Managed Server

Managed Cloud

Super-charge your WordPress site with a Managed Server

For high-demand sites that require dedicated resources — choose the ultimate in performance and security — a fully managed server with SSD disk. We manage everything for you — the operating system, server stack and WordPress.

What sites suit a Managed Server?

  • High-traffic E-Commerce sites
  • Large blog sites with highly-active communities
  • WordPress Multisite (WPMU)
  • BuddyPress sites
  • Multiple WordPress installations — host dozens of client sites
  • Development Server — an easy to manage server for all your dev projects
  • Not sure? Contact us to discuss your hosting requirements.

 Our Managed Servers are custom designed and optimised to run WordPress crazy fast! When you need no-compromise performance, security and scalabilityManaged Server is the solution.



Our Managed Server platform is powered by 64-bit Ubuntu LTS — the leading Linux OS for cutting-edge hosting services — it’s reliable, flexible and scalable.


The new-generation HTTP/2 protocol is available now! Run your site with HTTPS over HTTP/2 it will be faster than standard HTTP! 4


PHP 7.3 is available now! Managed Servers use PHP-FPM for improved performance. You can choose PHP 7, 7.1, 7.2 or 7.3!


AutoSSL is now available! Run your WordPress sites with SSL over HTTP/2 and enjoy the security, performance and SEO advantages.

Serious Power. Simple Control.

Enjoy state-of-the-art hosting technology such as PHP 7.3, HTTP/2, Brotli and AutoSSL along with the simple, elegant management of our custom control panel.

Get yourself a lightning fast, NZ-based server, fully managed and supported by NZ’s WordPress Experts.


Cloud Server Control Panel

$180per month

1 CPU core 1
35GB SSD RAID disk 1 5
I/O & CPU Priority: Low
45GB International traffic 1
1x Managed WordPress install 3
Host up to 15 sites

$230per month

2 CPU cores 1
55GB SSD RAID disk 1 5
I/O & CPU Priority: Medium
100GB International traffic 1
2x Managed WordPress installs 3
Host up to 50 sites

$280per month

4 CPU cores 1
75GB SSD RAID disk 1 5
I/O & CPU Priority: High
150GB International traffic 1
2x Managed WordPress installs 3
Host up to 100 sites

These are recommended configurations only. You can customise CPU, RAM, disk space, traffic data and WordPress installs as required.

All Managed Servers include …

Daily Server Snapshot Backups 1

Automated Malware Scanning

Server Uptime Monitoring

AutoSSL via Let’s Encrypt

Unmetered NZ Traffic 2

Firewall with DDoS Protection

Brute-force Protection for SSH/SFTP

Single-tenant Isolated Environment

Managed OS Security Updates

Deploy your sites with Git

Supported by WordPress Experts

WP-CLI – WordPress on the Terminal!

Managed WordPress Installations 3

Automatic Brotli Compression

HTTP/2 when using SSL/TLS

System Specifications 6

  • Ubuntu Server 64-bit 18.04
  • 1x IPv4 address 7
  • Apache 2.4
  • NGINX with HTTP/2 support
  • PHP-FPM 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
  • MySQL 5.7
  • 100-Mbit connection in Auckland data centre

Service Specifications

  • No less than 99.8% service availability.
  • Fully-managed Ubuntu 64bit Linux OS 8.
  • Includes Managed WordPress installations as specified in the plan. 3 (Details)
  • Daily full server image backups — 1 day retention. 1
  • Daily backups of all MySQL databases, stored off-server — 120 day retention.


  • Provisioning: <= 4 hours, typical.
  • FTP server not included — manage your files via SFTP.
  • Server image backup restoration costs NZD$30 per restore.


  1. Upgradable as a configurable option.
  2. Fair Use Policy and Terms and Conditions of Service applies.
  3. Additional Managed WordPress installations are NZD$20 per month. See our Service Specification: Managed WordPress.
  4. SSL with HTTP/2 supported, but a signed certificate is required. You can use AutoSSL via Let’s Encrypt or purchase a signed certificate from a 3rd party Certificate Authority.
  5. Disk capacity is raw disk size, formatted usable space will be less. OS and server stack software requires approximately 4GB.
  6. Specifications subject to change. If you have specific requirements, please confirm prior to placing your order.
  7. Additional IPv4 addresses are NZD$10 per month. IPv6 addresses available on request.
  8. We managed the firewall, maintain the OS and install all software updates, including security patches. Additional server administration tasks outside the scope of support are billed at NZD$80 per hour.

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