HostUpon Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 76 reviews in 1 language
9.4
SUPERB!

Customer score for HostUpon

  • Reliability
    9.7 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.1 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9.4 / 10
  • Support
    9.7 / 10
  • Features
    9.2 / 10

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Hoang Nguyen
Canada
  • Reliability 2.0
  • Pricing 2.0
  • User Friendly 2.0
  • Support 2.0
  • Features 2.0
2.0
NEW

Do not do business with these not responsibility people...

Service used: Shared - Business Unlimited
I'm Canadian and I thought and trust Canadian business that's why I chose Hostupon.
After 5 years with them I realize they don't do business like other Canadian.
First, they give you not much enough RAM to run your website even ...Read More
Jo-Ann Donner
Canada
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10
NEW

Fantastic service!

Service used: Shared - Premium Unlimited
After reviewing many hosting services, I chose HostUpon for my business website in January 2016. I've been so happy with them that I transferred my husband's site to them last year. Their customer service is efficient, professiona...Read More
Alice Caul
Canada
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10

Great support

Service used: Dedicated Server
Was practically locked out of my website and HostUpon fixed the issues. I would recommend HostUpon to anyone looking for website hosting. My last hosting company was charging way more for way less/no service. A friend recommended ...Read More
Ron Proudfoot
Canada
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10

Very Happy

Service used: Shared - Business Unlimited
I had used two other hosting services prior to HostUpon. By far, HostUpon has the fastest, most responsive and helpful tech / user support. Not just knowledgeable, but willing to go beyond my expectations and help with installations of features for me. Very trustworthy and much appreciated!
Ramon Rodriguez
Canada
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10

A very professional Hosting Service

Service used: Dedicated Server
I have been receiving hosting services from Hostupon for a few years. I transferred my domain onto them because the features they offer are beyond compare.
So far, the service remains at the top, customers service is simply amazi...Read More
Daniela Santelices Ahues
Brazil
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10

HostUpon rocks!!

Service used: Shared - Premium Unlimited
HostUpon is far the best Hosting I've ever seen. They are a ver high quality team whom works with very advance tecniques, high security, very proffessionals in every way and they also very kind and always abalable to help the clie...Read More
Jonathan Martin
Canada
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10
10

Excellent value

Service used: Shared
I've had numerous hosting accounts with HostUpon for several years now. I've tried many others in the past and can honestly say these guys are my favourite and they are my first choice when I need a new Internet host.

Typical HostUpon Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $3.95 - $15.95 3 plans
VPS $49.95 - $149.95 5 plans
Dedicated Server $175.00 - $595.00 5 plans
Cloud Hosting $24.95 - $99.95 3 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.hostupon.com

HostUpon Expert Review 2018

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

HostUpon Rating

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

Quality hosting for users of all levels

HostUpon is a privately owned company that has their offices in Toronto, Canada.  They offer just about every type of hosting you could ask for, and do a pretty good job at it too.  They have been in business for quite a long time, and have a good reputation for providing stable hosting that is both of high quality and affordable.

You’ll notice that many of the entry level hosting options come with some higher end features.  Many customers won’t need some of these options, but it is nice to have them there just in case.  Things like SSL certificates come included even with entry level shared hosting, which is often not the case.

Other than that, the company is quite similar to many others in terms of what types of things they offer and the general range of pricing.  While they don’t stand out from the competition in any significant ways, they do offer good hosting at a very fair price, which is what most people will be looking for.  Those who are targeting Canadian customers, or even those in the US will find a great hosting option with this company.

Uptime & Reliability

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99.9% uptime guarantee for all hosting packages

HostUpon provides a 99.9% uptime guarantee across the board for all their packages.  They don’t make it immediately obvious what happens if you drop below that level, but if it happens you just submit a ticket to get a discount on your next month of hosting.

Fortunately, they really don’t have too many outages so must customers will rarely, if ever, need to deal with this.

Looking through their social media support pages and other comments from current and former customers, there are very few complaints of outages or even slowness.  This is, of course, a very good sign that they provide very stable hosting.

Features

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Quality hosting features even for entry level customers

This company offers a wide range of great features at all their package levels.  They seemed to want to have an extensive base list of options for all their customers, with only a few extras for higher end hosting services.  For example, everyone will benefit from the same 99.9% uptime guarantee, SSL certificates, cPanel, and more.

In addition to supporting the standard web features, they also provide assistance for things like Curl and Zend Optimizer, which are often things that other companies don’t work with.

As you move to different packages you will find that they have some unlimited options, and others that have limitations.  Even those with limits, however, have them set so high that the average customer won’t ever run into issues.  Overall, the features that are provided are at or above the average in the industry.

Support

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Good support but no live options

The tech support is provided by their team of Canadian technicians.  They must be contacted through their online ticketing system, which is monitored 24/7.  From all reports, it seems that they address tickets quickly and are able to get most problems resolved right away.

The one downside is that they don’t have any tech support phone number or a live chat option, which many people will miss.

Pricing

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Prices slightly lower than industry average

When you look through just about every package level you will find that the prices are slightly lower than what you will find at other companies.  In most cases it is only a few dollars lower, if that, but still a good price.

For most people, the lower price won’t be enough to attract them on its own, but the fact that their overall services are also quite good will make this a great option for many people.

Summary

Great hosting with a variety of options

HostUpon offers many different hosting packages at levels ranging from entry level all the way up to dedicated servers.  They are easy to work with and have been around for a long time, which will be important to many people.  Overall, there is very little negative to say about the company.

Pros:

  • Hosting options at all levels
  • Lower than average price points (for some hosting packages)
  • Free migration from other hosting companies

Cons:

  • No live tech support
  • Too many packages and features to choose from, may be confusing
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HostUpon Prices, Plans & Features - 2018

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Number of Sites Price
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $3.95
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $7.95
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $15.95

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
20 GB - 512 MB $49.95
50 GB - 1 GB $69.95
75 GB - 1.5 GB $89.95
100 GB - 2 GB $110.95
150 GB - 3 GB $149.95

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
75 GB 1 x 2.30GHz 2 GB $175.00
150 GB 2 x 3.00GHz 2 GB $225.00
250 GB 2 x 3.00GHz 4 GB $325.00
500 GB 4 x 3.00GHz 8 GB $425.00
1 TB 4 x 3.00GHz 16 GB $595.00

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM Bandwidth Price
25 GB 4 x 3.00GHz 1 GB 1 TB $24.95
50 GB 4 x 3.00GHz 1 GB Unlimited $49.95
100 GB 4 x 3.00GHz 1 GB Unlimited $99.95
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