Managed Server

Managed Cloud

Done messing around with shared-hosting?

When your online business is your business – speed matters.

Managed Server gives you dedicated resources,
that scale as your business grows.

Why choose Managed Server hosting?

Speed = Sales

WooCommerce, BigCommerce, BuddyPress, MemberPress, LearnPress and many more …


… all need VPS hosting at a minimum.

Serious sites need serious hosting!

Ensure your project can deliver, with the dedicated resources of a single-tenant cloud server, optimised for WordPress.

WordPress Optimised Hosting Stack

  • Nginx + Apache w/ HTTP/2 (Nginx-only option also)
  • PHP 7 via PHP-FPM
  • MySQL 8
  • Brotli

Tools your Dev will Love

  • SSH / SFTP / SCP
  • Git
  • WP-CLI
  • Composer

Built by Experts

  • Production ready servers
  • Site Isolation
  • Unprivileged PHP
  • SSL Everywhere

Serious Power. Simple Control.

WP NET Site Manager

Under the hood it’s a hot-rod hosting machine. But all you really need to do is spin up WordPress sitesmanage databases and passwords – right?

Site Manager gives you all that, and nothing you don’t need.

No bloated control panel, zero performance hit on your server.

Launch WordPress sites in seconds! We’ve timed it!

Simple monthly pricing. Upgrade at any time.

Vultr HF 2GB

$95/ mnth

A powerhouse for your WooCommerce site!
2TB Traffic
Support Plans Available
Host 5 sites
Vultr 4GB

$125/ mnth

When speed matters! These servers fly!
80GB Disk / 3TB Traffic
Site Manager 10
Support Plans Available
Host 10 sites
Vultr 8GB

$185/ mnth

Support higher concurrency with 4 CPUs!
160GB Disk / 4TB Traffic
Site Manager 15
Support Plans Available
Host 15 sites

Need a bigger server? Other configurations are available, please contact us for more information. Single site per server is recommended. Each server can create two server snapshots on-demand. Automated snapshot backups available at checkout. Traffic overuse charged at NZD$0.06 per GB for Sydney data centre. Prices in NZD, excluding GST to New Zealand residents.

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Managed by us, right here in New Zealand.

We tested them all: Digital Ocean, AWS LightSail, Linode, Vultr, Rackspace, UpCloud.

Honestly, they’re all pretty great. But after months of careful testing – for our Kiwi customers – Vultr was the clear winner.

Vultr is a world-leader in cloud computing services, with a robust network and stellar uptime record.

Vultr Sydney Network Test

  • Rock-solid infrastructure
  • Provision servers in minutes
  • Backed by Vultr’s SLA
  • Sydney data centre
  • Network DDoS prevention
  • Premium DNS

Prefer to run on AWS?

No problem. We support Amazon Lightsail too.

Note that while Vultr and Lightsail’s server configurations and price points are almost identical, there are some small differences in resources between the two providers.

Total Server Management Security Confidence Support

We run your servers, so you can run your business.

WP NET takes care of all server set up, installation, security, monitoring, maintenance and updates.

  • Site Manager Control Panel
  • Security management
  • Backup Management
  • Migrations and customisations
  • Web hosting stack: Apache, Nginx, PHP, MySQL
  • OS and security updates
  • Performance optimisation
  • Firewall management
And there’s no messing around with billing from multiple providers – you get a single invoice for server and support.

What about WordPress updates? WP NET Shield and WP NET Valet management and support plans – coming soon.

System Specifications

  • Ubuntu Server LTS 20.04 OS
  • Single IPv4 address
  • PHP-FPM 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
  • Nginx 1.1.7
  • Apache 2.4
  • MySQL 8


  1. Server configurations are as per the Vultr product range and subject to change.
  2. All servers provisioned at Vultr’s Sydney data centre. Other locations available on request, please contact us for details.
  3. Site Manager control panel is optional and only available with the Apache + Nginx configuration.
  4. Traffic overuse, beyond the stipulated limit for each plan is billed at NZD$0.06 per GB (Sydney data centre).
  5. Disk capacity is raw disk size, formatted usable space will be less. OS and server stack software requires approximately 4GB.
  6. Use of Let’s Encrypt certificates is subject to their terms and conditions.
  7. On Nginx-only configuration, local SMTP is not installed. A remote SMTP service, such as SendGrid, MailGun, AWS SES, is required.
  8. Specifications subject to change. If you have specific requirements, please contact us to confirm prior to placing your order.
  9. Additional server administration tasks outside the scope of support are billed at NZD$80 per hour.

All prices in NZD and exclude GST for New Zealand customers. Please read the Service Specification: Managed Server and our Terms and Conditions of Service.