Platform.sh delivers more than Managed Hosting
We do more than just hosting. We enable you to manage your application infrastructure flawlessly so your team has more time to spend on innovation, and less time spent juggling all those tedious application management tasks. Scale, provision, build, and manage your websites and applications in perfect alignment with your performance and goals with Platform.sh. With robust security and compliance measures included, as standard. We deliver everything that Managed Hosting does - and more. We are the Managed Hosting alternative you've been looking for.
With Platform.sh, scaling quickly to meet your traffic needs or increasing resources to your site is simple with auto-scaling. No tickets or waiting time required.
Clone byte-for-byte environments for testing and deploy with confidence. Provision new projects and as many new environments as you need, in minutes, not hours.
Managing your application infrastructure doesn't have to take up so much of your developers' time. With our infrastructure as code solution you can manage it all directly from your git repository.
No matter the project you're working on, the choice is yours when it comes to your preferred major IaaS provider. Without any extra configuration, refactoring, or new pricing needed to get started.
Why choose Platform.sh over Managed Hosting?
Modern organizations need a better solution to meet customer demands. Platform.sh is the modern PaaS for organizations to build, run, and scale websites and web applications.
New project creation
Minutes (and fully automated)
Included (for Enterprise)
Security updates and maintenance
Integrated tools (e.g. CDN, APM, CI/CD)
Five hosting partners to give you the most choice: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Orange, OVHcloud
All at a lower cost than Managed Hosting
Comparison based on plans for a 500,000 monthly pageviews site.
Medium, low traffic, multiple apps
- 3GB memory
- Medium-to-higher traffic websites
- Microservice apps or multidatabase apps
- 500,000 monthly pageviews, uncached
- Elasticsearch, Solr, Meilisearch, or any custom search
Example: Hetzner Managed Services
4x Hetzer managed VSERVER MC40 (production, 3x development) with 200G incl. Backups
- Scaling is a manual process
- CI/CD: extra tooling needed
- You need to open tickets to make configuration changes or install new components
- You might need to pay extra for extended support/remote hands
- Static staging/development systems
The Platform.sh Professional Medium tier can serve 500,000 pageviews per month, uncached, at a price of $135/month. If your app is cacheable, you can serve far more, and we won’t charge you extra.
With Platform.sh, you also get
Highly scalable & available
Platform.sh can provide 99.99% high-availability guarantees for mission-critical sites, as well as an SLA of less than an hour for urgent tickets.
Platform.sh runs thousands of ecommerce sites and has extensive experience managing mission-critical applications. We’ve designed triple-redundant architecture to ensure even transactional sites are fault-tolerant.
Platform.sh can also scale up any site as needed, without downtime, when there’s a surge of traffic.Learn more
We take security and compliance seriously. For some countries and companies, that means hosting locally, too. Not only are we SOC 2 certified, we’re compliant with the CASL in Canada and with Germany’s BDSG and strict data locality and access rules.Learn more
Choice is good — that's why Platform.sh is multicloud
We make it easy to use the IaaS provider that works best for your business, whether your choice is based on data locality for compliance, getting your application as close to your end users as possible, or simply preference.Learn more
You choose where you want to run your applications
Need a custom location? Let's talk