Southfield, Michigan-based managed cloud hosting company, Nexcess, has announced the immediate availability of Nexcess Cloud Hosting Solutions – a brand new cloud hosting platform that would bring the scalability and flexibility of the cloud to Nexcess‘ performance-optimized hosting platform with solutions including WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, ExpressionEngine, Craft CMS, and OroCRM.
The new Nexcess Cloud platform is a fully managed cloud hosting solution engineered for optimal performance, security, and scalability. Nexcess Cloud users can deploy WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, ExpressionEngine, Craft CMS, and OroCRM sites “in seconds.”
Nexcess Cloud servers are available in a range of sizes, including both shared and dedicated platforms with instant self-service upgrades and downgrades for on-demand scaling. Predictive Auto Scaling can dynamically increase capacity so that websites and eCommerce stores remain responsive during traffic spikes and always have the resources they need.
“Nexcess has been a byword for performance, reliability, and support for many years. With the Nexcess Cloud, we’re taking it to the next level,“ said Chris Wells, President, and CEO of Nexcess. “A unique combination of cutting-edge cloud technology and managed application hosting, the Nexcess Cloud is the ultimate easy-to-use scalable hosting solution for eCommerce platforms and content management systems.”
Nexcess Cloud Lamp Stack
Each virtual machine on the Nexcess Cloud is tailored to the application it hosts. The Nexcess Cloud Lamp Stack includes PHP, caching, database, and operating system optimizations calibrated for optimal performance and reliability. Performance optimizations include Redis and Memcached for backend and session caching, the Nginx reverse proxy for web caching, and HTTP/2 for reduced latency and optimal load times.
The Nexcess Cloud is designed to be easy to use while offering a full range of technical tools for developers and site owners, including version control with Git or Mercurial, development sites, database scrubbing, Composer support for fast PHP development, multi-user SSH access, and secure FTP access.