UK Based Website Hosting Provider
Clook is a web host that focuses its attention towards UK based websites, by providing fast solutions that come with a host of benefits from excellent customer support, and various plans aimed towards the basic users right up to the advanced businesses out there that require the best in dedicated servers.
Generally the plan prices fall in line with most of its competitors, albeit a tad higher in some areas. However when you look at the features Clook offer its customers then the value is probably better than most of its competitors.
Strong and Powerful to The Core
Clook have several sections that are dedicated to the hardware and network capabilities and provide some insightful information and stats regarding their structure. Blade technology is used throughout which helps give a stable, consistent an high-quality performance for its scalable web hosting platform, while redundancy power is utilised in its data centres.
They don’t provide much on the front of uptime percentage but online reviews are almost all positive when it comes to chatter on Clook uptime, and you can see why with the foundation and structure.
Plenty of Useful Features on Show
Even the shared hosting plans come with plenty of mouth-watering features that you will want to get your teeth stuck into. cPanel, an auto script installer, email and MySQL are just some of those features and tools.
The bigger hosting plans, such as the managed cloud servers and dedicated servers provide its customers with dedicated resources, failover redundancy and flexible configurations. They also offer a selection of other tools such as SSL certificates and domain names.
Fantastic Support and Contact Details
The biggest claim from Clook is that they are available 24/7/365 and offer customers a complete support area that contains live help, client portal, knowledgebase, video tutorials, helpdesk and community forum.
If you are looking for contact details then you will need to look in a different section for these, under ‘Contact’ as they have separated these details from the Support area. Under the contact section you will be presented with a number of different emails and telephone numbers in the UK (for different issues) and a postal address should you ever need it. Social media icons are also present in the footer should you wish to try that route for a fast reply.
Some of The Best Prices on The Market
Clook offer some of the best prices on the market, and as we look into the shared hosting plan there are 4 packages available with the first starting at £25 per year. The other plans range from £50 per year to £100 per year which is extremely competitive especially with the features you get. For example, £10 a month is the highest shared hosting option and for that you get unlimited email, 4GB of space, 80GB or bandwidth and 24/7 support.
If Dedicated Servers are more of your cup of team then you will get to choose from Budget, Power and Extreme plans that range from £260 per month, up to £360 per month. All of these plans carry a £50 setup fee.
A Nice User Experience Throughout
cPanel is greatly received as part of all the plan offered with Clook which makes management of your website and the backend so much easier than custom made control panels. In cPanel you can check in on everything from websites stats right through to databases and domains.
The site itself is also very good, and you get a positive feel and experience when using it because everything is laid out accordingly. You wont find yourself lost in any corner of Clook, and finding information isn’t tough at all. Features, prices and plans are all nicely presented for your convenience.
Thumbs Up For Cloud Hosting
Clook get a good thumbs up in my book, for small, medium and larger organisations looking for a complete hosting solution. The support, reliability and features really do look appealing and when you see the pricing structure and variety of plans you will be ready to sign your name on the dotted line. Perhaps the biggest issue (which is minor in reality) is the fact that no uptime statistic is present on the site.
Everything else looks great.