Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)

Web hosting is a service that enables you to make your website accessible on the internet. It involves storing your website’s files and data on specialized servers.

VPS Web Hosting is the middle ground between shared hosting and dedicated server hosting. VPS stands for “Virtual Private Server” which means it will appear as if your website has it’s very own private server. This is achieved by taking a physical server and distributing a fixed set of resources to a single website. (Unlike shared hosting where resources are shared by all.)

VPS Web Hosting is the best option for the majority of all websites as it has great performance and lets you easily scale up as your site grows.

Email hosting is a service that provides you with the infrastructure and features to manage and use custom email addresses associated with your domain

Contact us and we will work with you to select what plan is most suitable for your needs

It varies from plan to plan; please refer to pricing page for more information

Yes, but it depends on which site. Most can be migrated but some features may not

A domain name is a human-readable web address that allows users to access your website or send emails to your email hosting service. It typically consists of two parts: the domain name itself (e.g., “example”) and the domain extension (e.g., “.com”). Together, they form a unique identifier for your online presence (e.g., www.rivard.cloud).

Yes, you require a domain name for hosted web and email

An SSL certificate is essential for website security because it encrypts data, builds user trust, enhances SEO, protects against various cyber threats, and helps websites comply with data protection regulations.

Yes, please see support page for more details on how to connect your hosted email to a mail client

Yes.  (Example; adding additional storage to your website or  mailbox