VPS Hosting. Linux or Windows.
Power your web site or web applications with our fast & powerful Virtual Private Servers (VPS). Our VPS Hosting service is a combination of the best hardware and powered by the most efficient software to make your website run effortlessly. You can choose from datacentres in Ghana, Nigeria or South Africa.
Local Servers. Global Standards.
Web4Africa is a pan-African Web Hosting firm with presence with data centres across Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. We are thus able to offer super-fast Virtual Servers from within each of these African countries. You have the option of choosing to locate your Virtual Private Server in any of the 3 locations during the order process. Hosting locally offers multiple benefits including guaranteeing data sovereignty as well as super-fast network access due to the ultra-low latency. What is more? Web4Africa is directly connected to the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) in Lagos, Johannesburg Internet Exchange as well as NAP Africa Johannesburg. We also have access to the Ghana Internet Exchange through our transit provider in Ghana.
Our OpenVZ Virtual Server Hosting Plans
We offer these Linux distros on our OpenVZ plans: CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian. Kindly contact us should you need a distro not listed. We may be able to accomodate you.
Windows Server cannot run on OpenVZ.
Optional Virtual Server addons
The advertised Virtual Servers are self-managed, by default. This implies that the client would be responsible for securing and maintaining the servers. Where the client requires us to handle the server administration, we offer Server Management as an optional add-on service. We typically only manage servers that have cPanel installed.
Easy to Install Control Panels
A client who requires a web-based control panel that comes with a Graphical User Interface (GUI), can easily install same from our Client Area. These control panels are cPanel, Plesk, Webuzo, Webmin, Interworx, ISPConfig3, VestaCP, CentOS Web Panel. With the exception of cPanel, we do not offer the licences for this control panels. Also, note that CentOS Web Panel is free-of-charge.
KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux. Among others, here are some notable benefits of KVM virtualization: Near-Native Performance: KVM uses hardware support to manage processor states and memory virtualization, resulting in near-native performance which makes it a scalable solution. Also, KVM allows Virtual Servers running Windows Servers Operating Systems.
Our Virtual Private Server Features
Our VPS nodes are built with a combination of SSDs, and RAID10 SAS or SATA3 drives for optium performance.
We manage our own dual-stack multi-homed network with ASN 327813. We maintain multiple transit relationships and peer openly on major internet exchange points in Johannesburg South Africa and Lagos Nigeria.
Self-Managed or Fully Managed
We offer two management options: Self-Managed and Fully Managed. You can either manage your server yourself or pay us a little extra to do the heavy-lifting.
We are obsessed with optimum performance and have thus carefully engineered all aspects of our VPS Hosting services for the best performance.
We have invested in the best enterprise server hardware and network gear for the very best performance possible for your Virtual Servers. We own and manage all hardware deployed, ourselves.
Security is given a very high priority and built into every aspect of our VPS Hosting offer.
VPS Hosting FAQ
KVM is considered real virtualization and the virtual machine’s kernel is not shared with the host server.