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The only managed SMB hosting platform that let you focus on your business growth.

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  • Deploy in Minutes Server deployment is quick and easy without any technical hurdles.
  • Manage like A Pro Deploy and manage mission-critical websites from our intuitive platform.
  • Experience Optimized Performance Pre-configured advanced cache technologies for remarkable website experience.

Feature-Rich SMB Hosting to Scale Your Business

Secure and performance-focused hosting for SMBs so that you can focus on things that really make a difference.

SSD-Based Managed Cloud Hosting

We offer dedicated resources with SSD-based hosting. You have full control and the cloud servers deliver superior performance.

Built-in Advanced Caches

We provide an optimized stack with ready to use caches including Memcached, Varnish, NGINX, and Redis to deliver expedited responses.

Optimized Stack

Our stack makes use of latest technologies including Apache, NGINX, PHP-FPM, and MySQL/MariaDB for improved loading times.

PHP 7 Ready Servers

All our servers offer PHP 7 by default. Witness the difference that we bring to your business website.


Simple and robust CDN that can be integrated in just a few clicks. Built to provide the best experience for small and medium businesses and to deliver superior performance.

HTTP/2 Supported

All our servers are HTTP/2 enabled, thus securing all communication between web servers and clients.

Dedicated Firewalls

We protect all our servers at the platform level with firewalls.

1-Click SSL Installation

Our Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate improves the security of your websites and secures all server-client communications for free.

Auto-Healing Servers

Our auto-healing feature resolves most of the server issues, ensuring minimum down time and loss for your business.

IP Whitelisting

Whitelist IP addresses to get unrestricted access over multiple networks or regions through SSH and SFTP.

Automated Backups

You can schedule automatic backups with the frequency of your choice (hourly to weekly) or take a backup on demand.

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication is an easy yet powerful layer of security for your account ensuring safety of your data.

Renowned IaaS Hosting Providers

We provide a list of best hosting providers including GCE, AWS, Linode, Vultr and DigitalOcean with more than 60 global data centers.

Block Storage

Scale your server storage space with just a few clicks without even affecting other parameters.

Seamless Vertical Scaling

Using our 1-Click feature, you can vertically scale the RAM, processor, bandwidth, and storage of your server without altering customization.

No Long-Term Contract

Our Pay As You Go model gives complete freedom from hidden charges and you don’t have to pay a fixed amount or enter into a contract.

1-Click Launch

You have the freedom and convenience to choose from 10+ apps to deploy on a single server with our 1-Click feature.

Multiple PHP Versions

You can switch between different PHP versions with a single click. We support PHP 5.6 and the latest versions of PHP 7.

24/7/365 Expert Support

Our 24/7/365 professional support team is always active. Just highlight the issue and our Customer Success Team will do the magic.

Active Community

Our strong and active community consists of experts that are constantly contributing by sharing their vast knowledge and experience.

Knowledge Base

We offer a centralized knowledge base to our customers. Your go-to resource if you need any help regarding our hosting platform.

24/7 Ticketing

With our 24/7 ticketing system, you can keep track of your queries while our team of experts take care of all your issues.

Managed Migrations

Never worry about migrating to our hosting platform. Let us know about your application and we’ll move without breaking things.


Our Cloud Engineers are experts in identifying bugs and issues. In case you face a server -related issue, simply contact our team and let them take care of things.

Git Integration

Git comes preinstalled on our Platform. No need to waste time setting up Git for your project. Just focus on writing code.

SSH and SFTP Access

Via SSH and SFTP, you can securely access servers and update applications. You can also create unique SFTP credentials for your team.

Application & Server Cloning

You can clone the entire server or make individual application copies in just 1-Click. Your files and databases are copied to new staging URLs.

One Account, Multiple Teams

One team member can be a part of multiple teams on Our Platform. You can also easily split projects between the relevant teams.

Staging Area & URLs

Get the most out of our multiple staging areas and URLs where you can test and develop without breaking your live website.

Add Team Members

Distribute workload among team members by assigning them limited or full access of your server or application.

Pay as You Go Pricing Plans for Small and Medium Businesses


Note: $0.033/GB per server will be applied for offsite backup storage.

Note: $0.033/GB per server will be applied for offsite backup storage.

Note: $0.033/GB per server will be applied for offsite backup storage.


  • Free trial is not available for Amazon Web Services. You need to upgrade your account to launch and access AWS servers.
  • With Amazon (AWS), Disk Sizes are configurable and Bandwidth is on pay as you go basis.
  • Note: $0.033/GB per server will be applied for offsite backup storage.


  • Free trial is not available for Google Compute Engine. You need to upgrade your account to launch and access GCE servers.
  • With Google (GCE), Disk Sizes are configurable and Bandwidth is on pay as you go basis.
  • Note: $0.033/GB per server will be applied for offsite backup storage.
All Plans Come With
  • 24/7/365 Support
  • Free SSL Certificates
  • Built-in CDN
  • Free Migration
  • Team Management
  • Dedicated Firewalls
  • 24/7 Real-time Monitoring
  • Automated Backups
  • Staging Environment
  • Auto Healing
  • Regular Security Patching
  • HTTP/2 Enabled Servers
  • SSH and SFTP Access
  • Optimized With Advanced Caches
  • Unlimited Application Installation
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You're in expert hands 24/7, 365 days a year, should you run into a problem. You can even choose the Advanced Support add-on for a closer support partnership or the Premium Support add-on, which gives you access to our Senior Support engineers who work as your extended in-house team!

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Free Migration of Your Business Website

We’ll move your first website to Cloudways from any web host for FREE (without breaking your live site hosted on the old host), so you don’t have to worry about migration complexities & technicalities.

Choose the Infrastructure of Your Choice for Your Business Website

Launch your website on the Infrastructure of your choice. Choose from five different cloud providers including DigitalOcean, AWS, Google Cloud, Vultr, and Linode.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cloudways offers affordable cloud for SMB hosting plans that vary depending on the hosting infrastructure you use. We don’t charge a monthly hosting price. Instead, you only have to pay for the resources you use. This means when you launch a $11/month server on DigitalOcean server, and decide to close the server after one day of use, your total cost will be approximately: $ 0.0153. Here is the calculation: Total cost of the server: $ 0.0153/hour Number of hours the server remained online: 24 Multiplying: $ 0.0153*24 You will have to pay: $0.3672 for hosting your website on Cloudways for a single day.

You can easily migrate your Small & medium business (SMB) website to Cloudways SMB web hosting with our free migration plugin. The plugin automates the whole migration process and you will see your site moved to Cloudways within minutes.

Yes, with SMB cloud hosting, you will get a free SSL certificate to secure your website and sub-domains linked to it. Cloudways uses Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates to improve data security and encryption.

Most websites hosted on Cloudways can load within less than 3 seconds. In site speed tests, Cloudways sites have loaded in less than 1 second. However, the speed of your website depends on the resources it uses. If you have too many plugins or extensions installed on your website, the site will load slowly. You can improve its speed further by enabling server-side cache, Varnish, and WordPress cache plugin, Breeze.

You can add as many apps as you want to your Cloudways SMB web hosting server. However, make sure that your server has enough resources to handle all the apps you add to it.

Yes, Cloudways allows you to set a backup frequency as per your need for your SMB web hosting server. You can set the backup frequency from 1 hour to 1 week.

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