Optimizing Your Online Presence with VPS Hosting


Optimizing Your Online Presence with VPS Hosting

As a growing Kenyan business, having a website is no longer optional – it’s essential to tap into new markets and revenue opportunities online. However, simply having any website is not enough in today’s competitive landscape. You need an exceptional online presence that delivers great speed, security and reliability.

Otherwise, slow loading times will cause visitors to abandon your site and lose trust. Cyber threats can lead to costly damages or violations of customer data privacy. And unpredictability in website availability means losing sales every single minute you’re offline.

These technical challenges can sap time and resources away from your core business. But here’s the good news: with the right hosting solutions, you can easily overcome them.

Let’s explore how VPS hosting addresses common pain points for Kenyan SMB websites. By understanding these issues and solutions, you’ll be well-equipped to create a high-performing online presence.

What is VPS Hosting?

VPS stands for Virtual Private Server. It is a virtualized environment that mimics having your independent server, even though you are sharing physical hardware with other accounts.

VPS uses hypervisors and container software to allocate isolated VPS “slices” that contain dedicated resources for your business:

  • CPU Cores – Processing Power
  • RAM – Working Memory
  • Storage Space – For Website Files
  • Bandwidth – Data Transfer

So while the underlying server is communal, your VPS remains private via software segmentation methods.

Comparing VPS to Shared Hosting

Unlike shared hosting where websites affect each other, VPS resources belong exclusively to your business.

The hypervisor software optimizes and balances usage across accounts while preventing neighbor-effect conflicts. This enables excellent, consistent performance at an affordable rate.

The guaranteed resource allocation provides stability for managing fluctuating traffic volumes. Your website performance remains resilient regardless of other sites.

When is VPS Hosting The Right Fit?

There are a few key signals that indicate your business is ready to migrate to VPS:

  • Outgrowing a shared platform – Frequent throttling or overage charges
  • Complex software needs – Custom apps requiring root access
  • Security concerns – Seeking isolation from vulnerable neighbours
  • Demanding performance needs – Core web vitals consistently lacking
  • Global expansion ambitions – Establishing regional websites

If any of these apply, our secure managed VPS plans will empower your needs.

Overcoming Key Pain Points with VPS Hosting

Solving Unpredictable Traffic Spikes

One major obstacle for growing websites is inconsistent traffic levels that are difficult to plan for. Viral social shares, search engine indexing, and marketing campaigns – can rapidly spike visitors far beyond normal.

With shared hosting, a traffic surge on one site creates poorer performance across all accounts. But with VPS hosting, your resources are guaranteed regardless of other sites. Even if visitors quadruple overnight, your VPS can smoothly adapt thanks to dedicated RAM, bandwidth allocation and computing power.

Preventing Security Threats

Cyber threats are an ever-present danger today. Our VPS plans include robust security provisions like firewalls, SSL certificates, VPC isolation and round-the-clock threat monitoring. We also run frequent patches and hardening to stay on top of vulnerabilities.

By leveraging our security expertise, you avoid becoming an easy target. Your data and customer privacy remain protected even as threats grow more advanced.

Delivering Speed and Reliability

Slow page load times are extremely harmful – studies show even 1-second delays cause a 7% revenue loss. With our high-grade hardware and African data centre locations, our VPS plans offer blazing-fast speeds for visitors across Kenya and beyond.

We also guarantee 99.9% uptime on all VPS hosting services so you can rest easy knowing your website will always be available when opportunity strikes. Robust redundancies ensure maximum reliability.

Scaling Flexibility as You Grow

VPS grants the flexibility to scale up (or down) your resources on the fly. Within minutes you can adjust your VPS configuration to align with website traffic changes. Unexpected viral growth periods won’t catch you off guard.

As your online presence expands globally, our VPS hosting scales smoothly in sync. We make it effortless to switch plans or add capabilities like dedicated IPs as needed.

Tara Host’s VPS Sweet Spot

Here at Tara Host, we’ve spent over a decade specializing in Kenyan businesses’ hosting needs. Our Enterprise-grade hardware, network and technical talent create the ideal foundation for VPS environments tuned for local market needs.

1. Leading VPS Infrastructure

We only utilize cutting-edge Dell/HPE servers and pure SSD storage for optimal speed. Regular upgrades ensure our VPS hardware leverages the latest processing power and components.

2. Strategic African Data Centers

Our tier-3 facilities reside in Africa’s connectivity hubs, not halfway across the globe. This localized approach reduces latency for Kenyan website visitors specifically.

3. Dedicated Support Teams

Friendly experts are available around the clock to help our VPS clients. We don’t outsource support overseas. Our staff take pride in delivering prompt, high-quality assistance.

4. Flexible Scalability

We make it simple to switch VPS configurations aligned with your website growth. Our management portal enables self-service upgrades or downgrades in just a few clicks.

5. Reliable Uptime Record

By optimizing every aspect of our VPS stack, we guarantee 99.9% uptime on all plans. We meet stringent SLAs most hosts can’t match. You can trust us to keep your website always available.

6. Simple Affordable Pricing

Our VPS plans balance high-grade infrastructure with very reasonable rates average Kenyan businesses can afford long-term without breaking the bank.

By tuning our VPS hosting specifically for thriving in the African market, Tara Host offers an unmatched combination of speed, security and support.

Here are our plans:

Our Complete Range of VPS Solutions

We offer a wide selection of Linux and Windows VPS plans to match diverse business needs.


Our Starter VPS plans are ideal for small businesses with simple website needs or for testing a VPS environment for the first time.

  • 1 CPU Core
  • 32 GB SSD Storage
  • 1 GB Dedicated RAM
  • 1,000 GB Premium Bandwidth
  • 1 Dedicated IP Address


Our Business VPS balances high resources for excellent performance with affordability. Perfect for small to medium enterprises managing growing traffic.

  • 1 CPU Cores
  • 64 GB SSD Storage
  • 2 GB Dedicated RAM
  • 2,000 GB Premium Bandwidth
  • 1 Dedicated IP Address


With even greater resources allocated, our Professional VPS delivers blazing-fast speeds perfect for more demanding business websites.

  • 2 CPU Cores
  • 128 GB SSD Storage
  • 4 GB Dedicated RAM
  • 2,000 GB Premium Bandwidth
  • 1 Dedicated IP Address


The highest tier in our VPS hosting, Enterprise VPS provides the raw power for big business websites that need to keep up with surging traffic levels.

  • 8 CPU Cores
  • 160 GB SSD Storage
  • 8 GB Dedicated RAM
  • 4,000 GB Premium Bandwidth
  • 1 Dedicated IP Address

In addition to varied specifications, all our VPS plans include:

  • 99.9% Uptime Guarantee
  • 24/7 Expert Support
  • Daily Backups
  • 1-Click Installs for 150+ Apps
  • Complete Root Access
  • Choice of Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian) or Windows OS
  • 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Next Steps

We encourage you to assess if VPS fits your web hosting needs. Our team is ready to guide you in picking the right plan. Get in touch today to discuss migrating your online presence to our reliable VPS hosting platform.

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