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Michael Mills

Rated 4GoodHosting 5.6
Sep. 27, 2016

Serj Mlenkic

Rated Hostwinds 10
Sep. 27, 2016

Jin Tum

Rated ResellerClub 2.0
Sep. 27, 2016

Mark McColl

Rated Hetzner 3.6
Sep. 27, 2016

Satisfied client

Rated HostZealot 10
Sep. 27, 2016

chandrasekhar buddha

Rated Globehost.com 2.8
Sep. 27, 2016

Aron Winfield

Rated Biz.nf 4.8
Sep. 27, 2016

Mohammad Owais

Rated Host1Plus 10
Sep. 27, 2016

Sarath Ch

Rated Miss Hosting 8.0
Sep. 27, 2016

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Michael Mills

NO Failover

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Michael Mills about 4GoodHosting
5.6
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 8
  • User Friendly 6
  • Support 6
  • Features 6

We are extremely disappointed with 4Goodhosting email service. Email has been down since about 11:00 AM yesterday because of a datacenter failure. Conclusion - despite the hype 2 things are apparent. They do not have failover to another physical location and they are simply a box hosted in someone else's datacenter. Neither of these items seem to c...

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Serj Mlenkic

Hostwinds is stable enough

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Serj Mlenkic about Hostwinds
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

Their stability is really top. Last month my uptime was 100% at all! It is great to find such stable host that also cares about performance of servers and client care. Their tech support knows servers well and sometimes I ask them for help they always do it in polite fast way.

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Jin Tum

A huge disgrace

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Jin Tum about ResellerClub
2.0
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 2
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

They have become a huge disgrace, they think they are the worlds Internet morality police, if they don't like a domain you registered they will take the money wait a few days then disable your domain, they will then make something up and regardless if you resolve any complaints they have they will still keep the domain and your money. Here is th...

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Mark McColl

Just a terrible experience

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Mark McColl about Hetzner
3.6
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 6
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 6

Servers on the side they worked more less fine. But support and just their policy towards customers is just terrible. They are always right and there is no point of arguing. Also there is no automatic renewal, you literally need to log in and press PAY button every month. If you miss a payment they will lock your account and try to collect the m...

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Satisfied client

Pretty happy wiith them.

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Satisfied client about HostZealot
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

They offer a strong support service, their hosting service is reliable as advertised and overall, my experience with them has been highly positive. I absolutely recommend them.

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chandrasekhar buddha

Globehost Un-ethical business practices and suspends customer business without giving notice

Sep. 27, 2016 | by chandrasekhar buddha about Globehost.com
2.8
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 6
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

I have purchased GlobeHost Unlimited Plan . One fine day i have received an email saying "exceeded the Resource usage" . I have selected VPS option from the " VPS or Dedicated server option ". Globehost wasted my time for 12 hours and came back saying they don't have VPS and i need to purchase their Cloude services. I agreed to purchase Cloud...

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Aron Winfield

What do you expect

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Aron Winfield about Biz.nf
4.8
  • Reliability 4
  • Pricing 4
  • User Friendly 8
  • Support 4
  • Features 4

We wanted a 'simple' WordPres website for ou team and decide to give Biz.nf a try. We created an account, in the Dashboard we got the msg. that the site would be up in about 5 mints (we used the automatic setup route). After 2 hours?! it finally was. That is/was not such a problem but a little ..ehm.. can happen. Installing plugins takes a little...

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Mohammad Owais

Really Appreciated Service

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Mohammad Owais about Host1Plus
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

Well, I am using Host1Plus from 2 years. I start my own hosting project before 4 years with the help of host1free then i start using host1plus, Using them from 2 year without of any Problem. Great Uptime and Great Support. Great Hardware and Great choices of locations and OS. Great Pricea.

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Jim Morris

No regrets

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Jim Morris about Hostwinds
9.6
  • Reliability 8
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

Really, I have no regrets at all after started using Hostwinds. They are offering me service we all deserve. Stability is top and servers are really fast, no slowdowns at all, and they even getting faster because of tech staff is constantly improving and optimizing both soft and hard. My shared hosting plan comes with standard array of features and...

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Sarath Ch

Affordable and Promising Hosting

Sep. 27, 2016 | by Sarath Ch about Miss Hosting
8.0
  • Reliability 8
  • Pricing 8
  • User Friendly 8
  • Support 8
  • Features 8

I have been using Miss Hosting from past few months. Their service is excellent and my site is served with 99.99% uptime. Customer support is very friendly and billing is also very easy.

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Support

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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Features

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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Reliability

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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Speed

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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