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4.6
SUPERB!
  • User Friendly
    4.6
  • Support
    4.5
  • Features
    4.6
  • Reliability
    4.7
  • Pricing
    4.6

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A few words from KnownSRV

Great pricing - We may not be the cheapest, but our prices are extremely reasonable, just remember that quality comes at a price, and we provide it at affordable prices.

Security/Efficiency - Problems can occur at any time, some of which cannot be helped, but we here at KnownSRV have systems in place to detect the most common problems before they even occur, and put that tog...Read Moreether with our highly dedicated experienced staff and we are able to provide secure, efficient services.

Dedication to our customers - We value every one of our customers, without customers we wouldn't have a successful business like we do today, which is why we provide our full dedication and focus towards our customers, to ensure that they are taken care of and are given the best service possible.

No Prism, no Patriot Act
Your security and privacy are our top priorities. We have both technical and legal systems in place which allow us to protect your business and privacy. We respect net neutrality and freedom of speech. We will not suspend your site only because someone doesn't like your content or has a personal beef with you.

Managed Services
KnownSRV is a well known managed provider. While we manage your servers free of charge, the service also includes custom server setups such as full security, installing nginx or Varnish in front of Apache for serving/caching static content in order to improve your loading speeds / performance. Need your server perfectly secured or/and optimizated for heavy traffic sites? No worries!

Supported Payment Methods:
We currently accept PayPal, Skrill, PayZa, WebMoney, BitCoins, PerfectMoney. If you do not have any of the payment methods mentioned, feel free to contact us to find out if any other method can be arranged.
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Money Back: 7 Days

Pricing Range

Shared Hosting $2.95 - $14.95
VPS $19.95 - $59.95

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The "Badge of excellence" was awarded to hosting companies that complied with HostAdvice's high standards of customer service, implying that the service proved to be prompt, efficient, insightful and most of all, helpful. This award is given to hosting companies that have successfully passed our 99.9% uptime test
Alan Gladstone

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Alan Gladstone,
5.0
I am halfway through my second year with a VPS from KnownSRV. I have had little or no downtime and any support issues I have raised have been responded to and fixed quickly by their friendly efficient...Read More staff. I host 2 ecommerce sites among those hosted and would recommend them to anyone looking for a reliable VPS provider. Good value for money too. I am on the VPS-V4 plan which also includes 4 dedicated IP addresses.Less

Reviews

Ivan M
Ivan M from Croatia,

Perfect Service

5.0
I cannot thank KnownSRV team enough, I have been getting heavily DDoS'd and they were the only provider that were able to stop the attacks without forcing me to upgrade to packages costing over $1000.

You have win a lifetime client!
Milos Markovic
Milos Markovic from Bosnia and Herzegovina,

Suberb service

4.6
I can only say Knownsrv provides best service I have ever experienced. When I first moved to them they moved my site in 1 hours on Friday night. Great support, great uptime, great servers. Could not be more satisfied
Zoran Spir
Zoran Spir from Australia,

Excellent Service & Support

5.0
Have been with KnownSRV for over 3 years and have not had any problems. If you're after dedicated servers within Amsterdam or Romania, look no further than KnownSRV! Service, Support and Network is excellent you won't be disappointed!
Dorijan Žebula
Dorijan Žebula from Romania,

High quality services with amazing support

4.8
Been using KnownSRV services for more than 6 years now which include shared hosting, VPS and dedicated servers.

Shared hosting - Cheap, good resource management, not a single downtime, good read/write disk speeds, good network ...Read Morespeed. As some sites grew on shared hosting and got a fair amount of visitors, speeds were still pretty good without noticable difference. Moved those to VPS after a while.

VPS - Have multiple virtual private servers at the moment ranging from smallest plans up to v3. Had a single downtime in past few years on one vps which lasted about 1 day and it was partially my setup mistake, partially security upgrades performed on their end. Received 3 months for free due to 1 day downtime. Prices may be a bit expensive for some people, but if you are looking for quality like I do, don't look further. Network speeds, disk read/write and resource management between virtual machines - all good. Even the smallest openvz VPS plan with 1GB of memory works very well with 5 medium sized sites, mail server, a few docker containers and a few other things.

Dedicated servers - Three dedicated machines are currently working for about a year and a half, absolutely perfect - no a single issue with performance. Actually, had only one issue upon installing a newer .iso image over ipmi as something did not talk well about the drivers, but it was installed by them within a day.

Reliability - I am not afraid for my data with them, but I still have backups provided by them.
Pricing - For the quality I receive, this is not expensive. Will rather pay a bit more and sleep well, than get woken up in the middle of the night.
User friendly - Everything that was asked for, it was received. Even some extra services. ;)
Support - Did not have to contact support for any issues, except for adding new IP addresses to existing VPS. This was usually resolved within 6-24 hours.
Features - Customizable options in cpanel (shared hosting), good dedicated server customization - from backups, RAID controllers, power supply redudancy ect.

Overall recommended if you mind about quality of your service, but don't mind paying a bit extra than what others ask for.
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Paul Waldmann
Paul Waldmann from Germany,

A managed service that actually manages your services!

5.0
Never had a single downtime in the entire time I've been with KnownSRV. The prices are very reasonable for the awesome support and extensive managed features. I recommend all friends and colleagues to host with KnownSRV and will continue to do so in the future. I'd give 11/10 stars :P
Pranay K
Pranay K from India,

Good Experience so far (Speed is good)

4.4
I’ve been using KnownSRV for almost 6 months now and have yet to face any problems with the uptime response. I was not expecting their hosting to be this good if I’m being honest. They migrated my website from my prior host for free and were quick to assist me regarding support issues.
Michael Lavnduski

Expert Review

Michael Lavnduski

Expert Overview

Newer Hosting in UK and Croatia

Knownsrv.com is a hosting concern that was started in 2013 and is based in the UK and Croatia, operating out of data centers in Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Romania. They have done a good job getting their company started and while still fairly small seem to have developed a fairly good reputation for providing good services.

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8.8
SUPERB!
Rated by Michael Lavnduski
  • User Friendly
    9
  • Support
    9
  • Features
    8
  • Reliability
    9
  • Pricing
    9

Uptime & Reliability

Three Data Centers & 99.9% Uptime Guarantee

With three different data centers in use, it would seem that Knownsrv would be able to easily accommodate their 99.9% uptime.  Notices on the details page state that the firm does not “oversell” their capacity so customers can depend on 100% of the resources they pay for being available.

Features

Nice hosting with Lots of Options

Web hosting, shared hosting and dedicated servers are all offered by Knownsrv. Each different product has a variety of levels to choose from, but all include several different management tools

Support

Very Helpful Support Team

Knownsrv’s support functions requires a customer logon to access, but the knowledgebase appears to be well-populated and an email app is available to customers to submit questions.  Also, during my visits to the website for information, I was greeting three different times by a chat window with what appeared to be a live person behind it.

There are several advertisements on the site’s webpages that state support is offered 24/7/365.  While there is only an email feature for inquiries, this technique does help prioritize service requests that overall are a benefit to all users.

Pricing

Easy to Understand Pricing

Web hosting packages start at $2.95 monthly and include 5 GB of disk space, 30 GB of bandwidth, unlimited domain names and email accounts. At the high end, the monthly cost of $14.95 and comes with 20 GB of disk space, 400 GB of bandwidth, and the same unlimited allowances for email and domains.  Free migration is included, and a gigabit connection is standard on all web hosting accounts.

VPS starts at $19.95 per month and includes 30 GB of disk space, unmetered incoming bandwidth, 500 GB of outbound bandwidth, and one usable CPU and 1 GB of RAM. At the high end, disk space is increased to 200 GB, unmetered incoming and 5 TB of bandwidth, 3 CPU’s and 8 GB of dedicated RAM at $59.95 per month. Setup times on VPS is listed at between 1 and 24 hours and a discount of 15% is available for paying for 1 years’ service in advance. A dedicated IP address is available for $2.00 per month if desired.

Dedicated server prices are available only by quote, which is perfectly reasonable, the details page states that support services are included with all dedicated server items.

Prices are clearly explained on the respective pages and a 15% discount is offered for customers paying for one year of service in advance.  There aren’t any references regarding tax, but each country that Knownsrv does business in have value-added taxes that range from 18 to 21%. As with any agreement, customers would need to inquire prior to committing to a contract just what exactly is included in the price.

Summary

Newer Company giving Great Service

Overall, Knownsrv seems to be a well-organized company with many different services to offer.  Granted, not many sites offer it but I would like to see a few graphics or reports on the availability and response times of their VPS or shared hosting platforms. The company offers quite a few different software tools that are available with any package to make the customer’s site as easy to manage/maintain as possible.

Knownsrv also points out that while they aren’t the cheapest provider, they make the very valid statement of “quality comes at a prices”.  It seems that the company is ready to back their value statements up with a high-quality product.

Pros:

  • Daily backups
  • Three Data Centers

Cons:

  • No Windows Servers
  • Limited information about Some Services
  • Newer Company

KnownSRV Prices, Plans & Features - 2021

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Panel Number of Sites Price Score
SH-v1 5 GB Unlimited cPanel Unlimited $2.95 9.1 Details
SH-V2 10 GB Unlimited cPanel Unlimited $5.95 9.4 Details
SH-V3 15 GB Unlimited cPanel Unlimited $9.95 9.1 Details
SH-V4 20 GB Unlimited cPanel Unlimited $14.95 2.8 Details

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price Score
VPS-v1 30 GB 2 x 3.20GHz 2 GB $19.95 9.1 Details
VPS-V2 50 GB 3 x 3.20GHz 4 GB $29.95 9.1 Details
VPS-V3 100 GB 4 x 3.20GHz 6 GB $39.95 9.1 Details
VPS-V4 200 GB 6 x 3.20GHz 8 GB $59.95 9.2 Details

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