Use Cases

PhoenixNAP Public Cloud is the ideal solution for temporary or dynamic environments where ‘right scaling’ your IT quickly is a business driver. With our Public Cloud, you only pay for what you consume, giving you control of your IT spending, while dynamically assigning your resources in a matter a minutes.

Get started now for as low as 2.5¢/hr and spend around $18/mo.

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Overview of Public Cloud

Quick and affordable, PhoenixNAP Public Cloud is an ideal solution for deploying instant resources when you need them. Users can take advantage of importing their VMware Virtual Machines (VM) into Public Cloud to seed their environment, making for quick deployments. Servers typically can deploy in less than 5 minutes, and are priced by the hour, to meet any unexpected or temporary needs.

Once your environment has stabilized, take advantage of contracting monthly services or exporting to a dedicated solution such as Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) or Managed Private Cloud (MPC).


  • Ability to right size your IT
  • VM portability and quick deployment
  • Import/Export environments
  • Hourly and monthly billing models
  • Upgrades to more dedicated cloud platforms
    • Managed Private Cloud (MPC)
    • Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC)

software development and testing

Software Development and Testing

Whether your Dev team is in-house, outsourced or a combination of both, phoenixNAP Public Cloud allows you to leverage distinct environments for your development, testing, staging and production.

Don’t let an inadequate or rigid infrastructure affect your deployment timelines and critical path. With our Public Cloud, you can control your scalability, performance, and security. Reduce your time-to-market and deliver a quality product on time.


  • Quickly clone multiple environments
  • Turn off compute resources when not in use
    • Only pay for storage resources
  • Import existing environments into Public Cloud
  • Export production ready environments into
    • Managed Private Cloud (MPC)
    • Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC)

ecommerce environment

Ecommerce Environments

As an online merchant, a single minute of downtime can reduce your revenue by thousands of dollars. PhoenixNAP provides dependable and compliant Ecommerce solutions to optimize your resources, website uptime, and your customer’s end-to-end experience; turning one-time buyers into loyal customers.

PhoenixNAP Public Cloud is an ideal solution for dynamic or seasonal Ecommerce environments, where you need to address customer bursting. Rather than paying annually for mostly unused resources, our Public Cloud allows you to only pay for what you need, when you need it.


    • Address and adapt to the heaviest workloads
    • Schedule and spin-up additional cloud instances based on
      • Seasonal volume
      • Campaigns
      • Promos
    • Burst on the fly when something unique is suddenly driving buyers to your online store

To meet your sales forecasts, finding a trusted infrastructure provider for your Ecommerce website is a business requirement.

PhoenixNAP maintains a fast, robust, carrier diverse global network with redundancy and proprietary DDoS mitigation. The network and security behind our Public Cloud keep your customers connected. We offer you a sound, reliable foundation and a variety of additional, affordable infrastructure solutions to help you meet all your performance and capacity initiatives, saving you from costly reputation, sales or data loss.


        • Global points of presence
        • Additional firewall protection layers
        • Ability to scale resources up or down in minutes
        • OpEx payments for better cash flow
        • Industry leading SLA for smooth service transitions to meet your uptime goals
        • 24/7/365 Live Support

Have Questions? Chat now with a Public Cloud Specialist