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How Virtual Private Servers Work

If you are running a popular web site with an ever-increasing number of viewers, page views and file downloads, but cannot afford a dedicated server web hosting solution to handle the expanded load, then take a look at our cost-effective VPS hosting.

The VPS Hosting Service Described

VPS OVZ 1
1 CPU Core
1 GB RAM
20 GB Storage
$6.00 / month
VPS Tier 1 vps
1 CPU Core
2 GB RAM
40 GB Storage
$12.00 / month
 

A VPS (Virtual Private Server) ensures an isolated shared hosting environment whereby the whole amount of CPU, RAM memory, disk drive space and web traffic resources is apportioned to you only – as if you had a dedicated web server hosting account.

When you order your virtual private server from 121Direct, you are offered the possibility to pick between two ultramodern datacenters – Colohouse in Chicago, United States, and UK Servers in Coventry, England, and we recommend you to choose the one closest to your physical location, so that you and your site's viewers can be served faster.

With 121Direct's private virtual servers, you can pick an Operating System and install your own software configurations (you receive root privileges). Furthermore, you can reboot your virtual hosting server at any given time, keep an eye on the system resource usage and check your bandwidth stats in real time. You can select between OpenVZ and KVM VPS hosting plans, and if you need assistance in administering your server, you can try the additional managed services offered by us.

121Direct Virtual Private Servers – A Web Hosting Solution Fitted to Your Demands

For the sake of customers with data-loaded websites, at 121Direct we provide the Memcached distributed memory object caching system and the Varnish Cache web application accelerator, which will immensely improve your web site's loading speed and reduce the server load. It's worth pointing out that 121Direct's VPS hosting offer PostgreSQL, InnoDB and NodeJS support, so power users can get all the flexibility and high-performance tools they require.