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SERIOUS HOSTING™ FOR SERIOUS BUSINESS

Serious about SPEED  •   Serious about SUPPORT  •  Serious about PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS

20 years of client support, server hardware and software development all rolled up into a serious hosting and reseller company.

Red Cactus started as a software development company more than 20 years ago. It quickly grew to include web development, graphic design and hosting as part of the service delivery package.

In 2020, with a greatly increased hosting customer base, the decision was made to split the business in two, with Red Cactus keeping it’s focus on the creative side, and splitting off the hosting book to form a company that is SERIOUS about HOSTING!

We are passionate about client service and offering the best hosting experience out there. Working with our clients on both a one-on-one basis as well as offering Reseller options, we are SERIOUS about helping you grow your business and giving you the hosting support you need.

SERIOUS HOSTING IS A PROUD PARTNER OF RED CACTUS

MikeV has been nothing short of incredible!. Taking his time to explain every one of my million... questions with so much patience.(the same can be said for JO) The service is very professional and quick response. I am extremely greatful I finally found a hosting company that just wows me from the get go. Great Job Team RedCactus...looking forward to a long lasting work relationshipread more
Christina
Christina
12:51 30 Nov 21
fast efficient sign up.
hosting servers speed.
value for money
Responsive support
Gary Griffiths
Gary Griffiths
10:02 02 Nov 21
Sign up was a breeze, I found the plesk dashboard and the website hosting very quick and... responsive. I needed additional functionality and instead of the usual " sorry this is shared hosting" answer, the functionality was added and all worked 100% first time.read more
Gary Griffiths
Gary Griffiths
09:57 02 Nov 21
Very professional services and advice.Well done to the Red Cactus team and thank you for an... excellent client experience!read more
Sidney Lottering
Sidney Lottering
11:33 17 Sep 21
Great service from Red Cactus.
Digity Digity
Digity Digity
13:01 02 Aug 21
Good and prompt support
Armandt Heine
Armandt Heine
10:24 28 Jun 21
Super helpful, extremely patient, very knowledgeable about many things that even stretch beyond... their mandate. I would highly recommend them, as they make a great addition as a team.read more
Hendrik Potgieter
Hendrik Potgieter
21:05 23 Jun 21
Super helpful and their service meets my business needs.
Rich Synbow
Rich Synbow
11:23 19 Jun 21
Nicholas Bergesen
Nicholas Bergesen
21:04 18 Jun 21
Quick and effective support
munyaradzi gundu
munyaradzi gundu
11:38 31 May 21
BEST ISP I HAVE EVER USED
Gordon Rory Garrett
Gordon Rory Garrett
05:43 29 May 21
Very happy with the level of service received when my email was not responding.
Tharine van Heerden
Tharine van Heerden
06:26 19 May 21
Excellent service- listening to understand and then find the best solution!Creative and out of... the box!read more
Annieka Moolman
Annieka Moolman
15:31 19 Apr 21
Quick to resolve issues
Janno Bester
Janno Bester
14:17 13 Apr 21
I have been using Red Cactus for the last 4 years and the service has always been flawless. I... would definitely recommend them!read more
Karel Holtzhausen
Karel Holtzhausen
08:01 07 Apr 21
I have been using Red Cactus for little over a year now and so far every query I've had they've... come back with exactly what I wanted or if there was a cost to something they gave me alternatives just to let me know there are alternatives if I wanted to use them..if there was anything that had to do with financing they would sort it out almost immediately..with everything considered I would highly recommend Red Cactus for both hosting and reseller solutionsread more
Shailesh Rama
Shailesh Rama
12:29 10 Mar 21
Great service and support.😄
Karel Holtzhausen
Karel Holtzhausen
07:49 26 Feb 21
Lucia Bedoya Jimenez
Lucia Bedoya Jimenez
17:55 05 Feb 21
Red Cactus is simply out of this world. Seldom you'll find excellence in all levels of a business,... nowadays. Red Cactus surprised me with their overall quality of service & value for money. Staff is quick to respond and always try to help, not to mention well-qualified and friendly at that. With that type of crew they cover a vast number of services, not just quality hosting. Five stars and salutations.read more
Vox Draconis
Vox Draconis
06:30 04 Feb 21
Marius Smith
Marius Smith
19:21 20 Jan 21
Werner Goosen
Werner Goosen
08:39 11 Jan 21
Restored my website in a jiffy after I accidentally deleted all the information. Thank you!
Inanda Bosman
Inanda Bosman
18:52 12 Nov 20
tumelo crowd1
tumelo crowd1
13:46 05 Nov 20
Once again Redcactus comes through fixing my WebSite in record time.Well done guy's - will... recommend them to anyone.read more
Andre Schuch
Andre Schuch
08:46 29 Oct 20
Dinah Rakumakoe
Dinah Rakumakoe
13:51 20 Oct 20
Makhotso Mabote
Makhotso Mabote
12:57 25 Sep 20
Great service Red Cactus. They were able to solve my technical problem in 3 days that my previous... provider could not in solve in 3 months. Thank you and well done.read more
Clinton Walker
Clinton Walker
13:00 17 Aug 20
André van Coller
André van Coller
14:10 09 Aug 20
Great service all round. I'm very happy to be part of the RC family.
Shaun Nkau
Shaun Nkau
20:49 05 Aug 20
JO is professional, passionate, patient and knowledgeable!!! I learned so much from him about... reseller web hosting and WHMCS. Thanks a million.read more
Peterson Group
Peterson Group
16:30 04 Aug 20
Excellent service, would highly recommend them!
Esrida Brits
Esrida Brits
07:33 29 Jul 20
Melanie Fourie
Melanie Fourie
12:05 23 Jul 20
They are truly professional and the team always eager to assist.If I must single out one person... who is always, not only available, but extremely helpful, it must be JO Spies.read more
Gabbi Stais
Gabbi Stais
18:00 15 Jul 20
Mary's Design
Mary's Design
17:40 19 Jun 20
Thank you to red cactus.They really made it so easy for me to host with them.They go the extra mile... to solve and help you with anything.Great service and friendly people.Thank you againread more
Kiara Purdon
Kiara Purdon
07:01 03 Jan 20
I've simply been knocked out of the park by Red Cactus on all fronts. Excellent service and... especially tech support, and the pricing is value for money all the way. Staff is always friendly, pleasant and professional, as well as going the extra mile above and beyond the call of duty. Such a breath of fresh air.read more
Jaco Cilliers
Jaco Cilliers
13:52 02 Dec 19
Excellent service provider.
Walk the extra mile every time
Maryna Brits
Maryna Brits
18:29 14 Oct 19
Thank you of helping me create a great website from scratch!
Heather Mea
Heather Mea
07:42 19 Jul 19
Over the past 6 years I've been with about 3 hosting companies and today I regret that I haven't... found Red Cactus before any of them. I have received more support from Ignis at Red Cactus in the 1st week than I ever did with any of the previous hosting companies. Not only is the support fantastic, but their pricing helps my company to save costs and make more profit each month. I believe I've finally found a reliable hi host provider that delivers exceptional service at reasonable prices. Keep up the great work Ignis! You have another loyal client that will easily recommend you above any other hosting company.read more
Lelanie du Plooy
Lelanie du Plooy
11:51 18 Apr 19
Absolutely amazing service. Every time I need help, Red Cactus Staff are always available and go... out of their way to assist... I would recommend them to any person looking for Hosing 🙂read more
Jackie Murphy
Jackie Murphy
12:07 16 Apr 19
Have been using Red Cactus since 2016 for 2 of my business Zuriey Web Solutions and Melta... Creations. These guys always strive to make sure we are happy through out our queries.

Mike , JO , Ignis, Jua and the rest of the crew are stars in this game.
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Ba Zuriey
Ba Zuriey
06:24 01 Apr 19
They always prepared to assist does not matter what day or time of the day
Francois Erasmus
Francois Erasmus
17:00 07 Jan 19
Excellent services always and @ an time
Thomas Priest Ketulo
Thomas Priest Ketulo
07:42 26 Sep 18
Presently surprised with the awesome service on a Saturday afternoon. Thanks Mike
Natalie du Plessis
Natalie du Plessis
14:17 04 Aug 18
Donavan, Thank you for so patiently supporting me the past week. You have spent literally hours... assisting me. What great service from Red Cactus. Thank you so much.read more
Melinda Van Der Merwe
Melinda Van Der Merwe
09:50 03 Aug 18
Wow wow wow !! Been in this game for a long time, dealing with so many ISPs over the last 20 years... and I gotta say that genuinely, the unicorn Hosting Provider IS out there... and their name is Red Cactus... Don't bother shopping around... The team at Red Cactus are incredibly efficient and their offereings literally give you everything you need... I don't say this lightly working at one the largest IT firms internationally...Give them a go... it's truly refreshing...read more
Gavin Curtis
Gavin Curtis
16:45 30 Jul 18
These guys rock!! Keep being awesome. That is what I received from Red Cactus thus far, awesome... service!read more
Faure Ferreira
Faure Ferreira
19:03 05 Apr 18
Excellent Service ! Quality products ! Fast response times !!! Everything you'll ever need from a... hosting company and more .read more
Donovan van der Linde
Donovan van der Linde
12:57 14 Feb 18
Excellent Service ! Quality products ! Fast response times !!! Everything you'll ever need from a... hosting company and more .read more
Donovan van der Linde
Donovan van der Linde
12:57 14 Feb 18
Where do I start?
From our new business logos, right through to the website and training, Red... Cactus gave us what we wanted, and so much more!
Thank you to the whole team who worked with us. We would recommend you to ANYONE, and we look forward to this journey with you on our side.

You guys are the best! �
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Corné VH Claasen
Corné VH Claasen
11:19 07 Feb 18
Great service! Im very happy to be a customer here.
Iwan
Iwan
10:55 13 Jan 18
WOW!!! Now this is the best service i have experienced in a long time. I contacted Red Cactus at... around 08h00 this morning asking some questions before selecting a hosting package for my 2 websites. The time now is 14h14 and the transfer of the sites are done, the server is quick and alot of thanks to Mike who was very professional and helped me on every turn with every question throughout this transition.

I want to say to the company i moved from, "You guys can take a page out of this book of Excellent Service"
I look forward to great service and a long relationship as i build my business with Ignis, Mike and the rest of the Red Cactus team.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR MAKING MY DAY
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Peter Nolan
Peter Nolan
12:18 21 Apr 17
Elize Steyn
Elize Steyn
09:36 17 Feb 17
Elize Steyn
Elize Steyn
09:35 17 Feb 17
Gawie Cillie
Gawie Cillie
19:05 13 Feb 17
Great Service, right from day one !, I moved over from another host who did not really understand... our needs. The team at Red Cactus always find a way to solve our problems, might not always get an answer straight away, but someone always comes back to you with a solution in a short time. Than You - and keep up the good service - Andre at Iscasoft Software Solutionsread more
Andre Schuch
Andre Schuch
13:57 13 Feb 17
Stellar Tutors
Stellar Tutors
14:08 02 Feb 17
WoW amazing wesite everything is amazing
👍👍👍

Thanks thabang for... refferalread more
Brighton van Skaap
Brighton van Skaap
08:27 19 Jan 17
Thabang Light Seloma
Thabang Light Seloma
15:53 18 Jan 17
Awesome service... I would highly recommend it... Love it👌
Chanelle Pretorius
Chanelle Pretorius
19:21 16 Dec 16
Ashley van Wyk
Ashley van Wyk
08:53 15 Dec 16
Red cactus are the best team you can use, they work well as a team and deliver excellent services!
Phillip Nel
Phillip Nel
06:59 15 Dec 16
Very happy with their services. Would recommend them to anybody.
Lee Prozesky
Lee Prozesky
16:56 14 Dec 16
Martie Serrao
Martie Serrao
13:41 14 Dec 16
Steven Serrao
Steven Serrao
13:40 14 Dec 16
Highly reccomend Red Cactus for any and all graphic design needs.
Adam Kay
Adam Kay
13:28 14 Dec 16
On behalf of Gateway accountants and on my behalf, I would like to thank Red cactus for their great... service. based on my theme based website experience with them, I would make recommendation for use of Red Cactus with no hesitation.read more
Canuel Ngobeni
Canuel Ngobeni
08:00 13 Dec 16
Excellent service received from Mike and the team. Thank you
Lee Doolan
Lee Doolan
08:01 24 Aug 16
They are a nice bunch to work with. Very professional and helpfull. I received everything I hoped... and more.read more
Jaco Boersema
Jaco Boersema
21:19 21 Jul 16
Best website design company you can think to use! Red Cactus has the most innovative team with... great service! I will definitely recommend them to any company in need of excellent service.read more
Gerhard Louw
Gerhard Louw
12:58 21 Jul 16
The friendly, accomodating, always willing to help personel at RedCactus has been amazing for all... my advertising and webdesign during the past 5 years! Thanks Sam and Ilzeread more
Yvette Lamberts
Yvette Lamberts
12:22 21 Jul 16
Awesome service. Great delivery on products and immediate support. Thank You Red Cactus Team
Cindy-anne Van Niekerk
Cindy-anne Van Niekerk
11:55 21 Jul 16
I love working with you guys! Thank you for everything you do for our Spanish School!
Lucía Haarhoff
Lucía Haarhoff
09:58 21 Jul 16
Exceptional service and they go the extra mile, can recommend Red Cactus any day, Sam and team... understand what I want and deliver on time every time.read more
Nico Reinders
Nico Reinders
07:49 21 Jul 16
Thank you to the Red Cactus team especially Ilze for my beautiful website. I love my logo,... stationery, Facebook banner and website. Great service, friendly staff, beautiful designs and quick response...So happy to do business with you!!!read more
Coreen de Leeuw
Coreen de Leeuw
06:47 21 Jul 16
Absolutely fantastic team- from involved API,integration, functionality to awesome... designs!
Mike, Ilze & the team offered a total package.Took the brief and made it even better.
Always solutions and never a problems which is why we chose Red Cactus.
Can highly recommend them and look forward to continuing the site development with them in the future.
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Sandy Foxcroft Hume
Sandy Foxcroft Hume
20:41 14 Jul 16
Excellent service that was given by the Red Cactus team was and is of premier quality. Working... together with Sam and Chariska was valuable and their patience and understanding of client deadlines is worth noting. Thank you very much for the service you have given and many more projects to come.read more
Agang Peu
Agang Peu
04:58 14 Jul 16
An awesome team of people who understand what is required and always put their clients first. With... full understanding of what works in the industry, they merge that with whatever concepts you have in mind to bring out the best of your business in your market place.
Always keeping you updated and aware of what is happening with your project at all times, they maintain a high level of professionalism and understanding of what is required.
Can highly recommend their service to anybody out there that wants a job done right first time.
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Ruth Coetzee
Ruth Coetzee
13:49 13 Jul 16
I have been with Red Cactus from 2013 when I had just started in the corporate world, and enjoyed... blogging over weekends. As the years passed, I have made the transition from being a white collar citizen to being an entrepreneur and Red Cactus has remained a home.

I have two professionally designed websites with them and plan to add a third. Their level of service and professionalism is impeccable. I am proud to have also witnessed their own evolution from a once backyard office stable into a formidable design and web development agency that is growing in leaps and bounds. Super proud!

Arthur Sithole
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EM Elo
EM Elo
18:57 23 Jun 16
I have been working with Red Cactus for many years and have always received excellent creative work... from them - especially Sam. They have never misinterpreted a clients brief and have been spot on with the creative execution.read more
Konrad Geyser
Konrad Geyser
06:07 22 Jun 16
Always good dealing with them. Personal service still has a place in modern industry where they... excel at.Highly recommended.read more
Pieter from red catus help me a lot, thank you very much
Johan Pienaar
Johan Pienaar
07:52 15 Jun 16
I am very happy with their creative designs and the way in which they have been patient with my... indecisiveness......
They are very effective and a lovely bunch of people to work with! I can Highly recommend them!!
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Jolena Nicol
Jolena Nicol
07:16 14 Jun 16
Heleen Lowe
Heleen Lowe
11:59 09 Jun 16
Maria Capazario
Maria Capazario
09:22 17 Feb 16
Ek is al by Red Cactus van dat ek kan onthou , en Excellent is die diens as jy na ure gou iets wil... uitvind en binne minute word jou vraag geantwoord en gedoen wat gedoen moet word !! Thanx Mike vir Excellent Excellent Excellent diens !!!!!!read more
Charmaine Visser
Charmaine Visser
18:36 09 Feb 16
Thank you Peter for helping me sort out my mails today. You were extremely patient and helpful.
Nadine Kroese
Nadine Kroese
13:46 08 Feb 16
Fantastic after hours support from Mike! Sorted my problem out in next to no time! I give them 5... well deserved stars!
I love the new website too!
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I recently joined RedCactus and engaged with them to setup a SQL Server in the Cloud. Based on my... recent experience I would highly recommend them to any Client. The profesionalism speaks for itself together with their knowledge and commitment in delivering a worldclass service.

Be assured that you are in safe hands when you make use of their services. Thank you Mike in ensuring that Itilsolutions infrasture is up and running in no time without any issues.
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Bertus Botha
Bertus Botha
07:58 09 Jan 16
I have been using Red Cactus since 2014 and their service is always personal (I hate call centers),... friendly, fast and effective.
Although they have a large (and growing) client base, I have never felt like just a number. This has been my experience for normal day-2-day business activities and in times when those IT-Gremlins comes to visit. (In the website & email hosting world you are guaranteed of one thing….no matter how much you invest in technology and no matter what precautions you take, at some stage something will break.)
Based on my experience with them in both normal business (which is 99% of the time) and crisis mode, I plan to use them for many years to come as my technology partner to grow my own business.
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Pieter-Jan Kruger
Pieter-Jan Kruger
10:56 08 Jan 16
very good service thank you very much Peter for help
Daniel Marius Grove'
Daniel Marius Grove'
09:33 08 Jan 16
Baie goeie diens - sal hulle beslis aanbeveel! Altyd hulpvaardig!
Louisa Pienaar
Louisa Pienaar
13:16 23 Dec 15
I trusted these guys with my project and they executed with aplomb. I will definitely recommend to... others. Excellent job!read more
Gomolemo B Motshwane
Gomolemo B Motshwane
10:06 18 Nov 15
Boom! I have what I need. Fast, professional and completely painless. Thanks guys.
Sal Enslin
Sal Enslin
06:22 22 Jan 15
Zero worries as a reseller. They assist me fully even if its weekend on after hours line, this way... i manage to keep my clients happy with Red Cactus. Much appreciatedread more
Pman Sbu
Pman Sbu
13:08 03 Nov 21
Red cactus is a good company to be service by them. Everytime I log for help, the do help me.
Alex Maswanganyi
Alex Maswanganyi
14:56 20 Jul 20
Noamaan Varachia
Noamaan Varachia
07:26 20 Sep 19
Site is eye-catching, informative and is detailed on which option one must choose. Thanx Thabang... for referralread more
Ndiboho Thenjekwayo
Ndiboho Thenjekwayo
12:57 22 Jan 17
Kondeon Kay
Kondeon Kay
12:59 15 Feb 20
Kamogelo Mohlahludi
Kamogelo Mohlahludi
11:30 11 Dec 19
The work they provide is great but I have issues with the amount of times I have to follow up to... get things done and to get responses. As a client I shouldn't be the one chasing them to get work done or answers.read more
M Maguire
M Maguire
08:47 14 May 21
How refreshing to find great assistance in this day and age. Thanks Pieter you were an absolute... pleasure to deal with. Peter Morganread more
Retta Morgan
Retta Morgan
12:50 20 Jun 16

network, servers and data centre

At Serious Hosting™ we operate our own enterprise server and network hardware, with redundancy, speed and extreme workload in mind. Our infrastructure is hosted at a state-of-the-art data centre*, with industry standard failover, UPS and backup generators. The DC* is situated in Johannesburg South Africa.

* We are in no way affiliated with Xneelo (Pty) Ltd and their data centre. We only procure rack space, data connectivity and power from them.
Serious hosting™ takes full responsibility, accountability and ownership for the complete hosting environment.