Top Five (5) Forex VPS Providers - 2016

(Edited 15th January, 2016 - *New VPS Added) A virtual private server (VPS) is a "virtual machine" with the capability of providing computing services over the internet or network. In other-words they are like your regular desktop
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or laptop computer with software programs only that they are located miles away in a cluster of super computer server rooms. However you can do the same regular computing task you would normally do on your desktop computer on the VPS (virtual machine) with significant advantages.


Some companies offer divers hosting services either through virtual private server or virtual dedicated servers as an addition to the regular web hosting services. 

However we would be looking at the virtual private servers, which is commonly used to host Forex services in a dedicated and efficient way. We will also present our top Five (5) VPS Providers.

IMPORTANT
Please see the following guides below before considering a VPS plan:
  1. Guide To Selecting a Forex VPS Provider
  2. Reasons Why You Might Need A Forex VPS Service 
The Top 5 Forex VPS Providers were carefully picked based on industry standards, and user preference.

Parameters Used In Selecting The Top 5:
  1. Latency: Very important due to the instantaneous nature of Forex trading (price feed sources)
  2. Support: Extremely essential in times of unforeseen downtimes. We also considered social support networks like Facebook, +Gmail, Live Chat, Twitter, e.t.c.
  3. Hardware: Server type, memory, CPU, disk space, hardware reliability, and compatibility.
  4. Price: Of course everyone wants something fair enough. So we looked at flexibility and good price options.
  5. Bandwidth: Internet allocated bandwidth, private IPs, e.t.c.
  6. Expert Advisor: Restrictions, free EAs, how many EAs per account, e.t.c.
  7. Platform: MT4, MT5, do they support proprietary platforms?, are they preinstalled?, e.t.c.
  8. Plans: Flexibility of the payment plans.
  9. Guarantee: Ensure client's confidence for refunds of fee.

Warning: FXTradeCity would not be held liable for any performance issues or undesirable results from these providers. Interested persons (traders) are advised to carryout personal due diligence checks on any of these providers before subscribing. See our Risk Disclaimer Notice and Privacy Policy for more information.


TOP 5 FOREX VPS PROVIDERS (edited 13th Jan, 2016)


NextPointHost **new
TradingFXVPS
STVPS CNS Linkup Host
Price/m $15.00*
$30.00*
$45.00*
$25
$45*
$90*
$180
$250
$34.99
$39.99
$64.99*
$249.99*
$30.00
$65.00
$22.00
$44.00
$66.00
$88.00
Disk space 10GB
20GB
40GB
40GB
60GB*
100GB*
160GB
200GB
25GB*
28GB*
30GB*
60GB*
20GB
30GB
22GB
44GB
66GB
88GB
CPU 2x2.4Ghz,
3x2.4Ghz,
4x2.4Ghz
(Intel® Xeon®
E5645)
1, 3, 4 CPU Cores 1, 2, &
8 CPU Cores
2, 4, &
6 CPU
Cores
2x2.4Ghz,
3x2.4Ghz,
4x2.4Ghz,
5x2.4Ghz
(Intel® Xeon®)
Memory 1GB
2GB
3GB
2GB
4GB*
8GB*
12GB
16GB
1GB
2GB
2GB*
10GB
Varies (add
RAM in
blocks of
128MB)
up to 3GB*
1.5GB*
3.0GB*
4.5GB*
6.0GB*
EAs Free 100 EAs Free installation & setup. All EAs accepted Premium EAs through subscriptionPremium EAs.
Users are free
to install EAs

Bandwidth Unlimited UnlimitedUnlimitedControlledUnlimited
IP Network Dedicated IP

Dedicated IPDedicated IP
Terminal Unlimited
Terminals
MT4 & MT5 Preinstalled
Metatrader Preinstalled upon request Limited
according to subscription
plan

MT4 & MT5 Preinstalled
Setup Cost FREE FREEFREEFREEFREE

Support
Live Chat, Ticket Live Chat,Ticket, Skype Call Live Chat,
Ticket
Technical
Support
Ticket
Operating System Linux Win2012 Win 2008
Win2012
Win
2003 R2,
2008 R2,
0r 2012,
Linux*
Win 2008 Server
Protection System Never Reboot
Protection,
Firewall/
Monitoring DDOS/Intrusion Protection &
Secure,
Redundant
Datacenter
24/7 Network Monitoring, Concurrent Maintainable Data Center, Fully Redundant system, DDos & Intrusion Protection, SSD RAID 10 Disk Array
Two-factor Authentication, dual firewalls, network monitoring, intrusion
detection,&
attack response
Remote
reboot, DoS &
Intrusion
Prevention,
Firewall &
network
monitoring,
Antivirus
Access From any PC, &
Smartphones
Remote Desktop Connection,
PC, Android,
iOS Phones, VNC

Remote admin,
PC, Android,
iOS Phones
PC,
Smartphone,
iPAD,
iPhone
Payment Option PayPal,
MasterCard,
VISA,
Discover,
Perfect Money,
Wire Transfer
PayPal,
MasterCard,
VISA,
Bank Transfer
Paypal, Skrill* Paypal, Moneybookers, Google Checkout, Bank Transfer,
Mail In payment
Paypal,
MasterCard,
VISA, Skrill, Discover,
Perfect Money,
Bank Transfer
Money Guarantee 30 Days 30 Days
30 Days 30 Days
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* Updated 15th January 2016 - see comments section for changes

If you wish to know the benefits of a Forex VPS Service to your Forex trading then read this: Reasons Why You Might Need A Forex VPS Plan.


Happy Trading....