GlowHost Reviews and Expert Opinion

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9.5
SUPERB!

Customer score for GlowHost

  • Reliability
    9.7 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.3 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9.4 / 10
  • Support
    9.7 / 10
  • Features
    9.5 / 10

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Jim Collelo
Tonga
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
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Good service, good support

Service used: Shared - Unlimited Multi-Domain
I am very happy to say that when I needed their help, they were there. All the tickets I submitted had a response in less than 10 minutes and the staff at Glowhost hosting team was always willing to help work through an issue. The main point here is that if you do need help, it's there for you.
Keven Kantor
Saint Helena
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
NEW

I am totally satisfied with their support team

Service used: Shared - Personal Hosting
So far so good with Glowhost US web host - The initial setup was very easy. I have called them a few times that they have been very responsive. All that being said, I would still recommend them highly.
Osvaldo Craner
Nicaragua
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
NEW

They are always quick to respond to any issues

Service used: Shared - Professional Hosting
Thanks, Glowhost. They offer great customer service and the hosting is fast and easy to set up on multiple sites. They load fast and they are up 100% of the time which is really important for me and my e-web sites. Great job Glowhost!
Ramiro Ansell
New Caledonia
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Tech customer service is second to none

Service used: Cloud - Cloud VDS Lite
Glowhost is excellent. My site runs incredibly fast and they are always on hand to answer any question. I can't recommend them enough. The server is stable and always 100% available! Their tech support is amazing. Pretty neat hosting, good speeds, never had any bigger issues, highly recommended !!
Lesley Schmieder
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

This provider's interface for website and email maintenance is superb!

Service used: Shared - Personal Hosting
When I have contacted Glowhost with other support questions they have responded quickly and explained clearly. These rare qualities are what I have experienced in my long-term relationship with them and are why I highly recommend Glowhost hosting for your technological needs.

Typical GlowHost Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $4.95 - $17.95 4 plans
Dedicated Server $204.00 - $514.00 4 plans
Cloud Hosting $75.00 - $175.00 3 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from glowhost.com

GlowHost Expert Review 2019

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 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:

  • No VPS options
  • Pricing levels at dedicated servers can be confusing
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GlowHost Prices, Plans & Features - 2019

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
Unlimited Unlimited $4.95 9.5
10 GB 102.4 GB $7.95 9.8
Unlimited Unlimited $8.95 9.7
20 GB 256 GB $17.95 9.7

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
1 TB 8 GB $204.00 10
1 TB 16 GB $270.00 9.5
2 TB 32 GB $394.00 9.5
2 TB 32 GB $514.00 9.5

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM Bandwidth Price Score
15 GB 1 GB Unlimited $75.00 9.5
30 GB 2 GB Unlimited $125.00 10
60 GB 4 GB Unlimited $175.00 9.5
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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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