GIS Server Hosting, Welcome to HostGIS

HostGIS is the established leader in providing fully managed servers for open source geospatial applications. We provide high speed GIS servers, world-class multiple Tier 1 network connections, and professional systems administration. Services include daily security monitoring and hardening, daily backups, and regular off-site backups of the backups we already include in our monthly lease options. We are also available to provide geographic information system programming and consulting on a full project or as-needed basis. We have developed GIS systems in a wide range of industries including transportation, social services, fishing and oceanographic data, harbor management, agriculture, forestry, engineering, oil and mineral exploration, real estate, water quality monitoring, and many others.

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Don't forget, this form is just the tip of the iceberg!
The next step will be for us to contact you and start making your server
your own. Once we receive the form we can start setting up your custom

We usually respond to orders the day they are submitted, but if not,
we will respond the next day.

Please review our
Policy, Acceptable Use, and Warranty
in PDF format.

Your contact information

Your name:

Your email address:

Your business or organization name:

Phone (country code, area code, number):

Physical address




Zip/Postal Code:


Server stats and operating system

Note: If you intend to run Java apps such as GeoServer or Tomcat, or
caching technologies such as mod_python, we recommend 1 GB of
RAM as the minimum. Java in particular consumes lots of RAM!

DNS and Hostname

DNS hostname for your server (optional):

Who will host this domain name?




FTP server

Sendmail / SMTP



Firewall configuration

List here any IP addresses, IP ranges, or DynDNS hostnames which
should be allowed full access through the firewall to all services.

Important: The SSH service will only be accessible, so you need to fill
this in accurately. If you don't know your IP address,

Any other customizations?

Don't forget to mention what software you plan on using. For a
comprehensive list of software available, click here. Don't see what you
are looking for? Just ask! We may be able to accomodate you.

Enter the security code from the picture above.
Capitalization does not matter.

The sky's the limit!

As always, customer service representatives are standing by to answer any questions that you might have.