VPS Hosting

Crucial is Australia’s leading VPS Hosting provider with over 10,000 deployed. Quality and uptime comes standard.

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Australian VPS hosting from the experts.

We know VPS hosting like the back of our hand, that’s why we have tailored three VPS products perfect for every business. Find out more information below.

Linux VPSWindows VPScPanel VPScPanel Managed VPS
Perfect if:You’re a ninja and prefer to SSH into your server, you’re completely hands on.You’re a Windows wizard that is comfortable with RDP and managing a server.You prefer cPanel and are comfortable managing the server yourself.You’d rather leave hosting to the experts for complete peace of mind.
Managed Services: (i)N/AN/AN/AIncluded (i)
24×7 Support (i)Network OnlyNetwork OnlyNetwork OnlyIncluded
Server Access (i)AdministratorAdministratorcPanel/WHMcPanel/WHM
SSD Storage (i)IncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
DDOS Protection (i)IncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Backups (i)OptionalOptionalOptionalIncluded (daily)
Control Panel (i)cPanel/WHM (Optional)N/AcPanel/WHMcPanel/WHM
cPanel Transfer Tool (i)OptionalN/AIncludedIncluded
Migrations (i)EnquireN/AEnquireEnquire
CloudLinux (i)OptionalN/AOptionalIncluded
Price (inc. GST)From $11.00/monthFrom $77.00/monthFrom $71.00/monthFrom $224.00/month
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cPanel Managed VPS

The Managed VPS is perfect for those who’d rather leave the VPS hosting to experts and focus on running their business. With cPanel, 24x7x365 support, backups, monitoring, proactive updates and Crucial Concierge, the Managed VPS is the benchmark in VPS hosting.


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cPanel VPS

The cPanel VPS is for anyone who wants a VPS and likes to use cPanel to manage their email and domains. 24×7 Support is not included, so this is ideal for those who are comfortable managing their own server.


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Linux VPS

The Linux VPS is for anyone who wants a VPS and likes the simplicity of Linux to manage their domains. With 24x7x365 support included it’s a great step up from Web Hosting.


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Windows VPS

Get off the bloat-boat and go lean with the Windows VPS, coming pre-loaded with your choice of Windows Server Operating System.


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Feel at home with a VPS packed full of your favourite features.

With a Crucial VPS, you know you’re getting a best-of-breed hosting solution. Built with state-of-the-art SSD storage and class-leading Intel processors, our entire VPS fleet offers lightning-fast website and database performance. With datacentre-grade hardware, all of our Crucial VPS services are designed for optimal performance and reliability, providing a highly dependable foundation for high-powered websites.
Virtual Server SSD Storage

SSD Storage

All Virtual Servers come with high-performance SSD storage for faster page loads, quicker databases and great overall speed.
Australian Servers

Australian Servers

Proudly Australian operated, your VPS servers are safely located within one of Sydney’s high-performing facilities owned by APDC.
24x7x365 Australian Support

24x7x365 Australian Support

Your team of support experts are available 24x7x365 to help assist you in your online experience.
99.9% Uptime Guarantee

99.9% Uptime Guarantee

You will have the ultimate experience in VPS hosting, backed by our 99.9% uptime guarantee.
Easy to Use

Easy to Use

Control your Crucial VPS 24/7 from our all in one, full functionality, VPS control panel.
DDOS Protection

DDOS Protection

We serve and protect your hosting with complimentary DDOS protection, keeping your VPS shielded from network attacks.
Free Setup

Free Setup

We don’t charge setup fees for our Virtual Private Servers and never will. Great value starts when we start your server!
Robust & Reliable

Robust & Reliable

Crucial’s Virtual Servers are renowned Australia-wide as the leaders in reliability, high-performance hosting since 2007.

Instant provisioning

In a hurry with a time-critical project, or just eager to get started? Crucial VPS services come with the added benefit of being provisioned instantly. That means you’ll be up and running within only a few minutes (and not hours) of signing up! Get started with your new project right away and enjoy the power and performance features of your new VPS service, without any of the wait!

Sydney Data Centre

All Crucial VPS services are housed within our state-of-the-art data centre right in the heart of Sydney. Equipped with round-the-clock network monitoring, advanced security protocols and attack mitigation in under 30 seconds, your VPS will be built on the best possible foundation.Having your data geographically closer to the majority of your customer-base also means faster page loads and better response times for your visitors. If giving the best possible experience to your local customers is important to your business, ensuring your website is loading from a nearby data centre is a great place to start.

Managed VPS Hosting

If you’re not entirely comfortable with configuring and maintaining your own VPS service, the team of experts at Crucial have got you covered. Our cPanel Managed VPS plan is one of our most popular services, and includes all the power and prestige of VPS hosting, but with the added benefit of full management and support. Behind the scenes, our team will perform regular security patching, operating system updates, uptime and performance monitoring, plus on-demand and automated snapshot backups. You’ll also benefit from having the user-friendly cPanel/WHM interface installed for you, giving you an easy set of tools to get the most out of your VPS.

Upgrade at any time

All Crucial VPS plans come equipped with an advanced set of monitoring tools, allowing you to track and respond to your website or app’s uptime and resource usage at any time. As your business grows, you’ll be able to upgrade and scale your VPS to cater to your increasing audience. This ensures that your services will maintain strong performance and stability, giving the best possible experience to your customers and visitors.

Award-winning support

At Crucial, our team of hosting experts are available to assist you at any time of the day or night. Based out of our Sydney offices, you’ll be able to rest easy with the knowledge that our renowned support team are just a phone call or an email away when you need them. Our team benefit from world-class training and support resources, allowing them to provide the best possible care to our customers.

VPS Hosting designed for speed and ease.

With over 10,000 virtual servers deployed to date, Crucial’s high-performance SSD VPS platform offers greater speed with OnApp KVM virtualization.Housed in our state-of-the-art Sydney data centre, all Crucial VPS services are protected by a set of world-class DDOS systems and offer instant deployment. Best of all, you’ll get free setup included!If you’re not comfortable configuring and managing your own VPS, our expert team have got you covered with our fully managed VPS plans. Including the initial server setup, ongoing maintenance and updates, 24/7 support from our Sydney-based team, DDOS protection and more, all with a user-friendly cPanel/WHM interface, you can sit back and relax with complete peace of mind.
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VPS Hosting

VPS hosting or virtual private server hosting is a form of storage offered to people who need more space and data security than is offered by their current shared server providers, but don’t want to foot the cost of maintaining expensive and dedicated space on physical servers. VPS hosting uses virtualisation software which partitions a physical server to offer you all of the major benefits of an isolated storage environment without the advanced management requirements and higher costs you would pay for dedicated server space.We offer you a range of scalable plans for your VPS hosting, from beginners through to advanced users. Our fully managed cpanel VPS hosting plans include an expert technical team who can handle all of your technical needs behind the scenes, including the installation of your preferred operating system. For anybody confident with basic server administration, you can choose a scalable VPS hosting plan that suits you and your technical needs. These include plans offering anybody keen to learn how to build a technical knowledge base but aren’t yet completely server savvy.Crucial VPS hosting in among the best-in-breed VPS hosting providers. Proudly Australian owned, we offer our clients cutting edge SSD storage with world-class Intel processors promising reliable and lightning fast web hosting and database performance. Our servers are hosted on data centre standard hardware promising dependable performance for high-powered websites. If your website has grown too big for your current shared server provider or you manage multiple high-traffic websites, switching to virtual private server hosting could increase your flexibility, speed of your websites and overall general performance.All virtual servers come with high-powered SSD storage which enable faster page loads for your content and quicker database response times. Managed within Australia, your SSD server hosting is based in a high performing Sydney facility owned by the Australian Pacific Data Centres (APDC). We offer all clients access to our 24/7 support team able to expertly assist and ensure you have peace of mind about the safety, integrity and speed of your data.Our VPS hosting plans come with a standard 99.9% uptime guarantee, are easy to control from the Crucial complete VPS control panel and are protect with DDOS protection against network attacks. We have been renowed Australia-wide since 2007 for providing our clients with the country’s leading VPS hosting experience.

What is Linux VPS hosting?

Linux is an operating system which can be installed on your virtual server. We offer Linux VPS hosting plans, Windows VPS and managed VPS hosting plans. If you are comfortable and confident using Linux and you have some server administration experience, you can choose our Linux VPS hosting and revel in the control and freedom of running your virtual machine the way you want to. Our self-managed Linux VPS hosting plans do not come with technical support so you can enjoy the freedom to run things just the way you want to.

What to do with a VPS?

You know you have outgrown your current shared server hosting plan and provider when you don’t have any more space for your websites and databases or when your pages and systems are running too slowly, unable to keep up productively. VPS shared hosting is the next step up from traditional shared server plans. You get more space, faster response time and higher productivity with dedicated server space on a virtual private server. It’s also a lot cheaper than paying for and maintaining dedicated physical server space.The way it works is your storage for your websites and databases exists within a larger physical server. However, your data is loaded into a partitioned part of that server, the VPS, and therefore keep separate and isolated for the data stored within other partitions. VPS hosting is the affordable server alternative which still offers you the space you need, the speed you need and either the access and freedom to manage your own server, or a fully managed tech alternative which takes care of your IT needs behind the scenes.

What is managed VPS hosting?

Cpanel managed VPS hosting is a fully managed server storage plan. We take care of everything for you which includes the migration of your data and the maintenance and upkeep of your server. You can contact us for what you need, and we’ll make it happen. You rest easy knowing that your data is not only stored on a secure and reliable server, but it’s managed by expert technical staff.Our managed VPS hosting plans are designed for people who are not comfortable configuring and maintaining their own VPS service. As one of our most popular services, the cpanel managed VPS plans ensure you receive all the benefits of powerful hosting and full management of your services. Our technical experts will ensure that your security patching, operating system upgrades and uptime and performance monitoring is completed. We can also provide on-demand and automated snapshot backups, so your data is always recoverable. The cpanel managed VPS hosting plans come with a user-friendly interface installed for you which will help you learn and understand the powerful tools your VPS offers.Are you looking to make the switch to a VPS hosting provider? We fast-track your new Crucial VPS services with instant provisioning. This means that once you’ve chosen Crucial for your VPS hosting, you’re ready and running in just a few minutes. If you’ve been planning a larger web project but haven’t had the space to really get it off the ground, purchase a VPS hosting plan with Crucial and you could start it within the hour. Instant provisioning is standard across all of our plans and we don’t charge you a set-up fee.Our VPS hosting services are scalable and flexible to suit your needs. You can monitor the response time of your server regularly for insights in how your websites and apps are performing. As your audience and user list begins to grow, you’ll be able to upgrade your existing plan to include the additional storage you need to keep your pages lightning-fast and manage your apps uptime.The Crucial on-demand support team are available 24/7 and every day of the year. Based out of our Sydney offices, you can speak with the technical expertise you need, when you need it.Whatever level your business or technical needs are at, we have the VPS hosting plan ideal for your needs. Make the next step in your e-Commerce business by purchasing the server storage space you need to expand your business and move into new and exciting markets. For developers and optimisers, you retain control of how your virtual server operates with speed testing tools and insights to keep your apps operating at optimal levels and exceed your customers’ expectations. For SMEs with database requirements, speed up the response time of your systems by moving into the next phase storage tier. VPS hosting is the affordable solution for much-needed server space without the cost of high-cost dedicated servers.Learn more about our VPS hosting plans on our website or submit an enquiry online for more information. We’ll take you through our plans, how they work and how you can start straight away with access to your own VPS storage today.

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