Pressable (formerly ZippyKid) offers managed WordPress hosting for people who like WordPress, but don’t want to deal with the security, scalability, and updates of WordPress or it’s plugin eco-system.
The mantra is “Focus on your content, not your content management system”.
The Founder is a contributor to thewp-hackers mailing list, the wordpress stackexchange, and numerous other open source PHP and Linux projects. He has an extensive background in hosting, a company he was the senior sysadmin for was bought by Rackspace in 2003. He has also served as a PHP consultant for fortune 500 companies, the breadth of knowledge in PHP, Linux, Apache and MySQL lends itself to a level of expertise in managing high volume WordPress sites that is not easy to find in the WordPress community.
There are 3 basic plans, ranging from $25/month to $399/month. Custom plans are available for sites that don’t fit into the three plans.