Dynamic Business Video Hosting from Video Share VOD

Video Share VOD introduced Dynamic Business Video Hosting.

What’s special about this video hosting? You can setup and resize VOD (Video On Demand) hosting accounts as necessary, by ordering required number of units. You can order new units or cancel subscriptions as you wish from one month to another, to adjust resources to project requirements.

VOD HOST UNIT
Disk Space 200 Gb
Bandwidth 1000 Gb / month
Setup/Resize Fee  0$ (free)
Price  20$ / month

Minimum account size is 1 unit and maximum 39 units, meaning you can quickly scale from 1Tb to 39Tb of bandwidth transfer per month or from 200Gb to 7.8Tb storage, and back, as necessary. For same website (account).

How does this compare in terms of resources and price to entry plans for other business video hosting providers?

Provider Bandwidth
Gb/month
Space Price
/month
VideoShareVOD 1000 200 Gb $20
SproutVideo 200 150 Gb $25
Vzaar 250 100 Gb $25
Cincopa 100 100 videos $25

Key Features

  • 1000Mbps:  High Speed Networks streaming oriented infrastructure on 1000Mbps servers in high speed datacenter networks with multiple backbone connections totalling thousands of Gbps bandwidth capacity. 1000Mbps means 10 times more  users can watch videos simultaneously than on regular 100Mbps servers, without performance and reliability issues. To evaluate latency and speed check live demos for video sharing.
  • Managed: Video sites have specific requirements that demand specific server side configuration. For these plans, a server administrator is not required to setup and manage the server side configuration as this service is included. FFMPEG and conversion tools are installed, configured with necessary codecs and updates as needed.
  • Video Share VOD: Turnkey solution, interface that can be deployed (installation included) for easy managedment of videos: upload & import videos, convert video for all delivery options, organize in playlists, run a VOD site, monetisation, embed code for videos and playlist (to publish on another site), ability to customise with WP themes and plugins.
  • CPanel: CPanel is the most popular web hosting management control panel to manage http, mysql, email, ftp.
  • Softaculous: Automated installer for 350+ site scripts.
  • Secure: HTTPS: Plans come with AutoSSL, meaning a default SSL certificate is assigned to website. If you have your own certificate, the default one will only be used if yours expires.
    Protection: Hosting servers include advanced firewall settings (CSF & LFD), ClamAV antivirus, ModSecurity, configured by our experienced administrators.
  • Compatibility: Hosting servers include latest CURL and Open SSL to meet eCommerce provider requirements (including Paypal).

  • Cost Efficient: better value compared with other business video hosting providers.

Compare Video Hosting for Business

Compare and review top video hosting providers for business (host video ads, pay per view videos, restricted access video on demand, big videos/documentaries/movies/series, adult videos, own player with own ads and/or access control).

High volume providers with plans that can handle at least 5000 Gb transfer per month were considered.

Monthly Transfer Price Comparison

Wistia Vzaar Cincopa VideoWhisper VideoShareVOD
1 Tb $300 $200 $249.95 $50* $20
5 Tb $750 $500 $900 $100 $100
15 Tb $1500 - $2700 $200 $200**
50 Tb $3000 - - $250 $250**

*Entry plan for VideoWhisper comes with 2Tb/month.
**VideoShareVOD provides dynamic VOD hosting as multiples of the $20/mo plan. For higher volume than 5 units it’s more affordable to take the higher VideoWhisper hosting options.

Yearly Transfer Price Comparison

Some providers have better deals for plans paid yearly:

Vzaar VideoWhisper
1 Tb/mo $1920/y $400/y
5 Tb/mo $4800/y $1000/y
15 Tb/mo - $2000/y
50 Tb/mo - $3500/y
100 Tb/mo - $4800/y

Average Bandwidth for Monthly Transfer

This estimates continuous bandwidth use (connection) required on server to consume the monthly transfer amount, continuously. Values are estimated by dividing total monthly transfer to seconds in a month and converting to bps.

Monthly Transfer Average Bandwidth
1 Tb 3 Mbps
5 Tb 15 Mbps
15 Tb 46 Mbps
30 Tb 93 Mbps
50 Tb 154 Mbps
100 Tb 308 Mbps

As seen in table above, to consume over 30 Tb/month a regular 100 Mbps server connection is not enough.
That’s why most providers can’t handle volumes over 30Mbps on their servers, even if used fluently.

Bad thing about such providers with 100 Mbps connection is that they can’t handle traffic spikes. With a 100Mbps maximum transfer that can occur in theory in a day is 1Tb.  That means even if plan includes 30Tb/month, if there’s a surge of visitors in some days and require more than the average,  they will not be able to access content due to connection limits.

From offers above, it looks like only VideoWhisper provides 1000Mbps Video Hosting and maybe Wistia while rest use 100Mbps servers.