Pricing for your private hosted server

Our focus is to deliver maximum value to your business by providing reliable private hosted servers for a fixed monthly fee.
Base Server Pricing: $171 inc GST per month

  • 3 user accounts on the private server
  • Free sever setup and configuration
  • Full ongoing, unlimited server support (including 24/7 critical support)
  • Firewall Security including source IP
  • Backups (including offsite to second DataCentre)
  • As much CPU and RAM as required
  • Windows Operating System licenses
  • Windows Remote Desktop licenses
  • Windows patching and updates
  • Website filtering from within hosted server
  • AntiVirus on hosted servers
  • Flexibility – add or remove users at any time
  • Full scalability of infrastructure for 100s of users
Additional private server users: $57 inc GST each per month
  • Access from multiple devices
  • Add or remove users at any time
  • Choose your own passwords
  • Choose your own user names
  • Customise user profiles
  • Share users across different staff (eg. shifts)
Microsoft Office Licenses: $24 inc GST per user per month
Microsoft requires us to charge for an MS Office license if you wish to use MS Office applications on the hosted server but these licenses will replace any PC based or Office 365 licensing you currently pay for.
License includes;
  • Outlook
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Publisher
  • OneNote
  • Full email support
Hard Drive allocation:
$1.25 per GB per month (first 100GB)
$0.80 per GB per month (over first 100GB)

A Hard Drive is required for Windows Operating System and your associated applications and data. The minimum level of allocated Hard Drive is 40GB to allow for all Windows system files, application files and sufficient free space for the server to operate efficiently.

Setup: $0 Free
There are no setup fees. We create your server, the users and install the software you require.

Data Migration: $0 Free
We provide a free data migration service (if data upload is commenced prior to 2pm on a weekday) to assist you to start using our hosting service.  On an agreed date, our project manager will work with your team to migrate your databases, MS Office files, Emails and other data you need on your new hosted server.


Ongoing server based support: $0 Free
As part of the Habitat3 subscription we provide unlimited ongoing support to maintain your hosted server functionality. This includes responding to client requests, resolving any issues, adding/removing user accounts, updating Windows and other software, setting file permissions, monitoring RAM/CPU levels and more. Simply log your requests via our support web-portal to receive prompt support -

Nightly Full Server Backups: $0 Free

Backups are completed to ensure that all your data as well as the complete private cloud server is able to be restored. Full server backups are completed every 24 hours and 14 days history is retained. There is no extra charge for these backups. We also send a copy of these nightly backups to a second Australian DataCentre to further protect your data at no additional charge.

MS SQL Database licensing

In some instances your software will require the Microsoft SQL database. In most instances the free SQL version can be used (SQL Express). If you do require MS SQL Standard or Enterprise please ask for pricing.

Security Upgrades

If you are interested in using a Virtual Private Network, Two Factor Authentication or Source IP restrictions when accessing your hosted server we can provide specific pricing on request.


Signup Process
Activating the Habitat3 Hosted service is done by completing the
Hosted Virtual Private Server (VPS) signup form

Additional Cloud Services

As a business moving to the cloud you may also be interested in our other cloud services. These include;

Habitat3 | 1300 550 941 |

Level 5, 20 Bond Street, Sydney, NSW 2000