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Elastichosts are pioneers in the cloud hosting world with their Cloud Servers service. We offer you the ability to choose CPU, memory and disk size independently, and scale your servers instantly. See how Elastichosts compares with other cloud IaaS providers.

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Amazon EC2 Rackspace Cloud Servers 1&1 FlexiScale GoGrid Storm On Demand VPS.net VMware vCloud provider Dedicated server Traditional VPS powered by Xen Traditional VPS powered by Parallels Virtuozzo VPS powered by VMware ESXi
END-USER FUNCTIONALITY
Easy-to-use self-service web control panel No No
(complex)
No No No No No No No No No No No
FULLY FLEXIBLE SERVER SIZING
Choose CPU, memory and disk independently No No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No
(fixed packages)
No No No No
SCALABILITY
On-demand scalability No No No No No No No No No No No No No
BILLING
Per-hour billing No No No No No No No No No No No No No
CONFIGURE VMS JUST LIKE HARDWARE
Full root/administrator access No No No No No No No No No No No No No
True static IPs No No
(NAT)
No No No No No No No No No No No
All storage persistent No No
(only EBS)
No No No No No No No No No No No
VNC console during boot No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Upload and mount ISOs No No No No No No No No No No No No No
RUN ANY X86 OPERATING SYSTEM
Linux, Windows, xBSD, Solaris No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Use your own install media No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Use your own Windows licence keys (or ours) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
ADDITIONAL SERVICES
Private network VLANs No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Firewalls No No No No No No No No No No No No No
MIGRATION OPTIONS
P2V, V2V and V2P migrations No No No No No No No No No n/a No No No
Upload and download ISOs and disk images No No No No No No No No No n/a No No No
TECHNOLOGY
Hypervisor KVM Xen Xen Xen Xen Xen Xen Xen VMWare n/a Xen Virtuozzo VMWare
Encrypted data storage No No No No No No No No No n/a No No No
Clean, simple API No No
(complex)
No Unknown Unknown No Unknown Unknown Unknown No No No No
LOCATIONS
Data centre locations 2x UK, 3x US, Canada, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Sydney 3x US, Ireland, Singapore, Japan, Sydney, Sao Paulo 2x US, UK Unknown UK US US US, UK varies varies varies varies varies
RESELLER AND REFERRER PROGRAMMES
Reseller and referrer programmes No No No No No No No No varies varies varies varies varies
SUPPORT
Friendly, expert phone and e-mail support as standard No No
(premium)
No
(only large accounts)
Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown varies varies varies varies varies
SLA
100% SLA with 100x downtime credits No No No No No No No No varies varies varies varies varies

Correct at time of writing, 6 July 2011

A new approach
to hosting

Our cloud servers come
in two flavours:

Elastic Container - Linux only, automatic scaling, hassle-free infrastructure for applications that fluctuate in load.

VM - Versatile virtual machine. Any size, any spec, any operating system.