A2 Hosting has been known to provide great Linux based hosting services for tons of small scale websites. Along with their basic shared hosting plans, you will be able to purchase reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated server hosting from their product line as well. A2 Hosting offers many VPS plans, both managed and unmanaged that are quite comparable and competitive with the industry. One thing that A2 Hosting VPS plans are known for is their developer friendly environment, as they support the latest in scripting, database and SSH releases.
A2 Hosting offers four unmanaged VPS plans referred to as “Basic Configuration”, “RAM Intensive”, “Storage Intensive”, and “The Crusher!”. The Basic Configuration VPS plan from A2 Hosting gives you 512MB of RAM, 10GB of storage, 200GB bandwidth and root access. The The Crusher! VPS plan has 2048MB of RAM, 50GB of space, 800GB bandwidth. You can build your VPS with however much RAM, disk space, bandwidth and CPU you want. There is no cPanel option with A2 Hosting’s unmanaged VPS plans so if you want cPanel you will have to go for one of their managed VPS plans. A2 Hosting managed VPS plans give you more control over the server with less work in maintaining it. These managed VPS servers also include much more server resources, offering your websites with optimal performance.
In an effort to offer one of the best customer support experiences for their customers, A2 Hosting gives you 24/7 technical support over the phone. For US and Canada based clients, there is a toll free number that they can call. As for international customers; they would have to call a direct number to the Michigan based A2 Hosting support center. A2 Hosting has an online knowledgebase that has answers to commonly asked questions, so that may be helpful as well. VPS hosting clients usually have a lot more questions concerning software, performance and updates; so A2 Hosting is always ready to help. For less than urgent inquiries, you could send in a ticket through your support portal.
A2 Hosting ensures to be on top of reliability and performance concerns as they work with highly trained server technicians, who manage the network 24/7. The real issue of reliability comes about when you are using a shared hosting account, as the other clients could cause slowdowns or security issues. With a VPS hosting plan, you are on your own virtual private server; so all the downtime you experience will be due to the traffic and resource used by your sites. A2 Hosting offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee, just like all the other hosting companies in the business. If for any reason, you are dissatisfied with the performance, stability or reliability of the VPS servers from A2Hosting, you can get your money back within the first thirty days of signing up.
A2 Hosting admits to the fact that they may not be the cheapest in the industry, but they do make up for it with the quality and performance of the hardware they use. A2Hosting VPS hosting plans run on the best commercial servers in the market, giving you the highest level of satisfaction. The company runs several promotions throughout the year on the VPS servers, so you will surely be able to pick up on a good deal. Currently, their unmanaged VPS plans start at as little as $14.99/month and managed VPS plans are starting at $49.99/month. As you add additional features and options, the price will begin to vary.