dedicated servers

Powerful bare-metal servers for all workloads. Dedicated resources, CPU and IO. Customisable setup with the option of hands-on support from our experienced sysadmins.

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from
R1600
per month
Host with the most performance

bare metal servers

self managed servers with root & IPMI access

25% off Dedicated Servers

dedicated servers

Save up to 25% on your dedicated server for the first 3-6 months on select dedicated servers. Only applies to new D1 and D3 server orders that are billed monthly.

Price
CPU
Storage
RAM
Traffic
R1900
R1600
/month
D1 Server ♦ first 3 months discountedThereafter R1900 pm
1 CPU - Xeon E-2234 @ 3.60Ghz (4 cores 8 threads)
MAX CPU: 1 CPU - Xeon E-2234 @ 3.60Ghz (4 cores 8 threads)
2 x 500GB SSD Storage *
*Upgradable
16 GB RAM
MAX RAM: 128 GB
UNLIMITED Traffic *
*Subject to fair use policy
Micron Pro SSD
Hot Swap Enterprise SSD
IPMI
Hot Swap Dual Power Supply
Shared 1 Gbit/s Network
R2500
/month
D2 Server
1 CPU - Xeon E5-2620 @ 2.00GHz (6 cores 12 threads)
MAX CPU: 1 CPU - Xeon E5-2620 @ 2.00GHz (6 cores 12 threads)
2 x 500GB SSD Storage *
*Upgradable
32 GB RAM
MAX RAM: 128 GB
UNLIMITED Traffic *
*Subject to fair use policy
Dell Server
Hardware Raid
Micron Pro SSD
Hot Swap Enterprise SSD
IPMI
Hot Swap Dual Power Supply
Shared 1 Gbit/s Network
R3500
R2625
/month
D3 Server ♦ first 6 months discountedThereafter R3500 pm
1 CPU - Xeon E5 2680 @ 2.50GHz (10 cores 20 threads)
MAX CPU: 2 CPUs - Xeon E5 2680 @ 2.50GHz (20 cores 40 threads)
2 x 500GB SSD Storage *
*Upgradable
64 GB RAM
MAX RAM: 256 GB
UNLIMITED Traffic *
*Subject to fair use policy
Dell Server
Hardware Raid
Micron Pro SSD
Hot Swap Enterprise SSD
IPMI
Hot Swap Dual Power Supply
Shared 1 Gbit/s Network
General:
DC: JHBXNE C3-R12
Traffic: UNLIMITED. (fair usage policy applies)

Information:

4x RAM 16384 MB DDR
2x SSD SATA 500/480 GB
4x 3.5″ Bay
256GB Max RAM
1U Form factor

Support services

Replacement of defective hardware (SLA 24 Hours)
Free email support

Price

R3500 ZAR per month, including VAT
No Setup Fees

Dedicated Servers: Monthly Contract, Monthly Billing, Cancel Anytime.

cpu benchmark comparison

compare our cpu's with the industry standard

Package Type
HOSTAFRICA CPU
CPU Mark
Industry Standard CPU
CPU Mark
Package Type: D1 Server
Entry Tier
HOSTAFRICA CPU Intel Xeon E-2234
3.60GHz
4 Cores 8 Threads
CPU Mark: 9818
Industry CPU Intel Xeon E3-1230
3.30GHz
4 Cores 8 Threads
CPU Mark: 6201
Package Type: D2 Server
Mid Tier
HOSTAFRICA CPU Intel Xeon E5-2620
2.00GHz
6 Cores 12 Threads
CPU Mark: 5254
Industry CPU Intel Xeon E5-1620
3.50GHz
4 Cores 8 Threads
CPU Mark: 7386
Package Type: D3 Server
High Tier
HOSTAFRICA CPU Intel Xeon E5 2680
2.50GHz
12 Cores 24 Threads
CPU Mark: 15439
Industry CPU Intel Xeon E5-2620
2.10GHz
8 Cores 16 Threads
CPU Mark: 8811

upgrade your dedicated server

add these at checkout or through a ticket

Add-ons
Option
Price
16 GB RAM (D1 and D2)
R250/mo/module (max 128 GB)
64 GB RAM (D3)
R1000/mo/module (max 256 GB)
IP address
R20/mo/IP
Additional CPU
1 x Xeon E5 2680 12 core (24 threads)
R1000/mo
Storage configuration
1TB
(2 x 0.5TB SSD)
Included in base price
1.5TB
(3 x 0.5TB SSD)
+R350/mo
2TB
(4 x 0.5TB SSD)
+R700/mo
2TB
(2 x 1TB SSD)
+R500/mo
3TB
(3 x 1TB SSD)
+R1100/mo
4TB
(4 x 1TB SSD)
+R1700/mo
4TB
(2 x 2TB SSD)
+R1300/mo
6TB
(3 x 2TB SSD)
+R2300/mo
8TB
(4 x 2TB SSD)
+R3300/mo
cPanel Accounts
100 cPanel Accounts
R850/mo
150 cPanel Accounts
R1050/mo
200 cPanel Accounts
R1250/mo
250 cPanel Accounts
R1450/mo
300 cPanel Accounts
R1650/mo
350 cPanel Accounts
R1850/mo
400 cPanel Accounts
R2050/mo
450 cPanel Accounts
R2250/mo
500 cPanel Accounts
R2450/mo
cPanel Add-ons
Softaculous
R50/mo
CloudLinux
R299/mo
LiteSpeed 8GB
R499/mo
LiteSpeed Unlimited
R649/mo
Kernelcare
R39/mo
JetBackup
R129/mo
Immunify AV+
R129/mo
Immunify 360
R429/mo
Remote Hands
R150 per 15 minute timeslot
Server Management
50% of server price (R3,000/mo minimum)
  • Daily Backups
  • Custom Backup Retention
  • 24x7 Monitoring
  • Managed Windows OS Updates
  • Regular Security Audits
  • Day-to-day management assistance
  • 4 hours system administration per month
  • Priority 24x7 Technical support

Virtualisation
Yes : CPU technology allowing for hardware level virtualisation.
RAM
Upgradable to 64 GB on the Dedicated Entry, and 256 GB on the High-Spec server.
Storage (SSD)
Up to 4 drives per server.
Hot swap
The ability to replace a drive without powering down the server.
Connectivity
1 Gbit/s port

OS installation
Pre installed after order, or connect virtual drive through RMM.
Linux operating systems
Debian 9.11 minimal/LAMP, Debian 10.3 minimal/LAMP, Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS minimal, Ubuntu 19.04 minimal, Ubuntu 19.10 minimal, CentOS 7.7 minimal, CentOS 8.1 minimal, Arch Linux latest minimal.
Windows operating system
Windows Server Standard (Additional license fees apply)
cPanel
5 cPanel Accounts: R300/mo
30 cPanel Accounts: R450/mo
50 cPanel Accounts: R500/mo
100 cPanel Accounts: R800/mo
100+ cPanel Accounts: R150 per block of 50

Free internal traffic
Unmetered up to 1 Gbit/s
Dedicated IPs
1 IP included, Additional IPs available up to 62 IPs per server. Fees apply.
Backup Space
Root access
Full privileges through SSH.
Reverse DNS
Manage RDNS within the client panel.

Standard Support
Hardware replacement and upgrades and OS reinstalls from source ISO.
Phone Support
Technical guidance and support is available via our call centre.
Email and ticket support
1st,2nd and 3rd level technical support through our ticketing system which can be accessed through email, client admin area and contact form.
Datacenter Hands
Datacenter technicians are available 24x7 to assist.

Network availability
99.9% +
Server Location
Johannesburg
DDOS mitigation
Our upstream network is protected from DDOS by our cloud based data scrubbing system. We block a large amount of illegitimate traffic daily to protect the integrity of our network.
Multiple upstream networks
Protection against single network connectivity failure.
Quality networking
High quality networking equipment: Juniper backbone routers.
Inter-connected
Peering agreements with multiple providers allows the shortest and quickest route to your audience.
24x7 system monitoring
Uptime is a priority: We work to offer a reliable and consistent service.

business continuity and data center security

Uptime and security are at the core of our business. It's what we do.

Access control:

ID verification and biometric access control is in place at our datacenters, with round-the-clock security: Your online assets will be in safe hands. We look after our clients online presence, diligently ensuring the best hosting experience in South Africa.

Forward thinking:

Standby power through onsite redundant generators. High through put UPS battery backups and excess fuel storage. We plan ahead and do not take shortcuts. Data is at the heart of our economy; we ensure a reliable systems health plan to keep your dedicated servers running 24x7.

Online backup space

Juniper Backbone

Our servers run on one of the biggest data backbones in the industry. With mulitple uplinks and fail over paths. Your servers will be online to meet your hosting needs.

Hosting backed by years of veteran engineers

Over 15 Years of Experience

HOSTAFRICA is run by German hosting and server pioneers, ready to tackle any hardware requirement.

Uncomplicated website user panel

Cloud Ready

Custom networking through our VLAN setup. You have the opportunity to grow and adapt as your web server resource requirements increase.

Cape Town and Johannesburg hosting locations

Local

Your server is colocated in South Africa to ensure you have the highest speeds.

Need help with dedicated servers?

server questions?

we have answers

We are more than happy to accommodate our clients' needs. If our current server offering does not suit your needs, let us know! We have a large network of suppliers and stock on hand to meet the majority of these requests.

Our technicians are on-site throughout the day, and available to assist 24x7.

Our servers are provided as self managed initially, however you can add on an admin plan which will give you direct access to some of the most experienced system administrators in the hosting industry.

Our cabinets and switches are all duel connected to the edge routers. These routers in-turn have fibre connections over multiple uplink providers. We also stock backup hardware.

In the event of a DDOS attack, our upstream providers will route traffic through our cloud based data scrubbing service to ensure continued reliability. This service switch-over is seamless and performed within seconds.