Katapult Review


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Katapult was founded as a VPS provider in 2020.
It is headquartered in the United Kingdom.
It employs 65 people.
It offers Virtual machines, Storage and Networking hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

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Katapult VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes

Katapult DDoS protection combines local Corero scrubbing appliances with up-stream in-line filtering to offer real-time and fully automated attack mitigation well in excess of 1Tbps. See https://katapult.io/technology/.

Backups  No
Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  4
Number of Datacenter Continents  2
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU usage, network, disks

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

Called Security Group at Katapult.

Shelving  Yes

When a is VM shutdown only storage space for the VM's disk(s) is billed.

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Katapult Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, Katapult 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 Katapult 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
38s 30s 50s 3

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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 £0.050 Secure backups are stored offsite and you are only charged for the data stored. Snapshots are included for free.
Katapult backups storage
Block £0.150 Incredibly fast and entirely NVMe-based storage with triple-copy redundancy as standard.
Katapult block storage

Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by Katapult 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: 3000 TB / month (for a 2 core 4GB instance or closest available)
Transfer pool: yes
Inbound is free and internal virtual network transfers are free.
Katapult networking

Katapult Instance Types and Plans

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All Katapult 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 Monthly Price
General Purpose
Instance Type:
CPU Optimized

Harnessing the true potential of 2nd generation AMD EPYC CPUs, with up to 96 vCores, our Rock packages are ideally suited to CPU-intensive applications.

ROCK-3 1 3.0GB 25GB £15.00 ($18.90) / month
ROCK-6 2 6.0GB 50GB £30.00 ($37.80) / month
ROCK-12 4 12.0GB 100GB £60.00 ($75.60) / month
General Purpose
Instance Type:
Memory Optimized

Offering up to 960GB of memory, Boulder virtual machines are perfect for real-time data processing, databases and frequent in-memory applications.

BOULDER-20 2 20.0GB 25GB £70.00 ($88.20) / month

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