I currently have an account with Westhost, running on their old Sphera platform. It has been declared end of life and so I need to find a replacement.
I like the fact that it offers 'root like' access and I can do everything via SSH. I use the GUI interface for things like configuring domains and email simply because of the way it interacts with their DNS servers. I dislike cPanel as I find it too restrictive.
Unfortunately (for me) the price is keen and I realise that I will have to pay more for any replacement.
- I am looking for a solution where I can host multiple, small domains.
- I would like the provider to handle OS Upgrades and backups, while I keep the apps up to date.
- I would like a UK host.
- I need 20GB disk space
- I would rather a smaller host with good support
Any suggestions warmly welcomed.
So far I have looked at the following VPS providers
FutureHost - possible
Rackspace - possible
Linode - possible
[KnownHost - only US based]
LeaseWeb - no backup option
Any others I should consider? Should I be considering a shared host instead? I hope to be installing SugarCRM or CiviCRM soon on one of my domains.
Thanks for your thoughts