Nexcess believes in the promise of the Cloud: scalability, security, performance, and ease of use. Together with our team, clients, and partners, we’ve built something better.
Whether you’re a small business or a high traffic eCommerce store, our application-specific platforms are designed around your needs. Auto scaling, PCI level security, open source hybridization, and comprehensive development tools provide you with maximum dynamic flexibility in a fully managed environment.
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Go from checkout to live in just minutes with our XS, S, and M shared cloud platforms. For our L, XL, and 2XL dedicated cloud platforms, setup is less than 3 hours.
Allow your cloud account to increase concurrent user capacity automatically. Not sure you need auto scaling? The first 12 hours are on us, after which you can easily opt-out through the Nexcess Client Portal.
Migrate between Nexcess shared and dedicated hosting platforms instantly in the Nexcess Client Portal.
Instantly create and delete development environments with their own temporary domain and scrub database entries to ensure protection of personally identifiable information (PII).
We install and provide support for Magento, WooCommerce, WordPress, ExpressionEngine, CraftCMS, and OroCRM.
There is no specific relationship, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation between Nexcess and Magento, WordPress, WooCommerce, OroCRM, and Craft or the creators of said applications.
Nexcess owns and operates the data center your website is stored in, meaning we can provide the best in terms of control, security, and support.
When it comes to cloud storage, our data centers use SSDs and RAID in order to make sure your website isn’t restricted by slower or faulty hardware. It’s fast, reliable, and safe.
Stay secure and up-to-date with the most widely-supported, enterprise-level Linux distribution available. Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS 7 is the most stable release yet, with several improvements over previous versions.
Apache 2.4 offers improved authorization features, lower memory utilization, and performance gains over Apache 2.2, bringing your website’s performance into the same league as Nginx and LiteSpeed.
Deliver content up to 3x faster with MySQL 5.7 when compared with previous versions. MariaDB also allows for improved Auto Scaling thanks to its load balancing features.
Run your business on PHP 7 or later, ensuring improved security features, better support, and noticeable performance gains. PHP 7 or later offers up to 3x more transactions when compared with older versions due to lower memory consumption.
With a combination of open source and proprietary technologies, including OpenStack, Kolla, Docker, and Ansible, we make sure your platform has both the flexibility and performance it needs.
With 8 nameservers divided between both Amazon Route53 and Dyn, your DNS records are secure, fast, and reliable. Nexcess handles DNS alterations internally, meaning any service changes you make starts propagating immediately.
Optimize your security with tailored firewall rules designed to ensure you don’t lose valuable traffic while still being protected from threats. Nexcess Cloud’s WAF rules follow industry standards without compromising on yours.
Upgrade to an Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate for the highest class of encryption; activating both the padlock and green address bar.
Forward secrecy keeps your website’s history secret; ensuring your session keys are safe even if your private key is exposed.
For the XS, S, and M cloud platforms, Server Name Indication means you’ll save money by sharing an IP. For our L, XL, and 2XL cloud platforms, it means you’ll only ever have to manage one IP, even with multiple domains.
The Nexcess Cloud ensures your website is able to encrypt, receive, and process credit card data by meeting the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Our facilities and plans undergo an annual PCI DSS assessment from a globally accredited QSA firm.
Deploy Redis for backend and session caching. Redis combines optimized data structures with in-memory, schema-less design, in order to provide you with a high-performance data structure cloud account.
By anticipating content requirements and preventing multiple threads from being opened at once, HTTP/2 means faster load times, better security, and improved compatibility.
Improved development support with complete versioning control. Git and Mercurial ensure updating your website is as simple as possible.
Make things easier when developing PHP apps by using Composer. Composer allows you to manage all of your PHP dependency libraries in just one place.
Secure Shell (SSH) makes sure your website stays secure when operating over unsecured networks. With multi-user SSH, you’ll be able to add multiple users to your cloud account with ease.
Standard FTP transfers can be left exposed to attacks and tampering. Simply change the settings on your existing FTP client, and FTPS provides protection during the transfer process for your cloud storage.
Manage SSH and FTPS access with shared user credentials for each user, making individual management of accounts and settings easier.
We make sure you don’t have to go it alone by offering more than just help. Beyond Management means ensuring your cloud account stays safe and running healthy.
Migrate to the Nexcess Cloud for free. We don’t charge for site migrations on all Nexcess platforms and make sure there is little to no downtime during the switch.
Daily backups of your cloud account are created off-site and archived for 30 days.
Manage everything through a single login with the Nexcess Client Portal. This allows for advanced site monitoring, visitor tracking, billing integration, and access to the hosting control panel.
Create multiple users, each with different permissions, and make managing your website as simple as possible.
Don’t just host your website in the Nexcess Cloud, host your email accounts too. We let you do everything in one place, ensuring things are as simple and efficient as possible.