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Antoine Hero

Rated Futur-Heberg Inc 2.0
Aug. 28, 2016

Mawela Tshikororo

Rated Contabo 10
Aug. 28, 2016

Amadeu Guerreiro Antunes

Rated Freenom 4.8
Aug. 28, 2016

Daniel Messano

Rated VPS.NET 7.6
Aug. 28, 2016

Tonia G.

Rated HostMonster 2.0
Aug. 27, 2016

Randy Benjamin

Rated InMotion Hosting 10
Aug. 27, 2016

Joshua Shaffer

Rated Host Department 10
Aug. 27, 2016

Jack Murphy

Rated OVH.com 2.0
Aug. 27, 2016

David Stroke

Rated Vultr 3.6
Aug. 27, 2016

CPAP store Administration

Rated FastComet 10
Aug. 27, 2016

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Antoine Hero

Arnaque totale

Aug. 28, 2016 | by Antoine Hero about Futur-Heberg Inc
2.0
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 2
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

Après que mon service ne m'ai pas été livré, j'ai contacté le support qui m'a dit qu'ils ne comptaient pas me livrer mon service pour finir par bloquer mon compte. Le dirigeant Max Bouchard est odieux comme pas possible et menace ses clients. Le numéro de SIRET sur la page Mentions Légales est bidon, comme les services proposés.

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Mawela Tshikororo

What a winner

Aug. 28, 2016 | by Mawela Tshikororo about Contabo
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

Setup was done within minutes no emails no chat, it took less than 6min. I was thinking it will take 2 to 3 days. You get used to bad service. The price unbelievable, less than $100 (for six month) for 8 cores, 12 gb of ram, not mentioning the speed & unlimited bandwidth. Most service providers will be $70 a month for 4gb ram and 4 cores. I won...

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Amadeu Guerreiro Antunes

I payed two times the value for my domain.com and still is not available and i available to register

Aug. 28, 2016 | by Amadeu Guerreiro Antunes about Freenom
4.8
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 4
  • Support 2
  • Features 6

I try to contact by tickets and still no reply so i'm start considering move all my domains to other company if they don't fix me fast. 15/08/2016 03:24 it was when i done my first ticket into system.

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Daniel Messano

Solid and mature now

Aug. 28, 2016 | by Daniel Messano about VPS.NET
7.6
  • Reliability 8
  • Pricing 6
  • User Friendly 8
  • Support 8
  • Features 8

Been with VPS.net for close to 6 years now.in the beginning it was rough and full of problems. The past 3 years however have been real stable and solid. The prices are a little high. But the support and free ssl certs almost make up for it.

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Tonia G.

Not Reliable!

Aug. 27, 2016 | by Tonia G. about HostMonster
2.0
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 2
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

Saturday tech support Mathew wouldn't take responsibility for the website that was messed up while was upgrading to the higher service. He wasn't even trying to help with the issues we've got. Prior to be transferred to him I was on the phone with another tech support for more then an hour who was absolutely not able to resolve any of the issues we...

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Randy Benjamin

Tech Support is excellent

Aug. 27, 2016 | by Randy Benjamin about InMotion Hosting
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

I just put up a new website and had two problems... I sent tech support my problems and within a few hours, both of my problems were solved.... I couldn't ask for better service... They were FAST and had the answers spot on both times... Excellent support... Randy

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Joshua Shaffer

Great hosting 10/10 Don't even think about GoWho?

Aug. 27, 2016 | by Joshua Shaffer about Host Department
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

My man bob! He is great at support and the site is great to match, great cpanel and it looks sexy. Support is top of the line, and they always reply fast. Cheapest I have found better quality than godaddy! I will continue using this service

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Jack Murphy

Avoid Avoid Avoid!

Aug. 27, 2016 | by Jack Murphy about OVH.com
2.0
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 2
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

OVH is terrible VPS provider! Avoid! 3-5 times per week it's down, problem to connect to it. Customer support is absolutely don't care and it taking days for their answer. Beware

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John McClark

Great prices and reliable support

Aug. 27, 2016 | by John McClark about OVH.com
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

I never had issues with ovh, the support always helped me out. The tickets take around 4 hours to reply max, the phone call is always available. Definetelly suggested company.

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David Stroke

Vultr - Not worth your time; it is a fake cloud

Aug. 27, 2016 | by David Stroke about Vultr
3.6
  • Reliability 6
  • Pricing 6
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

I had a dedicated cloud instance thinking it will get me better server. Well when the time came to upgrade the plan to have more resources; guess what, you cannot upgrade. not sure how is this a cloud. It is an expensive VPN with fancy looking interface. Stay away, what a waste of time and money.

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No matter how superbly built your website is, something will eventually go wrong. That’s when support really comes in handy.

We test out all the support options a host provides—by phone, live chat, tickets, etc. We then present our findings to you clearly and concisely. Does the service tend to frustrate customers with long waits? We’ll let you know. Are they U.S. based or not? Again, we’ll have the answer. And most importantly, we’ll let you know if they can actually fix your problem!

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We will detail the features each hosting company offers, tell you if they are good or not, and if the company actually provides what they offer.

No feature is left unturned: from bandwidth capabilities, email accounts, website builders, even shopping carts—we research all the features of each web host. Drop by Host Tracer whenever you need a quick glance over all the best known hosts and which features each one offers.

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The sticker price doesn’t tell the full story. We do the homework so you don’t have to—then give you the straight story.

We help you understand all the factors that go into pricing: things like startup costs, renewal fees, add-on prices, hidden fees, discount possibilities, and whether or not the host company truly offers a money-back guarantee.

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Your web host must be reliable. If it’s not, your business could lose thousands of dollars.

Error pages cause frustration in your visitors and chase them away. That’s why we look beyond the uptime percentages a host claims by running tests to look into user feedback so that you’ll get a well-rounded, dependable idea of how reliable a host actually is. You can count on us to do the dirty work

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Practically every web host claims to have fast speeds for their customers. But are they telling you the truth?

We test the speed of every web host we review. Nobody has time to check host speeds so we do it for you. You will get the results in each review so you can include speed in your web host decision process.

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User Friendliness

We check how easy (or difficult) it is to set up your hosting account with each web host. Because going live fast & easy is the most important thing.

For starters, do they offer the typical cPanel you are mostly familiar with? Or does the web host offer something less familiar? How easily can you implement the common tools? We will include a user friendly focus with every single review. That’s our way of being user friendly…we cover all the bases for you.

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