Chicago VPS

We provide the Best in Class Chicago VPS with generous Resources at low Cost- Starting at $14.00
  • 4 to 14 Virtual Cores
  • 10 Gbps Network Cluster
  • Backed by Tier1 Providers
  • Free Lifetime Unmetered Bandwidth
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Chicago VPS

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FIT4: 4 Cores

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  • Chicago Virtual Server
  • 4 VCPU Cores
  • 20 GB SSD
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Linux or Windows OS
  • Add Cpanel/WHM
  • 1 Dedicated IPV4
  • Unmetered Bandwidth

FIT6: 6 Cores

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  • Virtual Private Server
  • 6 VCPU Cores
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 30 GB SSD
  • Linux Or Windows OS
  • Add Cpanel/WHM
  • 1 Dedicated IPV4
  • 10TB Monthly Bandwidth

FIT8 : 8 Cores

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  • Virtual Private Server
  • 8 VCPU Core
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 50 GB SSD
  • Linux or Windows OS
  • Add Cpanel/WHM
  • 1 Dedicated IPV4
  • Unmetered Bandwidth

FIT10: 10 Cores

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  • Chicago VPS
  • Virtual Private Server
  • 10 VCPU Cores
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 60 GB SSD
  • Linux or Windows OS
  • Add Cpanel/WHM
  • 1 dedicated IPV4
  • Unmetered Bandwidth

FIT12 : 12 Cores

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  • Chicago VPS
  • Virtual Private Server
  • 12 VCPU Cores
  • 10 GB RAM
  • 80 GB SSD
  • Linux or Windows OS
  • Add Cpanel/WHM
  • 1 Dedicated IPV4
  • Unmetered Bandwidth

FIT 14 :14 Cores

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  • Chicago VPS
  • Virtual Private Server
  • 14 VCPU Cores
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 100 GB SSD
  • Linux or Windows OS
  • Add Cpanel/whm
  • 1 Dedicated IPV4
  • Unmetered Bandwidth

Why Choose a VPS in Chicago?


At the dead center of the world, Chicago is an unrivaled Technology hub with an unlimited peering capabilities. Connect to any corner of the World with ease using a Chicago VPS connected at the highest 10gbps speed to deliver your workload to end users.

Chicago is Resourceful

With its nearly 3 million count in population, Chicago boasts excellent infrastructure and connectivity, including a robust transportation system and high-speed internet. This makes it an ideal location for businesses that rely on efficient logistics and digital connectivity.

Chicago is a Tech Hub

Chicago represents a major hub for internet connectivity therefore your Chicago VPS have access to high-speed and reliable network infrastructure. CloudandMetal's 10Gbps network contributes to better overall performance and reliability.

Chicago VPS for Trading

Chicago is a major financial hub, especially in the derivatives and futures markets. It is home to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), making it a crucial center for trading financial instruments.

Cheapest VPS in Chicago

With its large Tech presence, you will find the cheapest VPS due to the high competition between providers. CaM gives away free unmetered bandwidth for the life of your services on top of allocating higher resources at the lowest cost.

Chicago's Proximity to Headquarters

Chicago is home to many Fortune 500 companies, including those in the technology and teleco sectors. The presence of major corporations contributes to a dynamic business environment and opportunities for collaboration.

Where in Chicago


Away from the noise and its associated interruption, CloudandMetal Chicago VPS is hosted in West CHICAGO which is less than 10 miles away from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) . in Aurora, IL This location provides the lowest latency to the markets and Business headquarters. Our datacenter partner SBA edge is a certified and compliant facility with the best triple layer security approach through access control, surveillance and Environment.

   SBA EDGE DATACENTER : 603 Discovery Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185

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Use Cases of our Chicago VPS

Our Chicago VPS provides more control, flexibility, and customization compared to shared hosting. Here are some common use cases for our Chicago VPS:

Business Solution
Remote Access
Disaster Recovery
Chicago VPS
  • Web Surfing
  • Host your Website
  • Host your App
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Business Solution
  • Trading Platform
  • Marketing Solution
  • Collaboration
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Remote Access
  • Work Remotely
  • Remote Presence
  • Geo-Localization
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Disaster Recovery
  • Data Backups
  • Recovery Host
  • Dev & Testing

Why our Chicago VPS Stands out

The value found in our Chicago VPS far exceeds industry Standard when looking at Pricing, Allocated Resources and efficiency. Review key factors that make our VPS in Chicago the Best.

Cheapest Chicago VPS

To help Businesses decrease their Technology spend, we've spent time analyzing other providers pricing and offers. As result, we offer functional VPS as low as $14.00 built with 4 VCPU Cores, 2 GB RAM and 40 GB High Endurance SSD. Cut cost today by deploying your Chicago VPS on our platform without any contract obligation.

High Resource Chicago VPS

Your Chicago VPS is resourceful, performant and resilient. Each one of our VPS plan offers resources in abundance to tackle your most demanding workload by offering high 10Gbps Network, Top Tier World Class bandwidth providers on an Enterprise grade architecture. Start outperforming your competition with more than enough server resources.

Efficiency with Chicago VPS

Businesses that choose our Chicago VPS report a 25% increase in productivity and Business Operation. With the ability to easily reach their audience in the Chicagoland area, Businesses are seeing an uptick in profitability and customer satisfaction. With a Chicago VPS that connects at low latency to local markets and new or potential customers, Businesses are in a position to scale efficiently.

Multi-Purpose Chicago VPS

From Hosting to establishing an extension of your workforce, our Chicago VPS stands to be a key asset to deliver results in a given situation. With an open-format configuration, your server can be customized as needed with little to No efforts to perform on both Windows and Linux environment. Use your Chicago VPS as you see fit for any given scenario.

Chicago VPS with Mobility & Control

As root or Admin level user, your Chicago VPS can be accessed anywhere, anytime where there's internet. With such control, Businesses or individuals become productive even when away from the office. Your Chicago VPS is a companion you can rely on to get work done and deadlines met. By investing in such a solution, you empower your Business to succeed.

Chicago VPS for accessibility

As more and more companies continue to impose geolocation requirements, your Chicago VPS becomes a way to impose an undeniable presence in the Chicagoland area. Many of our customers are now using a VPS hosted in Chicago to gain access to online resources or assets otherwise locked to outsiders. All access is now granted with your Chicago VPS.

Chicago VPS Features

Chicago VPS


  • Root or administrator level Access
  • Client Portal Access
  • Reboot, Stop, Start
  • Server Ressource control
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Latest Technology

  • KVM Based Virtualization
  • Latest Hypervisors
  • Latest Hardware
  • Fault Tolerant Infrastructure

Free Server Resources

  • 1-2 Dedicated Is Free
  • Unmetered Bandwidth for Life
  • Client Portal access
  • Free Basic Support
Chicago vps network

TOP Tier Network

  • Top tier world Class Providers
  • Lowest Latency Chicago VPS
  • Clean Residential Networks
  • Advanced Intelligent Routing

Multiple Operating Systems

  • Support for Most Linux Operating System
  • Windows OS With RDP Support
  • Sel-installed OS allowed
  • Bring your Own Windows License
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  • Free to pick and choose with your Chicago VPS
  • Never locked into a package
  • Customizable Configuration
  • No Contract Obligation

Our Chicago VPS: The technology

Built to outperform the rest. We believe that the strength and resiliency of your VPS depends on its underlying architecture, therefore we've engineered a cutting-edge platform with the latest technology. The result is a low latency, high performing infrastructure to handle most workloads.

KVM Based Chicago VPS

Your VPS is built on KVM known for leveraging hardware virtualization extensions (Intel VT-x and AMD-V) to provide near-native performance for virtual machines (VMs). By running directly on the host’s hardware, KVM achieves high performance without significant overhead. It offers scalability on demand with transparency with an- all-around redundancy. The host operating system runs directly on the physical hardware and manages resources such as CPU, memory, storage, and networking. Linux distributions like CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Almalinux etc… are commonly used due to their stability, performance, and support for virtualization technologies.

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Highly Graded Chicago VPS

Deployed on Name-brand hardware such as Dell, HP, CISCO, JUNIPER & Microcloud, we strive to deliver excellence. Fast SSD Drives host your your VM content while being connected to multiple 10 gbps core network provided by top brand and leading ISPs such as ATT, LUMEN, WINDSTREAM to ensure  stability. VPS hosting may need to comply with specific regulatory requirements such as GDPR, HIPAA, or PCI DSS. Ensuring that the architecture meets these compliance standards is essential to avoid legal and financial consequences.

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Low Latency, High Speed Chicago VPS

With an edge-computing mentality, our VPS are hosted closer to users needing easy access to valuable data. Reach your end-users faster withing the Chicagoland Area. Traders (See Trading VPS)  have easy access to market analytics and stats in milliseconds in part for our stragrcically chosen SBA EDGE CHICAGO location. CloudandMetal is one of the few VPS providers in Chicago that offer Dedicated 10Gbps  fiber shared at node level.

Facts About Chicago

Having a VPS hosted in Chicago transcends just Business needs...

The name Chicago was first recorded in 1688, where it appears as Chigagou, an Algonquian word meaning “onion field.”

Chicago’s nicknames include: The Windy City, City of Big Shoulders, The Second City, The White City, and The City That Works.

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed one-third of the city and left more than 100,000 homeless

More than 8,800 acres of green space and 600 parks; the Chicago Park District is the largest municipal park manager in the nation.

More than 500 public works of art displayed around the city as part of the City of Chicago’s Public Art Program, including pieces by Picasso, Chagall, Miro, and Calder

Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times became the first person to win a Pulitzer Prize for film criticism in 1975.

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Questions and Answers about Chicago VPS

What to consider when choose a Virtual Private Server for my Business?

Choosing the best Virtual Private Server (VPS) for your business workload is a critical decision that requires careful consideration. The right VPS can significantly impact your business’s performance, security, and scalability. Here are the steps to help you choose the best VPS for your business workload:

  1. Identify Your Workload Requirements: Start by understanding the specific requirements of your business workload. Consider factors such as the type of applications you run, the amount of traffic your website receives, the required CPU and RAM resources, storage needs, and any special software or configurations.
  2. Determine Your Budget: Set a budget for your VPS hosting. Be realistic about what you can afford, but also keep in mind that investing in a quality VPS is essential for your business’s success. Balance your budget with your performance and resource requirements.
  3. Consider Managed vs. Unmanaged VPS: Decide whether you need a managed or unmanaged VPS. A managed VPS comes with technical support and maintenance services, while an unmanaged VPS requires you to handle server administration. Choose based on your technical expertise and available resources.
  4. Evaluate Server Resources: Select a VPS plan that provides adequate server resources (CPU, RAM, storage, and bandwidth) to meet your workload demands. Pay attention to CPU cores and clock speed, as well as the type of storage (SSD for faster performance) offered by the hosting provider.
  5. Check Scalability Options: Ensure that your chosen VPS plan allows for scalability. Your business workload may grow over time, so it’s essential to have the flexibility to upgrade resources easily as needed without significant downtime.
  6. Review Data Center Locations: Consider the geographic location of the data centers where your VPS will be hosted. Hosting your VPS closer to your target audience can reduce latency and improve website performance for your users.
  7. Evaluate Uptime and Reliability: Look for a hosting provider with a strong track record of uptime and reliability. Read customer reviews and consider providers that offer service level agreements (SLAs) guaranteeing a certain level of uptime.
  8. Security Measures: Ensure that the hosting provider has robust security measures in place, including firewalls, DDoS protection, and regular security updates. Security is crucial to protect your business data and applications.
  9. Operating System Support: Check whether the hosting provider supports the operating system (e.g., Linux distributions or Windows) and software platforms (e.g., web servers, databases) required for your workload.
  10. Technical Support and Customer Service: Investigate the quality of customer support and technical assistance offered by the hosting provider. Access to responsive support can be invaluable when issues arise.
  11. Data Backup and Disaster Recovery: Ensure that the hosting provider offers data backup and disaster recovery options. Regular backups are essential to protect your data from loss or corruption.
  12. Read Reviews and Seek Recommendations: Research customer reviews, ask for recommendations from peers or industry forums, and check for third-party reviews and evaluations to gauge the hosting provider’s reputation.
  13. Trial Periods and Money-Back Guarantees: Consider providers that offer trial periods or money-back guarantees. This allows you to test the VPS performance and compatibility with your workload before committing.

Choosing the best VPS for your business workload requires a thorough understanding of your requirements and careful evaluation of hosting providers. Taking the time to assess your needs and research potential providers will help you make an informed decision that aligns with your business objectives.


How long will it take to get my Virtual Private Server online after placing my order?

As a new client, we will need to verify your order against any fraud record or potential red flags during the ordering process. If everything checks out, we can have your VPS online in less than 5 minutes.  For our existing clients, your VPS will be online and ready in less than 5 minutes.

Top reasons why choosing a Chicago VPS can benefit my Business and Workload
  1. Geographical Location: Chicago is centrally located within the United States. If your target audience or user base is spread across the country, hosting your VPS in Chicago can help provide low latency and faster access to your services for users from both the East and West Coasts. This can result in a better user experience.
  2. Network Connectivity: Chicago is a major hub for internet connectivity. It has a dense network infrastructure with numerous data centers and network providers. This means your VPS can benefit from excellent connectivity, lower downtime, and redundancy options due to the presence of multiple internet backbone providers.
  3. Reliability and Redundancy: Chicago is less prone to natural disasters compared to some other regions. It’s not in an earthquake-prone area, and the risk of extreme weather events is relatively low. This can translate to higher server uptime and data integrity.
  4. Low Latency to International Markets: If your VPS serves an international audience, Chicago’s central location within North America can help reduce latency for users connecting from other parts of the world. This can be crucial for applications that require real-time responsiveness.
  5. Affordable Data Center Costs: Compared to some other major cities like New York or San Francisco, Chicago often offers more affordable data center and hosting costs. This can be especially important for businesses looking to manage their hosting expenses while maintaining high-quality services.
  6. Legal and Compliance Considerations: Depending on your business or application, you might have specific legal or compliance requirements. Chicago’s legal and regulatory environment may be favorable for certain industries or data handling needs.
  7. Skilled Workforce: Chicago boasts a pool of skilled IT professionals and a strong technology ecosystem. This can be beneficial if you need to hire local talent or work with local service providers for managing your VPS.
  8. Robust Data Center Facilities: Chicago has numerous state-of-the-art data centers with advanced security measures and infrastructure. You can choose from a variety of hosting providers, allowing you to select one that aligns with your specific needs and budget.
  9. Scalability: If your hosting needs grow over time, having your VPS in a location like Chicago with a robust infrastructure and multiple hosting options gives you scalability options without major disruptions.
Do you provide Management with your VPS?

Yes we do. On the ordering page of the server, you will be presented with a choice to add or decline management.

Do you provide a support portal to your VPS clients?

Yes. When you become a client, we automatically create your login access to the portal that can be used for Billing, support or Sales purposes.

What if I need a larger VPS than what you are offering?

Generally, when you start to outgrow the largest VPS we offer, it’s time to look at our dedicated servers. Those servers have higher resource capacity with room to scale in the future. Please send so we can help find you a cost-effective server.

I found cheaper VPS with your competitor. Can you price match?

It’s possible to look at potentially price-matching with the competition, but let’s make sure the service being offered is a true Cloud VPS as we do. Many tend to confuse shared hosting with VPS. We do welcome your request at any given time.

What Linux Distributions do you offer?

Our Chicago VPS can be packaged with Ubuntu OS for any of your workload. Writing and running scripts to manage all my data and files (bash, awk, sed, Perl, Ruby, Python, PHP) Building and running web sites (Apache, PHP, Python, Ruby, HTML, PostgreSQL, MariaDB) Uploading and downloading files (scp, sftp, wget , curl, rsync) from web sites and other computers)

Your Chicago VPS can easily run Debian OS. There are a lot of reasons to choose Debian as your operating system – as a user, as a developer, and even in enterprise environments. Most users appreciate the stability, and the smooth upgrade processes of both packages and the entire distribution. Debian is also widely used by software and hardware developers because it runs on numerous architectures and devices, offers a public bug tracker and other tools for developers

With our Chicago VPS, you are welcome to launch a CentOS instance for your production needs. CentOS provides a development platform in one of the best and most powerful available distributions. It is a community-driven free software project built to provide a robust platform for the open source communities to grow. It is highly adaptable, as well as safe and strong.

cloudandmetal Chicago VPS offers a great place for development. FreeBSD can be used as a powerful desktop or a development machine, depending on your needs. It also supports network services such as web, mail, files, and other programs. One of FreeBSD’s most well-known features is its dependability as an internet server. Netflix and Sony rely on FreeBSD to deliver dependable service for their PlayStation consoles.

Our Chicago VPS provides the flexibility to run Fedora. The Fedora OS is a reliable and stable OS that supports multiple architectures. It is also feature-rich, flexible and easy to use by a wide spectrum of users. This general-use, multipurpose system includes many software packages, including basic desktop applications, games, development environments, web services and database services.

AlmaLinux is a good choice for enterprises that need stability as it is a reliable Linux distribution. It is also compatible with RHEL, which makes it easy to deploy in existing infrastructure. Furthermore AlmaLinux was created by the CentOS Stable community and developed and built by the engineers behind CloudLinux. Alongside, Cloudlinux has been well known within the hosting community for years for Security, Density, and Manageability.

What Windows Operating Systems are available on your VPS?

While Windows 2008 is no longer patched and updated by Microsoft, it continues to be a compatible platform for many applications. With our Chicago VPS, you may now deploy a Windows 2008 to fit your Business needs.

Windows Server 2012, codenamed “Windows Server 8”, is the sixth version of the Windows Server operating system by Microsoft, as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It is the server version of Windows based on Windows 8 and succeeds Windows Server 2008 R2,

Windows Server 2019 is the latest version of the Windows Server OS. Released in late 2018, Windows Server 2019 features various innovations in application platform and security, and improved support for hybrid cloud and hyper-converged infrastructures. Microsoft Support for this server OS will last until January 2024, with extended support lasting another five years after. Windows Server 2016 is the previous version of Windows Server, released in late 2016.


Higher security, lower costs Increased security. The biggest benefit of Windows Server 2022 is that it offers greater cyber protection than previous versions. … Accelerated digital transformation. … Simplified remote working. … Greater scalability and agility. … Streamlined IT management.

Microsoft Windows Server OS (operating system) is a series of enterprise-class server operating systems designed to share services with multiple users and provide extensive administrative control of data storage, applications and corporate networks.

The Pro edition of Windows 10, in addition to all of Home edition’s features, offers sophisticated connectivity and privacy tools such as Domain Join, Group Policy Management, Bitlocker, Enterprise Mode Internet Explorer (EMIE), Assigned Access 8.1, Remote Desktop, Client Hyper-V, and Direct Access.