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Outstanding Value Hybrid Servers

The next step in the evolution of servers

Take advantage of dedicated resources and the latest virtualisation technology with our revolutionary Hybrid Servers. Get guaranteed resources and high-quality hardware at an exceptional price.

Choose your server

HS 100

Perfect for multi-site hosting & application hosting


HS 250

Created for data intensive operations & ideal for gaming


HS 600

Powerful server hosting for large websites, databases & email servers.

  Free SSL Certificate  Free SSL Certificate  Free SSL Certificate
  6 vCPU Processor  12 vCPU Processor  18 vCPU Processor
  2 × 1TB Dedicated HDD
(1TB usable space)
  2 × 1TB Dedicated HDD
(1TB usable space)
  3 × 1TB / 4 × 1TB Dedicated HDD
(2TB usable space)
  20GB Guaranteed RAM  28GB Guaranteed RAM  32GB Guaranteed RAM
  Hardware RAID1  Hardware RAID1  Hardware RAID5 or RAID10
  Unlimited Bandwidth  Unlimited Bandwidth  Unlimited Bandwidth
  100Mbit Connection  100Mbit Connection  100Mbit Connection
  Full Root Access  Full Root Access  Full Root Access
  Free IP Address  Free IP Address  Free IP Address
  Plesk or cPanel  Plesk or cPanel  Plesk or cPanel
  Personal SysAdmin Optional  Personal SysAdmin Optional  Personal SysAdmin Optional
  Linux or Windows  Linux or Windows  Linux or Windows
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Every Heart Internet Hybrid Server Comes With:
99.99% Uptime SLA Yes
100 Mbps Data Pipe Yes
Remote ManagementVNC SSH Access & Recovery Image
Snapshot BackupsOptional
Out Of Band SSH Access Yes
One-Click Install Web App Library including WordPressAvailable On CentOS
Dell & Intel Hardware Yes

Hybrid Server Key Features

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Affordable High Performance

Dedicated RAM, hard disks and your own dedicated 100Mbps network connection at an incredible price.

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Hardware RAID As Standard

All Hybrid Servers feature hardware mirroring as an extra safeguard for your server's data.

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Full Root Access & Control

Root access gives you full control of your Hybrid Server, allowing you to install anything you want.

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Leading Dell & Intel Hardware

High-end Dell servers fitted with Intel processors ensure excellent performance all the time.

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Free SSL Certificate With Every Server

Buying a Hybrid Server makes you automatically eligible for an SSL security certificate worth £149

Revolutionary Hybrid Servers

Take advantage of dedicated resources and the latest virtualisation technology

Heart Internet Hybrid Servers harness guaranteed hardware resources to ensure optimal performance and reliability, even during peak times or when running power-hungry web applications. Dedicated hard disks using industry-leading SAS technology and super low CPU server contention rates result in a high performance yet affordable environment for your websites, applications and projects.

Hybrid Server Technology

Using the latest Dell and Intel Xeon hardware and innovative qemu-KVM virtualization technology, our Hybrid Servers are equipped with up to four hard disk drives in hardware RAID. This guarantees super-fast I/O transfer rates, resilience and data security.

What is a Hybrid Server?

Hybrid Server

A Hybrid Server is a virtual server with guaranteed RAM, dedicated hard disks and your own dedicated 100Mbps network connection for impressive all-round performance.

Bridging the gap between VPS and dedicated servers, a Hybrid Server is an affordable and powerful hosting solution suitable for a wide range of applications.

Why choose a Heart Internet Hybrid Server?

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Complete control

Full root access allows you to install any software you choose, whilst out of band VNC access means you can log in to your Hybrid Server even if it is not accessible to the outside world.

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Dedicated disks

Dedicated hard disks using industry-leading SAS technology ensures that your disk performance remains unaffected regardless of your neighbours’ activity on the server.

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Choose your OS

Various operating systems are available, including Ubuntu 12 LTS, CentOS, Debian, OpenSUSE, FreeBSD and NetBSD for Linux users. Windows users can choose Windows Server 2008 R2 (Web & Standard) or Windows Server 2012 R2.

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KVM virtualisation

KVM is a hypervisor that integrates deeply with the host OS, ensuring that your Hybrid Server can use the hardware to its maximum potential regardless of whether it’s running Linux, Windows or UNIX.

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GUI control panel

Use our custom control panel to manage your Hybrid Server installations and monitoring, and increase your options further by adding Plesk or cPanel.

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One-Click installs

Install leading open source software such as WordPress, Magento, Drupal and more in a click from your Heart Internet (requires CentOS 6) or Plesk control panel.

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Snapshot backups

Scheduled image snapshots of your Hybrid Server can be taken weekly, monthly or on-demand. Any of these backups can be restored at any time and used as your live server.

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Automated system migration

Full virtualisation enables easy upgrades without the need to manually migrate your data. When upgrading from a VPS or moving from another Hybrid Server, all data and system settings are automatically transferred.

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Free SSL Certificate

Each Hybrid Server includes a free Standard SSL Certificate worth £149! To claim it, simply apply the code in your Hybrid Server email and instantly increase visitor trust.

Hybrid Server operating systems

We offer a variety of Linux and Windows operating systems for you to choose from. If you change your mind later on, simply back up your data and switch.

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CentOS is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, so you can rest assured that it has been tested extensively and is suitable for businesses and websites of all sizes. Installing CentOS 6 also gives you access to our time-saving one-click installs of popular applications such as WordPress, Magento and Minecraft.

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If you run Ubuntu on your computer at home, then an Ubuntu virtual server is a logical step to take as the web version is similar to that on your local machine. Easy for newcomers to Linux to pick up, Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux operating systems and there are plenty of support communities online if you need help.

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Windows Server 2008 & 2012

Our Hybrid Servers are available with Windows Server 2008 R2 technology (web and standard editions available) and Windows Server 2012 R2, making them ideal for designers and developers using MS SQL, ASP.NET and .NET.

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Debian is a versatile yet stable operating system which is highly regarded by the Linux security community. Using Debian as your OS gives you the freedom to explore a wide range of frameworks and develop for a wide range of applications.

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If you’re looking to be more experimental, a Fedora virtual server will meet your hosting needs. Although it’s very similar to Red Hat and CentOS in nature, Fedora allows you to use cutting-edge software releases, opening up more opportunities for experimenting.

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An OpenSUSE server creates a stable environment for hosting your websites and projects. As well as being user-friendly, OpenSUSE prioritises collaboration features and easy to use development and packaging processes, making it a great solution for application developers and group projects.

Frequently asked questions

Find quick answers to the most commonly asked questions

1. What is a Hybrid Server?

A Hybrid server mixes the affordability and scalability of a VPS with the performance of a dedicated server. Hybrid servers come with dedicated RAM and disks (using hardware RAID) like a dedicated server, and share CPU resources with the host’s other users, like a VPS but at a much lower contention ratio.

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2. What can I use my Hybrid Server for?

We place no restrictions on what you use your Hybrid Server for. As long as it is legal, you are free to use it how you wish.

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3. What is your SLA?

All our Hybrid Servers come with a 99.99% uptime SLA.

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4. What are the benefits of having my own dedicated hard disk drive?

Servers using their own dedicated HDD are faster, more efficient and allow for much more control than shared hosting options.

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Get more from your websites and applications without having to manage your own servers. Take advantage of up to 16GB of Dedicated RAM on a fully redundant load balanced platform with 99.99% uptime SLA, all backed by 24x7 UK support.

One of the UK’s most advanced virtual server platforms, combining the latest generation of Dell PowerEdge servers, Intel Xeon processors, and RAID-10 arrays of high-performance SAS disks with our bespoke systems.

Unparalleled server specs with the latest generation of Intel and Dell PowerEdge technology, 100Mbps internet connection, unlimited bandwidth, up to 32GB of memory and 2.4TB of storage, two free IP addresses, and a 99.99% uptime SLA agreement.

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Take control with your own Hybrid Server and Heart Internet.

Revolutionary Hybrid Servers

Hybrid Servers are a great choice for data intensive websites, multi-site hosting or applications demanding high levels of I/O. Common uses include ecommerce websites, large forums, hosting clients' websites and data/email servers.

Features at a glance

  • Full root access & out of band console
  • 99.99% uptime SLA
  • Dedicated SAS hard disks & zero I/O sharing
  • Guaranteed RAM
  • Free SSL certificate worth £149 with every Hybrid Server
  • CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Windows Server 2012 & many more

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