Shared Web Hosting

Web hosting with Apeiron Online is Affordable, Reliable, Secure and FAST!

Shared Web Hosting

Web hosting with Apeiron Online is Affordable, Reliable, Secure and FAST!

  Super Fast SSD Hosting. Up to 20X faster than mechanical drives.

  Powered by CloudLinux OS, cPanel/WHM and LiteSpeed Web Server.

  24/7 Server Monitoring. 99.9% Uptime Guaranteed.

  Hosting servers frequently updated and are backed up twice per week.

  Super Fast SSD Hosting. Up to 20X faster than mechanical drives.

  Powered by CloudLinux OS, cPanel/WHM and LiteSpeed Web Server.

  24/7 Server Monitoring. 99.9% Uptime Guaranteed.

  Hosting servers frequently updated and are backed up twice per week.

SSD Web Hosting Pricing

Find the perfect plan for your needs. Huge discounts available for 2 and 3 year billing cycles.

Monthly
Yearly
Basic
R 49 per month
Great for personal or startup business websites.
1 Website
5GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1 vCPU
512MB RAM
1 FTP Account
5 MySQL Databases
100 Email Accounts
10 Email Lists
100 Emails Per Hour
100 Subdomains
5 Parked Domains
20 Entry Processes
1024KB/s Input/Output (IO)
100,000 Inodes
Standard
Popular
R 99 per month
Great for startups and small business websites.
2 Websites
10GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1.25 vCPU's
1GB RAM
3 FTP Accounts
10 MySQL Databases
250 Email Accounts
20 Email Lists
150 Emails Per Hour
300 Subdomains
20 Parked Domains
25 Entry Processes
1536KB/s Input/Output (IO)
150,000 Inodes
Advanced
R 149 per month
Great for small to mid sized business websites.
3 Websites
15GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1.5 vCPU's
1.5GB RAM
5 FTP Accounts
20 MySQL Databases
500 Email Accounts
30 Email Lists
200 Emails Per Hour
500 Subdomains
40 Parked Domains
30 Entry Processes
2048KB/s Input/Output (IO)
200,000 Inodes
Ultimate
R 199 per month
Great for mid sized businesses and online stores.
5 Websites
20GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
2 vCPU's
2GB RAM
10 FTP Accounts
Unlimited MySQL Databases
Unlimited Email Accounts
Unlimited Email Lists
250 Emails Per Hour
Unlimited Subdomains
Unlimited Parked Domains
40 Entry Processes
3072KB/s Input/Output (IO)
250,000 Inodes
Basic
R 588 per year
Great for personal or startup business websites.
1 Website
5GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1 vCPU
512MB RAM
1 FTP Account
5 MySQL Databases
100 Email Accounts
10 Email Lists
100 Emails Per Hour
100 Subdomains
5 Parked Domains
20 Entry Processes
1024KB/s Input/Output (IO)
100,000 Inodes
Standard
Popular
R 1188 per year
Great for startups and small business websites.
2 Websites
10GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1.25 vCPU's
1GB RAM
3 FTP Accounts
10 MySQL Databases
250 Email Accounts
20 Email Lists
150 Emails Per Hour
300 Subdomains
20 Parked Domains
25 Entry Processes
1536KB/s Input/Output (IO)
150,000 Inodes
Advanced
R 1788 per year
Great for small to mid sized business websites.
3 Websites
15GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
1.5 vCPU's
1.5GB RAM
5 FTP Accounts
20 MySQL Databases
500 Email Accounts
30 Email Lists
200 Emails Per Hour
500 Subdomains
40 Parked Domains
30 Entry Processes
2048KB/s Input/Output (IO)
200,000 Inodes
Ultimate
R 2388 per year
Great for mid sized businesses and online stores.
5 Websites
20GB Pure SSD Storage
Unlimited Bandwidth
2 vCPU's
2GB RAM
10 FTP Accounts
Unlimited MySQL Databases
Unlimited Email Accounts
Unlimited Email Lists
250 Emails Per Hour
Unlimited Subdomains
Unlimited Parked Domains
40 Entry Processes
3072KB/s Input/Output (IO)
250,000 Inodes

Minimum Server Specifications

All of our clients are hosted on servers that either meet or exceed these specifications.

0 GB
DDR4 ECC RAM
0 Gb/s
Guaranteed Bandwidth
0 GHz
12 Thread Processor
0 X
Enterprise SSD’s in RAID 1
0 GB
DDR4 ECC RAM
0 GHz
12 Thread Processor
0 Gb/s
Guaranteed Bandwidth
0 X
Enterprise SSD’s in RAID 1

Server Software

The software that powers all of our web hosting servers.

User Friendly & Feature Rich

cPanel/WHM is an industry leading web hosting control panel platform that provides an intuitive all-in-one solution for managing your websites and domains.

cPanel incudes features for the management of DNS records, files, databases, email accounts, spam filters, SSL certificates, backups, restores and more.

cPanel also frequently releases updates for their platform that introduce new features and enhances overall security.

A Stable & Secure Hosting Environment

CloudLinux OS improves server stability and efficiency by securely isolating each hosting account into a separate “Lightweight Virtualized Environment” (LVE) that provides the account with its own resource (RAM, vCPU, IO, IOPS, EP) limits.

If an account has exceed its resource limit, the LVE for that specific account is automatically slowed down to prevent it from affecting the stability of the server or the performance of other accounts on the same server.

Next Level Performance

LiteSpeed Web Server is a lightweight drop-in replacement for Apache that drastically minimizes server load and improves performance significantly.

It offers a myriad of features such as HTTP/3 and Quick support, advanced server level caching with the LSCache Engine, SSL handshake offloading and much more.

LiteSpeed Web Server also offers one of the fastest PHP solutions available via LSPHP with suEXEC.

Zero Downtime Updates

KernelCare enables us to keep our servers up and running for longer periods of time between reboots by providing automatic updates to known kernel vulnerabilities via live patching.

With KernelCare’s innovative approach to live patching, kernel updates are performed instantaneously without negatively affecting server performance or requiring a server reboot.

Live patching via KernelCare ensures that our servers remain online and secure without any of the performance degradation generally associated with updates.

Over 250 Scripts at Your Fingertips

Softaculous provides a single step solution for auto installing popular scripts such as WordPress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal, phpBB and many more.

Our servers have a repository of 250+ enabled scripts that can easily be installed and managed via the Softaculous interface.

Softaculous also allows for the cloning of existing sites and the creation of staging environments to thoroughly test updates before pushing them to live installations.

User Friendly & Feature Rich

cPanel/WHM is an industry leading web hosting control panel platform that provides an intuitive all-in-one solution for managing your websites and domains.

cPanel incudes features for the management of DNS records, files, databases, email accounts, spam filters, SSL certificates, backups, restores and more.

cPanel also frequently releases updates for their platform that introduce new features and enhances overall security.

A Stable & Secure Hosting Environment

CloudLinux OS improves server stability and efficiency by securely isolating each hosting account into a separate “Lightweight Virtualized Environment” (LVE) that provides the account with its own resource (RAM, vCPU, IO, IOPS, EP) limits.

If an account has exceed its resource limit, the LVE for that specific account is automatically slowed down to prevent it from affecting the stability of the server or the performance of other accounts on the same server.

Next Level Performance

LiteSpeed Web Server is a lightweight drop-in replacement for Apache that drastically minimizes server load and improves performance significantly.

It offers a myriad of features such as HTTP/3 and Quick support, advanced server level caching with the LSCache Engine, SSL handshake offloading and much more.

LiteSpeed Web Server also offers one of the fastest PHP solutions available via LSPHP with suEXEC.

Zero Downtime Updates

KernelCare enables us to keep our servers up and running for longer periods of time between reboots by providing automatic updates to known kernel vulnerabilities via live patching.

With KernelCare’s innovative approach to live patching, kernel updates are performed instantaneously without negatively affecting server performance or requiring a server reboot.

Live patching via KernelCare ensures that our servers remain online and secure without any of the performance degradation generally associated with updates.

Over 250 Scripts at Your Fingertips

Softaculous provides a single step solution for auto installing popular scripts such as WordPress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal, phpBB and many more.

Our servers have a repository of 250+ enabled scripts that can easily be installed and managed via the Softaculous interface.

Softaculous also allows for the cloning of existing sites and the creation of staging environments to thoroughly test updates before pushing them to live installations.

Client-Centric Hosting Features

We go the extra mile (or 1.609 kilometers) to set your mind at ease.

Money Back Guarantee

We offer all of our new hosting clients an unconditional 15 day money back guarantee.

If at any time during this 15 day period you feel that our hosting services do not live up to your expectations; we will refund 100% of the hosting fees paid to us.

To read our full Refund Policy, please see our Terms of Service.

99.9% Uptime Guarantee

We have various systems in place to ensure high server stability, performance and a minimum of 99.9% uptime.

If server downtime exceeds 0.1% in any calendar year, we will credit your account with free hosting equivalent to 10 times the duration of total downtime experienced.

For more information, please see our Terms of Service.

Live Chat, WhatsApp & Ticket Support

If you encounter any issues with our services or want to learn more about certain hosting features and/or configurations, we are ready to assist with your query.

We provide live chat, WhatsApp and ticket support options for hosting service clients.

Free Hosting Setup

Our auto-provisioning system allows us to create web hosting accounts instantaneously after receiving payments, removing the need for manual account setups.

Automatic account provisioning enables our support staff to work more efficiently and we are able to pass the savings along to our clients.

Free Website Migration

Coming from another host? No problem! We will migrate your website, databases and email accounts at no additional cost.*

After ordering, simply open a ticket or email us to request a website migration and provide us with your current hosting account credentials.

We will take care of everything from there with minimal downtime.

Unlimited Bandwidth

With us your accounts are truly online 24/7. We do not throttle or block connections to your account if you exceed bandwidth limits.

In fact, we have no bandwidth limits on our shared hosting accounts.

Fair usage and abuse terms do however apply.

SSD Web Hosting

All of our servers are equipped with super-fast enterprise grade Solid State Drives (SSD’s) configured in RAID 1 for optimal performance and data redundancy.

Experience much faster access and page load times!

Free SSL Certificates

Ensure that the connection between your website and users is encrypted securely.

Get free SSL Certificates for all of your domains/subdomains via cPanel’s AutoSSL interface.

Malware Protection

All account files and emails are regularly scanned with ClamAV’s anti-virus engine for viruses, trojans, malware and other malicious threats.

Firewall

ModSecurity and ConfigServer Security & Firewall are installed on all of our servers to monitor traffic in real time and prevent unauthorized and/or malicious access.

DDoS Protection

We do not just provide DDoS mitigation via ConfigServer Security & Firewall, our servers are also connected to advanced Arbor and Juniper hardware that can automatically recognize attack patterns and filter traffic accordingly.

CageFS

With CloudLinux’s CageFS virtualized per-user file system, each account is isolated in its own virtual file system and prevented from seeing information pertaining to other accounts or sensitive information.

Base Hosting Features

From file and email management to backups and site statistics; we have you covered.

Webmail

Send and receive emails from anywhere on-the-go via Webmail in your web browser.

IMAP & POP3 Email

Configure email accounts to all of your devices via POP3 or IMAP on your preferred mail client/s.

Spam Protection

Reduce the occurence of spam email ending up in your inbox with advanced blacklisting, scoring, detection and filtering options powered by Apache SpamAssassin.

Additionally, you can also configure Greylisting via cPanel so that emails are only received from legitimate senders.

Email Authentication

Mitigate attempts by malicious entities to spoof your domain email addresses and improve the successful delivery of your emails with email authentication.

Effortlessly configure SPF (Sender Policy Framework) and DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) on your hosting account via cPanel.

Mailing Lists

Send emails to multiple recipients from a single email address by creating mailing lists.

Usage of this service is subject to compliance with our acceptable usage and anti-spam policies.

Backup & Restore

Instantly download and full account backups, file only backups or database only backups via cPanel’s Backup Wizard.

You can also restore home directory only or database only backups via this interface.

File Manager

Upload, download, create, delete, edit and compress files via cPanel’s File Manager interface.

File Manager has an intuitive feature rich interface that is perfect for non technical users or users that don’t want to go through the hassle of configuring FTP accounts and client side software.

DNS Management

cPanel offers a comprehensive suite of domain management tools.

Configure addon domains, subdomains, aliases, DNS zone records, aliases, redirects and more.

FTP Over SSL

Manage your files via FTPS (File Transfer Protocol Secure) on your preferred FTP client (FileZilla, CoreFTP, etc.).

Create FTP accounts, credentials and manage connections directly via cPanel.

Directory Protection

Create credentials to prevent unauthorized access to certain directories.

Users that want to access a protected directory will be prompted for a username and password before being able to view the directory’s contents.

Hotlink Protection

Prevent other websites from directly linking to your website files and stealing your bandwidth with hotlink protection.

Leech Protection

Prevent users from publicly sharing usernames and passwords to restricted areas of your website with leech protection.

Site Statistics

Gain comprehensive insight into your website’s traffic Webalizer and Awstats.

With these interfaces, complex user statistics are presented in a variety of easily understandable charts and graphs.

Raw Access Logs

Do you need quick access to data only visitor logs without any graph’s, charts or graphics?

Simply download zipped versions of the server’s access logs on demand.

Development Features

Everything you need to run your website and/or applications.

Latest PHP Versions

For security and performance we only install and enable the latest versions of PHP on our web hosting servers.

PHP versions currently available are 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4.

You can also enable/disable a variety of PHP extensions/modules such as GD, Ioncube Loader, SOAP, Sockets and more via cPanel.

MySQL Databases

Manage MySQL database creation, modifications, users and permissions easily via the cPanel interface.

The MySQL Database Wizard can assist you in easily creating your first database.

Allow visitors to connect to your database via Remote SQL.

phpMyAdmin

Manage databases, columns, tables, relations, indexes, users, permissions and more via one of the most popular MySQL and MariaDB administration interfaces.

Custom PHP INI

Gain advanced granular control over your PHP configuration via the MultiPHP INI editor. You can also manage php.ini files directly via the File Manager or FTP.

Support for Popular Application Scripts

Create and manage NodeJS, PEAR, Perl and Python applications via the cPanel interface.

Cron Jobs

Automate commands and/or scripts to run at specific intervals, freeing up more time for you to focus on things that matter.

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to have a website and/or email address publicly accessible on the internet you require a domain name and hosting.

Think of a domain name (www.yourbusiness.com) as a street address that helps people find you and hosting as the house where your website and emails reside.

Web hosting provides you with the house (storage and other server resources) and the connection to the public infrastructure (data center) so that when people arrive at your address there is not just an empty lot.

Shared hosting is a type of entry-level web hosting where multiple user accounts (websites) are hosted on a single physical server.

As multiple accounts share the resources (Disk Space, CPU, RAM, Bandwidth, etc.) of a single physical server it significantly lowers the costs and barrier of entry for most businesses to host their own websites and email accounts.

Shared hosting is a lot cheaper than renting or owning your own dedicated server and also paying for server space in a data center.

We have plans that cater for various use cases and business needs, from personal blogs or small startups to larger businesses and online stores.

The plan that you select is completely dependent on server resources you require. We have a wide selection of web hosting plans that offer varied resources based on requirements.

On our hosting plan pricing tables we do outline which use cases each plan would be best suited for.

If you require any assistance with selecting a plan, you can reach our hosting experts via live chat or email at [email protected]

Need to increase or decrease your hosting resources? Not a problem. You can upgrade or downgrade your hosting plan via the client area at https://secure.aosa.co.za/clientarea.php.

You can also open a ticket or email us with a request to upgrade/downgrade your plan for you.

Disk Space / Storage – The amount of storage allocated to your plan on the server drives to store your files, databases and emails.

Bandwidth – The amount of data that can be transferred to and from your account within a given month. All of our shared accounts offer unlimited bandwidth.

vCPU – The amount of processing power allocated to your plan. 1 vCPU is usually equal to 1 CPU core.

RAM – The amount of RAM (Random Access Memory) assigned to your hosting plan. RAM is used by a number of processes such as email services, caching, PHP and more.

I/O – The disk input/output speed limit per account. If this throughput limit is reached, processes are slowed down in order for the account to stay within the limit.

Inodes – The number of files and folders that you can have on your hosting account.

  • Entry Processes – The number of concurrent connections your account can accommodate.

Yes. You can restore home directory and database backups directly via cPanel’s Backup Wizard. For more information and instructions, please visit https://secure.aosa.co.za/knowledgebase/2001/BackuporRestore.

You can also upload your website files via cPanel’s “File Manager” or FTP.

If you require assistance, we will migrate all of your files, databases and/or email accounts free of charge within 30 days of ordering your hosting plan. Simply reach out to us by opening a ticket or via email and supply us with the following:

Your current hosting account control panel login URL/link and credentials (username and password).

Your domain name administration login URL/link and credentials. This is only required if your domain isn’t already managed by Apeiron Online.

Your preferred time and date for the transfer/migration to take place.

Any additional information that you may find relevant.

You have 5 options

1. Transfer Your Existing Website.

If you have an existing website with another host, you can transfer it to your hosting account with Apeiron Online.

We will assist with migrating data (files, databases, emails) from other hosts free of charge within 30 days of your web hosting order.

2. Code And Upload Your New Website.

If you are proficient in HTML and CSS (and other languages dependent on your needs) you can build and upload your own website.

3. Create A Basic Website With Site Publisher.

Under the ‘Domain Options’ in cPanel you will be able to access ‘Site Publisher’.

Inside the Site Publisher interface, you will be able to quickly create a website by selecting one of the available templates and entering some basic information.

4. Create Your Website On A Content Management System.

All of our web hosting plans come with Softaculous Auto Installer, which has over 250 applications that you can install with a single click.

Among these applications, there are content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Prestashop, Magento, OpenCart and more.

You can build a website on most of these platforms with minimal training and coding knowledge.

5. Hire A Professional.

If you do not have the time and/or expertise to design a website, we would recommend that you hire a professional.

Apeiron Online has been involved in the development of hundreds of professional fully responsive (mobile friendly), goal oriented websites since 2013.

We offer a comprehensive selection of website design services and flexible payment options.

To learn more about our website design services, please click here.

Once your hosting account order has been completed, we will send you an email containing your server IP and the recommended nameservers to use in order to connect your domain name to your hosting account.

Please find instructions for configuring nameservers on the most popular registrars at https://secure.aosa.co.za/knowledgebase/2004/DNS—Nameserver.

For domain names registered by or transferred to us, default nameservers will be pre-configured, requiring no additional effort from your side.

We would also recommend making use of a Content Delivery Network (CDN) such as Cloudflare (free plans available) to further improve the performance and security of your website.

If you contact us within 30 days of your hosting plan order, we will assist you with the connection of your domain name to your hosting account and/or Cloudflare at no additional cost.

Most definitely! Simply log into your cPanel account, navigate to and click on the “Email Accounts” option and click on “Create”.

During the email account creation process, you will be able to set the account name ([email protected]), password and quota.

For more information on how to create email accounts in cPanel, please visit https://secure.aosa.co.za/knowledgebase/2037/How-to-Create-Email-Account-in-cPanel.html

Besides the number of email accounts that you can create on your plan, we have the following restrictions on cPanel email accounts:

Email Account Size Limit – No single email account can exceed 5GB in size. For larger email accounts, we would recommend signing up for our Business Email Hosting or Enterprise Email Hosting services.

Hourly Email Sending Limit – Depending on the plan you choose, you will be able to send between 100 and 250 emails per hour from a single hosting account (all email addresses combined). These limits are in place to prevent spamming and should be more than sufficient for most use cases.

Please also note that email accounts created on your web hosting account (cPanel) contribute to your inode and drive storage usage.

Solid State Drives (SSD’s) are a new generation of mass storage device that contains no moving parts and offers several benefits over traditional mechanical (spinning platter) hard disks.

SSD’s have more resistance to physical shock, consume less power, have much quicker access times and significantly lower latency compared to mechanical hard disks.

Numerous benchmarks have shown that SSD’s can perform random input/output operations under high loads up to 20 times faster than mechanical hard disks.

NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) SSD’s can offer up to 5 times the performance of SATA (Serial ATA) SSD’s as they operate through the much faster PCIe inteface.

By default, none of our shared hosting plans allow for SSH (Secure Shell) access as it poses a significant security risk.

We can however enable jailed SSH on accounts upon request. Please open a ticket and specify your reason for requiring SSH.

Please note that we will grant SSH access at our own discretion on a case by case basis. We are under no obligation to grant SSH access.

If you only require SSH to securely transfer files, we would recommend using FTPS instead.

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