Ruby on Rails Hosting with WestHost
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Since 1998, WestHost has been an affordable Web hosting provider. WestHost has continually sought to pride themselves on hard work and integrity. West host offers Ruby 1.8.4 on their VPS plans.

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WestHost Hosting Plans that Support Ruby on Rails

Personal Hosting (web hosting) Hosting

Just getting started? This is your package. With the best prices available anywhere it's easy Web hosting at its finest. With our personal Web hosting package, you'll find just how easy Web hosting is. Then once your business grows, you'll soon find how valuable our next package is with increased power and performance. Test-drive our Personal Web hosting plan today for a small cost with no obligation!

  • 50 GB Disk
  • 1000 GB Bandwidth

Preferred Hosting (web hosting) Hosting

There are many web hosting solutions to consider, but only one American Web hosting company with US based support that has the right performance, security, flexibility, and value continually outranking the competition. Whether you are just starting a blog or you're an enterprise-level company looking for a solid hosting solution, WestHost, an American Web hosting provider, has the affordable Web hosting solution that meets your needs. Find your plan now!

  • 200 GB Disk
  • 2500 GB Bandwidth

Business Hosting (web hosting) Hosting

  • Unlimited GB Disk
  • Unlimited GB Bandwidth

Burst (Cloud Hosting) Hosting

New to cloud hosting? Once you try it, you'll be hooked. Burst, our introductory cloud hosting package, is the perfect next step up. We give you flexibility and room to grow with incredible resources and remarkable power. Try it out and you'll understand why everyone is talking cloud

  • 20 GB Disk
  • 500 GB Bandwidth

Storm (Cloud Hosting) Hosting

The Storm offers extreme scalability and improved performance, all for a low price. With increased site speed and amplified page load speed, this solution is ideal for application hosting where you need big power without a big price.

  • 50 GB Disk
  • 1250 GB Bandwidth

Monsoon (Cloud Hosting) Hosting

The Monsoon is the mega-cloud hosting solution with exceptional speed, big time CPU and RAM power. Monsoon pulls out all stops and delivers.

  • 90 GB Disk
  • 2250 GB Bandwidth

Reseller Basic (Reseller ) Hosting

You've got the know-how, now get the backing of an industry leader to build your reseller business with business reseller hosting. Focus on growing your customer base and let us take care of the rest. Reseller hosting with WestHost is simple and provides you incredible value without all the overhead. Get started today with this entry-level, unlimited reseller hosting account package

  • 20 GB Disk
  • 500 GB Bandwidth

Reseller Plus (Reseller ) Hosting

Our most popular reseller hosting package, Reseller Plus provides an expanded business reseller hosting solution, offering everything in the Reseller Basic package and more! Reseller Plus still provides unlimited reseller hosting but also more features and more space.

  • 50 GB Disk
  • 1250 GB Bandwidth

Reseller Pro (Reseller ) Hosting

Our Reseller Pro package is designed for the serious business reseller hosting professional with a demanding clientele and a fast-growing business. This unlimited reseller hosting solution meets the stringent needs of the most demanding professional reseller.

  • 90 GB Disk
  • 2250 GB Bandwidth

Atom D510 (Unmanaged Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for unmanaged dedicated servers it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With unmanaged hosting you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and root access with unmanaged hosting solutions.

  • 500 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Quad Xeon X3440 (Unmanaged Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for unmanaged dedicated servers it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With unmanaged hosting you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and root access with unmanaged hosting solutions.

  • 500 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Quad Xeon E5620 (Unmanaged Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for unmanaged dedicated servers it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With unmanaged hosting you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and root access with unmanaged hosting solutions.

  • 1000 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Dual Quad Xeon E5620 (Unmanaged Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for unmanaged dedicated servers it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With unmanaged hosting you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and root access with unmanaged hosting solutions.

  • 1000 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Atom D510 (Managed Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for managed dedicated servers, it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With managed dedicated servers you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and low latency data transfers from top tier providers. As a managed hosting provider we handle the heavy lifting.

  • 500 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Quad Xeon X3440 (Managed Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for managed dedicated servers, it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With managed dedicated servers you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and low latency data transfers from top tier providers. As a managed hosting provider we handle the heavy lifting.

  • 500 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Quad Xeon E5620 (Managed Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for managed dedicated servers, it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With managed dedicated servers you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and low latency data transfers from top tier providers. As a managed hosting provider we handle the heavy lifting.

  • 1000 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

Dual Quad Xeon E5620 (Managed Dedicated) Hosting

If you are looking for managed dedicated servers, it likely means you have a very successful and popular website. With managed dedicated servers you have the freedom and capacity to host many more visitors with higher bandwidth and storage capacity. You'll also get greater reliability, increased performance, added security, our 99.9% uptime guarantee, and low latency data transfers from top tier providers. As a managed hosting provider we handle the heavy lifting.

  • 1000 GB Disk
  • 10000 GB Bandwidth

WestHost Reviews



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Negative Review
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Positive Review
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"I've been with westhost for a couple of years now. I have had a good experience with them. The couple of times that I have contacted tech support, they were helpful and knowledgable. I have about 8 sites on their server. Mostly static html, soms PHP and Javascript. I've only seen my sites go down for a short period of time a while back. I was with registerfly before westhost and have had a much better experience with westhost and would recommend them."

Positive Review
By: Daniel at http://www.webhostingjury.com/reviews/Westhost

"It will be coming up on 1 year that I have been with WestHost. I originally went with them for the price, and the guarantee that I could work on CPU intensive compiling within my server without having my account suspended. I am using the Personal Value package, and today am upgrading to their Winter Special (for additional bandwidth and disk space). I primarily use this service while at work, as such, it is important to have a CP that isn't setup with a port number by default. I tried two other providers recently, and neither of them had a CP that would work while at my job (port blocking *see last paragraph*). Lately, I have been tinkering with PHP and SQL, and as such, have made some mistakes, and destroying some of my databases, as well as a few failed attempts at backing up and recovering the databases myself. In any case, these were issues that I caused because of my lack of knowledge, and the support team at WestHost was top notch in every case (more than 20 "oops" moments) to get me back up and running. On a side note, I decided to look at, and briefly moved to MediaTemple, and GoDaddy for their VDS packages. This package is cheaper than WestHost, as far as what you get on the server, but as far as support is concerned, neither of those measured up to WestHost. I would recommend this service for a novice through advanced users, who are looking for World Class Support, and the best all around server plans in the industry."

Positive Review
By: Norm at http://www.webhostingjury.com/reviews/Westhost

"I have had no problems at all with the hosting. I got a November special about 4 years ago and price is resonable for what you get. Tech support is available 24/7 and very helpfull. I have always been notified of downtime at least a week in advance, and the downtime has never been more 10 minutes, and is done at like 3am I would recomment westhost. I needed webhosting that gave me control over the webserver, php, python, java, ect. I have a virtual server with westhost and static ip address. With the virtual server it is helpful to have an understanding of linux commands, apache webserver configuration, ect. "