Cloudways, Managed Cloud Hosting

Cloudways hosting is a web hosting platform that facilitates choice, simplicity, and performance. All this is backed by caring expert support so that you stay focused on what you do best, win as an individual and succeed as a business.


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We keep your servers safe, secure and protected.

Cloudways hosting

Expert Support

Get peace of mind as our experts have got your back.


Grow your business with the least restrictions and more freedom.


Do more by leveraging the full potential of team collaboration.


You have control over your applications and servers.

Integration & Add-on

Convenience with various services, all in one place.


Get real-time and around-the-clock server monitoring.

High-Speed Performance Assured

Our unique performance tweaks guarantee nothing but the best!

Dedicated Environment

All servers launched on Cloudways have dedicated resources. Contrary to the limitations of shared hosting, our dedicated environment allows you to maximize server and app performance.

SSD-Based Hosting

SSD drives are 3x faster, facilitating breathtaking performance and reduced page load times for your dynamic websites.

Built-in Advanced Caches

We provide an optimized stack with ready to use caches including Memcached, Varnish, Nginx, and Redis to deliver expedited responses.

PHP 7 Ready Servers

All our server are PHP 7.x ready. PHP 7 is known to be significantly faster than its predecessor.


CloudwaysCDN is a powerful yet simple service that delivers superior performance and top-of-the-chart global response times. It can be integrated in a few clicks without any technicalities.

Auto-Healing Managed Cloud Servers

You don’t have to worry about your website crashing. Most of the issues within the server are resolved with auto-healing restarts.

Free WordPress Cache Plugin

Breeze is engineered in-house to offer better WordPress performance than any other plugin in the industry. With simplicity at zero cost, Breeze comes pre-installed on Cloudways.

Redis Support

Enabling Redis improves the performance of databases. Combined with Apache, Nginx, and Varnish get you unbeatable performance.

Free Magento Full Page Cache

Built-in Full Page Cache gives you one of the fastest hosting stacks. It significantly improves the performance of Magento 1.x stores.

Pre-configured PHP-FPM

PHP-FPM dramatically speeds up your website and improves the loading times of your PHP environment with much faster processes.

HTTP/2 Supported ServersNew

Cloudways servers are HTTP/2 enabled which significantly increases the speed of communication between the web servers and clients.We gave Cloudways a try and we saw our client sites have page load time decreased from an average of 5.4 seconds to just over 1 second.

Jeff WeeseFounder of Joslex Studios

Managed Hosting Comes with Managed Security

Proactive Cloudways security practices keep all your servers safe and secure.

Dedicated Firewalls

All Cloudways hosted servers are protected by OS-level firewalls that filter out malicious traffic and keep out the intruders.

1-Click Free SSL Installation

Our built-in Let’s Encrypt SSL improves website security with a trusted certificate that fulfills all your HTTPS requirements for free.

IP Whitelisting

Lets you create a whitelist of IPs, making it easy to collaborate with networks or regions with unrestricted access to SSH and SFTP.

Regular Security Patching

We perform regular OS patches and firmware upgrades on your server. This ensures a secure managed cloud server and avoids vulnerabilities.

Two-Factor Authentication

TFA is an easy and effective extra layer of safety for your Cloudways account, keeping your server safe from any intruder.Most of the cloud hosting providers only seem to offer barebone servers. I want to know that my websites are safe and Cloudways does that. 


Expert Support All Day, Every Day

You don’t have to wait in queues anymore to resolve your issues.

24/7 Live Chat

Our Customer Success Team is always active, any day of the year. You just have to type your query and our team will do the magic.

24/7 Ticketing

You’re never alone! Our team of experts takes care of all queries. The ticketing system helps you keep track of a particular issue.

Active Community

Cloudways has a strong and effective community, where experts contribute to the community by sharing knowledge, skills, and experience.

Automated Backups

You can set automatic backup of any frequency (from 1 hour to every 7 days). You can even take a backup on demand.

Strong Knowledge Base

A comprehensive information hub for our customers. If you need any help related to the platform, this should be your go-to resource.

Cloudways Managed Migrations

You never have to worry about migrating your application to Cloudways. Tell us about your application, and we’ll move it in one piece.


Our Cloud Engineers are expert bug hunters. If you face a server related issue, simply contact our team and let them do the trick.

Up-To-Date Applications

Managed hosting for a range of applications, supporting all the latest versions of Magento, WordPress, Drupal, Laravel and many more.I can’t imagine ever getting bad support with Cloudways. We have several accounts and 40 sites or so. We’ve had to do some pretty complicated operations with some of the sites, thus I’ve contacted tech support on several occasions. Their support is the best hosting support I’ve ever had (been doing this since 1995). 

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Steve WeberOwner at Web Internet Marketing

We Manage Your Server the Way You Want

With the least restrictions and more freedom, you can take your business to new heights.

Renowned IaaS Providers

You have the option to choose from a variety of world-class providers, namely Google, Amazon, DigitalOcean, Linode and Vultr.

Block Storage

You have the option to extend your server storage space. Scale the storage in just a few clicks without changing other server parameters.

Seamless Vertical Scaling

Seamless scaling of your servers with a 1-Click hosting feature that scales resources (RAM, CPU, and storage) without affecting your customization.

No Long-Term Contract

Why enter into a contract or pay a fixed amount? We offer a pay-as-you-go payment model, allowing you to pay only for what you’ve used.

Launch 10+ Apps Through 1-Click

We understand an agency’s quench for convenience. With 1-Click you can deploy a number of WordPress and Magento sites on a single server.

All PHP Apps Supported

All PHP based applications are supported. Our Platform combines the freedom of dedicated servers with the ease and agility of PHP PaaS.

Multiple PHP Versions

On Cloudways you can switch PHP versions in just a click. Latest versions of PHP 5.6, and 7 are supported.

MySQL and MariaDB Supported

Latest versions of MySQL and MariaDB supported on all our servers. Switch between the databases that work best with your application.

Global Availability

We know page load times mean the world to you. Choose from 60+ data centers, whichever is closer to your target audience.I can blindly recommend Cloudways. Their platform is quite stable and feature-packed – one of the best by making it easier to use cloud providers such as DO and Vultr. If you’re looking to say goodbye to traditional hosting packages and dive right into the cloud server world, look no further than Cloudways to help you out. 

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Denis Gomes FrancoOwner at Sites Exclusivos

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Smooth Workflow & Team Collaboration

Achieve your goals with a smooth and collaborative workflow.

Git Integration

Git auto-deployment allows you to get updated code deployed on live servers as soon as the changes in the remote repositories occur.

SSH and SFTP Access

Securely access servers, update files and folders on your app via SSH or SFTP. You can even generate individual SFTP credentials for your team.

Application & Server Cloning

Clone entire servers or make copies of individual sites with just 1-Click. This makes copies of files and databases on new staging URLs.

One Account Multiple Teams

Cloudways allows one team member to be a part of different teams so that every little project is split between the relevant teams.


Are you managing a lot of websites? You can group apps and classify them by creating Projects. You can even assign them to your teams.

Staging Area & URLs

Cloudways offers dedicated Staging environment where you can test application changes and push them in just 1-Click without breaking the live version.

Add Team Members

Distribute your work with co-workers, regardless of their location, and assign them limited or full access to your server or app.

Server Transfer

Server Transfer allows you to easily transfer ownership of the servers to your clients or any other party using the 1-Click hosting feature.

Cloudways WP Migrator Plugin

Migrate your WordPress site from an old hosting provider to Cloudways without any hassle and for free!Congratulations on building a great platform that solves one of my greatest pains and time-consuming tasks, managing servers. You will save me approx 8 hours per week. That means 416 hours a year, or a 9 days vacation each year. Awesome!

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Vicente ÁlvarezCTO at PayForm

You’re the Boss, You Have the Controls

Our easy-to-use UI enables you to control your application and server like a pro.

Server Settings and Packages via UI

Powerful options allow you to control a number of server parameters and deploy applications and upgrade packages on the server.

1-Click Backup & Restore

Your automated or on-demand backups are created at an offsite location and can be restored with 1-Click. You can even revert with 1-Click.

Cron Job Manager

Scheduling cron jobs are easier via the Cloudways built-in Cron Job manager. Set rules and enable cron jobs with just a few clicks.

WP-CLI Pre-installed

Control WordPress websites like a pro via the powerful commands of WP-CLI. All our servers are installed with the latest version of WP-CLI.

1-Click Stop App

With just 1-Click you can disable the access to an application from over the web, SFTP/SSH and stop any cron jobs for the application.

App Settings via UI

No need to run complicated commands at the command line. Change all app settings from the intuitive and user-friendly Cloudways Platform.

Advanced/Custom Varnish Settings

Easily control Varnish cache rules via the Cloudways Platform. Exclude or include URLs or cookies as per needed.

Supervisord Queue Manager

The integrated Supervisord process manager is available for Laravel applications that allows you to control processes.

Change Application WebrootNew

Changing the webroot of an app on Cloudways is easy. With just a few clicks the web server will start serving files from a new location.The interface is brilliant. It’s developer enough and user-friendly enough (i.e. good easy access to the command line, but makes life easy too with a nice GUI). 

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Russell ShouldiceIT Manager at Heritage College & Seminary

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Cloudways Edge

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One Account, Multiple Integrations & Add-ons

With Cloudways you get many Cloud conveniences through add-ons and various web services.

CloudwaysBot Channels

CloudwaysBot sends real-time notifications of different selected events via your favorite channels such as Slack, API, and HipChat.

Cloudways API

Build your own solutions to control the Platform. Develop, integrate and manage your servers and apps on Cloudways using the RESTful API.

Application Migration Add-on

Our migration experts migrate sites perfectly with minimal downtime, offering one free migration, guidance on infrastructure and more.

SMTP Add-on

A reliable and easy way to configure an external SMTP service to be used as a gateway to deliver emails from your server.

Rackspace Email Add-on

Get cloud-based email inboxes powered by Rackspace in just $1 for guaranteed uptime, supreme protection and around-the-clock support.

Application Upgrade Add-on

Our cloud engineers observe the inner details of your apps and all tasks are performed in a staging area with virtually no downtime.

DNS Made Easy Add-on

A premium DNS service so you never have to face DNS errors. If your site goes down all traffic is redirected to a preconfigured secondary IP.

Cloudways Support Add-onsNew

Grow your team with our Advanced or Premium Add-on. You’ll get extended app level support, priority resolution and much more.Decent price and all the stuff you’d expect from a good host. Highly recommend – especially for high traffic sites, as they’re a cloud host and have a great, low cost CDN in-house (that’s faster than CloudFlare). 

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KleinsmithFounder at – Centrist Independent Voter Network

Keep Track and Stay Updated

Cloudways offers around the clock server monitoring so you can have the peace of mind.

24/7 Real-time Monitoring

Your server is being monitored in real-time 24/7/365 and you get to see over 16 different metrics from the comfort of the console.

New Relic Integration

New Relic can be enabled for insights on app performance so you can troubleshoot and identify issues causing bottlenecks.

CloudwaysBot NotificationsNew

The AI-based smart assistant that sends real-time performance insights to help optimize servers and apps and integrates with Slack, emails, etc.So easy to manage all the apps and servers! The scalability feature is awesome and few clicks away. Monitoring is top-notch through New Relic. 

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