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Hostgator Review Snapshot

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  • Best support
  • Excellent user ratings
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Company Snapshot:

Hostgator was established in 2002 and is one of the best hosting companies. What makes them the best is their support nad uptime. Tech Support response time is very good and reasonable. Also tech support staff has sound technical knowledge. Most of the issues are resolved by 1st tier support. If they cannot resolve, it is passed on to next tier support level.

Growth of HostGator was phenomenal. In just 6+ years, they have become one of the leading web hosting companies. Also, customer loyalty is the best proof. Most of customers stay with Hostgator and do recommend to others.

Hostgator specializes in:

Hosting Plans Details:

Shared Hosting Plans:

For shared hosting, hostgator specializes in Linux hosting only. (They do plan to add windows hosting later).

  • Hatchling: Price: $4.95/Bandwidth: 3000 GB/ Disk Space: 350 GB
  • Baby: Price: $7.95/ Bandwidth: 6000 GB/ Disk Space: 600 GB/Domains: unlimited
  • Swamp: Price: $12.95/Bandwidth: unlimited/Disk Space: 1000 GB/Domains: unlimited

All these plans are have excellent features for a shared hosting account. If you have only one website, a Hatchling plan would suffice.If you have multiple websites/domains, then you may want to consider Baby or Swamp plans.

Other main features
  • UNLIMITED MySQL Databases
  • Fantastico with 50+ scripts
  • Free website creation software - it easy for a newbie to create their own site without much technical knowledge.
  • Host UNLIMITED domains( all plans except Hatchling)
  • Your Own Toll-Free Number(Business web Hosting package only)
  • Free Dedicated IP(Business package only)
  • Free Private SSL(Business package only)
  • All plans offer add-on open source applications, content management systems, shopping carts as well
  • FFmpeg Compatible(dedicated server only)

 

Dedicated Hosting Plans:

Hostgator has 4 plans for dedicated hosting. Dedicated server price range from $174.00 - $374.00. HostGator dedicated hosting is a fully managed solution. All plans include cPanel for free. They also promise to provision, secure, and deliver within 24 hours of purchase. All plans are valuable and are reasonably priced(even though you may find better pricing with other good hosting companies.)

Here’s a snapshot of Hostgator Dedicated Hosting Plans.

  • 5 - 10 IP Addresses
  • Fully Managed Servers
  • Choice of Operating System
  • Host unlimited domains
  • Support FFMPEG
  • FREE Website Templates
  • Scheduled Backups
  • FREE Billing System
  • FREE Enom Domain Reseller
  • 24/7 Technical Support

 

Here’s a snapshot of Hostgator Dedicated Hosting Plans.

» Linux Dedicated Servers

Packages

Basic
(Best Deal)

Standard

Elite

Processor

Pentium 4 2.4Ghz

Dual-Core 3040 Xeon (Conroe)

Dual-Core 3040 Xeon (Conroe)

Setup Fee

FREE

FREE

FREE

Monthly Price

$174.00

$219.00

$279.00

Datacenter Location

Dallas TX

Dallas TX

Dallas TX

 

» Windows Dedicated Servers

Packages

Windows
Basic

(Best Deal)

Windows
Standard

Windows
Elite

Processor

Pentium 4 2.4Ghz

Dual-Core 3040 Xeon (Conroe)

Dual-Core 3040 Xeon (Conroe)

Setup Fee

FREE

FREE

FREE

Monthly Price

$174.00

$219.00

$279.00

 

 

Reseller Hosting Plans:

4 plans are offered and evenly priced. You may find better pricing in other hosting companies. But given their best support, this is a good package.

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» Reseller Hosting Packages

Plans

Aluminum

Copper

Silver

Gold

Diamond

Disk Space

24, 000mb
24gb

40, 000mb
40gb

60, 000mb
60gb

80, 000mb
80gb

100, 000mb
100gb

Bandwidth

250, 000mb
250gb

350, 000mb
350gb

500, 000mb
500gb

600, 000mb
600gb

700, 000mb
700gb

Monthly Price

$24.95

$34.95

$49.95

$74.95

$99.95

 

Server Uptime and Performance:

HostGator data center located in Dallas, Texas-area . Datacenters contain top of the line technology to ensure that servers stay cool, secure, and up at all times. The datacenters feature redundant power, HVAC, and fire detection systems, and are monitored 24/7 by both HostGator and The Planet's Network Operation Centers.

Customer Support Service

Hostgator provide 24/7 phone, email and chat support.Their tech support staff has sound technical knowledge. Most of the issues are resolved by 1st tier support. If they cannot resolve, it is passed on to next tier support level.
Their customer Service average telephone wait time is 10 minutes. Chat service staffs are responsive and helpful.Email response time is a few hours..

To summarize, hostgator is reasonably priced and makes a good candidate for shared web hosting

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Service Summary:
Host Gator provides Shared, Reseller and Dedicated hosting solutions. Services are designed for both beginners and professionals. All shared plans include a 99.9% uptime guarantee, 24/7 support and a 45-day money back guarantee.
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