When I was looking around at potential hosting providers for my new Magento 2 store I wanted a company that not only ticked all the ‘what to look for’ boxes but that was also actively getting involved with Magento 2 and shared my values on community and giving back.
Since day 1, Nexcess have continually proved themselves to the community and, many moons ago, were the exclusive hosting choice of Varien. They moved all their clients to Nexcess and began developing Magento within the Nexcess data center.
How to choose the right hosting provider:
The plan my Magento 2 will run on is the SIP 100 Shared Resource plan recommended for Magento Community Edition 1.x and 2.x. It is priced from about £15 a month for a:
Dell Enterprise Server
7.5 GB Disk Space RAID-10
24 GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM
75 GB/mo Bandwidth**
1 Dedicated IP
9 Additional Stores
30 Accounts per Server
E-mail Hosting Included