Frequently asked questions
What is a Virtual Private Server (VPS)?
A virtual private server (VPS) gives your websites (storefront, e-commerce, media) and software applications (blogs, wiki, CRM) dedicated CPU, Memory and bandwidth resources.
What is KVM virtualization?
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) offers true hardware virtualization leading to increased stability, security, performance and ultimate isolation.
Do I get Full Root Access to my VPS?
You will have complete control over your VPS with full root-level SSH access.
How do I upgrade my VPS?
Upgrading your VPS as your website grows is easy and free, scale up to add more resources at any time.
Do you offer a backup service for my VPS?
You can subscribe to our Premium R1Soft Snapshot off-site backups of your entire VPS for a small fee.
Will you migrate my site for me?
WireNine offers free cPanel to cPanel migrations, we will move your website(s) over to your new VPS at no extra charge!
Will my VPS perform better than my web hosting account?
This depends on your website and the VPS level you select. The entry level virtual private servers are more for custom configurations and will likely not offer any performance improvement, while the higher end virtual private servers with additional software should offer some performance improvements.
When should I move to VPS hosting?
If you have outgrown shared web hosting or just need more control over your hosting enviornment, Managed VPS Hosting would be the next logical choice for your hosting needs. You have more freedom with Root level access to Apache, PHP and any other software installed on your server all without the hefty price of a dedicated server.