeking WordPress cloud hosting, VPS, and cloud servers

Not for:

users needing various applications or simple website tools

GigeNET

Advanced cloud hosting options for VMs

  • 512MB $$22.59/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

users seeking managed cloud services and colocation

Not for:

simple web hosting or users seeking budget services

SecureRack

Virtual datacenters, dedicated servers and backup solutions

  • Quotes available
  • No free trial
Made for:

Developers or customers like large data needs with strict security requirements

Not for:

Simple cloud hosting or those seeking hosting with US-located data centers

Ubiquity Hosting

Bare Metal and cloud servers, web hosting, collocation services

  • 1GB €5/mo.
  • No free trial.
Made for:

businesses seeking infrastructure options including bare metal or cloud servers

Not for:

simple web hosting services and tools

Hyve

Enterprise-level cloud and infrastructure tools

  • Quotes available
  • No free trial
Made for:

complex users seeking a managed service for mission-critical and secure functions

Not for:

small business clients needing a simple web or cloud hosting service

ServGrid

VPS and site hosting options on the cloud

  • 512MB $9.99/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

clients seeking various VPS templates, private cloud, or cloud web hosting services

Not for:

those unfamiliar with cloud tools, simple web hosting needs

Vultr

Cloud servers for compute instances and block storage

  • 768MB $5/mo.
  • Free trial
Made for:

users seeking cloud servers for compute instances and block storage, or those needing a dedicated cloud server

Not for:

VPS services or simple website tools

Dimension Data

Cloud computing environments for developers

  • Quotes available
  • No free trial
Made for:

developers seeking cloud computing environments, hybrid cloud options

Not for:

simple web or server hosting environments and tools

Site5

Developer-friendly hosting and VPS solutions

  • Starting at $20/mo.
  • No free trial
Made for:

e-commerce and small business sites with steady traffic

Not for:

sites requiring the resources of VPS or dedicated servers

ElasticHosts

Computing provider with cloud servers, containers, and VPS features

  • Quotes available
  • Free trial
Made for:

engineers and developers needing a robust cloud environment with Linux operations

Not for:

non-technical users seeking simple hosting services and tools