Announcing upcoming upgrades to HostUS OpenVZ 6 VPS services!

Soon we will be migrating your VPS to OpenVZ 7, the next generation of OpenVZ with higher performance and better features. No action will be required from your side, though we thought you might be interested in what will happen behind the scenes - please read on. As a technologist you likely know that OpenVZ virtualization had lingered for ... Read More »

6th Mar 2020
Free DirectAdmin Licensing with HostUS!

HostUS is pleased to announce its partnership with DirectAdmin, a full-featured and easy-to-use web control panel.Customers with an active VPS package hosted in our London, UK location qualify for FREE internal DirectAdmin licenses with unlimited accounts (up to $29/month value!). In other locations, the license is available at a discounted ... Read More »

2nd Sep 2019
cPanel Licensing Changes

In light of the recent changes to the cPanel licensing model, we are currently evaluating the impact it has on our hosting and VPS customers. We hope for an amicable solution in the near future.

There are no immediate changes to existing services at this moment.

28th Jun 2019
NVMe SSD now available for cPanel hosting!

We are happy to announce the introduction of cPanel Shared & Reseller hosting based on super-fast NVMe SSD (Non-Volatile Memory Express) storage, representing the next generation of our product line.Using the latest generation of Samsung NVMe, with disk read / write performances that are up to five times higher than the mainstream SATA SSDs ... Read More »

1st Aug 2018
New OS Choices for OpenVZ & KVM

Debian 9 (Stretch) and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) are now available to be deployed on all KVM and OpenVZ 7 services. Debian 9 (Stretch) is also available on OpenVZ 6 services.Older releases that have reached support End of Life, including Debian 7 (Wheezy) and Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) were removed.For a full list of OS / templates on ... Read More »

25th Jun 2018
New Amsterdam, Netherlands location is available now!

HostUS has launched our 9th datacenter location. We are now offering OpenVZ services in Amsterdam, Netherlands from the GlobalSwitch datacenter. This makes our second location in Europe along with London. The network in Amsterdam currently is a mix of GTT and TeliaSonera carriers. Direct AMS-ix peering will be added in the future (it is currently ... Read More »

19th Mar 2017
London, UK: New Upstream (Liberty Global)

We now have a premium uplink to Liberty Global ISPs from our London location: Virgin Media, Telenet, Ziggo, KabelBW and Unity Media! This location also has access to other major eyeball networks through LINX: BT, Zen, Sky and TalkTalk.Customers of these internet providers should see speed and latency improvements, especially during peak ... Read More »

5th Jan 2017
Alipay Payments

UPDATE: Alipay is available again, thank you for your patience.Original Announcement:Starting Friday, November 18 at 23:59 pm PT, we will no longer accept Alipay through Stripe due to a change in its policies. We are currently working to setup a merchant account directly with Alipay.All other payment gateways (PayPal, Credit Card, Bitcoin, ... Read More »

17th Nov 2016
Outbound SMTP Port 25 Changes

** This affects services located in Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore ONLY **Starting 02/01/2016, SoftLayer will be implementing additional measures to stop malicious internet actors that look to the SoftLayer platform as a resource for them. One of the measures they are implementing is a traffic filter to block outbound TCP port 25, which will ... Read More »

18th Jan 2016
Docker Support!

We are pleased to announce that our OpenVZ VPS'es now officially support Docker. You can deploy Docker on your VPS by using the Docker template available from the rebuild page.Docker is an open-source project that automates the deployment of applications inside software containers, by providing an additional layer of abstraction and automation of ... Read More »

26th Jun 2015