PHP 7 Is Now Available on Cloudways Cloud Hosting Platform

Cloudways now provides PHP 7 for its users which will allow them to improve their app performance by up to 100%

Cloudways, one of the world’s most optimized Cloud Platform has just announced the availability of the most preferred programming language, PHP 7, on its cloud servers.

PHP powers most websites on the internet and it released its most awaited version in December last year. Cloudways had been working for months to be ready for this new release and to make sure that all the related applications are working seamlessly with PHP 7. 

"We always work tirelessly to provide our users the best cloud hosting environment that ensures speed, agility, security and is optimized for the lowest page-loading times in the industry."

Pere Hospital, CTO

PHP 7 delivers a number of benefits to users, not the least of which is the vastly improved performance that users experience on their servers. PHP 7 is twice as fast as PHP 5.6. This claim is backed by the tests conducted by the engineers at Cloudways. As it can be observed, the results obtained are quite remarkable.

On WordPress 4.4.2 with PHP 7 (cached), when 250 simultaneous visitors were tested, an average response time of 4 ms was recorded as compared to 167 ms on a previous version of PHP.

On Laravel 5.x with PHP 7, when 99 concurrent visitors were tested, an average response time of 541 ms was recorded in comparison to 992 ms on a previous version of PHP.

After introduction of PHP 7 hosting on the Platform, customers on Cloudways will now be able to reap the maximum benefits from this new version. Developers can now easily deploy a number of open source applications, ranging from ecommerce to content management systems based on the PHP.

“PHP 7 was the need of the hour. Cloudways had been on the prowl to make sure that PHP 7 was completely tested and stabilized for its customers. As a managed cloud hosting platform, Cloudways has always strived on the feedback it receives from its customers. We always work tirelessly to provide our users the best cloud hosting environment that ensures speed, agility, security and is optimized for the lowest page-loading times in the industry,” said Pere Hospital, CTO of Cloudways at the launch.

PHP 7 servers can be launched on Cloudways for testing or production sites in just a few minutes. Prices start from $5 per month.

About Cloudways:

Cloudways is a powerful and easy-to-use cloud hosting platform which allows developers, agencies and ecommerce store owners to host their websites on top of the most reliable cloud infrastructure providers, namely DigitalOcean, Vultr, Google Cloud and Amazon. All PHP 7 hosting servers are monitored and maintained by cloud experts at all times. Furthermore, there is a 24x7 Live Chat support team available to assist customers.

For more details, visit http://www.cloudways.com or email us: pr@cloudways.com

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