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Backed by our friendly expert Australian based Support Engineerslocal enterprise-grade infrastructure and your own dedicated account manager – no overseas call centres. 

We've partnered with the highest quality technology providers, topped with personal service and support so you can rest assured as your business grows, we'll grow with you. 

We grow with you. Stress-free, easy upgrades at any time. No lock-in contracts. 

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Great for established businesses looking to improve site performance – basic shopping cart, blogs and small catalogue sites.

Established

$19.80

PER MONTH

($198 ANNUALLY – 2 MONTHS FREE)

1 x Website

Automated CMS Installs

Unlimited Email Accounts (POP/IMAP)

Unlimited Databases

500 GB IP Transit

100% of 2 vCPU

1024 MB (1GB) Memory

50GB SSD SAN Storage

Self-service Backups & Restores

Live Chat & Email Support (8.30am-6pm)

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MOST POPULAR PLAN

For individuals, small blogs or SMB’s just starting out with low volume visitors.

Start-up

$9.90

PER MONTH

($99 ANNUALLY – 2 MONTHS FREE)

1 x Website

Automated CMS Installs 

Unlimited Email Accounts (POP/IMAP) 

Unlimited Databases 

200 GB IP Transit 

100% of 1 vCPU   

512 MB (0.5GB) Memory   

10GB SSD SAN Storage 

Self-service Backups & Restores 

Live Chat & Email Support (8.30am-6pm)

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"Velocity Host has provided our expanding group with reliable, consistent and globally leading infrastructure. We got immediate and accurate support whenever we needed it – we are extremely grateful."

Frank Boross, Havencab

Thousands of Aussie businesses trust Velocity Host as their provider for fast, highly secure and incredibly reliable web hosting at affordable prices.

Clustered server architecture means your sites are never at the mercy of a single server. 

Safe

Secure

Sites are backed up daily to a secure remote location. 

Fast

Automatic installation and optimizations for WordPress, Joomla and Drupal sites. 

Business growth means more site visitors – eCommerce carts, High Traffic Forum, Social Media campaigns & medium catalogue sites. 

Pro

$33.00

PER MONTH

($330 ANNUALLY – 2 MONTHS FREE)

1 x Website

Automated CMS Installs

Unlimited Email Accounts (POP/IMAP)

Unlimited Databases

1,000 GB IP Transit

100% of 2 vCPU

4096 MB (4GB) Memory

70GB SSD SAN Storage

Self-service Backups & Restores

Live Chat & Email Support (8.30am-6pm)

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60 day money-back guarantee on all plans

CloudFlare

Benefit from RailGun Optimisation delivering your data globally – fast. Plus, get DDOS protection against web based threats built in.

Virus Scanning

Servers are scanned 24/7 for malicious code in files and emails. Any infected files are automatically moved into Quarantine for review.

DDOS Protection

The Micron21 network is DDoS protected transit for inbound traffic, including layer 7 protection with real-time DDoS attack visibility.

We've got answers!

Where are Velocity Host's data centres located?
Velocity Hosts primary data centre is located at Micron21 in Melbourne East, additional pop sites include Primus/ Commander in Melbourne, Next DC Sydney, Singapore, USA and Europe. (vh) own all of our servers and infrastructure.

Can my sites have separate cPanel logins? 
SMB packages are designed to support 1 primary cPanel account, additional websites can be hosted under the primary account as an Add-On domain. Established and Pro plans allow for additional websites to be hosted, these additional websites will impact the performance of the primary domain, we recommend individual plans for sites that require maximum performance from their hosting environment.

Does Velocity Host support the latest PHP 7.2?
Yes, PHP 7.2 is fully supported as well as PHP  5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0 and 7.1. You can select different PHP versions on a per account basis.

Does Velocity Host provide SFTP and SSH access?
Yes, both SFTP and SSH access are available on all plans.

Does Velocity Host install WordPress, Joomla or Drupel
 
Absolutely. Simply select which CMS you would like installed during checkout and we will take care of the rest for you.

Are WP-CLI for WordPress / Drush for Drupal installed?
Yes, both WP-CLI and Drush are pre-installed on all of our servers. They are ready to use.

Are Git and SVN available?
Git is available. Many clients use our plans in conjunction with a repository service. We are currently working on implementing an SVN solution for clients.

Are sites and other data backed up?
Yes, all sites and other data such as email messages are backed up every night and stored off server. We recommend customers also download their own backups through cPanel for local storage.

Does Velocity Host provide an Uptime Guarantee?
Yes, we provide a 99.9% uptime Infrastructure and network guarantee. Our plans all provide automatic server failover so you're never at the mercy of a single server.

Does Velocity Host offer a money-back guarantee?
Yes, all of our plans come with a no-risk 60-day money back guarantee for the hosting portion of your package. There are no facilities to credit domain name registration but domains can be migrated to a different registrar. (We will retain .au 2 years – $27.90 and .com 1 year – $13.95 on request of 60-day money back guarantee). 

Does Velocity Host provide a Reseller Hosting option?
Yes, we provide Reseller Hosting packages that allow for the hosting of "Multiple Sites. Each reseller package allows each of your clients to have their own cPanel login and access to their own resources. 

Reseller packages should be used if providing hosting to others, e.g. for web designers or developers or if you wish to host multiple websites each with their own dedicated resources for best performance. 

The reseller "Managed Web" add-on provides private DNS name servers (e.g. ns1.yourdomain.com and ns2.yourdomain.com instead of ns1.webhostingresellers.com.au and ns2.webhostingresellers.com.au). Velocity Host also allows cPanel white labelling for your brand.

How long does account set-up take?
Most accounts are setup automatically in less than 5 minutes. If you've not received your welcome email within 1 hour after ordering please check it has not been caught by your SPAM filter. Please contact our sales team if you still can't find the email – sales@velocityhost.com.au and quote your domain or account name in the subject field.

Does Velocity Host offer free SSL certificates?
Yes, Velocity Host has implemented the Let’s Encrypt SSL project; a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit to provide SSL certificates. You can turn on SSL for any of your sites through cPanel without incurring any SSL certificate or dedicated IP costs.

Can Velocity Host help move my site(s) from my existing hosting provider?
If moving from another host that uses the cPanel control panel we can move the first 10 sites for free. The next 11 to 21 sites are billed at a one-time fee of $5.50 per site and 21 or more sites are billed at a one-time fee of $2.20 per site, inclusive of GST. Simply open a technical support ticket after account activation requesting this service.

What if I'm moving from a host that doesn't use cPanel?
Moving sites from a non-cPanel server to a cPanel server needs to be handled manually. This process can be quite time consuming. Transfers from non-cPanel servers are billed at a one-time fee of $110.00 per site. This service can be ordered during checkout using the “Assisted Migration” option.

What payment methods does Velocity Host accept?
We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

What if I go over my monthly bandwidth? 
As your business grows, sometimes website visitors can increase your monthly traffic usage. Our AUP – Acceptable Use Policy – allows for spikes in traffic of up to 20% in any given month. After this limit is reached the account will automatically be temporarily suspended. Don’t worry, we can unsuspend the account! Just let us know what’s happened and we’ll work with you to find a solution that works for everyone.

Server Stack

  • Cloud Linux 6 (64-Bit)
  • Enhanced cPanel 66x
  • LSAPI (Light Speed API) & Apache Enterprise Web Server
  • HTTP/2 Supported
  • PHP 7.1, 7.0, 5.6, 5.5, 5.4 and 5.3
  • MySQL 5.5.x with caching
  • Perl 5.10
  • Python 2.6x
  • CloudFlare Railgun

My vh Portal

  • 24/7 Technical Support
  • Overall account management
  • One click cPanel access
  • View and pay invoices
  • Update credit card
  • Use referral program

Free App Installs

  • GRAV
  • Drupal
  • WordPress
  • Softaculous (300+ more apps)

File/Database Tools

  • SSH (Shell Access)
  • SFTP (Secure FTP)
  • Git 2.14x
  • Web Disk
  • cPanel File Manager
  • phpMyAdmin
  • Remote MySQL Access

Site Security

  • Free SSL Certificates
  • vh Shield WAF
  • Virus and Malware Scanning
  • Enforced Password Strength
  • Brute Force Protection
  • Site Segregation

Add ons

  • Secondary Domain Reg – $13.95/year
  • 1GB SSD Web Storage – $2.95/month
  • LetsEncrypt SSL Certificate – FREE
  • "Comodo SSL Certificate –
  • $29.95/year and $22 per install"
  • "Comodo EV SSL Certificate – $207.90/year and $22 per install"

Email

  • POP, IMAP and SMTP
  • Email Virus Scanning
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • Unlimited email forwarders
  • Unlimited auto responders
  • Web-Based Mail Access
  • Compatible with Google Apps
  • Compatible with Office 365

Site Security

  • Micron21 Tier 4 DataCenter in Melbourne, Australia
  • ISO 9001 and 27001 audited (AU)*
  • UPS & Generator Power Backups N+2
  • Video security surveillance, fingerprint scanning, User logging
  • Redundant Cooling

*ISO 9001 certification in progress due for completion mid 2018

Domain Hosting

  • Free primary domain name
  • Unlimited sub domains
  • Unlimited parked domains

Development Tools

  • PHP Version Selector
  • PHP PEAR Packages Manager
  • Perl Modules Manager
  • .htaccess (including mod_rewrite)
  • Directory Privacy (Password)
  • Cron Jobs
  • Custom Web Server Handlers
  • Custom Error Pages (404,403 etc.)
  • ImageMagik
  • GD
  • Curl
  • Server Side Includes (SSI)
  • Zend Optimizer
  • ionCube Loaders
  • cPanel Site Publisher
  • Drush CLI (for Drupal)
  • WP-CLI (for WordPress)

Tech Specs

FAQs

100% AUSTRALIAN
OWNED & OPERATED

24/7 automated scanning for Viruses, Malware and Trojans.

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All plans include

Already got web-hosting? Let us handle your website migration from any competitor, free of charge. 
Value – $110.00 per site

Free, easy migration

Automated nightly backups and 14 restore points mean if anything does go wrong, you'll be back online – fast.

Daily backups, fast restores

HPE Enterprise hardware and support, the fastest SSD San Storage – from the only certified Tier 4 DC in Australia – for maximum security and uptime.

Industry leading technology

Secure your comms and improve your website security with an SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt.

Free SSL Certificate

Your site is always available and we'll compensate for any unplanned downtime*

Guaranteed infrastructure

*Excludes exceeding traffic resources/user errors. 

We'll refund your money if you're not satisified in the first 60-days of hosting your website with us.

Money-back Guarantee

Pay annually and we'll give you 2 months for free. 
Value – up to $66.00

2 months free

Pay annually to get more! 
Up to $235 additional value

Free Domain & DNS*

We’ll cover the upfront cost of your domain name registration and give you DNS hosting for 2 years.
Value – $44.00

Look professional with a beautiful website template from 'RocketTheme'  – easy drag & drop builders. 
Value – $33.00

Free website theme*

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Premium web-hosting for your business

NO LOCK IN CONTRACTS.  FREE MIGRATION.  BONUS WEBSITE THEME.  LOCAL SUPPORT.

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Premium Web-Hosting to suit your business

NO LOCK IN CONTRACTS.
FREE MIGRATION.
BONUS WEBSITE THEME.
LOCAL SUPPORT.

*Free domain: Applies to all new SMB yearly subscriptions including upgrading from existing packages only, does not include downgrading from existing package.

*Free Theme: Applies to all purchases of an SMB hosting package including downgrading/ upgrading from an existing package on a yearly subscription.

START-UP or ENTREPRENEURESTABLISHED BUSINESSGROWING BUSINESS or ECOMMERCE

FROM ONLY $9.90 P/MTH

Premium Web Hosting to suit your business

FROM ONLY $9.90 P/MTH