Root Virtual Server

Root Virtual Server

The right performance dosage
for complex web applications

  • Real full virtualization based on KVM
  • Full root access
  • Incl. Control-Panel KeyHelp® for simple administration
  • Optional with SSD hard disks
  • free choice of operating systems

Root Virtual Server – Flexibility and reliability in a virtual environment

Your web projects are getting ever bigger, your requirements go beyond the scope of a pure hosting tariff - you simply need more? The Keyweb Root Virtual Server gives you exactly what you need in order to develop and operate complex web applications. You will be given unrestricted access to the root server and benefit from our 24-hour support service.

The right VServer for your web project

For test and development environments, the hosting of multiple websites and also for optimised web infrastructure applications a virtual server with shared resources is enough to start off with. Our virtual server tariffs RVS M14, S14, L14 and G14, which allocate fixed resources that are exclusively reserved for being used by your own server. Guaranteed dedicated performance at your disposal – ideal especially when hosting high-frequency websites. When it comes to operating systems, you can choose for instance between DebianUbuntu and CentOS.
We will now provide you with an overview of our server tariffs. This contains detailed information on characteristics such as the IP address, harddisk performance, RAM, administration, operating system and support. Of course we will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our VServer products.

    • Top-Features RVS M14
    • CPU performance shared
    • RAM 1 GB guaranteed
    • Hard drive 100 GB SSD
    • Hard drive (SSD) 100 GB SSD
    • Virtualization OpenVZ
    • KeyHelp® unlimited
    • Traffic dFlat data transfer included
    • Price 4.90 € / month1
      Plus setup fee: 0.- €1
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    • Top-Features RVS S14
    • CPU performance 1 vCore
    • RAM 4 GB guaranteed
    • Hard drive 300 GB SATA HDD
    • Hard drive (SSD) 75 GB SSD
    • Virtualization KVM
    • KeyHelp® unlimited
    • Traffic dFlat data transfer included
    • Price 9.90 € / month1
      Plus setup fee: 0.- €1
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    • Top-Features RVS L14
    • CPU performance 2 vCore
    • RAM 8 GB guaranteed
    • Hard drive 500 GB SATA HDD
    • Hard drive (SSD) 150 GB SSD
    • Virtualization KVM
    • Keyhelp® unlimited
    • Traffic dFlat data transfer included
    • Price 15.90 € / month1
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    • Top-Features RVS G14
    • CPU performance 6 vCore
    • RAM 16 GB guaranteed
    • Hard drive 1000 GB SATA HDD
    • Hard drive (SSD) 400 GB SSD
    • Virtualization KVM
    • Keyhelp® unlimited
    • Traffic dFlat data transfer included
    • Price 29.90 € / month1
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All product- & tariffdetails
Keymachine® server brand hardware
CPU performance shared1 vCore2 vCore6 vCore
RAM guaranteed 1 GB4 GB8 GB16 GB
Hard drive 100 GB SSD300 GB SATA HDD
150 GB SSD
400 GB SSD
Usable peak bandwidth 100 Mbit/s
IP addresses 2222
Extra IP addresses available on request
IPv6 ready
Own nameserver
dFlat data transfer included
Operating system
Debian Linux
Ubuntu Linux
CentOS Linux
Integration of own ISO images -
KeyHelp® unlimited included for an unlimited number of domains
Odin® Plesk Panel optional
Access via SSH
Virtualization OpenVZKVMKVMKVM
Full administration and root privileges
Software compatible with KeyHelp and Plesk
MySQL databases
PHP, CGI scripts
Apache webserver
Access to FTP unlimited
All popular open source applications
Domain choice optional
Completely definable records
Subdomains without limitation
Domain rerouting
Email mailboxes (POP3, IMAP) unlimitedunlimitedunlimitedunlimited
Multiple email forwarding
Free reboot service
Statistics - logfile evaluation
SSL certificates optional
Backup options
KeyDisc optional
Daily backup optional
Weekly backup optional
Data center
  • TÜV-certified server location Germany
  • Network Availability min. 99 %
  • Redundant backbone
  • USV supported 230 V power subbly
  • Air-conditioned server room
  • Temperature monitoring systems and door alarms
  • 24/7 CCTV surveillance
Service & support
24/7 - ticket system
24/7 - telephone availability
Email service
Extensive FAQ database
KeyManaged service optional
Contractual modalities
Minimum contract period 1 month
Cancellation period 14 days to the end of the contract
Methods of payment SEPA Direct Debit, Credit card, bank transfer, PayPal
Invoicing period monthly, quarterly, semiannual, annually, two-yearly
KeyDiscount up to 20% discount on your virtual server
Setup fee omitted
Price / month 4.90 €9.90 €15.90 €29.90 €

Top Features of our Virtual Servers

  • Full root access
  • Guaranteed resources for your own use, dedicated performance
  • Unlimited traffic with the Keyweb dFlat
  • Free choice of operating system
  • Powerful brand hardware
  • Two IP-addresses included, IPv6 ready
  • Comfortable administration software KeyHelp® or Odin® (Parallels) Plesk
  • Competent 24h support and optional KeyManaged service
  • TÜV-certified data centers
  • Hosted in Germany, German data protection standard
  • Redundant backbone
  • KeyEco – 100% green energy
  • Fair and transparent Service Level Agreements
  • Just 1 month minimum contract period, or attractive discounts with longer contractual commitment
Further Information

Since you do not have to share the computing power with other customers, you are independent on the one hand but also benefit from a very good performance on the other hand.

The type of virtualization contributes to the performance, scalability and independence of our virtual servers.

So the entry-level version RVS M14 comes with the virtualization software OpenVZ, while the models RVS S14, RVS L14 and RVS G14 impress with the virtualization technology KVM (kernel-based virtual machine) and its outstanding performance. With KVM as a full virtualization, you have the added value to get full console access, to install your own kernels and to unrestrictedly choose your operating system and your own ISO images.


Additionally, you can choose between magnetic hard drives (HDD) and Solid State Disks (SSD) without extra costs to take advantage of the preferred qualities of each variant. Whatever disk architecture you prefer, there are no additional costs for you.

You can move your system to another server during operation, e.g. for the expansion or modernization of your site - without the drawbacks of downtime. Even hardware problems do not cause long downtimes for you.


The main advantages of a virtual server also include the low costs compared to physical servers.

A good vServer offers good value for money. The virtual servers from Keyweb not only offer excellent performance characteristics, an availability of at least 99%, high-quality and reliable hardware, but also professional assistance through our 24-hour support.


All virtual servers are operated in TÜV-certified, Keyweb own data centers in Germany and meet the highest standards of availability, security and protection. Germany as location promises you the highest international standard of data protection under German law.

Learn more about Hosted in Germany!


Sustainability is not just a trend for us, because environmental protection is very important to us. But what does a virtual server have to do with it?

At Keyweb all servers are 100% powered by green electricity (KeyEco).

Setting up virtual servers additionally contributes to a better climate balance as multiple virtual servers are operated on one hardware, so the utilization of physical servers can be improved. Consequently less hardware servers are required, which reduces the cooling and energy consumption.

You can benefit from all these qualities of Keyweb with only 1 month minimum contract duration. Are you a faithful soul, just like us? Then make sure to get attractive discounts with selecting a longer pay period. Save up to 20% with KeyDiscount.


Also use our 24/7/365 support for free. There will always be a competent technician available for you via phone or ticket system.

Our Service Level Agreements guarantee you a high quality level of performance - by contract, open and transparent.


May it be that little extra? Our additional services complement your virtual server.

Book additional domains or integrate existing domains.

Protect your online store orders with SSL certificates.

Expand your backup storage with a KeyDisc.

Take advantage of our optional KeyManaged Service. It promises you a comprehensive, professional and individual care of your server systems at Keyweb.

What are the benefits of a Root Virtual Server?

  • Easy to use
  • Optimal process performance
  • more powerful than a webhosting solution

A virtual server is comparable with a web-hosting solution. But the virtual server is significantly more powerful. With the virtual server or vServer, you combine the advantages of a shared web hosting, with the performance advantages of a dedicated server. Easy to use, optimal process performance - this is what characterizes this server solution.

How does a virtual server work?

  • Using ressources of a hardware server
  • Division into virtual servers with software
  • Data protection similiar to Dedicated Server

A hardware server is divided into multiple virtual servers using a special software. Each virtual server gets its own operating system.

Therefore, on the one hand, resources of the hardware server can be be utilized more efficiently, on the other hand, it allows a very cost-effective operation of virtual servers.

However, you enjoy all the advantages of your own server regarding performance and data security.

Independent operating systems prevent data access from another (virtual) server, so that your data is similarly well protected as if on a dedicated server.

What differentiates Keyweb's vServers from others?

  • Install all applications
  • free configuration
  • Full root access
  • Flexible customization

In principle, a virtual server provides all the functionality of a normal server. As a customer of Keyweb you can install all required programs on the virtual server, freely configure your system and manage it with KeyHelp® or Odin® Plesk panel. So, for example, different users with different access rights can be created.

With our vServers you also have full root access and full administration rights, which give you freedom and flexibility to tailor the operating system and application software to your exact desires. At Keyweb you can freely choose your operating system. The individual configuration allows you to flexibly customize and use your personal virtual server according to your needs.

For the reliability of your web applications and data transmissions.

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from 59.- € / year. For each requirement the appropriate certificate.
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1 These prices are inclusive of 19 % VAT. for Germany, other EU countries may different. Fees are payable in advance for the respective invoicing period.