Run your managed cloud hosting company on DigitalOcean

We make cloud hosting simple and cost-efficient, so you can focus on growing your hosting business. Our powerful and low-cost compute options combined with our support make DigitalOcean the perfect infrastructure to power a managed hosting business.

Why build your managed cloud hosting company on DigitalOcean?


Industry-leading price-performance

Stop paying for cloud infrastructure that overcharges for subpar performance. We have the best CPU performance per dollar when compared to AWS and Google, and we charge only ~10-20% of what other clouds do for bandwidth.

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Better Support

Between our technical support and extended community, we’re here to help make sure your company runs smoothly. When you need help, get free around-the-clock technical support – or go in depth with Premier Support if your business needs a high-touch, personalized support experience.

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Easy-to-use and flexible API

Our API enables you to deploy and manage thousands of Droplets and resources in a simple, programmatic way. Manage your Droplets with greater flexibility using conventional HTTP requests. Take any number of actions or requests — including creating multiple Droplets, resizing, rebooting, enabling backups, and more — with curl commands or the official API wrappers. 

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How does DigitalOcean stack up compared to other cloud providers?

We offer the best of both worlds for a managed hosting providers; high performance at a low cost.

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We commissioned Cloud Spectator to evaluate the performance of virtual machines (VMs) from three different Cloud Service Providers (CSPs): Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine and DigitalOcean. Based on the analysis, DigitalOcean’s VM performance was superior in nearly all measured VM performance dimensions, and DigitalOcean provides some of the most compelling performance per dollar available in the industry. If you are a managed hosting provider choosing a cloud provider our core virtual machines provide you with the power you need at a reasonable price.

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Running a Managed Cloud Hosting company on DigitalOcean

open quoteWith bigger providers, you always feel like a faceless dot, support is something you have to pay for. With DigitalOcean if you have a problem you are going to get someone who cares about it and if you have a product request that is something that is going to be acted on.close quote

Bruce Taylor

Chief Engineer, Stablepoint

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Community & resources

DigitalOcean’s Community Tutorials, Tech Talks, and product docs help you get started quickly. Here are a few resources available for our community.

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