Last updated on September 6, 2022
DoIT’s Web Hosting Service provides a community test and production web hosting environment for UW-Madison and its affiliates.
We host web accounts on various platforms, which offer support for LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), Windows/IIS/ASP.NET, Java/Tomcat, Node.js, Ruby on Rails and more.
All accounts include:
- Custom domain(s) (e.g. mydept.wisc.edu, mysite.wisc.edu, etc.) with options for .orgs and .coms
- Distinct test and production web hosting environments.
- Intuitive Control Panel for site management and version control built in for Git.
- Unlimited bandwidth
- Automated nightly backups of files and databases
- Statistical reports and access and error log viewer
- Additional quota options above the service level allocation.
- Complete service documentation and technical support
- Secure hosting over SSL (with options for restricted data), Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack protections.
- Cybersecurity Application Scanner (Self-service) - A custom-developed, easy-to-learn, easy-to-use dynamic web application scanner, which uses Qualys API.
- Quick setup of new accounts and additional domains
- Rapid support response
- Free hosting of static websites and redirect services
- Hosting on various application platforms: Linux/Apache/PHP/MySQL, Windows/IIS/ASP.NET, Java via Tomcat, Node.js, Ruby on Rails and more
- Supports popular open source applications (Wordpress, Drupal, Moodle, Magento, etc.)
- Easy integration with NetID Login Service and Manifest
Complete the request form to get started, or contact us to set up a trial account. A trial account allows you to preview our hosting environment at your convenience and at no cost.
Transferring an existing site to our service? No problem we got you covered for a seamless transition!
|Service Level||Pricing and Resources|
|Bronze||Free — 5GB quota and no scripting (i.e., static content); HTML-only. Includes one production domain.|
|Nickel||$25/month — 5GB quota and scripting support for PHP, ASP.NET, Java/Tomcat, RoR, Node.js and includes one production domain and a distinct test domain and one MySQL database for test and another for production|
|Silver||$45/month — 15GB quota and scripting support PHP, ASP.NET, Java/Tomcat, RoR, Node.js with up to three extra domains w/ test equivalents and 5 MySQL databases (5 test and 5 production)|
|Gold||$90/month — 25GB quota and scripting support PHP, ASP.NET, Java/Tomcat, RoR, Node.js and eight extra domains w/ test equivalents included w/ options for unlimited domains and 10 MySQL databases (10 test, 10 production)|
|Platinum||$150/month – Reserved for Restricted data hosting — 35GB and scripting support PHP, ASP.NET, Java/Tomcat, RoR, Node.js and eight extra domains w/ test equivalents included w/ options for unlimited domains and 10 MySQL databases (10 test, 10 production)
— We can add storage on the base rate of $5 /1GB/ per year in addition to quota allocation allotted by your service level. For large volume pricing, we can engage with the CCI team and provide assistance with other options (AWS/Azure, Box, Google Drive, etc.)
— Enterprise level database support (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL) is available from DoIT’s Data Resource Management Technology (DRMT) group (separate service fee applies).
Not sure where to get started?
Talk to one of our hosting consultants.
- IT Staff
- UW-Madison and UW System Campus Staff