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Domains & Hosting

3 server hosting options to choose from

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VPS

VPS is a cheap and secure server hosting option that gives you access to virtualized server resources and guaranteed availability (99.99%) — all for one affordable monthly price.
Starting at $1/month
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Cloud Server

For a flexible server hosting option cloud servers are a great solution, as you can scale the virtualized server infrastructure to your project. You only pay for performance used.
Starting at $5/month
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Dedicated Server

With 100% enterprise hardware you can count on the highest security standards and single-core performance. Choose from a selection of operating systems and configurations. Cost depends on usage.
Starting at $65/month

Ideal for any project

IONOS server hosting features powerful hardware for just about every use case. Opt for an inexpensive server to start an online business or choose a more expensive option for more intricate projects.

Websites

Server options from IONOS are the perfect basis regardless of whether you are looking for the cheap server hosting a VPS plan offers, or want a fully scalable cloud server for your company's web presence.

Online stores

IONOS servers offer the optimum environment for creating your own online store. ISO-certified data centers make selling on the web safer, because all your content is backed up regularly.
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Email hosting

Sending and receiving emails using IONOS’ powerful servers is easy, not just in terms of security, but also because the root access provided allows you to fully customize your email platform.

Email server hosting allows you to decide between Linux and Windows operating systems.

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More project solutions

Web Hosting

You'll need storage and a domain for any WordPress or web project. This makes one of our web hosting plans a good choice.

Managed Server

Not interested in administration and maintenance but need web hosting and a server? You'll get dedicated and powerful hardware without the admin with an IONOS Managed Server.

Server hosting — FAQ

Going with web hosting or your own server depends on the complexity and the type of project as well as on your know-how and requirements.

You can rent the hardware and manage it with root access if you host with a server. It also gives you the full freedom to install your own software. Choose between VPS, cloud server, or dedicated server hosting from IONOS. All are perfect for testing various content management systems, and you can even use multiple ones at the same time. Even with complex projects, you’ll be set up for success with an IONOS server.

For a cheaper platform for your website, shared web hosting is the perfect solution. Your knowledge of maintenance, installation, and the operation of software and hardware doesn’t need to be vast. Plus, if you choose a web hosting plan, you'll be able to install a content management systems in a few clicks. This option is also more affordable and can save you money.

IONOS server hosting offers several advantages compared to having your own server.

You will never have to deal with underlying hardware, which means you won’t have to purchase, maintain or replace it. If you need more performance, you can simply tweak the settings or upgrade. The provider takes full responsibility when it comes to defective hardware, meaning you'll never have to worry about doing it yourself.

Our server hosting, hosted in our certified data centers, also relies on a fast broadband connection. Thanks to this, you'll get peak download and upload speeds around the clock. Using a your own server on the other hand means you have to rely on your own internet connection.

Backups, georedundant storage, and firewalls are security measures that come as standard with IONOS servers. You'll also benefit from state-of-the-art technologies like SIEM and IDS/IPS. These will safeguard you against data loss in case there's a natural disaster, fire, or cyberattack.

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