Hivelocity Review


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Hivelocity in its own words

Hivelocity is a global provider of dedicated servers, vps, and colocation. By focusing on our customers' needs and success we've grown to operating 40+ world class data centers across 6 continents.

Hivelocity was founded as a VPS provider in 2002.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS, Dedicated servers and Colocation hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • United States

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Hivelocity VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  Yes
"Every solution we provide includes our Filtering Edge of Network System (FENS). FENS is a series of proprietary systems that proactively monitors and protects the entire Hivelocity Network from most common Denial of Service (DOS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks."

Backups  Yes

Hourly, daily, weekly and monthly snapshots included with all VPS. Up to 10 snapshots at a time.

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  3
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU, Memory, Disk, Network.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No
Reverse DNS  No

Available through support request.

Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit, debit cards, Paypal, Bank transfers
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
IPv6 support  Yes
Firewall  No
Shelving  No
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Hivelocity Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, Hivelocity 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 Hivelocity 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
155s 130s 180s 2

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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
Block $0.075 You can attach a volume to any VPS server in the same location.
Hivelocity block storage

Hivelocity Instance Types and Plans

How fast are Hivelocity servers?
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All Hivelocity instance types

Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions unless noted otherwise. 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
General Purpose
Instance Type:

High performance servers with Intel and AMD VPS available in Los Angeles, CA; Tampa, FL; and New York City, NY.

VPS.XS 1 2.0GB 50GB $4.00 / month
VPS.SM 2 4.0GB 80GB $7.00 / month
Instance Type:

No description

VPS.LG 8 16.0GB 320GB $27.00 / month

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