LuxSci recommends Business Class servers as the best combination of price, performance, and reliability. Ultra-reliable Enterprise Class servers and clusters are also available.

See: Enterprise vs Business Class.

  Business Class Servers Enterprise Class Servers
Starting Price
$200/mo $500/mo
Setup fee
$100 one time $300 one time
Server ready in
1-3 bus. days 1-7 bus. days*
Enterprise-class servers take more time to prepare. LuxSci keeps a number of these pre-configured and ready for finalization for new customers. If any of these are ready, then servers will be ready in 0-2 days. If we have had a significant influx of enterprise-class server orders, then we may be backlogged in server setup. In that case, it could take up to 7 business days. Ask your Sales rep about our current provisioning time line.
Disk Subsystem: Fast & Redundant
SSD SAS+SSD RAID, Private SAN
Disk Space Upgrades per 100G
$20/mo $40/mo
Full-disk encryption?
No risk: 30-day refund policy?
no
Minimum Contract Term
1 month 2 months
Redundant HA Hardware Firewalls
Enterprise Class servers use redundant HA hardware firewalls. Business Class servers use virtualized network firewall.
Virtualized Firewalls

Server Options

LuxSci offers four standard levels of Dedicated Servers in both the Business and Enterprise Classes. You can choose the one right for your size, needs, and budget. More powerful servers and clusters are also available: contact Sales for details.

Business Class Servers for Small Accounts

Server Type Code CPU RAM Max Network Speed Disk Included Bandwidth Included Price
Medium O/2/4 2 Cores 4 GB 1 Gbps 50 GB 1 TB/mo $200/mo
Large O/2/8 2 Cores 8 GB 1 Gbps 50 GB 2 TB/mo contact sales
X-Large O/4/16 4 Cores 16 GB 2 Gbps 50 GB 4 TB/mo contact sales
2X-Large O/8/32 8 Cores 32 GB 4 Gbps 50 GB 7 TB/mo contact sales
4X-Large O/16/64 16 Cores 64 GB 8 Gbps 50 GB 10 TB/mo contact sales


Enterprise Class Servers for Custom Accounts

Private VMWare Cluster and SAN at RackSpace

Server Type Code CPU RAM Max Network Speed Disk Included Bandwidth Included Price
Small E/1/2 1 Core 2 GB 1 Gbps 25 GB 10 TB/mo contact sales
Medium-1C E/1/4 1 Core 4 GB 1 Gbps 50 GB 10 TB/mo contact sales
Large E/2/8 2 Cores 8 GB 1 Gbps 100 GB 10 TB/mo contact sales
X-Large E/4/16 4 Cores 16 GB 1 Gbps 100 GB 10 TB/mo contact sales
2X-Large E/8/32 8 Cores 32 GB 1 Gbps 100 GB 10 TB/mo contact sales


Compare Business vs. Enterprise

Other server sizes (e.g. very large memory) are also available. Additional disk space is an upgrade.

The prices listed above are the entry prices for web hosting with each type of server. Adding other services such as TLS certificates, VPN, SecureForm, Domain Registration, and Email services will add to the overall price.

Choosing the Server Size

What server size is best for you? You can use the table, below, to see what works particular needs. If you want to do multiple things (e.g. 50 power email users plus a low traffic web site), we recommend going up to the next size as the "minimum" recommended for just one of these may have degraded performance when you do two or more. If you just want better performance or room to grow quickly and easily, choose a larger size. We can also re-size your server later you need more power.

Note: Any database-driven web site (e.g., WordPress, Joomla, etc.) must be on a server with at least 2 GB of memory. A "Micro" server just does not have enough memory.

Based on number of users for business email

Note that these levels are only guidelines. Actual needs will be based on your how actively your users actually use the system.

  Medium Large X-Large 2X-Large
Up to 1,000 Users
Up to 2,000 Users
Up to 4,000 Users
4000+ Users

For dedicated web site & MySQL database hosting

  4+ GB Ram 2+ Cores 4+ Cores
Anti-virus scanning
Very low traffic/static
PHP
Databases
Dedicated WebMail
Dedicated SecureFormTM Processing
Moderate traffic
Low traffic and compute intensive
High traffic
Moderate traffic and compute intensive

LuxSci has been a pleasure to work with. The level of support we've received from them has been top-notch. From the smallest user issue to complex custom work, LuxSci has delivered service far above what I expected. Best of all, uptime with LuxSci has been 100%."

David Cayem . DelphiForums