Arizona based hosting for most types of sites
Crucial webhost is a company based out of Queen Creek, Arizona offering split-shared and split-dedicated web packages. They also offer traditional shared and dedicated web hosting solutions and Magento hosting depending on your needs. Additionally they have ecommerce solutions, SSL certificates, and PCI compliance. Their datacenters deploy cutting edge technology to provide you with security, reliability, and scalability for your hosting needs.
Crucial Webhosting partners with many big name companies like Walmart, Jim Beam, and Home Depot, to name just a few and is very e-commerce focused. If you are looking for a company to host a site that offers many products, this company is a good choice since they work with so many big name companies. They also seem to make their site and hosting options very user-friendly and easy to use, so if you are looking for an easy hosting site, this is it.
Uptime & Reliability
No guarantee but good reputation
This company does not have a clearly stated uptime on their site, nor could I find anything with some digging. However, with so many big-name clients such as Home Depot and Walmart, there does not seem to be any major issues with their uptime or with them having server issues.
Easy packages with few add-ons available
This company offers split shared and split dedicated hosting options. Split-shared packages start with 10GB of disk space, 256 MB of dedicated ram, and unmetered bandwidth. Split- dedicated server options start with 48 GB of SSD disk space and 96GB of HDD disk space. All packages come with unmetered bandwidth and additional features. Features included, depending on your package level, are addon domains, subdomains, MySQL databases, unlimited email accounts, email forwarders and other email features.
Advanced features include DNS zone editors, MX editors, and PHP version managers. They also have a number of software options to download including WordPress, Joomla, LemonStand and FuelPHP. Crucial also offers hosting products for Magento in shared and dedicated setups based on your needs. Their split-shared options start with 2-10 GB of memory and 20-200GB of bandwidth which is based off of how many products the customer intends to sell on their site.
Quality support with fast response times
Crucial offers 24/7/365 technical support via a ticketing system. Their sales and billing department are only open Monday through Friday from 9-5. Tickets may be opened through the Support Center in the client area, and they have an average response time of 6 to 26 minutes depending on demands. They do not offer phone support as they say it is inefficient and does not create any sort of trail to follow up on customer service.
Fair pricing at most levels
Their Tier 1 (basic package) split-shared hosting starts at $10 a month, but if you buy a year, it only costs $100 a year. Tier 1 split dedicated hosting starts at $150 a month, or $1500 a year. It is most economical for the customer’s pocket to purchase the yearly option, as you pretty much get 2 months free depending on each package. Additionally, they offer a referral program where you can get up to $650 dollars back depending on how many clients or companies you refer to their website. Lastly, they offer a 30-day money back guarantee on all products.
Good quality hosting
Crucial Webhost offers hosting solutions for companies looking to sell large amounts of products, which is why they host for big, popular companies. They offer smaller hosting packages for smaller companies, and other options for companies looking to sell large amounts of product. They do not offer many customizable options in their packages, but the packages do come with a hefty amount of standard features.
- 24/7 support with fast response times
- Easy to use
- No add-ons avaialble
- Limited package options