GlowHost Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 16 user reviews in 1 language
9.5
SUPERB!

Customer score for GlowHost

  • Reliability
    9.5 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.5 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9.4 / 10
  • Support
    9.5 / 10
  • Features
    9.4 / 10

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RAFAEL VALDERRAMA
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

The Best Web Host on the Net.

Service used: Shared - Unlimited Multi-Domain
Best Web Host bar none. Glowhost, with an easy to use cPanel and great, superb support team had proven indispensable tools for the development of my Web-Blog, a breeze to use, couldn't had asked for a better Host.
Jon Peck
Jon Peck
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Awesome Host - Best Support

Service used: Resellers
I moved from another host who I was with for 10 years. Based on my experience so far, I do not expect to move ever again.
I am a reseller and they have been great with helping me set it all up.
Awesome support staff. They know their %$#@! LOL
But really. I am very happy.
 
Ted Sample
Ted Sample
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Glowhost was invaluable to me in solving the technical issues for creating an original Website

Service used: Shared - Personal Hosting
Moved from Hostinger
We needed a totally original website, not built from templates. I selected one of the best drag and drop design software programs, Xara Web Designer 15 Premium. Then, after comparing about 15 hosting companies we chose Glowhost. I...Read More
Esa Paananen
Esa Paananen
Finland
  • Reliability8
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly8
  • Support10
  • Features10
9.2

Easy to get in touch with someone

Service used: Shared - Professional Hosting
I was in search of a trustworthy US web hosting for my blog and some new projects. Glowhost offers all I need and a very good customer support. Highly recommended host. The only host I've ever renewed my services with! Good prices, great uptime, and amazing support.

Typical GlowHost Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $3.47 - $12.57 4 plans
Dedicated Server $129.00 - $514.00 4 plans
Cloud Hosting $49.95 - $149.95 3 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from glowhost.com

GlowHost Expert Review 2021

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

GlowHost Rating

  • Reliability
    9 / 10
  • Pricing
    9 / 10
  • User Friendly
    8 / 10
  • Support
    9 / 10
  • Features
    8 / 10
8.6
Rated by Michael Lavnduski
Expert

Expert Overview

Good company with a variety of hosting options

GlowHost has been in business since 2002, and they remain a private company to this day.  They are based out of Florida, but their data center is actually in Atlanta, Georgia.  The company offers entry level shared hosting as well as more advanced dedicated servers and cloud options.  Oddly, they don't offer VPS packages at all.

They really promote their 'green hosting' activities where they put a lot of work into minimizing the environmental impact that they have.  Things like solar power, paperless billing and other things are some of the perks they discuss.

Uptime & Reliability

Very reliable hosting services

The company operates out of a high end data center in Atlanta.  It has all the normal redundancies built in so it is very unlikely that you'll experience any type of issue there.  They have their 99.9% uptime guarantee, which is standard for the industry.  They do offer credits on the bills for any time you go under that level in a day or in a month.

In addition, they have great technical support with access to replacement parts that are available for any type of hardware outage that affects your services.

Features

Good features backed up with guarantees

The company has a variety of great features to offer.  Most anything that you'll want to use is available through their normal packages.  The entry level shared hosting is surprisingly good, and comes at a fair price that won't be a turn off to many people.  When you move up to the dedicated hosting options you'll see that there are a ton of different packages to choose from.  Each package has a different set of hardware specifications.  While this is nice in one way, it can also be confusing to those who don't know exactly what they want.

They have a satisfaction guarantee that comes with a 60-day money back option, which is quite nice.  They also have overall, and monthly uptime guarantees

Support

Good support with fast response times

The support provided by this company has a good reputation.  From all the other reviews from current and former customers, I found almost nobody mentioning anything bad about their technical support services.

You can contact them through their online ticketing system, or email, or you can give them a call.  Whatever you need, they are happy to help and provide you with excellent service.

Pricing

Pricing in line with industry averages

The pricing for all the hosting options with this company seem to be right in line with industry averages.  The shared hosting packages are easy to understand, so those looking for this entry level option shouldn't see anything surprising when it comes to the price.

The dedicated servers, however, can be something else.  They have a lot of options to choose from, so finding the package that is the right price and has the best hardware can be difficult.  Even those who are well versed in this type of thing may have some trouble finding where the best deal actually is.

Summary

Overall great service

There isn't too much bad to say about this company.  They do offer great services that will meet or exceed virtually every need you could have.  They have plenty of options so they can serve customers of all types without any problems.

Pros:

  • Great guarantees available
  • Lots of dedicated server configurations
  • Environmentally friendly hosting

Cons:

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GlowHost Prices, Plans & Features - 2021

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
Unlimited Single Domain Unlimited Unlimited $3.47 9.5
Personal Hosting 10 GB 100.04 GB $6.97 10
Unlimited Multi-Domain Unlimited Unlimited $6.27 10
Professional Hosting 20 GB 256 GB $12.57 9.2

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
Intel Xeon E3-1230v2 1 TB 8 GB $129.00 10
Intel Xeon E3-1270v2 1 TB 16 GB $270.00 9.5
Intel Xeon E3-1240v3 2 TB 32 GB $394.00 9.5
Intel Xeon - Dual E5-2620 2 TB 32 GB $514.00 9.5

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM Bandwidth Price Score
Cloud VDS Lite 15 GB 1 GB Unlimited $49.95 9.2
Cloud VDS Medium 30 GB 2 GB Unlimited $99.95 10
Cloud VDS Heavy 60 GB 4 GB Unlimited $149.95 9.5
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from GlowHost
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A few words from GlowHost

GlowHost provides expert web hosting solutions with shared, dedicated, managed and reseller servers and services. We also offer domain registration, email hosting, media hosting and much more. Our highly qualified senior support staff are available to help you 24/7/365. Get started today!

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