Choose DigitalOcean for reliable and scalable reseller hosting solutions

DigitalOcean's reseller hosting provides dependable and scalable cloud computing solutions, empowering you to deliver robust hosting services to your clients.

Why choose DigitalOcean for reseller hosting

DigitalOcean’s reseller hosting is designed for entrepreneurs, web developers, and agencies looking to provide hosting solutions to their clients. It allows you to purchase and manage multiple Droplets (virtual machines) and distribute them among your clients, all under a single DigitalOcean account.

This reseller hosting solution enables you to expand your web hosting business by offering hosting services without the infrastructure and management overhead. It’s a flexible and cost-effective way to serve your clients’ hosting needs while maintaining control and offering custom options to your clients. Additionally, DigitalOcean resellers may be eligible for discounts and credits through DigitalOcean’s Partner Pod program.

Reseller hosting features offered by DigitalOcean

Offer customized hosting

DigitalOcean reseller hosting enables you to craft personalized hosting plans, tailoring resources like CPU, RAM, and storage to precisely match your clients’ unique requirements.

Consolidated billing

Simplify the billing process by consolidating all your clients’ hosting costs into one convenient monthly invoice, reducing administrative overhead.


Seamlessly adjust resources up or down to accommodate your clients’ evolving needs with DigitalOcean flexible solutions, helping to ensure their websites and applications always perform optimally.


Harness DigitalOcean’s array of developer-friendly tools and resources to streamline server management, empowering you to deliver top-notch hosting services efficiently.

Explore DigitalOcean’s Partner Pod

DigitalOcean’s Partner Pod signifies a fresh approach to partnerships, empowering partners to select their benefits. These encompass discounts, credits, and Market Development Funds. Our partners, including digital agencies, consultants, DevOps providers, and hosting providers, gain access to tailored SMB-focused support and a range of other benefits.

Reseller hosting partners can leverage a range of sales incentives, including discount structures, referral fees, and DigitalOcean credits. Moreover, the user-friendly partner experience platform serves as a digital hub, offering valuable insights, streamlining business operations, and keeping partners up-to-date on leads, opportunities, and account status.

To initiate your partnership application, kindly access the Partner Pod webpage. Collaborate with DigitalOcean now to boost revenue, optimize operational efficiency, and empower your company for sustained success.

Get started with DigitalOcean for seamless reseller hosting solutions

Frequently asked questions

What is reseller hosting?

Reseller hosting is a web hosting service that allows individuals or companies to purchase hosting resources and then resell them to their own clients or customers. Essentially, resellers act as intermediaries between the hosting provider (the company that owns and manages the servers, such as DigitalOcean) and end-users who need web hosting services. Reseller hosting typically includes features like the ability to create and manage multiple hosting accounts, allocate server resources, and often includes a white-label option where resellers can brand the hosting services as their own.

How does reseller hosting work on DigitalOcean?

As a DigitalOcean reseller, you create and manage multiple Droplets, each dedicated to a specific client. These Droplets can be customized with different resources and configurations to meet your clients’ hosting needs. DigitalOcean has built-in security features, is easy to scale, and has cost-effective prices that make running your own web hosting service simple and help ensure you can offer competitive costs to your own customers.

What are the technical requirements for reseller hosting on DigitalOcean?

The technical requirements for reseller hosting on DigitalOcean vary depending on the plan you choose. However, some common requirements include:

  • A valid credit card

  • A legal entity

  • A website or domain name for your hosting business

  • A technical understanding of web hosting

  • The ability to manage hosting accounts and billing

  • The ability to offer add-on services

What are the different types of Droplets that can be used for reseller hosting on DigitalOcean?

DigitalOcean offers a range of Droplets that can be used for reseller hosting, including:

  • Standard Droplets: These are the most basic type of Droplet and are suitable for small to medium-sized websites.

  • High memory Droplets: These Droplets are designed for websites with high memory requirements.

  • High CPU Droplets: These Droplets are designed for websites with high CPU requirements.

  • Premium Droplets: Premium Droplets are designed for users who require high-performance computing resources for resource-intensive applications.

How do I set up a reseller hosting account on DigitalOcean?

Here are the steps on how to set up a reseller hosting business account on DigitalOcean:

  • Create a DigitalOcean account

To create a DigitalOcean account, you will need to provide some basic information, such as your name, email address, and credit card information. You can create an account on the DigitalOcean website.

  • Choose a reseller hosting plan

DigitalOcean offers a variety of virtual machines, called Droplets, to fit your needs. Different Droplets vary in terms of the vCPUs, the amount of storage space you get, the amount of bandwidth you get, and the price. Droplets also come in Basic and Premium Intel and Premium AMD plans. See the available Droplets on this page and choose the Droplets that best suit your customers—you can add different Droplet configurations for the differing needs of your clients.

  • Set up your hosting account

Once you have chosen your preferred Droplet virtual machine configurations, with DigitalOcean, you will need to set up your hosting account or web hosting service. This involves creating a Droplet and configuring it for your customers. You can follow the instructions in the DigitalOcean documentation to set up your hosting account.

  • Start selling hosting to your customers

Once you have set up your hosting account, you can start selling hosting to your customers or start your own web hosting company. You can do this by creating a website or landing page that explains your reseller hosting services. You can also network with other businesses in your industry and attend industry events to promote your services.

How do I manage my reseller hosting account on DigitalOcean?

To manage your reseller hosting account on DigitalOcean, you can use the DigitalOcean control panel. The control panel allows you to create and manage hosting accounts, set up billing and payments, and offer add-on services.

How do I troubleshoot technical issues with my reseller hosting on DigitalOcean?

If you experience any technical issues with your reseller hosting on DigitalOcean, you can contact DigitalOcean support. DigitalOcean support is available 24/7 and can help you troubleshoot any problems you may encounter.

What are the best practices for marketing and selling reseller hosting on DigitalOcean?

There are several best reseller hosting practices for marketing and selling reseller hosting on DigitalOcean. These best practices include:

  • Creating a website or landing page that explains your web hosting company.

  • Networking with other businesses in your industry that might use a different hosting provider.

  • Attending industry events.

  • Running advertising campaigns.

How can I ensure security and isolation between clients’ Droplets?

DigitalOcean helps ensure security by isolating each Droplet from others. Users can configure firewall rules and implement industry best practices to safeguard each client’s environment effectively. This isolation and customizable security measures provide robust protection for hosted services and data.

Can I use DigitalOcean Spaces and other services with reseller hosting?

With DigitalOcean reseller hosting, you have the flexibility to seamlessly integrate additional services such as DigitalOcean Spaces for robust object storage or Managed Databases, enhancing your hosting solutions and providing more value to your clients. This allows you to create comprehensive and feature-rich hosting packages tailored to your clients’ needs.