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Clouding.io in its own words

Founded in 2014, Clouding.io is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) for all kinds of online projects in the Cloud. Cloud servers are flexible in resources: RAM, CPU and SSD disc can be increased or decreased any time, adjusting to your needs.
Clouding.io is a pay-per-use service, there is no minimum rate or commitment to stay. Linux and Windows OS are available as well as hi-tech features such as backups, snapshots and the archive.
Offices and datacentre are located in Barcelona. If you sign up, you’ll get 5€ for free for trials. Clouding.io. Contact:sales@clouding.io.

Clouding.io was founded in 2014.
It is headquartered in Spain.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Spain

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Clouding.io VPS Features

Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes
  • Small attacks are handled locally by Clouding.io infrastructure.
  • For bigger attacks traffic is diverted to an external provider with capacity to handle attacks up to 20Tbps.

https://clouding.io/hc/en-us/articles/360011147099-Anti-DDOS

Backups  No

Available for a fee (0.02€/GB/month).
Clouding.io offers scheduling of backups and allows choosing the frequency and the number of backups to be kept.

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  1
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU, disk, network

Admin REST API  No
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards
Hidden CPU Model  Yes
Affiliate Program  No
Firewall  Yes
Shelving  Yes

"Archived" instances are only billed for storage: https://clouding.io/hc/en-us/articles/360011036060.

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Pros and Cons

Strengths

  • Modern, intuitive, fast UI.
  • Flexible instance size customization.
  • Only pay for storage on archived instances.

Weaknesses

  • Single datacenter.

Clouding.io Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, Clouding.io also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

Backups   Block storage Object storage Load balancer Floating IP addresses
Team Management Managed databases Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes
GPU instances Private network  

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each Clouding.io VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server from the moment it was ordered to the moment it accepted SSH connections.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
65s 35s 150s 12

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Cloud Storage Prices

For a comparison of storage features and prices from all providers, please check the Cloud Storage Prices page.

Storage Type Price / GB / month Description Restriction
Backups 0.020€ Clouding.io lets you choose number of backups to retain and frequency of backups. You can then restore full servers from the backup of your choice.
https://clouding.io/kb/en-us/articles/360011156739
Snapshots 0.020€ Entire server snapshots can be made in seconds at any point in time.
https://clouding.io/kb/en-us/articles/360010121480

Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by Clouding.io for outbound transfers from VPS to the internet.

For a comparison of bandwidth prices from all providers, go to the Network Bandwitdh Prices page.

Description Price / GB
Pricing model: Allowance Then Charged (the provider gives a free bandwidth allowance with each server. Bandwidth above the free allowance is charged by the provider.)
Free allowance: 4 TB / month (for a 2 core 4GB instance or closest available)
Transfer pool: no
https://clouding.io/en/
$0.004/GB

Clouding.io Instance Types and Plans

How fast are Clouding.io servers:  Screen all Clouding.io VPS Plans

All Clouding.io instance types

Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions. The IPv4 charge is added to the VPS monthly price in case the provider doesn't include it by default.

Plan Number of CPU cores RAM Storage Price
Family:
Single server line
Instance Type:
General purpose

Configurable servers billed by the hour with highly available triple replica storage.

1GB 0.5 core 1 1.0GB 25GB 5.00€ ($5.45)
2GB 1 core 1 2.0GB 20GB 7.00€ ($7.63)
4GB 2 cores 2 4.0GB 60GB 16.00€ ($17.44)
8GB 4 cores 4 8.0GB 80GB 28.00€ ($30.52)
12GB 6 cores 6 12.0GB 120GB 42.00€ ($45.78)
16GB 8 cores 8 16.0GB 160GB 56.00€ ($61.04)
24GB 12 cores 12 24.0GB 240GB 84.00€ ($91.56)

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