Linode - VPS Hosting

Linode is a very focused and simple Virtual Private Hosting (VPS) company that delivers some very affordable cloud hosting solutions.

I just stumbled across this company, yet they are a 7 year old "cloud" platform with an pretty impressive set of features out of the box: To make them even more competitive they provide data centers in: They look like a pretty scrappy cloud service provider offering computing and storage services. In the Jack of all Clouds, State of the Cloud report they show them as being one of the fastest growing cloud service providers.

With their pricing model, simple dashboard, and straightforward approach, they look like a sensible small business solution for migrating to the cloud.