What are some alternatives?
Amazon EC2 - Amazon Web Services offers reliable, scalable, and inexpensive cloud computing services. Free to join, pay only for what you use.
Linode - Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud. Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
DigitalOcean - Simplifying cloud hosting. Deploy an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds.
Microsoft Azure - Windows Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.
OpenStack - OpenStack software controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, managed through a dashboard or via the OpenStack API.
Rackspace - More than 100,000 businesses trust Rackspace with their hosting and cloud computing. Get cloud, managed and hybrid hosting all backed by Fanatical Support.