Xen VPS Hosting

Xen offers customization and control which you won't find with other platforms.


Linux/BSD OS Choices

  • CentOS
    • CentOS 5
    • CentOS 6
  • Ubuntu
    • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake)
    • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)
    • Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)
  • Debian
    • Debian 4 "Etch"
    • Debian 5 "Lenny"
  • Fedora
    • Fedora 9 "Sulphur"
    • Fedora 10 "Cambridge"
  • FreeBSD
    • 8.3
    • 9.1
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Disk Space 10GB 20GB 40GB 80GB 200GB
Bandwidth 300GB 500GB 1000GB 2000GB 5000GB
Dedicated RAM 256MB 512MB 1024MB 2048MB 4096MB
Dedicated IPs 1 5 5 13 13
Linux OS Choice Included Included Included Included Included
Setup Fee $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Price $19.95/mo $29.95/mo $59.95/mo $109.95/mo $209.95/mo
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Xen VPS Hosting Features

The features which differentiate Xen from the OpenVZ platform include:

  • Greater Control: Having a Xen VPS will provide you with full access to different file system types, swap space, and iptables - if you are a power user who is comfortable with Linux administration, this is the VPS solution you have been looking for.
  • Popular Operating Systems: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, and Fedora OS templates are available for use with your Xen VPS.
  • Control Panel Licensing: WHM / cPanel licensing is available on Xen.

Control Panels

  • cPanel® $11/mo
  • DirectAdmin $6/mo
  • Webmin Free
  • Webuzo Free
  • ZPanel Free

Xen VPS Considerations

We highly recommend that you consider the ways in which a Xen VPS differs from OpenVZ if you are switching platforms:

Customization versus Raw Performance: Xen's hypervisor will provide you with more options to configure your virtual private server's kernel, however, this functionality will have a higher cost of resources than the OpenVZ platform.

Swap Space versus Storage Space: Each Xen VPS is configured with swap space equivalent to twice the guaranteed RAM available with its hosting plan. Swap space allocation will have a minor effect on the amount of disk space available for regular file storage.

Backup Administration: System backups for Xen VPS accounts are self-managed - you will be in charge of your backup schedule.