How our pricing works:

With us you pay only for what you need – no standard bundled servers, no lock-ins, no out of bundle extras.

You specify your processing resources required for your server or multiple servers:

  • CPU in core GHz (charged by single core GHz per hour)
  • Memory in GB (charged by GB per hour)
  • Disk in GB (charged by GB per month)

You add your networking requirements:

  • Data transfer requirement in GB (charged in GB transferred)
  • Static IPs (charged by no of IPs per month)
  • VLAN’s (charged by no of VLANs per month)
  • Firewalls (charged by no of Firewalls per month)

If required you add any Microsoft licensing (charged per licence per month)

Our detailed rates are shown below. Download our Calculator to easily develop your own quote in Excel.

 

How you are billed:

You elect to pay from your prepaid balance in one of three ways:

Pay as you go – Hourly consumption for your resources is billed in 15 min increments.
Subscription – Subscribe to your selected resources for a month and enjoy a 20% discount on the hourly rate.
Annual Subscription – Subscribe for 12 months and only pay for 10.

You can optimise your costs by combining Subscription and Pay as You Go. Subscribe for the bare minimum you need and burst over and above your subscription using your Pay As You Go balance for any above ordinary needs.

Sample Plans and Pricing

Below are some sample plans and pricing, showcasing some of the things you can do with Go2Cloud starting from as little as R 0.37 per hour!

For a more detailed overview of pricing download our Calculator


Pay-As-You-Go

1 Hour
R0.37/hour*
  • Run a Basic Linux Server
  • 1000 Core MHz*
  • 512 Mb RAM*
  • 2 GB Storage*
  • First 2Gb Bandwidth Free
  • R10 per Additional GB Bandwidth
  • Pay-As-You-Go
  • No Monthly Fees
  • No Lock-In
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Pay-As-You-Go

1 Day
R25/day*
  • Run a Basic Windows Server (or)
  • Run 4 Basic Linux Servers
  • 2000 Core MHz*
  • 2Gb RAM*
  • 30Gb Storage*
  • 12Gb Bandwidth* (First 2Gb Free)
  • R10 per Additional GB Bandwidth
  • Pay-As-You-Go
  • No Monthly Fees
  • No Lock-In
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Subscription

12 Months
R800/month*
  • Run a Standard Windows Server (or)
  • Run 2 Basic Windows Server (or)
  • Run 8 Basic Linux Servers
  • 4000 Core MHz*
  • 4 GB RAM*
  • 100 GB Storage*
  • 12 GB Bandwidth* (First 2 GB Free)
  • R10 per Additional GB Bandwidth
  • Month-to-Month Subscription
  • 2 Months Free (Buy 12 Months in advance only pay for 10)
  • Burst above Subscribed Resources in 15 min increments
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* You can tweak any of the resources up and down to get the best bang for buck depending on your specific requirements

Hourly use is billed as you use it, from your Pay-As-You-Go balance. It is charged in 15 minute periods at 1.2x the hourly rate of subscriptions. 15 minute periods are per-account and measured by the clock – this means that 15 mins bought at 09:05 expires at 09:20 even if you stop the server earlier, but also that if you stop the server at 09:10 and start a new, replacement server at 09:15 then it is still covered until 09:20

Our pricing in full

 

Server resources Pay as you go Subscription
Virtual Machine CPU (per single core GHz per hour)
e.g 1.7GHz Quad-core processor is 1.7×4 =6.8 single core GHz.
R 0.18 R 0.15
Virtual Machine Memory (per GB per hour) R 0.24 R 0.20
Container CPU (per single core GHz per hour)
e.g 1.7GHz Quad-core processor is 1.7×4 =6.8 single core GHz.
R 0.07 R 0.06
Container Memory (per GB per hour) R 0.11 R 0.09
Disk (per GB per month)
All disk storage is persistent when your server is running or stopped.
R 1.80 R 1.50
Static public IP address (per month) R 30.00 R 25.00
Firewall (per month) R 60.00 R 50.00

We offer pre-installed commercial software predominantly from Microsoft on a monthly rental (SPLA) basis:

Connectivity Pay as you go Subscription
External between yourself and the Cloud
Data transfer (per GB) R 12.00 R 10.00
Internal within your VLAN
Network traffic on private network VLANs (per GB) FREE FREE
Enable private network VLAN (per month or part thereof) R 60.00 R 50.00
Licensing
Windows Web Server 2008 – orig. or R2 (per month or part thereof) R 180
Windows Server 2008 Standard – orig. or R2 (per month or part thereof) R 390
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise – orig. or R2 (per month or part thereof) R 2 725
Windows Server 2012 Standard – (per month or part thereof) R 390
Windows Remote Desktop Services SAL (per month or part thereof) R 77
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Web (per month or part thereof) R 400
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard (per month or part thereof) R 6 410

All prices include VAT at 14%.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between subscription and burst (Pay-As-You-Go) use?

Monthly subscriptions are the most cost-effective option for customers intending to run their servers continuously. You pay a fixed price for that month, regardless of how long your servers are running during that period. We also offer an ‘hourly burst’ pricing model for customers who do not run their servers all the time. You deposit a Pay-As-You-Go balance with us, from which money is deducted automatically as you make use of the service, rather like a Pay-As-You-Go cell phone. The rates are 1.2x the subscription rates, but when your servers are off you are only charged for disk space.  Please see our Pricing Options for more details.

Can I purchase a combination of subscription and burst use?

Yes. For example, if you have a server which is only running for 30 hours per month, you can subscribe for the disk space it uses, but only pay by hourly burst for the CPU and memory.  For data transfer we recommend taking out a subscription for as much as you expect to use during the month and bursting above that level as required.

What currencies do you accept?

We accept South African Rand (ZAR).

Your credit card will automatically convert from your local currency to ZAR as required.

What Payment Methods do you accept?

We accept payment by Visa or MasterCard.

For payments of R500 or more, we accept bank transfers to our South African bank account.

Can you bill me without Sales Tax (VAT)

Where possible, this is managed automatically based on your address.

If you are based in South Africa, please send us your VAT registration number (if applicable) so that we can link it to your profile so that it appears on your invoice.

Can I upgrade after signing up?

Yes, you can upgrade at any time after signing up. Subscriptions can be scaled up and down at any time or you can run everything from your Pay-As-You-Go balance.

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