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A Small Orange vs ISPserver

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Pricing
20 hosting plans 10 hosting plans
Starting price $2.92 / month $5.32 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.9
3.6
Reliability 1.7
3.0
Pricing 2.3
4.5
User Friendly 1.8
3.0
Support 1.3
3.0
Features 2.1
4.5
User Reviews
29 reviews 2 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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Latest negative review
They used to be excellent but are now dreadful
AnneMarie Brody,
2.8
They used to be excellent but now they are terrible. For over a month their servers have gone down every two days. The chat staff are as helpful as they can be but they do not seem to be allowed to refer matters up the chain ... More to the senior managers. I cannot find out who the current CEO is and it is not there person you get when you Google the subject. If you press them on this they just say they will upgrade the support ticket. Every two days I have to get on the chat line to ask them to fix it. It am going mad with it. Less
Unprofessional actions.
Philip Oostende,
4.4
I rent some virtual server for many years.
Yesterday I got a message they were gonna move my servers to another datacenter with IP_CHANGE.
I requested some time to take precautions
Today I got a mail with the Ip of the new se... More rver.
The old-server was no longer available.
Reactivation (even tempory) of the old server is not possible.
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.92 to $20.00
No
Under $4

Tiny

$2.92 / MO
  • Space: 512 MB
  • Bandwidth: 5.12 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
Under $8

Small

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 51.2 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Small plan
No
Over $10

Medium

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: 153.6 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Medium plan
No
VPS
8 plans from $20.00 to $150.00 2 plans from $31.92 to $134.33
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Configurator - choose the specifications

$31.92 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
8 plans from $99.00 to $275.00 6 plans from $91.00 to $112.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Xeon E3-1220 V2

$99.00 / MO
  • Space: 128 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Core i7-7700 3.6-4.2GHz (4 cores)

$93.00 / MO
  • Space: 500 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
No
2 plans from $5.32 to $24.90
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Configurator - choose the specifications

$5.32 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Configurator - choose the specifications plan
Over $10 No

Configurator - choose the specifications

$24.90 / MO
  • Space: 75 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe No Yes
Asia No No
Oceania 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 9 5 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No No
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento No Yes
Fantastico No Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 7 0 of 7
PHP Yes No
Java No No
Python Yes No
Node.js Yes No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
Database Support
1 of 3 0 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes No
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No Yes
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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