InterServer Web Hosting and VPS Review

InterServer Review

InterServer is a web hosting provider company that has been operating since 1999. InterServer was founded by Mike Lavrik and John Quaglieri when they were in high school. At first InterServer was only a web hosting reseller, then it continued to grow. Now InterServer not only provides Web Hosting but also provides Cloud VPS, Windows VPS, Dedicated Server, Colocation, Storage Server, and Email Hosting.

InterServer is headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey, United States. InterServer currently has 3 data center locations, New Jersey, Los Angeles and New York.

Domain

InterServer provides a wide selection of domains, totaling 522 TLDs. TLD .com sells for $ 11/year, the same price for new registrations, renewals and domain transfers.

Supported Domains
Supported Domains

Web Hosting

Web hosting consists of 4 plans, Standard Web Hosting, ASP.NET, Private Email Hosting, and Pro Hosting.

Standard Web Hosting

Standard Web Hosting is intended for PHP based websites. Standard Web Hosting features include:

  • Unlimited Storage Space
  • Unlimited Data Transfer
  • Weekly Backups
  • SSD Caching Servers
  • LiteSpeed Web Server
  • 10GB Cisco Network
  • $4/month

ASP.NET Web Hosting

ASP.NET Web Hosting is intended for ASP.NET based websites. ASP.NET Web Hosting Features:

  • Unlimited Storage Space
  • Unlimited Data Transfer
  • 25 Website/Domain
  • 10 Parked Domain
  • Unlimited Subdomain
  • Plesk Control Panel
  • Free Website Migration
  • $4/month

Private Email Hosting

Private Email Hosting is intended for email hosting services with our own domain name. Private Email Hosting Features:

  • Unlimited Storage
  • Unlimited aliases, group lists & forwarding
  • SPAM & Virus Protection
  • 25GB Mailboxes
  • Free Email Migrations
  • $5/month

Pro Hosting

Pro Hosting is aimed at developers and industry players who run or resell web hosting services.

  • Lowest plan, RS ONE $19.95/month: 80GB Disk Space, 500GB Monthly Bandwidth, Max cPanel Accounts 20.
  • Highest plan, RS FIVE $69.95/month: 240GB Disk Space, 2TB Monthly Bandwidth, Max cPanel Accounts 70.

Cloud VPS

Cloud VPS consists of 4 plans, VPS Home, Windows VPS, WordPress VPS, and Webuzo VPS.

VPS

VPS is an upgrade option when the Shared Hosting resources are no longer able to serve requests. The VPS consists of 16 plans:

  • Lowest plan, $6/month: CPU 1Core, RAM 2GB, SSD 30GB, Transfer 1TB.
  • Highest plan, $96.00/month: CPU 16Core, RAM 32GB, SSD 480GB, Transfer 1TB.
VPS Plan
VPS Plan

WordPress VPS

This VPS is specifically intended for running WordPress-based websites. WordPress VPS is optimized by default and uses the Nginx web server. WordPress VPS consists of 16 plans:

  • Lowest plan, $6/month: 30GB SSD, 2GB RAM, 2TB Transfer.
  • Highest plan, $96/month: 440GB SSD, 32GB RAM, 32TB Transfer.

Windows VPS

For Windows users, there is a Windows VPS with 3 choices of operating systems, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019. The Windows VPS package consists of 16 plans:

  • Lowest plan, $10/month: CPU 1Core, RAM 2GB, 30GB SSD, Transfer 2TB.
  • Highest plan, $160/month: CPU 16Core, RAM 32GB, 480GB SSD, Transfer 32TB.

Webuzo VPS

By default, this VPS has a Webuzo control panel installed which can facilitate server and website management. Webuzo VPS Specifications:

  • CPU 1Core
  • RAM 2GB
  • SSD 30GB

Server

Dedicated Servers
Dedicated Servers

InterServer provides Dedicated Server, Large Storage Server, 10Gbps Dedicated Server, GPU Dedicated Server, and Rapid Deploy.

Dedicated Servers are available starting from 4 Core CPU (Xeon E3-1230), 8GB RAM, 250GB Disk, for $70/month. Up to 24 Core CPU (2 x Xeon E5-2678v3), 256GB RAM, 250GB Disk, priced at $260/month.

Large Storage Server with a very large capacity up to 120TB. This server consists of 24GB RAM, FreeNAS OS, 10TB Transfer, 1GB Port, and 29 IP Space.

10Gbps Dedicated Server, Dedicated Server with 10Gbps Uplink network speed. Its features include DDoS Monitoring, Private LAN, Managed Support, Server Monitoring, and Unmetered Traffic.

GPU Dedicated Server, servers with NVidia GPUs. Available in 2 packages, namely Single GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and Dual GPU NVIDIA Tesla K40.

Rapid Deploy Server, a dedicated server that is fast deploying around 20 minutes. A fully resourceed server running on top of KVM virtualization. Standard features are 4 IP, 1GB Port, 10TB Transfer, Managed Support, no setup fees, 24/7 Uptime Monitoring.

Payment Method

The payment methods supported by InterServer are:

  • Credit cards (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover)
  • Debit card with Visa and Master Card logo
  • PayPal

Tutorial

To help educate customers on web hosting and server configurations, InterServer has provided many tutorials.

InterServer Tutorials
InterServer Tutorials

Try Web Hosting

I tried to use Standard Web Hosting with WordPress installed.

Web Hosting uptime for 1 week

Web Hosting Uptime
Web Hosting Uptime

Try VPS

I tried to use a VPS from InterServer with 1CPU specifications, 2GB RAM, 30GB storage, Ubuntu 18.04, and located in New Jersey.

CPU used

Benchmark with nench.sh

VPS uptime for 1 week

VPS Uptime
VPS Uptime

Cons

  • Server locations are only available in America.
  • Unlimited Hosting is fixed with a limit of 250,000 inodes and is only allowed to use 20% of the resources at a time.
  • VPS still uses the old version of CPU and I/O speeds only reach an average of 264MB/s.

Pro

  • 100% uptime for 1 week of testing, with a guaranteed uptime of up to 99.9%.
  • An affordable price.
  • Available in several plan options.
  • Free website migration.
  • Experienced for 20 years.

InterServer is more suitable for small and medium businesses or bloggers who want a more affordable operating cost, with a target audience from America.

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Musa Amin
I am a Linux System Administrator and also write many tutorials about Linux, Cloud, and Open Source. Hire me via email hai[at]musaamin.web.id.

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