The network that backs your server is 100% dedicated to Hostwinds traffic. We do not share bandwidth between cloud servers unlike other cloud providers. We ensure that we do not oversell our servers bandwidth at all. This ensures that you will always be able to use the full 50Mbps allocated to your cloud server by default. You can always upgrade your link speed at any time instantly.
We want you to feel secure in knowing the we also only run the best Cisco switches in our network infrastructure to ensure we live up to our 99.9% uptime, and to ensure your network traffic is routed quickly and efficiently.
The Hostwinds Tornado Tracker is an advanced monitoring system native to Hostwinds. This system allows for us to track any and all issues across our entire infrastructure from one central location. Manned 24/7 by our highly trained NOC staff, the system tracks everything right down to the temperature of the hard drives, and the speed at which individual fans spin. If anything falls out of the normal range of operations, our staff members will begin investigation and act accordingly.
This highly advanced system allows for us to track and resolve issues long before they even become real issues affecting our clients. This system is one of the key components in meeting our 99.9% uptime guarantee.
The Hostwinds Windshield which is available upon request for all windows VPS's at no charge acts as a virtual shield between your windows sserver and the dangers of the internet, this "shield" helps to protect your windows server from hackers, Trojans, and worms. This customized solution, allows for us to block known threats in real time before they ever reach your server and cause harm.
This highly advanced system does not come by default on windows VPS's, however we can install and fully our windshield on windows VPS's free of charge, upon a support ticket being submitted.
The Hostwinds Windows VPS platform is built with flexibility in mind. We have designed the system so that our clients can quickly and easily change the amount of RAM, CPU, and Disk space allotted to their Windows VPSs without having any downtime, or service interruption.
The speed of your server is directly in your control, and you can easily upgrade and downgrade your Windows VPS directly from your client area without any outside intervention. The entire process takes about 30 seconds, and you will experience 0 service interruptions during the upgrade or downgrade process.