VPS Platforms

OpenVZ | Xen | KVM
CheapVPS provides a choice of three different virtualisation (VPS) platforms - OpenVZ, Xen and KVM. Here’s more information on each platform to help you choose the most suitable product for your needs. If you would like further advice, feel free to get in touch.

OpenVZ Platform
OpenVZ is container-based virtualisation platform for Linux. Being one of today's most popular virtualisation platforms, OpenVZ provides users with speed and scalability at an affordable price. Check out our range of OpenVZ virtual servers.
Xen Platform
Xen is a robust, secure, high-performance type 1 bare-metal hypervisor, or a virtual machine monitor (VMM). Xen can securely execute multiple virtual machines, each running its own OS on a single physical system, with close-to-native performance. With overselling impossible, you can be assured that you get what you pay for, at any time of the day or night! Check out our range of Xen virtual servers.
KVM Platform
KVM represents a full hardware virtualisation platform with loadable kernel modules, giving users the freedom to run a range of Linux distros with any kernel. Each virtual machine has private virtualised hardware including network card, disk and graphics adapter, and with no possibility of overselling, you get guaranteed resources at your disposal any time day or night! Check out our range of KVM virtual servers. In case you still are unsure as to which platform would work best for you, we encourage you to contact us and we will do a full analysis of the most suitable platform for you, free of charge and with no obligation.