1 and 1 hosting review
1 and 1 is one of the leading web hosting providers that currently maintains over 60, 000 servers and 8 million hosted customers. This hosting provider is using both the Linux and Windows platforms. This hosting company offers four hosting packages to their clients. They are 1 and 1 beginner hosting package, 1 and 1 home hosting package, 1 and 1 business hosting package, 1 and 1 developer hosting package. The features offered by these packages are mentioned below:
1. 1 and 1 beginner hosting package: worth $3.99 per month, which includes 10 GB of disk space, 300 GB of bandwidth, 1 FTP account, one free domain, free domain registration, 600 email accounts, $25 Google AdWords, $25 Yahoo, $50 Microsoft adCenter, $25 city search, firewall protected data, and daily backup of web site data.
2. 1 and 1 home hosting package: worth $4.99 per month, which includes 120 GB storage space, 1200 GB bandwidth, 10 FTP accounts, two free domains, free domain registration, 1200 email accounts, $25 Google AdWords, $25 Yahoo, $50 Microsoft adCenter, $25 city search, firewall protected data, and daily backup of web site data.
3. 1 and 1 business hosting package: worth $9.99 per month, including 250 GB of web space, 2500 GB of data transfer, 25 FTP accounts, three domains which are free of cost, free private domain registration, 2500 email accounts, $50 Google AdWords, $50 Yahoo, $100 Microsoft adCenter, $50 city search, firewall protected data, geo trusted dedicated SSL certificate and daily backup of web site data.
4. 1 and 1 developer hosting package: worth $19.99 per month which includes 300 GB of web space, 3000 GB of data transfer, 50 FTP accounts, five free domains, free domain registration, 4000 email accounts, $100 Google AdWords, $75 Yahoo, $200 Microsoft adCenter, $100 city search, firewall protected data, geo trusted dedicated SSL certificate and daily backup of web site data.
5. Domains: .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info available for $8.99, .ca for $11.99, .cc, .mobi for $19.99, .co, for $29.99, .tv for $29.99.
The users can select any of the above packages that meet their requirements. The control panel used by them is a customized control panel with a user interface where you can configure and control all the aspects of your web site which includes email management, domain management, hosting account, billing, etc. The overall control panel is good but you need to make a little adjustment if you already use Plesk or cpanel. The reliability is also very good. They maintain the servers to keep the uptime as 99.9% like other web hosting providers. If you are looking for a company with proven profitability, track record, and a massive committed client base, then no look further. They have the leading technology to provide to their customers.
The customer support service is quite excellent as they are available for 24/7 in a clockwise manner. Their technical support is available through toll free number, which is an advantage over the other web hosts offering limited hours of support, email only. In addition to this, FAQ provides excellent help-yourself answers to most of all the common questions related to hosting and domain related topics. But most of the people will use email support service.
Netfirms hosting review
This company was established in 1998. This is one of the premier web hosting providers in the industry. They have long reputation and great customer service. They offer web hosting, domain registration, email, ecommerce and e-marketing services to small and medium sized business people. The packages offered by them are stated below:
1. Netfirms plus: worth $4.95 per month, including 10 GB of disk space, 500 GB bandwidth, 10 email accounts, and one free domain.
2. Netfirms advantage: worth $9.95 per month, which includes 250 GB of storage space, 2000 GB of data transfer, 500 email accounts, and unlimited domains.
3. Netfirms business: worth $14.95 per month including 300 GB of disk space, 3000 GB of bandwidth, 1000 email accounts, and unlimited domains.
This company is using the XL6 control panel which comes with a detailed account statistics page, a file manager, domain manager, 24/7 FTP access and is available in multiple languages. The netfirms uses a super fast connectivity of OC48 via MCI/Worldcom and Telus/Genuity provides high quality bandwidth for your web site. Their uptime is really perfect and they maintain the servers in a well manner. The support service is offered by phone, email and live chat which is available for24/7.0