HostUp VPS 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 in 2019.
It is headquartered in Sweden.
It offers Web, Wordpress, VPS and Domains hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Sweden

Features included with VPS

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  Yes

100 Gbps included DDoS protection in all HostUp plans.

Backups  Yes

One free backup per month.

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

Network traffic, load averages, memory usage

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

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, 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


These are all the CPU types we have seen in HostUp instances per plan and time period.

HostUp CPUs

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each HostUp VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
40s 40s 40s 1

Admin UI Screenshots

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The Screener shows all HostUp plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.

HostUp Plans

Plan Specifications

Price per month $10.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 50
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization Parallels
Data Transfer GB 2000
Maximum Network Speed Out 1000 Mbps
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

Plan Grades

Screen HostUp VPS Plans

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 67

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
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Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2021 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for HostUp - SSD VPS #2. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Network Transfers Sysbench Endurance
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Performance trials run on the SSD VPS #2 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at The table below shows all trials run on the SSD VPS #2 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Mar 15 2021 AMD EPYC 7302P 16-Core Processor Sweden C


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