Cloud VDS vs Dedicated Servers vs Cloud VPS
|Full Root Access|
|100% Dedicated CPU|
|100% Dedicated Memory|
|100% Dedicated Storage|
|100% Hardware Uptime SLA|
|Network Port||Dedicated 1Gbps Unmetered|
|Dedicated 1Gbps Unmetered|
|Server Power Controls (on/off/reboot)|
|Operating System Reinstalls||Instant|
|Integrated Monitoring Tools|
|Integrated Server Backups Solution|
|Easy to Use Management Portal|
|Instant Server Upgrades|
|Always-on VNC Access|
|Emergency Rescue Tools|
Instant Deploy a Cloud VDS
Cloud VDS gives you 100% resources with instant control over your infrastructure.
|Intel Xeon E3-1270-v3|
3.5 - 3.9 GHz (4 Cores)
|28 GB||3.4TB NVMe||✓||✓||$39.95||Order Now|
|Intel Xeon E-2136|
3.3 - 4.5 GHz (6 Cores)
|124 GB||3.4TB NVMe||✓||✓||$59.95||Order Now|
|Dual Intel Xeon E5-2683-v4|
2.1 - 3.0 GHz (32 Cores)
|124 GB||3.4TB NVMe||✓||✓||$79.95||Order Now|
What’s included with Cloud Virtual Dedicated Servers?
Cloud VDS orders are instantly provisioned during business hours in about 30mins. We also do custom servers, but this may delay the order. Any customized order placed before 2pm M-F Central Time, is set up the same business day.
Free Always-On DDoS Protection
Powered by 100Gbps Corero’s Smartwall we offer DDoS in real-time mitigation to server clients we host! The Smartwall sits at the edge of our network this provides the lowest latency and instant protection. How does Oplink.net DDoS Protection Work?
Custom Server Hardware
Build-to-order capabilities with storage, memory and bandwidth options to create a Cloud Virtual Dedicated Server that meets every one of your requirements.
Best in class hardware
Our AMD and Intel CPUs utilize best-in-class technology to keep you online without bottlenecks. By using SSDs or NVMes for storage, we ensure the highest levels of durability and processing speed.
Free Technical Support
We love helping our clients. We provide free basic support for all servers we host. We can install/upgrade memory, and storage. Our technicians have 20+ years of troubleshooting experience. While we hope that you don’t have to use it, our staff is available day or night.
Cloud Virtual Dedicated Server FAQs
Cloud Virtual Dedicated Servers (Cloud VDS) are 100% dedicated to only you with 0% resource sharing. We combine the best of Cloud VPS and Dedicated Servers. This provides you with the instant upgrades, instant server provisioning, and easy to manage portal. Unlike Cloud VPS (which share compute resources with other users on the node) Cloud VDS has 0% sharing! 100% of the server resources are dedicated to only you!
Our network offers the lowest latency multi-homed backbones to Lumen and Cogent. We include Free DDoS Protection with up to 100Gbps powered by Corero. Our high bandwidth network will provide you with the fastest network connection at all times.
All Colocation, Dedicated Servers, and Cloud VDS include:
1Gbps Unmetered Dedicated Internet Port
10Gbps Unmetered +$99/month per device (For normal traffic)
10Gbps Unmetered Dedicated +$399/month (For sustained heavy traffic)
The main factors separate cloud vds, cloud vps, and dedicated servers are setup and administration. With a dedicated server, you (as the owner) manage all facets of the machine’s administration – from its core configuration to the data hosted, you maintain all control and responsibility down to the bios/ipmi if you choose to. On Cloud VDS, we manage the core configuration of the bare metal. Each Cloud VDS nodes runs a tiny Linux OS that allows for all the management features it offers in our cloud. This gives you the instant setup and easy to use portal features that come with VPS, but VDS gives you 100% of the resources. Virtual Private Servers mirror VDS, but you share compute resources with other users. Cloud VDS has 0% resource sharing.
While the exact number will vary depending on the server’s CPU and RAM, a single dedicated server should be able to host between 150 – 500 websites.
We are based in the TRG Datacenter in Spring Texas. All of our equipment is based in the Spring Facility with dual backup power generators and in an ideal location to minimize downtime and protect against extreme weather conditions.
Choosing the right Cloud VDS is an important decision to make. Server configuration should be based around core business needs and hosting requirements. In general, the main specs to consider are the following: CPU, Memory and Storage. When it comes to CPU, a higher CPU clock frequency will naturally deliver faster performance – but this may not be necessary if you run a small to medium sized enterprise. More Memory maybe necessary if you need to host larger services or websites. For storage, all of our server plans use SSD or NVMe, which are far more durable and lightning fast compared to standard HDD.
Yes, custom OS mounting of ISO format images is allowed on Cloud VDS. Please submit a ticket after you place an order.