Note: the Best VPS 2022 rankings are now available.
In the 12 months up to December 2021, VPSBenchmarks put 180 cloud servers from 40 providers through a demanding suite of benchmarks to evaluate their performance as web servers, their capacity to handle heavy loads, their stability and the speed at which they can transfer data through the network. These are the Best VPS in 6 price ranges.
Layerstack is a provider based in Singapore and with data centesr in 4 locations in south-east Asia and America. Layerstack is the first provider tested at VPSB that deployed EPYC Milan CPUs.
IDrive is a cloud provider based in the USA with a strong core business in cloud backup solutions that expanded into compute solutions in 2021. It offers a very solid product line of cloud servers available in 20 locations.
OVHcloud is a well established large provider with a rich feature set, numerous datacenters and diverse enough product lines for everyone to find what they need.
Genesis Hosting Solutions is a provider based in the USA with a datacenter in Illinois, a very wide range of products, a comprehensive set of features and some of the most cutting edge hardware you will find in the VPS market.
OnetSolutions and Alwyzon are small providers based respectively in France and Austria with basic set of features but great performance and low prices.
UpCloud is fast expanding provider based in Europe with 11 datacenters all over the world, a rich set of features, solid and very consistent performance.
Vultr, based in the USA, offers some of the best management UI, a vast array of features and presence all over the world.
16 VPS plans were tested between December 2020 and December 2021.
Max price: $5
Min price: $0
Worst Score: 20
27 VPS plans were tested between December 2020 and December 2021.
Max price: $10
Min price: $5
Worst Score: 16
42 VPS plans were tested between December 2020 and December 2021.
Max price: $25
Min price: $10
Worst Score: 17
39 VPS plans were tested between December 2020 and December 2021.
Max price: $40
Min price: $25
Worst Score: 14
20 VPS plans were tested between December 2020 and December 2021.
Max price: $60
Min price: $40
Worst Score: 36
We also publish a new ranking every month with just the VPS that were tested during the previous 30 days. It's declined in 2 versions: "Best VPS" and "Best Value VPS". The same products have been tested in both but in the Value ranking, the grades and scores are price weighted.
These are the rankings for all servers tested in December 2021 at any price.