HostUp Review


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HostUp in its own words

HostUp AB is a Swedish cloud infrastructure provider with servers located in Stockholm. HostUp helps businesses and individuals alike bring their online idea to reality with enterprise grade server hardware and world class stability.

HostUp was founded as a VPS provider in 2019.
It is headquartered in Sweden.
It offers Web, Wordpress, VPS and Domains hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Sweden

Best VPS Awards

3rd Best VPS 2024 under $8

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HostUp VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  Yes

Corero based DDoS protection.

Backups  Yes

7 free backup slots. Can be scheduled daily, weekly, etc.

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

Network traffic, Disk, CPU, Memory.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Swish
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
IPv6 support  Yes
Firewall  No
Shelving  No
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HostUp Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, HostUp 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 HostUp 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
240s 240s 240s 1

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HostUp Instance Types and Plans

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All HostUp 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:

Ideal for businesses and developers seeking advanced capabilities and robust infrastructure.

VPS SM 2 8.0GB 100GB 75.00 kr ($7.20) / month
VPS LG 8 32.0GB 400GB 400.00 kr ($38.40) / month

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