Pay-as-you-use with no minimum contract period
Pay only for what you use: per-minute billing of your selected configuration. The package price is prorated to the minute after deletion of a server. Billing is monthly, at the end of a billing period. There is no minimum contract period, so you can cancel the contract at any time.
Run several servers on one contract.
Server can be set up in 55 seconds
Servers are ready to go in just 55 seconds thanks to our high-performance cloud.
Data center location
You can pick the location of the data center for your project server at no extra charge.
Use individually configurable and combinable block storage units to flexibly enlarge the storage capacity of your IONOS Cloud Server. Our block storage uses state-of-the-art SSD SAN storage systems—just $7.20/month for 100 GB (per-minute billing).
Spread your data/request rates over several servers to ensure consistently fast access times for visitors to your website.
Set up shared memory to let your servers swap information via NFS or CIFS protocols—just $7.20/month for 100 GB (per minute billing).
Hot swapping option
Hot swapping option.
Use the KVM console to access your server as if it were right on your desk.
Full billing transparency: access and forecast your costs as an aggregate or per-minute amount, based on your use.
VMware virtualized server.
SAN storage systems
All virtual machines are stored on storage area networks. SAN is significantly more failsafe than DAS (direct attached storage) or local storage. SAN keeps your data available, even if a storage node fails.
Unlimited traffic, without any automatic throttling.
Internal network connection 10 Gbit/s
External connection per VM up to 400 Mbit/s
Visit our Cloud Community to share your thoughts with cloud server enthusiasts and experts, to build networks, discuss topics and stay up-to-date with the latest developments.
Free support from server experts for calls from the 1&1 Internet SE landline and mobile network.
Free email support
Free email support from our qualified team of experts.
The Feedback tool in the IONOS Cloud Panel lets you give us your feedback and ideas for new features.
Added security with the SSL Wildcard Certificate
The SSL Wildcard Certificate enables the encrypted exchange of customer data in accordance with the latest security standards.
High-performance data centers
Modern ISO 27001-certified data centers.
Network security system for configuration-based control of data traffic. Firewall rules are configured in the IONOS Cloud Panel and can then be applied to all VMs.
IPS and IDS are the first line of defense in our security network to prevent unauthorized access.
The end-to-end system for security information and incident management: detects and flags anomalies.
Reliable backup solution for the protection of your data: $0.20/GB/month.
Create momentary snapshots to record the state of a virtual machine. You can restore the system to a previous state when necessary.
Create manual or automatic server images (e.g. you can schedule the weekly or monthly creation of server images) and use them to set up new servers later on. Just $7.20/month for 100 GB (per minute billing).
Detailed information on all actions performed in the IONOS Cloud Panel.
Import your images and ISOs to the IONOS Cloud Panel. Just $7.20/month for 100 GB (per minute billing).
Create and manage your SSH keys or add your own keys for secure access to your Linux server.
You can also configure a private network (VLAN), which gives you an additional private interface that you manage yourself.
Establish a secure SSL connection between a local PC and your cloud servers.
Windows Server® 2012 R2: $5.00/vCore/month
Windows Server® 2016: $10.00/vCore/month
Complete programming interface for the software-controlled execution of all actions available in the IONOS Cloud Panel.
Full root access
Complete control over your systems, services, and network.
Plesk Onyx (administration tool)
Plesk Onyx is included on request (unlimited users, resellable, unlimited domains). Just $5/month (per minute billing).
Central administration program for easy management of all server functions.
Access to your customer data as well as user-friendly configuration and contract management.
Check all server and network activities with just a few clicks; outstanding ease of use without nested menus.
Additional users and roles
Create additional users and assign various permissions for enhanced security.
Use the APIs and SDKs provided in our Cloud Community for software-controlled management of all your resources in the IONOS Cloud Panel.
Encrypted remote access
Use encryption to access your servers. With SSH for Linux. With RDP for Windows.
SSH key management
Create and manage SSH keys.
Enables time-based execution of scripts and programs.
Set up your server with pre-installed applications (e.g. WordPress, Drupal™, etc.).
MySQL and MariaDB databases are supported.
Software development kit
SDKs are available for various programming languages like Python, PHP, and .NET.
Database management software included on request:
MS SQL Express 2016/2017: free
MS SQL 2016/2017: web license for $40.00/month per 4 CPUs
MS SQL 2016/2017: standard license for $300.00/month per 4 CPUs
Internet addresses (domains)
Use a domain as your fixed internet address.
Additional IPv4 addresses
Add more public IPv4 addresses to your servers and switch the IP between different servers in the same data center—for just $5.00 per IPv4 address.
One IPv6/64 network included.
Subdomains via our DNS server, unlimited via Plesk.
up to 10,000
Integration of external domains by other providers.
Proprietary local mail server
Option of local or IONOS mail server for each domain.
Available storage space per email account.
Convenient mail access using any browser.
Automatic spam filter at server level.
Protection against fake websites.
We're available to talk 24/7.
ProfitBricks and 1&1 Internet are merging into 1&1 IONOS.
We are combining the strengths of both companies: ProfitBricks IaaS Cloud’s performance and 1&1 Internet’s experience as Europe’s largest web host.
This will transform 1&1 IONOS into the leading cloud infrastructure company in Europe.
For you, our customers, nothing is changing except our name. The products you use and your contacts will remain the same.
You will benefit from an expanded array of products, from domains to VPSs to enterprise cloud. Looking ahead, you will be able to find the perfect solution for establishing your own hybrid cloud with even more opportunities.
Can I log in as normal?
There are no changes to your login data for the Data Center Designer (DCD). You can log in to the DCD straight away at: https://dcd.ionos.com.