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Xeon Skylake V5 Dedicated Servers Are Now Available, up to 4.00 GHz

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We are happy to announce our new line of dedicated servers featuring up to 4.00GHz Turbo Boost and 64GB DDR4 RAM, with the latest quad-core Intel Xeon E3-1200 V5 series CPUs.

The new Skylake V5 CPUs are now available throughout our dedicated server lineup, including:

  • Intel Xeon E3-1220 V5 (4 Cores / 4 Threads / 3.00 GHz – 3.50GHz Turbo)
  • Intel Xeon E3-1240 V5 (4 Cores / 8 Threads / 3.40 GHz – 3.90GHz Turbo)
  • Intel Xeon E3-1270 V5 (4 Cores / 8 Threads / 3.60 GHz – 4.00GHz Turbo)
  • Other models on request

These processors make for excellent dedicated servers suited well for desktop workstation usage with Windows or Ubuntu Desktop. The new higher supported memory limit of 64GB RAM makes these processors a cost-effective option for compute nodes, development, build servers, as well as dedicated servers for financial applications like MetaTrader 4 or other high performance desktop applications.

All of our dedicated server hosting options feature enterprise-grade processors designed to provide high performance over continuous periods of time. Paired with enterprise SSD storage, high speed 1Gbps networking, and locations in our New York, London, and Los Angeles data centers adjacent to world internet exchanges, dedicated servers provide the best possible performance option for demanding applications.

Servers are available for setup usually within 2 business days. For more info, visit our Dedicated Servers page.

Available Operating Systems:

  • Windows 10 (Windows Server 2016)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Ubuntu
  • CentOS
  • Or your OS of choice.
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New Control Panel & Account Management

We are excited to announce a major new update to our website and account management portal. We have been working hard to upgrade and enhance the control panel, including account management, VPS and hosting account management, billing, DNS, domain and SSL certificate management, and more.

We invite you to visit the new control panel, featuring many new enhancements to make service management easier and more convenient than ever before.

Please contact us with any questions or comments about the new control panel.

Here’s a preview of the new layout:

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Chicago VPS Hosting is Now Available

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We are pleased to announce our most recent expansion, adding new capacity in Chicago, IL for VPS hosting, cloud web hosting, and dedicated server hosting. Our new location is located within the Equinix CH3 data center, just minutes outside of downtown Chicago.

The new location allows us to deploy new services instantly in the Central US Region, as we also do in New York, London, and Los Angeles.

Our VPS hosting platform is designed to provide the power of dedicated hosting, without the high cost. Each secure, isolated VPS is equipped with the latest high-performance Xeon CPUs, solid-state (SSD) storage, and server-grade memory, provisioned on-demand to meet your specification.

  • 1Gbps (1000Mbit) Internet connectivity
  • Private/Reserved Memory and Storage
  • Read/Write Speed up to 1.2 GB/s (1200 MB/s)
  • IOPS up to 5,000 per Instance (IO/s)
  • Private/Dedicated Windows OS

The Chicago datacenter is our fourth hosting location to open. Due to equal proximity to all regions of North America, Chicago is an ideal location for USA VPS hosting, remote desktop (RDP) hosting, Chicago dedicated server hosting, and cloud web hosting.

More about the Chicago data center and Chicago VPS hosting: Chicago VPS Hosting

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Windows Remote Desktop Hosting: Windows 10 VPS Features

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Deploy Windows in minutes.

Our on-demand Windows hosting platform provides access to any version of Windows, deployed as a VPS or dedicated server. We provide installation, infrastructure management, and complete management of the hosting environment, so you can focus on getting work done.

Windows operating systems available for instant setup include:

All of these operating systems are deployed in less than 5 minutes, with remote desktop (RDP) enabled and ready to connect. You only need to use Internet Explorer or another browser to download and install your applications. We also provide Microsoft Office and other software, including Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, and others, to complete a full remote workstation solution.

We maintain certified, secure data centers located in:

  • New York, USA
  • Chicago, USA
  • Los Angeles, USA
  • London, UK

Host with confidence on high performance servers.

These are just a few of the features of our new Windows Server 2016 VPS and dedicated servers:

  • 1Gbps (1000Mbit) Internet connectivity
  • Private/Reserved Memory and Storage
  • Read/Write Speed up to 1.2 GB/s (1200 MB/s)
  • IOPS up to 5,000 per Instance (IO/s)
  • Private/Dedicated Windows OS

Learn more: Windows VPS Hosting

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Windows Server 2016 VPS Features: Hardware & Network

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Deploy Windows in minutes.

Windows virtual servers are the perfect solution for hosting applications, websites, and hosting cloud desktop software for end-users. Deploy Windows VPS instances with up to 128GB RAM and 32 CPU cores on our secure hosted platform.

These are just a few of the features of our new Windows Server 2016 VPS and dedicated servers: Windows Features

  • Remote Desktop (RDP) Access
  • Optimized Firewall for Cloud Server Security
  • .NET Framework 4.6 Features
  • .NET Framework 3.5 Features
  • ASP.NET 4.6
  • Time Synchronization to UTC/Local Timezone with NTP
  • Windows Update Optimized for Minimal Downtime
  • Microsoft Telemetry Services Optimized for Minimal Network Usage
  • Automatic Genuine Windows Activation
  • Optimized Virtualization Drivers for Improved Network and Disk Performance
  • Optimized Remote Desktop (RDP) Experience

Host with confidence on high performance servers.

Our Windows VPS hosting provides the power of dedicated hosting, without the high cost. Each Windows VPS is equipped with the latest high-performance Intel Xeon processors, solid-state (SSD) storage, and server-grade memory, allocated on-demand to meet your specification.

Hardware Features

  • 1Gbps (1000Mbit) Internet connectivity
  • Private/Reserved Memory and Storage
  • Read/Write Speed up to 1.2 GB/s (1200 MB/s)
  • IOPS up to 5,000 per Instance (IO/s)
  • Private/Dedicated Windows OS

License software conveniently.

In addition to Windows Server, we provide a full range of enterprise Microsoft software solutions, including:

For more info, including pricing and available locations, please visit:
Windows VPS Hosting

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New Cloud Hosting Capacity in Los Angeles

We are pleased to announce our most recent datacenter upgrade, adding new capacity for cloud web hosting and VPS hosting services to our location in downtown Los Angeles, California.

The new capacity means we are able to deploy new services instantly, as we also do in New York and London.

The Los Angeles datacenter is our third hosting location to open. Due to popular demand, it is growing into our flagship location for VPS hosting and remote desktop (RDP) hosting, dedicated server hosting, and cloud web hosting.

More about the LA data center:

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Windows Server 2016 VPS Hosting is Now Available

We are pleased to announce that Windows Server 2016 is now available for deployment on our cloud VPS hosting platform, for both new and existing VMs and dedicated servers. The new Windows release has been fully tested, and optimized where necessary to support faster deployment and better cloud server performance than any prior Windows version we have hosted.

Windows Server 2016 includes a variety of new features for Remote Desktop Services, Hyper-V virtualization, Active Directory, and much more. For a full overview of the new features, it’s best to let Microsoft TechNet explain.

Windows Cloud Hosting Features:

  • On-demand Provisioning. Add or remove Windows Server 2016 VMs when needed. New instances are booted and ready in under 5 minutes.
  • On-demand Upgrades. Adjust server resources on-the-fly in our control panel. Changes take effect immediately.
  • Low Latency. Get direct access to the Internet from international data hubs.
  • Data Security. Keep data safe in certified, standards-compliant data centers.
  • Remote Desktop Services (RDS). Add unlimited users to Windows Server 2016 with Remote Desktop Services (licensing charges apply).
  • MS Office Suite. Deploy software like Microsoft Office, SQL Server, Dynamics, and more for your team, organization, or end-users.

Windows Server 2016 VPS hosting is available immediately in New York CityLondon, and Los Angeles.

For more details, plans, and pricing, please visit Windows VPS Hosting. Contact us for info about hosting Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, Visio, Dyanmics CRM, Cloud Platform Suite, and more.

Windows Server 2016 VPS Screenshots 

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Windows 10 Cloud RDP Hosting is Now Available

We are pleased to announce the new availability of Windows 10 VPS Hosting, now available for deployment on our cloud VPS hosting platform for both new and existing VMs and dedicated servers.

Windows 10 comes with a host of new features, most of which are fully compatible with Remote Desktop, including virtual desktops, live search (Cortana), and other new UI features. We have optimized our Windows 10 VM service to deliver the best possible desktop UI experience, which also includes deployment and re-installation times of less than 5 minutes.

The benefits of hosting Windows 10 in the cloud are many. Hosting in the cloud provides direct access to Tier-1 bandwidth, resulting in low latency to all locations, especially locations nearby the server location. Windows 10 VPS hosting is available immediately in New York City, London, and Los Angeles. Our redundant network backbone supports fast download/upload speeds up to 1Gbps (1000 Mbps). Additionally, our Windows cloud hosting provides full support for audio/video playback and recording over remote desktop.

Windows 10 makes a perfect remote workstation operating system, providing the same UI and functionality as a home or office desktop PC, but with the power of a cloud server. Remote desktop and VDI hosting is what we do — if this could be a solution for you or your business, please visit the links below to learn more!

For more details, plans and pricing please visit:

Windows 10 VPS Screenshots 

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Windows 10 VPS Preview

Just a quick announcement that Windows 10 is now in the final stages of preparation for release on our Windows cloud VPS hosting platform. We are wrapping up testing of the final Windows 10 VPS service release, with an availability announcement to follow later this week.

Our new Windows 10 VPS will include all of the features of Windows 10, including:

  • Windows Desktop UI
  • Windows 10 Virtual Desktops
  • Audio/Video Playback and Recording
  • Windows 10 Live Search (Cortana)

Check back soon for more news!

Here’s a preview of the new Windows 10 desktop VPS service running on our cloud:

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Installing Softaculous: Ioncube Loader is not loaded (cPanel VPS)

When installing Softaculous on a cPanel VPS, you may run into this error:

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 Welcome to Softaculous Apps Installer
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ionCube Loader is not loaded. Please enable it to continue 

To resolve this, log in to WHM and follow the steps below.

How to Install Softaculous with IonCube Loader and cPanel/WHM

  1. Go to WHM > EasyApache, choose to Modify the last-built profile, proceed to the Exhaustive options list, and select IonCube Loader.
  2. After EasyApache has completed the build, go to WHM > Tweak Settings, go to the PHP tab, enable IonCube as an available PHP Loader and click Save.

That’s it. Now, to install Softaculous, log in to SSH as the root user and run the command below:

wget http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh; chmod a+x install.sh; sh install.sh

This guide applies to:

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