AcuGIS - For Classrooms

Full DSpace Configuration HostingAcuGIS is proud to host some of the world's leading research and education institutions. We are now deepening our investment in education and research by offering highly affordable "Classroom" package, enabling classes of virtually any size to provide individual PostGIS, GeoServer, Omeka, or Neatline instances for thier students! With seats starting at just $5 per month! So take the weight (and the wait!) from your IT staff and let AcuGIS provide your students with a fully dedicated instance. All instances are also re-loadable, allowing students and instructors to not only roll back, but to load different platforms.

  • CLASSES
  • choose monthly or annually price
  • Any AcuGIS Service
  • SSD Disk Storage
  • Monthly Bandwidth
  • RAM
  • CPU (3.4GHz)
  • Choice of USA, UK, or Germany
  • Custom Domain
  • Full Configuration
  • Private Tomcat Instance
  • PostgreSQL 9
  • PostGIS 2.2.2
  • Root Access
  • Pgrouting
  • Daily PostgreSQL Backup
  • Restore Anything
  • PostgreSQL SnapShots
  • PostgreSQL Clone DB
  • Email
  • Webmail
  • Free SSL (HTTPS)
  • Basic Customization
  • SLA
  • Support
  • PFSense Firewall
  • No Minimum Contract
  • 14 Day Guarantee
  • Set Up Fee
  • 5 Students
  • $25MONTHLY
    $250ANNUALLY
  • Any AcuGIS Service
  • 5 GB / Student
  • 50 GB/ Student
  • 1 GB/ Student
  • 1 Core (3.4 GHz)/ Student
  • USA, UK or Germany*
  • Custom Domain
  • Full Configuration
  • PostgreSQL 9
  • Private Tomcat Instance
  • Root Access
  • Full Configuration
  • Incremental Backups
  • Incremental Backups
  • Restore Anything
  • PostgreSQL Snapshots
  • Clone Database
  • Email Hosting
  • Webmail Access
  • SSL - HTTPS
  • Basic Customization
  • 99.99%
  • 24x7
  • $10
  • No Minimum Contract
  • 14 Day Guarantee
  • $25
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  • 10 Students
  • $50MONTHLY
    $500ANNUALLY
  • DSpace 5.4
  • 5 GB / Student
  • 50 GB/ Student
  • 1 GB/ Student
  • 1 Core (3.4 GHz)/ Student
  • USA, UK or Germany*
  • Custom Domain
  • Full Configuration
  • PostgreSQL 9
  • Private Tomcat Instance
  • Root Access
  • Fully Configured
  • Incremental Backups
  • Incremental Backups
  • Restore Anything
  • PostgreSQL Snapshots
  • Clone Database
  • Email Hosting
  • Webmail Access
  • SSL - HTTPS
  • Basic Customization
  • 99.99%
  • 24x7
  • $10
  • No Minimum Contract
  • 14 Day Guarantee
  • $25
  • ORDER NOW

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  • 15 Students
  • $75MONTHLY
    $750ANNUALLY
  • Any Service
  • 5 GB / Student
  • 50 GB/ Student
  • 1 GB/ Student
  • 1 Core (3.4 GHz)/ Student
  • USA, UK or Germany*
  • Custom Domain
  • Full Configuration
  • PostgreSQL 9
  • Private Tomcat Instance
  • Root Access
  • Fully Configured
  • Incremental Backups
  • Incremental Backups
  • Restore Anything
  • PostgreSQL Snapshots
  • Clone Database
  • Email Hosting
  • Webmail Access
  • SSL - HTTPS
  • Basic Customization
  • 99.99%
  • 24x7
  • PFSense Firewall
  • No Minimum Contract
  • 14 Day Guarantee
  • $25
  • ORDER NOW

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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Classroom FAQ
  • Domain FAQ
  • Billing FAQ
  • Company FAQ
  • Do I need to represent a Deparment or Organization for the Department or Organization plans?

    No. The plan names are just based on what on the average individual, department, or organization would likely require. You can also scale any resource at any time.

  • Do the hosting packages contain everything I need?

    Yes. All of our hosting plans include everything you need: web, email, private Tomcat instance, PostgreSQL, etc... The package contains everything you need to put your applications online.

  • What is Cloud Hosting?

    Cloud Hosting means that your entire site (files, databases, email, etc..) is distributed across multiple servers. This not only provides increased protection for your data, it also allows us to provide High Availability and Failover. In the event of a hardware issue on one server, there is always another server to step in and keep your site available. Finally, Cloud Hosting means easy scaling. You can add any resource such as CPU, RAM, and disk easily and without downtime.

  • Can you customize my hosting?

    Yes. We offer basic customization such as logo, colors, etc.. if you have something special in mind we will do our best. If it is something requiring additional time or cost, we will let you know up front.

  • Do I need to install anything?

    No. When you place an order hosting your account is set up with your stack installed and ready to go.

  • What level of support can I expect ?

    Support is provided 24x7x365. We will always do our best to assist you with any facet of your hosting.

  • Do I need to know how to use Tomcat ?

    No. While you do have full access to your Tomcat server, the service is fully managed and if you need a restart we can do for you. Each Tomcat instance is tuned for the size of the installation.

  • Do I have access to the full installation ?

    Yes, you have full root access to your installations.

  • Where are your servers located?

    We offer a choice of United States, United Kingdom, or Germany on all hosting plans. Our company headquarters are located in the United States (Florida). Our support teams are located in the United States and the United Kingdom.

  • Can I use my own domain?

    Yes! You can use your domain or your sub domain. You can also use one of our free sub domains if you wish to. There is no additional charge for using your own domain.

  • Is SSL/HTTPS includes?

    If you use one of our free sub domains, SSL is included at no charge. If you are using your own domain SSL is $25 per year. You can also provide your own SSL certificate and we do also offer the full line of GeoTrust, Comodo, and DigitCert SSL.

  • Can I 'rollback' my web server?

    Yes. All cloud hosting also includes backups at 30 minute intervals. You can restore a single file or restore your entire service to any point via our control panel.

  • Are my site and databases backed up?

    Yes. web files are backed up at 30 minute intervals and you can restore individual files or your entire directory via our GUI. PostgreSQL is backed up 2x daily and the backups are available via the control panel. Additional PostgreSQL backups can be scheduled as well. You can also take one-click PostgreSQL backups via your control panel at any time. MySQL is backed up at 30 minute intervals and can also be restored by via the control panel.

  • Do you offer support in Spanish? German ? French? ...

    We support clients in over 40 countries worldwide. While phone support is only offered in English, you can create support tickets or reach us on LiveChat in virtually any language and we will translate to/from in repsonses. About 20% of our clients create support tickets in languages other than English with German and Spanish being the most common.

  • Do I need a domain name for hosting?

    No. If you don't have your domain (or sub domain), you can use on of our free sub domains, as well as purchase a domain through us or through any other registrar.

  • I already own a domain, do I need to transfer it to AcuGIS?

    No! While you are always welcome to transfer your domain to us, if you already own a domain elsewhere, you can just update your nameserves to point to our server. Unless you have an issue with your current registrar there is no functional benefit to transferring the domain to us.

  • I want to buy a new domain name, do I have to buy it through AcuGIS?

    No! You can register a domain through us or through any domain registrar of your choice. Your domain does not need to purchased through us to make full use of our services. You can purchase a domain anywhere and simply update your nameservers to point to our server.

  • How do I register a domain name?

    if you wish to purchase a domain through us, you can purchase the domain during checkout.

  • What are top-level domains (TLD) and country code top-level domains (ccTLD)?

    TLDs are commonly known as 'generic' domains. These include .com, .net, .org, .info, etc... Country Code domains are specific to a country (e.g. .co.uk, .de, .eu, .us, .ca, etc... There are also the new 'Professional' TLDs such as .guru, .technology, .consulting, etc...

  • I have a domain hosted elsewhere and just want to point a sub domain at my hosting, how do I do this?

    In your welcome email you will recieve the IP address for your server. Simply point the desired sub domain at the IP provided. Note: during checkout, for domain selection, select the fourth option as shown in the FAQ below. Once your account is provisioned and you are ready to point your sub domain we will update the sub domain accordingly.

  • I'm still in development, I haven't decided on a domain, I will be using my own sub domain, I don't want to buy a domain, etc... which option should I select on the order form?

    Select the fourth below "Use a subdomain from AcuGIS" as below. Select the sub domain for the country you selected hosting for (US, UK, or Germany). If you decide to use your domain or are ready to point your own sub domain at our server, we will update the domain.

    Sub domain

  • Which forms of payment do you accept ?

    We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal. We do also offer Bank Transfer on orders over $100

  • Is there any commitment ?

    If you opt for monthly billing there is no commitment and you can cancel at any time. If you opt for annual billing (which provides two months free), you are agreeing to a one year commitment. If you are uncertain about the service, you can start with monthly billing and then "buy down" to annual billing. Your monhtly payment would be applied to the annual invoice.

  • How do I cancel?

    Log into our portal and click the "Cancel" button. It will give you the option of immediate cancellation or auto-terminate at end of billing cycle.

  • What is the 14 day money back guaruntee?

    At any time within the first 14 days of service you can cancel your account and your payment will be refunded. It is important to note that domain names are non-refundable as you retain ownership of the domain even if you cancel the service.

  • Do you offer hourly or usage-based billing ?

    No. In order to provide optimal performance, it is important for us to know the amount of resources allocated to each service.

  • Do you offer discounts for students and academic institutions?

    Yes. We offer a 20% discount to academic and research institutions. This discount is on top of any discounts for annual billing. So, for annual billing you would receive 20% off in addition to receiving two months free. Just sign up with a .edu email address and enter Promotion Code EDU20. Additional discounts are also available. Please inquire.

  • How long have you been around for?

    We have been hosting since 2006. The company began in London as Application Outsource UK, providing remote Database Administration. In 2011, AcuGIS was formed and became part of Cited, Inc. We currently provide hosting service to individuals, businesses, academic and research instiutions, and goverment agencies in over 60 countries worldwide.

  • Where is your support located?

    Our support teams are located in the US and UK.

  • Do you have a reseller program?

    No. While you are welcome to host your clients on our servers and bill them directly, we do not have a formal reseller program.

  • Do you have SSAE16, SOC, PCI, and HIPAA-Compliant Certification ?

    Our data centres have these certifications. You can learn more about them here.

Complete Classroom Hosting

AcuGIS Classroom Cloud Hosting is a complete hosting solution, containing everything you need.

Classroom Hosting

ready to go

Our Classroom hosting contains everything you need and is ready for use. Our system provisions your Classroom and maps it to your domain (or sub domain) and you are online and ready to start building. .

Exclusive

we built our own tools

AcuGIS has invested in a wide array of tools that are accessible via your control panel and can be installed in one click. These tools are not available anywhere else. We built them and we integrated them into cPanel, the most popular commerical hosting control panel. You simply won't find these tools anywhere else.

Comprehensive

complete hosting solutions

All of our hosting packages are complete hosting solutions. All packages include unlimited domain hosting, email, webmail, site stats, and much more. We provide everything you need to put your presence online. We also provide Enterprise grade hardware and geographically diverse DNS and networking. All tiers of our cloud infrastructe use SSD disks for lightening-fast performance.

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