UK's Best Kubernetes Hosting

Kubernetes Hosting

Take advantage of the extensive potential that Kubernetes unlocks. We offer a pre-packaged cluster solution, with it's own administrative interface making management easy.

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Managed Kubernetes Hosting
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Managed Kubernetes Hosting

Fully automate the setup of your Kubernetes cluster using our simple, easy to use platform.
Add and remove as many clusters as you need for quick and easy deployment.

Production-Ready Environments

  • tick mark graphicContainerise your existing applications and run hyper scalable microservices to keep them resilient to failures
  • tick mark graphicImprove development with purpose-driven disposable clusters, allowing full ownership and resource allocations
  • tick mark graphicEasy integration of a wide range of cloud native K8 services with automatic scaling on our cost-effective pay-per-use pricing.
  • tick mark graphicSupport for a multiple Ingress Controllers and Kubernetes Dashboards with topology designer for Development and Production builds.

Out of the box components

  • tick mark graphicCNI plugin powered by Weave for overlay network support, and Traefik ingress control for routing HTTP(S) requests.
  • tick mark graphicHELM package manager for installing pre-configured products, and CoreDNS for internal host name resolution
  • tick mark graphicKubernetes Web Dashboard v2 or K8Dash with SSL protection for ingress network traffic.
  • tick mark graphicSupport for dedicated NFS storage and dynamic volume provisioning with options to install Prometheus, Grafana & Jaeger tools.
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Built to scale in the Cloud

  • tick mark graphicAutomatic vertical and horizontal scaling with the option to add triggers for CPU, Memory, Network and Disk I/O. New Workers are automatically connected.
  • tick mark graphicBuild for development with one master and one or more scalable workers, or a production environment with multi master (3) API Balancers (2+) and scalable workers (2+)
  • tick mark graphicAutomated rollouts and rollbacks with service discovery and load balancing including support for Ingress Controllers: Nginx, HAProxy & Traefik
  • tick mark graphicSSL, Load Balancer, Autoscaling, Shared Storage and VPC Network features with unlimited Worker’s and User Application Pods.
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Benefits of Kubernetes Hosting from UKHost4u

Automated installation, scaling, updates and pay as you use billing simplifies the management and support of your deployment.

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Easy Setup

Automated installation in several clicks with simple options

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Scalability

Clusters can be set to automatically scale, both vertically and horizontally

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Availability

Add and remove nodes on demand or using automatic triggers

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Simple Management

Management via intuitive GUI’s and built-in SSH access

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Flexible Development

Implement automated application delivery with CI/CD automation

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Cost Efficiency

Pay only for real consumption, not for unused resources

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Pay As You Use - Pricing

Only pay for your real consumption, not the total server size. With UKHost4u you pay based on the Cloudlets you use hourly.

Active Cloudlets:

Instant dynamic scaling of resources for your application, you only pay for what you use.

You can limit your scale using the topology wizard and set the maximum allowed per server.


Active CloudletsCost per Dynamic Cloudlet
Per HourPer MonthDiscount
1 - 7£0.0037£2.710%
8 - 15£0.0033£19.4810%
16 - 29£0.0030£32.4720%
30+£0.0026£56.8130%

Reserved Cloudlets:

These cloudlets are reserved for your personal usage (using the topology wizard).

You pay a small price to reserve them but at a lower rate to active cloudlets.

Reserved CloudletsCost per Reserved Cloudlet
Per HourPer MonthDiscount
1 - 7£0.0030£2.1620%
8 - 15£0.0026£15.1530%
16 -29£0.0022£24.3540%
30+£0.0019£40.5850%

Disk options

Disk space is charged hourly per GB of disk space used in your environment.

Disk UsedPrice per GB / HourPrice per GB / Month
First 5GBFREEFREE
5GB Upwards£0.0002£0.146

Traffic Usage Options

Traffic usage is charged hourly. The discount level is based on the amount of external traffic used per environment in the previous month. Internal traffic is absolutely free!

External traffic last monthFree / hourPrice per GB
1GB - ∞2GB£0.03

UKHost4u SSL

This is a protocol which establishes a secure connection between your client and your UKHost4u environment. The charge is taken hourly.

NamePrice / HourPrice / Month
UKHost4u SSLFREEFREE

External IP

This is an external IP address which is directly accessible from outside of the cluster. The charge is taken hourly.

OptionsPrice Item / HourModel Item / Month
Public IP-Enable Container£0.0028£2.002

Affordable Cloud Pricing

Pay only for the resources you actually use, and not a limit you’ll never reach.

Pay-per-Use Pricing Model

Full pricing is clearly displayed on the topology wizard allowing you to keep full control of your budget.

Why choose UKHost4u's Scalable Cloud Solution?

Our optimised configuration process saves your team time when deploying applications, both for development and production environments.

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Fully integrated cloud storage

UKHost4u cloud infrastructure takes advantage of fault-tolerant, multi-machine storage clusters which support a highly flexible, distributed storage solution that can scale to your needs.

All volumes are automatically created and attached to your worker nodes which run your pods. We only use 100% solid state storage for the highest possible performance and speed.

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High-available infrastructure

Using UKHost4u advanced cloud your Managed Kubernetes cluster will be scaled over a number of servers for fault tolerance and load distribution. Using advanced monitoring we are able to provide you with the best possible uptime and highest performance.

As projects grow, we take care of adding all the physical infrastructure and all the management tasks to maintain the best possible performance.

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Cluster management and billing

We provide all customers with a central control panel to conveniently manage their Kubernetes deployments, including the option to provide additional team members with access based on set rules. Using this platform you can clearly see your billing and usage information.

You can also manage your Kubernetes cluster using a large range of tools, all of which can be setup with just a few clicks from our control panel. You also have full access to Kubernetes Dashboard to oversee the internal workings.

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