Custom
AU$60
1 GB Disk Space (SSD)
100% CPU
1 GB Memory
Unlimited Monthly Data
Free SSL
Unlimited Add-on Domains
Unlimited Subdomains
Unlimited Parked Domains
Unlimited Databases
cPanel
99.9% SLA
24/7 Local Support
LiteSpeed Cache
Free Migrations
Corero DDoS Mitigation
Fortinet Firewall
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VentraIP "Starter" Plan

  • AU$5.00 per month
  • AU$60.00 per year when prepaying one, two or three years

This is the most affordable VentraIP "Custom" Plan where the minimum specifications are selected and the optional WordPress Management Toolkit is not selected. This is a great value for money entry level shared web hosting plan suitable for smaller websites that don't need much disk space.

Note that this is equivalent to the Zuver "Tiny" cPanel web hosting plan that was available for $40 / year from the VentraIP "Zuver" budget brand until April 2021 when the Zuver brand was phased out in favour of VentraIP.

Remember to allow space for backups and emails stored on the server which both count towards the 1 GB limit.

WordPress and Joomla run fine on these plans and can both take advantage of LiteSpeed Cache for extra performance if needed.

VentraIP

VentraIP was founded in 2010 and is the largest privately owned web hosting and domain name registrar in Australia. They are 100% Australian owned and operated.

VentraIP have acquired a few smaller web service providers over the last few years and it seems unlikely that they will be bought by any other company in the meantime.

They have grown steadily, mostly relying on word of mouth rather than big advertising campaigns or through affiliate sales.

VentraIP resells web hosting and domain registration services through their Synergy Wholesale brand and also had a budget web hosting and domain registration service under the Zuver brand until April 20201 when Zuver was phased out in favour of VentraIP.

VentraIP Acceptable Use

The current VentraIP Web Hosting Plans have many unlimited features such as unlimited monthly data although clients are still subject to the Acceptable Use Policy and Terms of Service. The latest versions of these documents can be found at:

VentraIP Server Locations

The primary VentraIP data centre is in Sydney with some legacy systems hosted in Melbourne.

VentraIP Support

VentraIP offer 24/7 phone and e-ticket support. Response times for support and quality of support are usually fairly good although there is sometimes a short delay on more complex issues until the issue is escalated to a higher support level.

VentraIP Performance

Websites hosted by VentraIP load quickly.

LiteSpeed cache is available on all the VentraIP shared hosting plans.

CloudLinux on VentraIP shared hosting ensures resources are evenly distributed and not hogged by a few inconsiderate users.

VentraIP offer a 99.9% uptime guarantee and uptime is usually fairly good.

VentraIP Promotions

VentraIP offer promotions at various times of the year e.g. Black Friday / Cyber Monday and these can often be quite generous.

New customers are also sometimes offered a discount on their first invoice.