Some Good Cloud computing platforms
Domain factory Jiffybox
Also DomainFactory * provides you on German servers scalable cloud storage and called Jiffybox. Divided between six different cloud levels based on the hardware of different strengths, Domainfactory promises you can upgrade or downgrade as required within 30 seconds. The smallest model costs three cents an hour, capped at 14.99 euros per month, the most expensive 23 cents, capped at 149.99 euros per month. Backups on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis as well as a Jiffybox API for connecting to your own apps are included.
The two dark data centers in Germany are supplied with green electricity. They offer you space and offers for managed cloud services, virtual data centers, cloud storage space, and hosting of various types in private and hybrid clouds – including backup and recovery. You can get specific price offers on request at Dunkel.
Also from Germany is Gridscale, which promises quick and easy setup of its solutions. In addition to developers and DevOps, Gridscale also has startups and agencies as target groups and offers the networking of complex infrastructures, which are often the pain points for these target groups. Small and medium-sized companies will certainly be happy with the provider, especially since the servers are in Germany. Thanks to an extensive cost calculator, you can see in advance which combinations would eat up how much of your budget.
From its locations in Germany and Finland, Hetzner offers a broad portfolio of different cloud hosting offers. The smallest package starts for 2.96 euros per month for 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM, 20 GB SSD storage, and 20 TB traffic. The traffic is the same for all offers, right up to the largest package for around 60 euros a month with 16 vCPUs, 32 GM RAM and 320 GB storage, there are a total of ten intermediate steps – and therefore something for almost everyone. You can also book additional SSD storage space or, alternatively, move the whole thing to dedicated hardware. Extras such as snapshots, backups, or floating IPs are also available at an additional cost. To manage your cloud automatically, Hetzner offers you a REST API and a CLI tool.
Another well-known provider is Host Europe *, which offers dedicated private clouds and differentiates between real server instances in the cloud and dedicated cloud servers. Dedicated virtual cloud root servers, on the other hand, are connected to the cloud and allow the installation of virtual servers that can be duplicated with VM cloning. If you want a fast SSD for your storage space, subscriptions start at 69.99 euros per month – but there is also a TB of storage onboard.
For decades, Hostnet has scored highly on the German market with its highly scalable managed root cloud servers. These can be adapted via pre-configurations and the resources can then be freely adjusted. You also have the choice of ten operating systems.
The Dedicated Hardware Pool offers from Kamp are above all flexible and customizable. You can test a mini offer with weak hardware and Linux OS for free. Then the starter package subscription starts at 1.70 euros – billed daily and can be canceled. 200 GB of memory and 25 GB of traffic are included here, as well as Windows OS. Two larger packages are also available. All three can be upgraded with optional additional features such as extra storage space and more powerful hardware. In addition, there is an enterprise subscription with a term of one year, for which Kamp’s dedicated hardware can also be booked.
Myloc * is a managed hosting provider from Düsseldorf that offers colocation spaces and cloud hosting. With Microsoft Azure Stack it is also possible to create your own virtual data center with VM and resources. The servers are also here in Germany.
Netclusive’s data center is located in Frankfurt am Main and mainly hosts small and medium-sized companies as well as private users. Netclusive still offers enterprise clouds and has above all expertise in Linux distributions and the management of virtual servers.