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Managed and full service Prestashop hosting

Prestashop is a popular ecommerce open source application to create online stores. A large theme selection and module repository enables you to build easily individual and professional stores.

The managed Prestashop experience with SaaS Web

1 free domain per project

Choose a free domain with one of the following extensions: ch, at, biz, com, de, es, fr, info, net or org. If you like, you can move an existing domain to SaaS Web. Other extensions are optional.

1 free SSL certificate per project

The communication between the customer’s computer and the web server needs to be encrypted as it transmits sensitive/personal data. SaaS Web offers a free certificate for one domain (with and without www prefix). On demand, an other type certificate or existing one that you already own can be set up.

Current version preinstalled

SaaS Web uses the newest package available directly from the community. You have all standard functionality at disposal with no constraint. You obtain an admin access and can manipulate Prestashop as you wish.

Free staging environment during store setup

SaaS Web sets up a staging environment for one month for free so you can build the shop without hassle. Once ready, SaaS Web will move it to production. If you desire, you can keep the staging website as test environment in order to check changes before applying them to the live site.

Standard theme selection

All available themes, free or not, can be used for the shop. You have no restriction regarding theme usage.

Use self developed themes

You can upload your own themes for your shop.

Free Piwik web statistics for visitor tracking

Piwik a an open source alternative to Google Analytics with the interesting advantage that the collected data is not shared with anyone else - only you will process the data.

Core, plugins and theme updates

SaaS Web uses monitoring software but also keeps informed via mailing lists, community memberships and personal contacts in order to update the systems and applications on time. Some updates are automatic, others are manual, all manipulation is monitored and safe, so that a broken update can be reverted directly without further consequences.

Free VPN secured admin area

For obvious security reasons, SaaS Web proposes to use a VPN access to manage your website. SaaS Web sets up a single access for free, if you need other accounts, they will be charged. After activation, it will not possible to access the admin backend without the VPN. This is a “natural” way for preventing brute force attacks as the backend is not accessible anymore from the Internet.

Daily full backups of the Prestashop shop

SaaS Web runs daily full backups of your shop known as disaster recovery. In between, during update/upgrade actions, the shop might be backuped additionally (in case an update would fail, we can recover the store immediatly).

Intrusion & malware detection

You can’t prevent attacks, you can only protect and defend yourself. SaaS Web does regularly malware checks and uses sevral techniques in order to detect malicious activities at earliest stages (honeypots, blacklists).

Availability & performance monitoring

In order to ensure that the website is running under best conditionsd with best visitor experience, the availability and performance is monitored and the infrastructure will be adapted if necessary.

The advantages with SaaS Web

  • No system administration for you
  • Always up to date
  • Uptime and performance monitoring
  • Premium service:
    quick & efficient
  • Indivdual setups
  • Backup management
  • Enterprise cloud infrastructure
    powered by VMware vSphere
  • TierIV datacenter
    (99,95% guaranteed availability)
  • High bandwidth up to 10 Gbit/s
  • Full redundancy in hardware and Internet connectivity

Detailed information about Prestashop

Prestashop is a popular open source online store management software to set up small, medium and even large product catalogues. With it large choice of modules, it is very flexible.

Large selection of themes

Prestashop integrates a template system in order to customise the design. You can find quite some themes on the Prestashop website. Commercial providers like Themeforest are quite popular to buy themes. If you want a high quality custom theme, you can ask SaaS Web for a quote.

Extend your store with modules

A large selection of modules (newsletter apps, payment gateways, CRM connectors, etc.) are available on the Prestashop website.

Export your products to Ebay or Amazon

Use multiple chanels to sell your products: using the adequate modules, you can export your products to known platforms like Ebay, Amazon or Google Shopping.

Cross Selling

Croll selling is a sellig technique where additional (complementary) products are proposed to the customer during the order process. Prestashop integrates cross selling and helps you promoting articles which may be hidden otherwise.

Multiple stores

Prstashop supports multilang stores, multiple currencies and multiple domains. You can create an international store with few clicks. Also, you can decide whether you share the complete catalogue across all stores or select specific categories to each of them.

Straightforward user management

Prestashop has an easy and intuitive user management. The management is basically rules by profiles (roles). There are standard profiles: the superadmin with all the rights and powers. The Logistician who is in charge of packing and sending orders. The logistician can only access the orders, shipping and stock management pages, and parts of the catalog and customer pages.The translator who are working on the textual content. The translators can access products and categories, CMS content and the “Translations” page. The salesman has a bit more permissions than the translator, being able to access the customer pages, the modules and webservice, and some stats.

Basic data

  • Project start date: 2005
  • Licence: Open Software License
  • Technologies: Apache/Nginx, PHP, MySQL
SSL certificate


119,00 € / month

setup fee: 238,00 €

Own VM

20 GB

1 domain



173,00 € / month

setup fee: 346,00 €

Own VM

50 GB

1 domain



281,00 € / month

setup fee: 562,00 €

Own VM

50 GB

1 domain



317,00 € / month

setup fee: 634,00 €

Own VM

50 GB

1 domain


Service and comfort

Lean back and let us do the work: we setup your application and operate it for you. You can focus on your core competency.

Custom development

On request, SaaS Web can help you with custom development for your projects. Ruby on Rails, PHP Frameworks such as Symfony2 or Zend belong to our main platforms. For website development, SaaS Web offers custom theme development for TYPO3 or WordPress, but als custom extensions or plugins.