Overall Good Hosting Company
This hosting provider has a good reputation for service and support. They really seem to try to meet specific needs of customers rather than offering 'one size fits all' features, which is nice. The company is based in Canada but can meet the needs of people pretty much anywhere. Their focus seems to be mostly on shared hosting but they also offer dedicated and VPS solutions. You can also use them for game servers, SSL certificates, domain name registration and more.Read More
Uptime & Reliability
Very Stable Hosting
You will get a 99.9% uptime guarantee with this company, but in reality you won't likely need it. This company has a great data center with redundant connections to the Internet. They also use high quality hardware so that there won't likely be any outages in this area. Should something go wrong, they have a technical team on site to replace hardware and fix other issues as quickly as possible.
When looking at the services offered by this company it is very easy to quickly see what they have to offer. The different packages are laid out in very easy to understand ways so whether you're a newbie or an expert you can get a good overview of what you will get. For shared hosting plans you will start at 500 megs for disk space and go up to 200 gigs. Bandwidth ranges from 4 gigs to unlimited.
They have four VPS hosting solutions to choose from, all of which have easy options for restarting and reinstalling software, which is nice. These can be used as reseller options too. They are hosted in Canada, which will help ensure you get a good fast connection for any visitors throughout North America. VPS hosting services start with 20 gigs of disk space and can go up to 200. Bandwidth ranges from 100 gigs to 2000. They also offer dedicated RAM of 2-8 gigs with 4-12 gigs of burstable RAM provided.
For dedicated services you can choose from six options, some of which are quite high end. The servers start at 2 cores with 3.1 GHz and can go up to a server with 32 CPU cores @ 2.0 GHz. RAM options range from 8-48 gigs. Some of the features don't seem to line up well with their price points though, so make sure to look closely to ensure you're getting what you need at a good price.
Finally, this company offers dedicated gaming servers so you can host your own games. This is becoming a very popular option for many gamer, but it isn't cheap. These servers have lots of fast ram (32-48Gigs DDR3) and very fast connections to the Internet (1000 Mb/s).
If you need any type of support from this company they will be there for you without delay. They really do work hard to ensure their customers have a great level of service and this includes high end technical support. Most customers won't run into any real trouble, but if they do, the tech teams are very responsive through a contact form, ticketing system, phone or email. You can also use their knowledge base to learn more about the hosting industry and get what you need.
Watch the Price Points
When you look at the shared hosting options you will see that hte prices are very compeditive. They offer very nice services at very reasonable prices so no matter which of these packages you choose, you're going to be getting a very good deal. The same can be said of their VPS solutions. When you get up to dedicated and gaming servers, however, the prices seem quite high for some of their packages.
If you need these higher end hosting options, just make sure that you look closely at the prices and what level of hardware you are getting to ensure you are not overpaying. With a little extra time and effort you can get a good service that you will be happy with.
Very Good Hosting with Some Concerns
The overall quality of this hosting company is excellent. They have a lot to offer and anyone who needs any type of hosting will be able to find an excellent solution. Some of the price points at the higher end are too high, but with care you can avoid this.
- Great Hardware
- Gaming Focused Plans
- Very Reliable Hosting
- Some options are quite overpriced