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Hosting Service Comparison

Private or public, cloud or dedicated, AWS, with so many options out there sometimes it's hard to compare.

The table below explains our private cloud offer and also gives you a sense of the depth of our service and our contracts, the real reason why we provide the best insurance for your online applications.

  Rackspace Public Cloud
"Managed Operations"
AWS "Developer" Support Code Enigma Standard
Machine General1-4
(4 CPU, 4GB RAM, 80GB)
General t2.medium
(2 CPU, 4GB RAM, 80GB*)
Medium
(4 CPU, 4GB RAM, 80GB)
Monthly price £114 £67 £160
Enterprise infrastructure Yes Yes Yes
24/7/365 ticketing Yes Yes Yes
ISO 27001 certified Yes Yes Yes
Protected by EU law Yes** Yes** Yes
Network SLA 100% 99.95% 100%
Service credit limit 100% 30% 100%
Datacentre SLA 100% 99.95% 100%
Platform SLA 100% 99.95% 100%
Personal configuration No No Yes
Free consultancy No No Yes
VM uptime SLA None 99.95% 100%
Software patching included No No Yes
DDoS protection included No No Yes
Offsite backups included No No Yes
Intrusion Protection System No No Yes
Automated host failover No No Yes
Disaster recovery planning No No Yes
Server optimisation included No No Yes
Server hardening included No No Yes
User management included No No Yes
2FA available on VMs No No Yes

* Only AWS EBS storage available, assuming 80GB of General Purpose EBS at $0.11 per GB per month, at time of writing.
Also note, this is the closest general purpose server AWS have, however it has less CPU than the other options in this table.

** Part of a US-based organisation, while operating current Safe Harbour certificates, are subject to changes in US law, as are their customers.
Data stored with this organisation is currently theoretically safe from transfer outside of the European Union, but that may change.

Code Enigma is entirely EU incorporated and based, we operate to a high level of information security, a high level of systems availability and we offer strong SLAs. On top of all this, our support goes way way further than any public cloud provider. If you need a server, you need to know it will be available, secure and fully managed, and you need to have this on a reasonable budget, we are the obvious choice.