ScalaHosting VPS Review

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ScalaHosting in its own words

ScalaHosting is all about Managed VPS, and we believe that every website deserves an isolated cloud environment managed by the industry experts. To make this possible, we simplified the VPS with our in-house developed, all-in-one cloud platform SPanel.
We are exclusive VPS provider for Joomla.org since 2020; We give 30-day unconditional money-back-guarantee with every hosting service purchased from us (30-day free trial for everything except for domains)

ScalaHosting was founded in 2007.
It is headquartered in the United States.
It employs 55 people.
It offers Managed Hosting, VPS, Web Hosting and Wordpress hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Europe
  • United States

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ScalaHosting VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  No
Backups  Yes

3 free snapshots per month. Snapshots are created automatically and can be restored through support.

Control Panel  SPanel
SSH Keys Setup  No
Total Number of Datacenters  3
Number of Datacenter Continents  2
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU usage and network bandwidth.

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

In addition to features included in VPS plans, ScalaHosting 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 ScalaHosting 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
80s 50s 120s 8

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Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by ScalaHosting 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 Throttled (the provider gives a free bandwidth allowance with each server. Bandwidth above the free allowance is throttled.)
Free allowance: 3 TB / month (for a 2 core 4GB instance or closest available)
Transfer pool: no
https://www.scalahosting.com/cloud-server-hosting.html
This provider does not charge for bandwidth.

ScalaHosting Instance Types and Plans

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All ScalaHosting instance types

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

Cloud VPS hosting with fast SSD storage. Dedicated control, functionality and speed.
All plans include:

  • Scalable Resources
  • High-Availability
  • Build a Custom Server & Save Money
  • 3 Snapshots for FREE
  • 30-day Money-back Guarantee
4 cores 8GB 4 8.0GB 240GB $59.00
6 cores 12GB 6 12.0GB 240GB $79.00
8 cores 16GB 8 16.0GB 240GB $99.00

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