Founded in 2006 KnownHost is a privately held web hosting company based in the United States. With customers from over 150 countries we continue to be one of the most recognized hosts in the world with datacenters in Seattle, Atlanta, and Amsterdam, NL.
In addition to managed VPS and managed dedicated hosting, KnownHost offers basic hosting packages. These are all cloud-based and include shared, WordPress, and reseller hosting.
KnownHost goes green! They have recently joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership. On average, KnownHost uses millions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is enough green power to cover more than 100 percent of KnownHost’s electricity use.
This environment campaign has been in the works at KnownHost for years and overall has become a top priority. Moving forward, we look to not only better the company for our customers, but for the environment as well.
Managed VPS Hosting
They offer four plans for managed VPS hosting. The cheapest is their VPS-1 plan, which is just $28.00 per month on a yearly plan.
Its specs are impressive with 2 CPU cores, 2 GB RAM, 50 GB RAID-10 SSD storage, 2 TB bandwidth, and two IP addresses.
Managed and Unmanaged Cloud Plans
There are 3 managed Cloud VPS plans. They cost a bit more. The cheapest plan is Cloud-1 for $50.40 per month on a yearly plan and it includes 1 CPU core, 2 GB RAM, 75 GB storage, 2 TB bandwidth, 2 IPv4 and 64 IPv6 addresses.
There are also 3 unmanaged cloud plans starting at $9.99 per month with 1 vCPU core, 2GB RAM, 25 GB cloud storage, 2TB bandwidth, 1 IPv4 and 64 IPv6 addresses.
Dedicated Server Hosting
KnownHost’s managed dedicated servers are located in its Texas datacenter. They are provided on a fully managed basis, so you don’t have to be a Unix expert to use them.
You can choose from 4 plans . The lowest-level plan is built on an Intel i7 processor but the others are built on Xeon processors. Otherwise, the plans only differ in how much resources they have.
The lowest-priced server, KH-MD1, costs $159 per month. It includes 8 GB RAM, 6 TB bandwidth, and 256 GB SSD plus 1 TB SATA storage.
Note that there is a set-up fee for all dedicated hosting plans. These range from $49 to $129.