VPS Hosting: Benefits & Use cases

If you are looking to host your servers, two of the options available are Shared Web Hosting and Virtual Private Server (VPS) Hosting. In Shared Hosting, you don’t get root access to the server; hence the issue of managed hosting doesn’t arise. In VPS Hosting, you get complete access to your virtual servers. You will need someone to take care of it and monitor its performance. If you engage the VPS provider to take care of your server, it is called Managed VPS Hosting. In an unmanaged or self-managed VPS Hosting, you will be responsible for maintaining and monitoring your servers.


Virtual Servers offer multiple benefits. A few of them are shared below.

1. Privacy

In VPS Hosting, you do not share your Operating System (OS) with anyone. There are no other web pages or websites on the server that can access your files. With this, the user is highly unlike to suffer a data breach through the OS being compromised.

2. Flexibility

VPS Hosting gives you complete control over the Operating System and the programs you wish to install. While choosing your VPS with Web4Africa, we will take care of your operating system network and hardware requirements leaving you to focus on configuring and customizing your websites or apps to meet your specific needs.

3. Low costs

Web4Africa VPS host provides the VPS plans at an affordable price. In the case of their Managed VPS, you enjoy Technical Support, migration assistance, and backup services. All these are offered in a price that doesn’t break your wallet. The low costs make it suitable for small and medium scale enterprises.

4. Reliable

In any VPS hosting model, the user’s activities and their performance don’t affect the website, RAM and VPS price. This makes the operability of your site more independent and efficient. Further, it allocates more resources concerning CPU, RAM, and memory thus improving its performance. You can make use of these resources; RAM and CPU whenever you need it. After all, you’re not sharing it with anyone.

5. Traffic Filtering and High Security

VPS hosting integrates high-security measures. At times, the provider can develop their rules allowing for easier data recovery and protection facilities to your servers. The backup service option is availed to facilitate advanced enhancement and monitoring.

Leading web hosting company, Web4Africa, provides a wide range of Virtual Server Hosting services that are cost-effective and location-friendly from data centres across GhanaKenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

When you host locally, super-fast network access is guaranteed. Therefore, depending on the location of your website’s visitors, you can choose to locate your Virtual Private Server in any of the 4 locations. Your website’s uptime is not compromised in any way by the location.

Web4Africa offers affordable VPS Hosting solutions

Additionally, Web4Africa’s VPS Hosting service is a combination of the best hardware and powered by the most efficient software to make your website or web apps run effortlessly.

The Self-Managed VPS Hosting option is ideal for developers, sys-admins and/or organizations that have the in-house skills to effectively manage a server. On the other hand, the Fully-Managed option is ideal for high-traffic websites comes with cPanel and is managed by Web4Africa.

One of the best parts of choosing the VPS Hosting is that you have full root access to the server, meaning you have the freedom to control your own server environment and modify it precisely to suit your needs. However, a little extra charge accompanies the Fully Managed option.

The company has carefully engineered all aspects of our VPS Hosting services for the best performance and have invested in the best enterprise server hardware and network gear for the very best performance possible for your Virtual Servers, and our professional team offers a happy experience to our clients.

Web4Africa has over 15 years of experience as a leading Web Hosting company in the Africa region. The company is obsessed with optimum performance and have thus carefully engineered all aspects of our VPS Hosting services for the best performance. Our solution is specifically designed to be the most stable and secure control panel available, which helps streamline your business processes. Be sure to check out our hosting packages and select the best option for your business.


If you want a secure and safe hosting platform for your servers, the VPS hosting solution is the place to be. They are designed to guarantee the security and performance of your servers without any increment in cost. The platform increases page loading by offering exclusive resources; CPU, RAM, bandwidth and disk space. Depending on your tastes, you can choose either a Linux or Windows operating systems for your hosting.

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Oluniyi D. Ajao
Oluniyi D. Ajao is an Internet Entrepreneur and Tech Enthusiast based in South Africa. Follow him on twitter @niyyie for more tech updates.

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