Uptime and Reliability99.9% uptime guarantee, and 100% customer satisfaction promises, bode well for those who want their site to run smoothly, and want excellent service. You can expect your site to run quite smoothly with this host, and you are not going to run in to issues with slower than average speeds; with many servers in place, your site should operate and load quickly, and you should not have too many problems with downtime, if you have customers who are outside of the US.
Hosting Plans and Tech Features
|#||Hosting Type||Plan Name||Storage||Bandwidth||Price/mo||Renewal|
|1||Shared||Personal Hosting||50 GB||1000 GB||$1.99||$8.00|
|2||Shared||Preferred Hosting||200 GB||2500 GB||$5.20||$13.00|
|4||WordPress Managed||Starter||5 GB SSD||10,000 Visits /mo.||$2.00||$4.99|
|5||WordPress Managed||Primary||10 GB SSD||25,000 Visits /mo.||$4.00||$9.99|
|6||WordPress Managed||Pro||20 GB SSD||100,000 Visits /mo.||$5.20||$12.99|
|7||VPS||VPS 1 GB||25 GB||3 TB||$8.00||$12.00|
|8||VPS||VPS 2 GB||50 GB||4 TB||$16.00||$24.00|
|9||VPS||VPS 4 GB||100 GB||5 TB||$32.00||$48.00|
|10||VPS||VPS 8 GB||200 GB||6 TB||$64.00||$96.00|
|11||VPS||VPS 16 GB||400 GB||7 TB||$128.00||$192.00|
|12||Dedicated Unmanaged||D2||2 x 1 TB||10 TB||$124.95||$124.95|
|13||Dedicated Unmanaged||D3||2 x 3 TB||10 TB||$159.00||$159.00|
|14||Dedicated Unmanaged||D5||2 x 4 TB||100 TB||$257.50||$257.50|
|15||Dedicated Managed||D2||2 x 1 TB||10 TB||$223.95||$223.95|
|16||Dedicated Managed||D3||2 x 3 TB||10 TB||$258.00||$258.00|
|17||Dedicated Managed||D5||2 x 4 TB||100 TB||$356.50||$356.50|
|18||Website Builder||Essential||10 Pages||unlimited||$3.71||$4.95|
|19||Website Builder||Business||100 Pages||unlimited||$7.46||$9.95|
|20||Website Builder||Unlimited Business||1000 Pages||unlimited||$10.46||$13.95|
Plans, Apps and Features Rating:
Control Panel and SoftwareYou receive unlimited domains, varying levels of disk space and bandwidth based on the plan you choose, dedicated ssl, continuous support, a dedicated IP, email hosting, php, and other online security measures are in place. In terms of the control panel, you will work with c panel when you choose hosting with WestHost. Not only are the apps extremely easy to work with, but you can also modify your site quickly and easily, and you can keep track of site visitors, and other critical data, when you use this to host your online site.
Support Performance24/7 support is provided over the phone; and, you can reach the online chat most times of the day, as someone is always on to help customers. You can use email support as well, but tickets do take on a priority system, so if it is not critical, you can wait up to a day for a response. You can use online FAQ pages, and support, to answer the questions you have if you are dealing with any issues on your site as well.
Pricing, Value and Renewal FeesIf you are a small business owner, $4 is rather cheap; the fact that this comes with a CMS in place, means you can keep track of how happy or disappointed your customers are as well. Cloud hosting and dedicated hosting is also offered, for a higher price, but does provide you with the guarantee your site won't go down. For a low entry level price, and the ability to keep track of your customer satisfaction, WestHost offers a fairly good deal, to small business owners who need online hosting.
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