Convesio

Introducing Convesio

Engineering the future of WordPress hosting

  • The first true auto-scaling platform based on Docker containers
  • Designed for those sudden surges in traffic (and your peace of mind)
  • Self healing -- if a website goes down... it will spin itself up again
  • VPS-like performance at shared hosting pricing, starting from USD $15 a month.
  • WordPress hosting management via an easy-to-use dashboard
  • 24/7 support from experienced WordPress hosting engineers via chat and Slack
Now available on Google Cloud Australia.

High performance hosting for time-poor professionals

We have built Convesio from the ground up to keep server administration out of your workflow.

DEPLOY

Full deployment < 5 minutes

Not just WordPress but domain mapping, SSL, scheduled backups, caching, malware scanning and additional security... before your coffee is ready.

MANAGE

Easy WordPress management

Our propriety dashboard allows you to perform complex admin tasks in just a few clicks, including key functions that you would normally have to install plugins for.

PERFORM

Deliver best-in-class experiences

Thanks to our industry-first Docker-based solution your website will be fast, secure and redundant, whether you have one or 1,000,000 visitors a month.

SUPPORT

24/7 proactive support

Every site on Convesio has 1-minute monitoring. If anything goes wrong, our team of experts will proactively engage to handle any situation.

Under the hood

Our solution is an industry-first: we host each WordPress website in its own separate Docker container.

This allows for true auto-scaling, self healing and great performance.

Solution

Through a combination of open source software and proprietary code we have solved the challenge of running WordPress in a high availability scalable environment.
Proprietary components include:
  • Node.JS Load Balancer & Firewall
  • Custom Caching Layer
  • File System Mounts
  • Micro Caching for GlusterFS

Architecture

DASHBOaRD

Convesio’s dashboard is the heart of your website. You can easily view site stats, requests, container performance, specific page errors and manage your instance of WordPress.

WordPress Tools

We've built useful WordPress tools inside our dashboard so you don't have to install extra plugins.
  • Backups
  • Caching
  • Site cloning
  • Advanced security settings
  • Malware scanning
  • Page speed recommendations
  • Optimisation (coming soon)

See Convesio in action

Let Joe show you how you can spin up a WordPress site in 49 seconds and complete the set up of key features such as SSL, caching and backups in a matter of minutes.

Who uses Convesio?

Freelancers

Freelancers already wear multiple hats -- the last thing they want is to have wear an additional SysAdmin one.

agencies

Agency folk who would rather spend time creating than managing servers.

Businesses

Those that have outgrown shared hosting but don't want to spend a small fortune on a VPS.

Online Stores

Owners of WooCommerce websites who know that faster page load times will get them more transactions.

Every minute my team and I have to troubleshoot WordPress is a minute we don’t work on our business, so love that we can ping the Convesio team on Slack and ask for help. The site is faster than ever too. However, what impressed me the most was the backend speed, which went from pain to supersonic. I think I found the perfect hosting solution.
Pat Racco
Pat Racco
CEO, Tapwise

Since migrating to Convesion my page load speed went from 4 seconds to just over 1 and my monthly hosting bill was reduced by a similar degree.

Rob Stuart
Rob Stuart
Owner, Safe Operations Group

Convesio is completely different from anything out there and provides unmatched speed, security, and scalability for my clients.

eric-dunn
Eric Dunn
COO, Evolve Marketing

Our story

Convesio was founded by Tom Fanelli, after working in agencies for 15 year scaling high volume websites and spending countless hours troubleshooting hosting issues. The idea for Convesio was born out of frustration with hosting solutions that, despite advances in technology, remained expensive and unreliable.

In 2018 he set to build the solution that he had always dreamed of and together with a small team of very talented developers put together a proof of concept.

Rather than seek private investment Tom decided crowdfund his venture and set up a Wefunder campaign. This wasn’t just to raise funds but to let the market validate his solution, and over 800 investors did just that. The campaign was over-subscribed and raised over USD 1$ million.

By the end of 2019 the Convesio team had grown to 13 people including a presence in Australia, which was recognised a key market. In November 2019 Convesio was deployed to a Google Cloud cluster in Sydney and started to onboard customers.

The funds raised from the Wefunder campaign will fuel further development and growth, including more capacity and resources for our Australian customers.

Take Convesio for a test drive

Sign up for the free trial – it will take you less than 5 minutes to create a demo website to test.

 

30 day free trial

No credit card required. You'll be up and running in minutes.

Book a demo

Let an expert show you around and answer your questions.

Any questions?

Contact Lawrence Ladomery, Market Development Manager for Australia
Email: lawrence.ladomery@convesio.com

FAQs

Convesio is a next generation platform for hosting WordPress sites. Unlike traditional WordPress hosting solutions, Convesio addresses limitations in shared and VPS hosting by providing a multi-tenant, redundant environment powered by Docker Containers. Each site running on the platform is backed by a redundant file system, database cluster, scalable PHP Runtime, and self healing architecture.

Shared hosting typically uses many off the shelf products to offer a very generic hosting solution designed for a wide array of websites (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Shopping Carts, Custom Apps and more). Convesio is 100% focused on hosting WordPress. Our entire stack was designed specifically for WordPress. We do not support any other content management systems or custom code outside of the WordPress framework of Themes and Plugins.

A single container site with Caching enabled has been tested with 2000 concurrent users over a 2 hour period with 8.8M requests being served and a sustained Requests Per Second over 1400 with an error rate of 0.065%. Important Note: This was an un-throttled test that was designed to push the limits of a single container site and not to be considered the capacity of our $10/month/site price. Our North American cluster is handling over 70MM requests per month as of March 2019.

Convesio is very different from traditional web hosting providers and as such does not use conventional control panels. We are using a custom implementation of PHP, Percona, GlusterFS and other components for running a high performance WordPress site.

Convesio is Datacenter agnostic and our tech stack can be deployed on bare metal servers and cloud providers such as Amazon. We currently use Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and soon Digital Ocean.

Currently our clusters are deployed in North America, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Yes, we will add servers in additional locations in 2020. We plan on locations to include South America, European Union, South Africa, and more as needed. If you have a large volume of sites and would like dedicated hardware, we offer a private cloud version of our product which allows you to have a dedicated cluster in your region of choice.

Other popular providers do take advantage of containers, but in a very different way than Convesio.Effectively they are using containers as the next generation VPS. All the components of your site run inside a single scalable container. This creates an environment similar to a traditional VPS with all the normal Single Points of Failure associated with WordPress.

We have a container based architecture that is scalable at several different layers. For instance, your WordPress runtime, which is just your PHP Instance, can scale separately from your DB Instance and our Load Balancers. When your site comes under heavy load, these other container based systems can scale up your resources increasing RAM, CPU, etc to handle the load. Convesio’s architecture uses a scale out process to replicate your site running in multiple containers, all attached to a multi-node Percona XtraDB Cluster.

The advantage of our system is we have the ability to run your site on multiple servers simultaneously, which greatly increases redundancy and scaling capacity.

Currently we do not support WordPress Multisite. If you are interested in this feature and willing to partner with us, we would love to chat.

Convesio uses a semi-proprietary caching implementation featuring 3 distinct layers of caching. Layer 1 (L1) of the caching resides at our load balancer layer. Layer 2 (L2) uses NGINX microcaching. Layer 3 (L3) runs inside each container with the PHP runtime of the site and utilizes Varnish.

L1 decides what will be stored on L2 and L3, based on the number of request an assets received and number of time it has been modified, during those request. This implementation enables intelligent caching that is aware of content changes at the container level and distributes load to optimize performance.

*L1 and L2 are in production with L3 scheduled for release in the near future.

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