WIN-2008-SSD-S
$4.99 USD/mo

Windows Server 2008 OS
1 Core (Intel CPUs)
2GB RAM (ECC)
60GB Storage (SSD)
100Mbps Network
1 Public IPv4 Address
Unlimited Bandwidth
Backup & restore included
DDoS Protection
Free Site or APP Migration
Free PTR Record

WIN-2008-SSD-S2
$9.99 USD/mo

Windows Server 2008 OS
2 Core (Intel CPUs)
4GB RAM (ECC)
120GB Storage (SSD)
100Mbps Network
1 Public IPv4 Address
Unlimited Bandwidth
Backup & restore included
DDoS Protection
Free Site or APP Migration
Free PTR Record

WIN-2008-SSD-M
$19.99 USD/mo

Windows Server 2008 OS
4 Core (Intel CPUs)
8GB RAM (ECC)
200GB Storage (SSDs)
1 Gbps Network
1 Public IPv4 Address
Unlimited Bandwidth
Backup & restore included
DDoS Protection
Free Site or APP Migration
Free PTR Record

WIN-2008-SSD-L
$39.99 USD/mo

Windows Server 2008 OS
8 Core (Intel CPUs)
16GB RAM (ECC)
500GB Storage (SSD)
1 Gbps Network
1 Public IPv4 Address
Unlimited Bandwidth
Backup & restore included
DDoS Protection
Free Site or APP Migration
Free PTR Record

windows server 2008 vps

Understanding Features Windows Server 2008 R2 VPS


End of Support and Updates is on jan 14 2020. Thus we will NOT be enabling RDP for these VPS packages.
Here is what is different for this version of Microsoft's Server OS:
  • Different GUI compared to 2003.
  • Improved CPU power management via features like Core Parking.
  • Remote Desktop services is the new name for Terminal Services. Later on this will be revamped again (in 2012).
  • Revamped Hyper-V platform for serious VM hosting for Service Providers and Enterprise.
  • Powershell version 2 for enhanced capability of scripting.
  • Introduction of Server Core. Although we haven't seen much adoption of this in Enterprise.
  • New improved crypto ciphers and hashing algorithms for better data security.

How We Will Support Your Windows 2008 Virtual Server

ArticHost will continue to support Windows Server 2008 R2. ArticHost will troubleshoot Server 2008 configurations and fix them. If you need help configuring one of the roles or features, we can assist. The end of life determined by Microsoft simply means they will no longer release features or patches for the Operating System version.

Windows Server 2008 FAQ

You don't have to worry about how to setup the VPS server because ArticHost will do it for you. We will deploy an updated version of Server 2008 R2 with RDP disabled, and the firewall enabled.

Installing the role service for FTP and secure FTP (FTP over TLS) is very simple to perform. Just launch the server manager, add a role feature, select FTP services, and let it finish. At this point the server will install the FTP service and allow it through the firewall. If you have any issues with those instructions we'd be happy to take care of it for you. Open a support ticket and we will install FTP on Server 2008 R2 for you.