Your Complete GIS Hosting Solution. AcuGIS Suite is our premier hosting product, providing you with the best combination of control and ease-of-use. AcuGIS Suite always includes the very latest production versions of GeoServer, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, PgRouting, Tomcat, Oracle JDK, and much more! Exclusive browser-based control panel for managing all aspects of your service while still providing you with root access and no lock-in. Domain and Email hosting are also included. Your choice of CentOS7, Debian 8 or 9, Ubuntu 14 or 16, or Fedora 24 or 25, or Scientific Linux 7. Complete Open Source GIS Hosting with 24x7 Support!
Yes. All of our AcuGIS Suite hosting plans include everything you need: GeoServer or GeoNode, PostGIS, PgRouting, PostgreSQL and MySQL, Domain and Email hosting, private Tomcat instance, and much more. The package contains everything you need to develop and deploy your GIS applications online.
The GIS software and control panels are identical. AcuGIS Enterprise Suite simply offers additional options and also starts with higher resources. You can scale any AcuGIS Suite resource at any time (Disk, RAM, CPU, etc..) as well as add any Enterprise option. You can even upgrade/downgrade between AcuGIS Enterprise Suite and AcuGIS Suite at any time. We designed the systems to be modular and not lock-in customers in to any components.
The AcuGIS Suite Control Panel allows you to manage all aspects of your GIS services via browser. For domains and email, we provide a control panel as well. This provides you with the ability to work in whatever manner is most comfortable for you. You can work via Browser or via Command Line (or Both!).
Always! We designed AcuGIS Suite to provide convenience without locking you in to AcuGIS Suite. All components (GeoServer, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, Tomcat, etc..) are non-modified, non-forked software. You never need to worry about being locked into AcuGIS Suite.
Yes. All of our AcuGIS Suite hosting includes cPanel and web space. You can install 100s of the popular applications in one-click or install manually if you prefer. You can also use your web space for your own HTML, PHP pages or anything you wish to. By default, AcuGIS Suite is mapped to geo.yourdomain.com, so you can use your domain for your web site, CMS, etc... There is no additional charge.
Support is provided 24x7x365. We will always do our best to assist you with any facet of your hosting.
No. While you do have full access to your Tomcat server, the only time you will likely interact with Tomcat is to restart it, which you can do via our control panel.
Yes, can access the GeoServer Admin GUI from any browser.
We offer a choice of United States, United Kingdom, or Germany on all hosting plans. Our company headquarters are located in the United States (Wilmington, Delaware). Our support teams are located in the United States and the United Kingdom.
By default, the latest stable version is installed. If you prefer an earlier version or Beta version, simply state so on the order form in the "Order Notes" section.
Yes, PostGIS is available and is included in all hosting plans. You can install PostGIS in one click from your control panel. Our PostGIS installer includes postgis, postgis_topology, postgis_tiger_geocoder, fuzzystrmatch, and address_standardizer extensions.
Yes. You can install pg_routing 2.4 in one mouse click via your control panel.
Yes! You have a private Tomcat instance. If you wish to add GeoNetwork you can simply deploy the WAR to Tomcat. If you need assistance or would like us to add GeoNetwork for you, simply create a support ticket and we will install it.
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.
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.
We support clients in over 60 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.
No. You can use IP only or any existing domain you own, purchase a new domain (through us or through any domain registrar), or we can provide a free sub domain. You can also point a sub domain at our server (e.g. geo.mydomain.com).
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.
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.
If you wish to purchase a domain through us, you can purchase the domain during checkout.
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...
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.
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.
We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal. We do also offer Bank Transfer on orders for semi-annual or annual billing
If you opt for monthly billing there is no commitment and you can cancel at any time. If you opt for semi-annual or 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 monthly payment would be applied to the annual invoice.
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.
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.
No. In order to provide optimal performance, it is important for us to know the amount of resources allocated to each service.
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.
We have been hosting continuously since 2006. The company began in London as Application Outsource Ltd as a remote DBA service. As GIS hosting expanded, we incorporated in 2011.
Our support teams are located in the USA and UK.
No. While you are welcome to host your clients on our servers and bill them directly, we do not have a formal reseller program.
Our data centres have these certifications. You can learn more about them here.
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