Founded in 2011, Cloudways offers five cloud servers to host your managed WordPress website. The company aims to help small businesses in a wide range of industries with their websites: freelancers, e-commerce stores, or agencies. All plans include unlimited WordPress websites, 24/7 live chat support, free website migration, internal cache plugin (helps with faster load times), and online collaboration features. equipment.
Pricing depends on whether customers choose the standard or premium tier and the cloud server of their choice. The more you pay, the more storage, RAM, and bandwidth you receive. For example, for $10 a month, Cloudways will host your website on DigitalOcean’s servers with 25 GB of storage and 1 TB of bandwidth. Compare this to paying $50 per month, where your website will be hosted on Google Cloud servers with 128GB of storage and 3TB of bandwidth.
Cloudways does not offer email hosting as part of its website hosting package; it comes as an add-on and customers can choose between a Gmail SMTP server or a fully managed email service. The company also has no domain name registration. You will need to find this service elsewhere.
You can choose from five cloud server providers through Cloudways. These top providers are DigitalOcean, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Linode, and Vultr. Each is robust enough for the needs of small businesses, with cloud-based servers offering varying amounts of processing power, memory, and storage space.
There are some security features that Cloudways offers in all of their plans, including:
Users logged into your dashboard will be able to monitor the load on your cloud server. There are more than 15 variables that you can monitor, including the amount of incoming traffic received. This feature is useful if you want to see if you need to anticipate a spike in website traffic and temporarily update plans to accommodate it.