A Small Orange vs ALC Hosting Networks

Comparison
Compared options Visit A Small Orange Visit ALC Hosting Networks
Pricing
20 hosting plans 29 hosting plans
Starting price $2.92 / month $0.00 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.8
4.5
Reliability 1.5
4.5
Pricing 2.0
4.5
User Friendly 2.0
4.5
Support 1.5
4.5
Features 2.0
4.5
User Reviews
35 reviews 115 reviews
Latest positive review
Very good experience. No downtime in last 3 months.
Ridwan Choudhury,
9.6
I signed up with A Small Orange despite seeing many bitter reviews on the internet. I've been using ASO shared (small) plan for 3 months. Never experienced any issue with their service. I've monitored my website uptime with J... More etpack plugin of wordpress and tested speed, server response time regularly. Never experienced any downtime in last 3 months. Pingdom shows my website is faster than the 98% website. Actually, so far I'm very happy with their service.
It is true that their support ticket is very slow and they took almost two weeks to reply my ticket about registering a new domain. But I never had to wait more than 3 minutes to get live chat support. My ticket was solved instantly via live chat.
Another good thing about ASO is their server name and user area interface is very unique and user friendly.
Hope ASO will remain consistent with their good service. Best wishes for ASO team!
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Fixed billing issue.
Ryan Jhon,
10
Thank you for fixing my billing issue. Although I shouldn't have had to jump through hoops for a resolution. Also please don't use your self-imposed policies as an excuse not to help a customer.
Latest negative review
You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave
Carl Tracy,
2.8
ASO used to be fantastic but they're absolute garbage now, borderline scam. They literally do not have a way to delete your credit card information, will renew your plan when you disabled auto renewal 2 weeks before it's due ... More and hide behind "according to our terms of service you have to cancel 45 days before your renewal".
In it for nothing more than the money, avoid at all costs
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Never use this hosting, all your work will be lost!
Emilio Rojas,
4.8
My forum is not only down since 5 Days, they also deleted all the files from the File Manager, so I don't even have a Backup to move my forum to another Host!
And they don't take responsibility or give any explanation of what... More happened, they just ignore you.
Oh, but the Invoices keep coming to pay for something that don't work.
Think twice before go with this host.
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.92 to $20.00 4 plans from $0.00 to $16.99
Under $4

Tiny

$2.92 / MO
  • Space: 512 MB
  • Bandwidth: 5.12 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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ALCFREE

$0.00 / MO
  • Space: 3 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View ALCFREE plan
Under $8

Small

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 51.2 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Small plan

SILVERIUM

$7.99 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 3
View SILVERIUM plan
Over $10

Medium

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: 153.6 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Medium plan

HIBRATIUM

$16.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View HIBRATIUM plan
VPS
8 plans from $20.00 to $150.00 4 plans from $3.99 to $45.99
Under $4 No

Value+

$3.99 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Value+ plan
Under $8 No

Elite+

$7.95 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Elite+ plan
Over $10

1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Pro+

$13.95 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Pro+ plan
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $99.00 to $275.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Xeon E3-1220 V2

$99.00 / MO
  • Space: 128 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Xeon E3-1220 V2 plan
No
CDN
No
3 plans from $100.00 to $750.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

ALCCDN Starter

$100.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Number of Sites: 3
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Resellers
No
4 plans from $29.82 to $79.95
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

R1 COMPANY

$29.82 / MO
  • Space: 75 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: whm
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SSL
No
11 plans from $16.50 to $1,109.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

RapidSSL

$16.50 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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DDoS Protection Services
No
3 plans from $20.00 to $500.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

ALCHosting DDoS V1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View ALCHosting DDoS V1 plan
Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe No No
Asia No Yes
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
3 of 6 6 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento No Yes
Softaculous No Yes
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 8 6 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js Yes Yes
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
1 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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