about us

HOSTAFRICA is named after our vision to support businesses and individuals across Africa. With most of the planet now operating online, it's absolutely essential to establish an online presence. It is the best way to market yourself or your business.

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About HOSTAFRICA
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our purpose

HOSTAFRICA is named after our vision to support businesses and individuals across Africa

With most of the planet now operating online, it’s absolutely essential to establish an online presence. It is the best way to market yourself or your business. Africa has been missing out on this industry for some time now, and it’s our vision to help Africans get in on the action. Whether you have a business, blog or app that you need to get out to the world, you need a trustworthy company to host it online. That’s us.

Inspired by Cape Town’s beauty in South Africa HOSTAFRICA’s Founder, Michael Osterloh, brought his expertise from Germany to help Africans get online. Too often, big multinational corporations undercut local businesses with low price but provide even lower customer service. We believe the only way business should be done is to truly care for our customers and their needs.
Michael Osterloh - HOSTAFRICA
Michael Osterloh
Founder & CEO
michael[at]hostafrica.co.za
Ethan McPherson - HOSTAFRICA
Ethan McPherson
Support Manager
ethan[at]hostafrica.co.za


our mission

We are an established Hosting business with more than 15 years of combined experience.

We are fiercely committed to providing outstanding service to our customers. Our exceptional team consists of skilled developers, administrators and managers from both Germany and South Africa.

HOSTAFRICA’s Founder and CEO, Michael Osterloh, was Managing Director of “Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG”—one of the largest providers of virtual servers in Germany. Marcel Chorengel not only founded it, but also developed the first fully automated web hosting software—Confixx.

At the end of 2015, HOSTAFRICA acquired the hosting company “Cloud to Machine Pty Ltd” (Joburg) from Chris Kruger (South African). In December 2016, we acquired VPS Networks (CLOUD.co.za and VPS.co.za); and in September 2019 we acquired AmpleHosting.co.za

Data Centers in South Africa and Abroad



We provide VPS (Virtual Private Server) and Cloud solutions with servers based here in South Africa, as well as around the world. Our servers in South Africa allow us to achieve the highest speeds for local access.

If your customers are based in Europe, you can choose our Data Centre located in the central hub of Europe—Dusseldorf, Germany. Other Data Centres are in the UK, US (Chicago and Los Angeles) and Brazil.

All locations are optimized for reliability and high availability. We only use renowned hardware brands and software solutions.

We offer all things hosting


WordPress Hosting

VPS & Cloud Servers

VPS Reseller

WordPress Hosting

cWatch Web Security

Site Builder

Web Hosting Reseller

Online Backups

client reviews

Reviews from trusted authorities.

Google HOSTAFRICA Reviews
I am so happy with HostAfrica overall!

Indeed what I like about this business... good quality, good value, professional and responsive, best service! I can truly recommend HostAfrica anytime! Thank you to each one in the team!
Ronelle Pinard
HelloPeter HOSTAFRICA Reviews
The one you can trust!

I have been using Host Africa for many years and all I can do is praise them. My last experience needs a mention though. I had e-mail issues this week and Mawanda spent hours going through all matters and even spent time with the IT company I use to ensure all was working well. I can't thank them ...
debttherapy
HelloPeter HOSTAFRICA Reviews
Easily the best hosting company in South Africa

HostAfrica is easily my favourite hosting company. Having dealt with other hosting companies who have given endless issues, HostAfrica makes site hosting a breeze. Their support team is quick to reply and assist, and their services and pricing are the best I've come across. If only all hosting companies ...
Dana C

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