January 2016, Cirrus Tech Ltd, a Toronto, Ontario based company specializing in private and public cloud hosting is proud to announce its version 2.0 of its popular Cloud Plans. The plans are based on OnApp cloud infrastructure and the resources are COMPLETE dedicated (unlike most competitors).
This collaboration between Cirrus Tech and OnApp software transforms Cirrus VM offering into a flexible, scalable and highly automated platform.
This new product (Cirrus Cloud VM 2.0) is the second iteration of Cirrus’ newly numbered plans. The first iteration of this plan was released back in Mar 2015 and now we are pleased to announce the second iteration just in time for the holidays.
In this iteration, we have designed 3 tiers of service to better target each segment’s needs. These tiers are: Barebone, Business and Enterprise. In addition, and like before, Our Canadian customers are still charged at par on the exchange rate.
The entry package (Barebone tier) with Single Core 2.0 Ghz CPU, 512 MB of RAM and 30 GB Disk space – starts at $14.99 per month and it would be $10.17 per month on a 3-year term sign-up.
This is perfect for Website hosting, website developers, desktop on Cloud, VoIP, VPN server or even your enterprise grade applications.
What’s new in Cirrus’s Cloud VM/VPS Plans 2.0:
Tiered Plans: This is the first time Cirrus has decided to create plans geared for different needs.
Barebone Servers: This tier is designed for people who are just looking for servers for development, to browse from (Virtual Desktop or VDI) or maybe to run their accounting software from such as Quickbooks or Simply Accounting.
Business Servers: This tier is designed for resellers and larger websites that want to have dedicated resources. It is also a perfect fit for a dedicated email server which includes Anti Spam and Anti Virus protection.This tier allows for features like Control Panels, CDN, Autoscaling and many more.
Enterprise Servers: This tier is designed for mission critical and/or highly secure envirnments. PCI or HIPPA certification assistance is included. VPN and CDN all included in the price.
Improved Performance: Through better use of SAN technologies and fine tuning the server, we have significantly increased the performance of our new plans. This feature has automatically been introduced to our existing v1.0 customers.
Posted SLA: For the first time in Cirrus History, Tiers Business and Enterprise in our new VPS/Cloud Plans v2.0 are backed with 100% SLA.
Lowest Available Offers Listed: We have made significant changes on our website to present the plans and the latest promotions to all our customers.
Cirrus Tech’s preexisting cloud features include:
Hardware redundancy (live migration)
- Redundant storage
- Quick provisioning
- Console access
- Recovery mode (to access file system when OS is not functional)
- Image backup
- Cloud based DNS
- Hundreds of templates to choose from
- Upgrade resources without reboot for some major operating systems such as CentOS
- Virtual firewall (Firewall outside of the virtual environment)
- VM segregation (in case of customer having multiple VMs)
- Guaranteed and Dedicated resources
- Intelligent Auto-scaling
- Load Balancers
- Hourly Billing
“More and more businesses are sourcing cloud infrastructure from local providers who can offer a close-touch service with excellent local country support – providers just like Cirrus. Running on the OnApp cloud platform, Cirrus can deliver a great cloud feature set, from traditional VPS through to enterprise hybrid cloud, with a fantastic user experience and all of the key cloud features that business customers need for their apps.” Kosten Metreweli – Chief Commercial Officer at OnApp
About Cirrus Hosting
Cirrus Tech Ltd. has been a leader in providing affordable, dependable cloud hosting as well as website hosting services in Canada since 1999. They have hosted and supported hundreds of thousands of websites and applications for Canadian businesses and clients around the world. As a BBB member with an A+ rating, Cirrus Hosting is a top-notch Canadian web hosting company with professional support, rigorous reliability and easily upgradable VPS solutions that grow right alongside your business. Their Canadian data center is at 151 Front Street in Toronto.