Crucial - Cloud Hosting

The Blaze VPS is no longer available as a new range of SSD Virtual Servers is on the way with better support, more features and better value. The great news is we’re still offering our highly-competitive Linux and Windows Virtual Servers.

SolidFire SAN Performance

The Australian VPS that means business.

Crucial is the first hosting company globally to offer storage performance that is consistent and predictable, thanks to an all SSD storage solution coupled with Blaze. Guaranteed performance previously only available in dedicated servers, is now available with a VPS. If you're frustrated with the performance of your current host or simply want the fastest hosting experience, then a Blaze VPS is right for you.

VPS reliability and expertise you can trust.

An business Virtual Server that redefines what performance and reliability means, the Blaze VPS deploys instantly and scales as you business demands it. Backed by a 99.9% uptime SLA, IPv6 readiness, cloud infrastructure with no single point of failure, and auto-failover; the Blaze VPS is the perfect mission critical solution for your small business.

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Crucial Network Speed
OnApp Control Panel

Simple, easy, flexible. Perfect for small business.

A FREE iPhone App called Crucial Mobile allows you to stop, start, reboot and monitor your Blaze Cloud VPS. Choose from over 25 operating systems and gain from clear reporting. With support add-ons available, technical support can also be there for you 24x7x365. Managing your small business server has never been easier thanks to the Blaze Cloud VPS.

Yacht and Boat

"Thanks to Blaze, the improved performance and better user experience has led not only to a reduction in bounce rates, but people are viewing more of the content on each page. With over 90,000 unique visits a month, this benefits both the site and our advertising partners, cementing Yacht and Boat as the leading yacht classifieds site in Australia. Partnering with Crucial makes good sense."

Ben Gaze, founder of YachtandBoat.com.au

Blaze VPS Business Packages
Blaze Cloud VPS
2GB RAM
$ 164 .95 /month

New range out soon!

  • RAM 2 GB
  • CPU 2 CORES
  • SSD SAN STORAGE 50 GB
  • MONTHLY DATA 500 GB!
  • PORT SPEED 20Mbit
Blaze Cloud VPS
6GB RAM
$ 336 .95 /month

New range out soon!

  • RAM 6 GB
  • CPU 4 CORES
  • SSD SAN STORAGE 70 GB
  • MONTHLY DATA 500 GB!
  • PORT SPEED 20Mbit
Blaze Cloud VPS
12GB RAM
$ 579 .95 /month

New range out soon!

  • RAM 12 GB
  • CPU 6 CORES
  • SSD SAN STORAGE 100GB
  • MONTHLY DATA 500 GB!
  • PORT SPEED 20Mbit


The Blaze VPS is no longer available as a new range of SSD Virtual Servers is on the way with better support, more features and better value. The great news is we’re still offering our highly-competitive Linux and Windows Virtual Servers.

"Crucial's Blaze platform enables us to ensure that our servers keep running smoothly regardless of the amount of traffic visiting the site. At the end of the day, we need a stable, high performing cloud service. We've always had that with Crucial, but now it's even better since Blaze delivers guaranteed performance while giving me real-time control."

Scott Yang, founder of OzBargain.com.au

OzBargain

Benefits and Features

High-Availability Cloud Infrastructure
SolidFire SSD
SAN Storage
99.9% Uptime
SLA
Elastic Scalability
Over 25+ OS templates
Crucial Mobile iPhone App

Frequently Asked Questions

    • Can I scale (customise) the performance and size of my VPS?
      Yes! The Blaze Cloud VPS gives you the freedom to choose how much performance you want to add to your VPS. You can even upgrade your disk performance (IOPS) and port speed. Simply place upgrades via our Crucial Control Panel, all upgrades are billed on a pro-rata basis and resources upgrades such as RAM, CPU and Storage will reboot the VPS.
    • Which operating systems can I choose from?
      We offer over 25 up-to-date templates, including distributions of CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora and Windows. With so much choice you'll never be short of an operating system.
    • I'd like to make it a little easier to manage..
      We offer the popular cPanel/WHM and CloudLinux options for Linux and Plesk for Windows. Select them from the Operating System drop-down menu starting from only $15.00/month.
    • Is it IPv6 ready?
      Yes! you can even network your VMs on your own shared network.
    • What if I need technical support assistance from Crucial?
      Learn more about our Server Management add-ons.
    • Can I add more Dedicated IPs and purchase SSL Certificates?
      Yes! You can easily add more IPs for domains or SSLs, find out more about our range of SSL Certificates.
    • Does my VPS come with backups?
      To add automated backups to your Blaze Cloud VPS please purchase the R1Soft add-on.
    • How do I reboot and power manage my Blaze Cloud VPS?
      You can easily power manage your VPS (start, stop, reboot) from the Crucial Control Panel. This can be accessed from anywhere around the world in real-time.
    • What billing options are available?
      You can pay via credit card, direct deposit or PayPal. You can also select from three easy billing cycles: monthly, semi-annually or annually.
    • How does the Blaze Cloud VPS compare to dedicated servers?
      By using ultra-fast SolidFire SSD SAN storage, we can not only guarantee your RAM, data usage and disk space, but your disk performance too. This is a world first for any VPS/Cloud solution and negates the requirement for costlier dedicated servers.
    • How much monthly data do I receive? Can I purchase more?
      The Blaze Cloud VPS includes 500GB of monthly data, this is calculated on a calendar month cycle. All data overages are $0.50/GB (May 2014).
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Loving what you see and would like to know more about how Crucial can power your business? Give us a call on 1300 884 839!

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New VPS range incoming!

We'll soon be launching a new range of Virtual Servers, offering higher levels of support, more options and new features. So stay tuned!