Genesis Hosting Solutions is a leading provider of hosting solutions that are common for businesses of all sizes. Genesis does not focus on any particular vertical, but we have solutions from basic infrastructure hosting to the most critical infrastructure that requires the utmost security and reliability controls.
Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.
Last updated on January 27 2020.
Genesis provides network layer DDoS protection and it also provides network protection with Fortinet's FortiGuard, which thwarts various other attacks, including blacklisted IP blocking. It also helps with anti-hammering.
Available for a fee. Stored in object storage for $0.01/GiB per month.
|SSH Keys Setup||Yes|
|Total Number of Datacenters||1|
|Number of Datacenter Continents||1|
Granular metrics are available via the OpenStack CLI, API, or SDK.
|Admin REST API||Yes|
|Upgrade VPS from admin console||Yes|
|Mobile Friendly UI||Yes|
|Accepted Forms of Payment||Credit cards|
|Hidden CPU Model||No|
Security groups can be configured through the OpenStack CLI or through the UI.
In addition to features included in the VPS plan, Genesis Public Cloud also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):
|Backups||Block storage||Object storage||Load balancer||Floating IP addresses|
|Teams||Managed databases||Serverless||DDoS protection||Kubernetes|
For a comparison of storage features and prices from all providers, please check the Cloud Storage page.
|Storage Type||Price / GB / month||Restriction||Description|
gp1: General Purpose (3k IOPS max / 0.5GiB/sec max / 1GiB min / 4TiB max)
gp2: General Purpose (3 IOPS/GiB, 50k IOPS and 10 Million IO burst, 300 IOPS min / 3k IOPS max, 10GiB min size / 4TiB max)
gp3: General Purpose (6 IOPS/GiB, 100k IOPS and 20 Million IO burst, 600 IOPS min / 6k IOPS max, 10GiB min / 4TiB max)
S3 and Swift compatible. Triple replication. No additional cost for bandwidth and traffic.
Genesis Public Cloud has backups for $0.01/GiB/month and compresses, then stores, the backups onto object storage.
The Screener shows all Genesis Public Cloud plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.
|Price per month||
Warning: storage costs are not included in this price.
Warning: network bandwidth costs are not included in this price.
|Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
|Data Transfer GB||0|
Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.
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Overall Score: 79
We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for Genesis Public Cloud - c5s.2xlarge. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.
This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the c5s.2xlarge plan and the web response times for every one of those.
|Start of Trial||CPU||Overall Grade|
|Dec 05 2019||Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS)||B|
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