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A Small Orange vs Storm Internet

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Compared options Visit A Small Orange Visit Storm Internet
Pricing
20 hosting plans 8 hosting plans
Starting price $2.92 / month $3.79 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.9
4.8
Reliability 1.7
4.9
Pricing 2.3
4.9
User Friendly 1.8
4.9
Support 1.3
4.9
Features 2.1
4.6
User Reviews
28 reviews 7 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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All hands on deck when needed!
Paul Campbell,
9.6
I have had a managed server package with Storm for over 2 years and had no issues. Last week our website was hacked causing thousands of emails to bounce back and flood our systems. Salim and the team at Storm, were straight ... More on it and had the issue under control before any commercial repetitional damage could be done. Job well done, much appreciated at an extremely stressful time. Less
Latest negative review
Truly a sub 1/5 company
Tom Herbert,
2.0
I would give them less than 1/5 if it was possible.
Avoid this host at all costs. Mind numbingly dumb people working customer service and the tech guy destroyed my company website. Right now they can't figure out how to send ... More me a backup to transfer to another hosting company or they think they're playing me to get more of my money. Forget ASO. Less
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.92 to $20.00 8 plans from $3.79 to $10.12
Under $4

Tiny

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

$3.79 / MO
  • Space: 256 MB
  • Bandwidth: 2.5 TB
  • Panel: other
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Under $8

Small

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 51.2 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Linux Standard

$5.06 / MO
  • Space: 1 GB
  • Bandwidth: 5 TB
  • Panel: other
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Over $10

Medium

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: 153.6 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Linux Ultimate

$10.12 / MO
  • Space: 2.5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
8 plans from $20.00 to $150.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
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
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No
Server Locations
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 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes No
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 4 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python Yes No
Node.js Yes No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
Database Support
1 of 3 1 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes Yes
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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