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CanSpace Solutions vs Knownhost

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Pricing
12 hosting plans 34 hosting plans
Starting price $3.91 / month $3.47 / month
Free domain No No
Coupons No 1 coupon
User Ratings
4.1
4.9
Reliability 4.0
5.0
Pricing 4.1
4.8
User Friendly 4.2
4.9
Support 4.0
5.0
Features 4.1
4.9
User Reviews
21 reviews 333 reviews
Latest positive review
Amazing Wordpress Host
Guanyin (Jimmy) Zhao,
10
I moved my Wordpress site to CanSpace from GoDaddy a few weeks ago and it has been FLYING ever since. I actually just assumed Wordpress was a slow platform but the support guys at CanSpace helped me optimize my site and it's ... More performing at least 2-3x faster than before which is amazing. I literally just reached out to their support for tips and they offered to log in and do it for me. They also did an imap-to-imap transfer to move all my email over which was greatly appreciated and a bottleneck with migrating to any other provider I was considering. Email is also working better than before. I'm a happy customer! Less
Awesome Service
Timothy Marrow,
10
Been with them for 9 years now. Now plans on leaving. It’s really hard to find a host provider that has great customer service as well as great tech support. I’ve had nothing but awesome service since day 1. Keep doing what you do Knownhost.
Latest negative review
Three Words: Host From Hell
Johanna Anderson,
2.0
Have been doing business using the same domains for more than 15 years and upon transferring them to CanSpace almost half of my contact list says my emails are going to their spam filter - only Gmail accounts were reliably re... More ceiving messages from our domains. Of course CanSpace had no idea what I was talking about but this is the same host that repeatedly cited 'propagation time' and 'client email configuration' as the reason for almost 48 hours downtime with the transfer of these domains. In the end it turned out that their 'senior' tech discovered that our MX records had been incorrectly entered -- but no apologies offered for the lies told by their incompetent support staff. I should further add that this was only discovered after raising almost a dozen tickets because guess what? Despite claiming to offer 24/7 telephone support, their phone lines were mysteriously down when we called as they were "in the middle of moving offices" - of course. When I escalated the situation to owner Sunil and explained how messages from our domains were being blocked by half our address book since transferring them to Canspace, I was told to sign up for Amazon SES (Simple Email Service) - at an added cost - to better ensure that our messages were whitelisted. Fifteen years using the same domains with various hosts, no problem. Day one and every day after with Canspace, half the messages being sent from our domain are blocked. It was such a disruption to our business during our busiest time of year that we had to switch to using a Gmail account to ensure reliable email communication. The eventual solution? Transferring the domains the hell away from CanSpace to Namespro based in Vancouver. Total downtime? 3 hours but more importantly once again all of our emails are reaching our clients and the nightmare that is CanSpace is thankfully over. Deal with CanSpace at your own risk. Less
Dreadful support - site down for 3 days
Tony Featherstone,
2.8
Worst mistake of my life was signing up with these guys. One of my accounts was hacked and their abuse team sent me an email alerting me to the files that were malicious. I deleted all of them except one (which I missed by mi... More stake). Because of this, on a Friday night, they shut my site down - took it off line. Then they give me the spin that their 'abuse team' is different from their "support team" and they only work 9-5 monday to friday - no after hours support. So my site is now offline until Monday at the earliest. Dreadful service, in no way fit for a professional business to rely on. Please learn from my mistake, avoid these guys at all costs. Less
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $3.91 to $18.00 3 plans from $3.47 to $9.97
Under $4

Starter

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 15.05 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 5
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Basic Shared Hosting

$3.47 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8

Medium

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Standard Shared Hosting

$6.47 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 5
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Over $10

Professional

$22.99 / MO
  • Space: 200 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Professional Shared Hosting

$9.97 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
3 plans from $39.15 to $156.62 10 plans from $5.00 to $100.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Entry Unmanaged VPS

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10

VPS-Erie

$49.99 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Entry Plus Unmanaged

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
3 plans from $117.46 to $234.94 11 plans from $49.00 to $373.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Dedi-32

$149.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dual Intel Xeon E5620

$49.00 / MO
  • Space: 240 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
No
4 plans from $35.00 to $90.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Basic Semi-Dedicated

$35.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Website Builder
No
2 plans from $5.98 to $9.98
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Entry Level WordPress

$5.98 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10 No

Business Level WordPress

$9.98 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Resellers
3 plans from $15.66 to $39.15 4 plans from $6.97 to $27.47
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Basic Reseller Hosting

$6.97 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 800.05 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10

Bronze Reseller

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 85 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
  • Panel: whm
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Standard Reseller Hosting

$9.97 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1.17 TB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Server Locations
1 of 6 2 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No Yes
Asia No No
Oceania No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
4 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides No No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
7 of 9 8 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 7 5 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python No Yes
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails Yes Yes
Database Support
1 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
1 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal No Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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