What are some alternatives?
When comparing Amazon EC2 and Vultr, you can also consider the following products
DigitalOcean - Simplifying cloud hosting. Deploy an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds.
Linode - We make it simple to develop, deploy, and scale cloud infrastructure at the best price-to-performance ratio in the market.
Microsoft Azure - Windows Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.
Heroku - Agile deployment platform for Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Java, Python, and Scala. Setup takes only minutes and deploys are instant through git. Leave tedious server maintenance to Heroku and focus on your code.
Google Compute Engine - Google Compute Engine is not just fast. It’s Google fast.
Plesk - Plesk puts all the automation, security, and technical tools an IT professional needs in one simple and easy to use dashboard.