Today, you have the ability to deploy and scale computing resources rapidly without the expensive and tedious work of building a mini datacentre,. Best of all, you can save the costs of running servers with idle capacity due to variable workloads.
To make the dynamic provisioning simpler in the Cloud for infrastructure providers (including service providers who offer dedicated servers, VPS or IaaS). Plesk has Ready-To-Use VM Images to deploy on Microsoft Windows Azure.
3 Operating Platforms
- Linux (Ubuntu)
- Linux (Centos).
2 Ways to Deploy Plesk
- Webhost – Pay more with Azure with Plesk License – suitable for short use (less than 12 mths)
- BYOL – Bring Your Own License – recommend for longer use (more than 12 mths). See Below on Plesk Website
Differences between Plesk Web Admin, Web Pro and Web Host
Plesk Web Admin Edition is for basic management of simple websites and your domains, without the extended tools and features.
Plesk Web Pro Edition is for those who need the full flexibility to build, secure and run highly optimized and customized websites. Get all the features, including the full WordPress Toolkit, to mass-manage and automate your projects.
Plesk Web Host Edition for Web Hosters to customize, provision, and manage hosting businesses. Get maximum flexibility, access to the domain management tools, and the full WordPress Toolkit to support your multi-tenant, “install anything” business model.
Installing Plesk on Microsoft Azure (Linux/Windows)
Microsoft shows you how easy it is to create a Windows virtual machine (VM) from a Plesk-published image by using the Azure Portal.
How has Plesk evolved thru the years?
Plesk started in 1999 as a simple server control panel that helped automate server-related tasks. Today, Plesk users around the world enjoy a class-leading, rock-solid open platform that integrates with almost 90 essential 3rd-party tools, secures against ever-evolving vulnerabilities and attacks, and automates all your projects, operations and businesses.
How do i try plesk?
We offer a completely free and fully functional 2 weeks trial here. No credit card required.
How is Plesk Licensed
Plesk is a per server license, with pricing options for virtual or physical servers, also know as VPS (virtual private servers) or dedicated servers. In addition Plesk offers multiple editions that are all licensed by a number of domains per such server.
What are the differences between Virtual Private Server (VPS) and a dedicated license?
Plesk license types are based on the operating environment in which Plesk will be running:
- VPS licenses (or also: Virtual Private Server licenses) can be used only on virtual instances based on hypervisor technology such as Virtuozzo, Xen, KVM, Hyper-V, or VMware.
- Dedicated server Plesk licenses can be installed on either a dedicated server or on a VPS (Virtual Private Server).
What are the differences between the 3 editions?
Plesk is shipped in three different editions–Web Admin, Web Pro and Web Host, so you can find your perfect fit. Depending on how you use Plesk, either as a developer, IT administrator, digital agency or web hoster, you’ll find an edition of Plesk with the features and bundled tools you need.
Look here for more details on the 3 Plesk Editions and what they include.
Does Plesk provide hosting services?
No, we do not. You’ll need get your own server/hosting service or quickly spin up a virtual server on either one of the leading cloud hyperscalers (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure or Alibaba Cloud).