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Hosting Risk – Collaborative web hosting reviews

Posted by on Apr 11, 2009 in Web Hosting Reviews | 0 comments

In the early days of web hosting when you literally take risk with the hosting company you choose to host your website with, aptly name Host Risk could have been handy to warn you of the potential problem or lack of it that awaits you with each of the hosting companies online then. After being stung by a hosting company that went bust, I remember comparing the advertisers who were still advertising a year or more later in my favourite Internet magazine .Net to decide who to choose to host my company, the thinking was that, if the company has been advertising for two years or more, then it has stand the test of time and the chances of continuing in business for another two year or so is great. Host Risk provide a similar function to the one I used to put .Net to, just in a different way. Hosting Risk basically harnesses the power of social collaboration by providing a platform for web hosting user to nominate and rate their hosting company or a hosting company they have first hand information about.  Once a hosting company is submitted to Host Risk database, other users of that hosting company can register at Host Risk and give account of their experience of the company in question, awarding the site between one and five starts. Next time you want to host a website it may be worth checking out Host Risk first and read the hosting review users of the company you are thinking of going with are saying about their...

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hostingspeeds.com – Independent web hosting speed comparison

Posted by on Jan 8, 2009 in Web Hosting Reviews | Comments Off on hostingspeeds.com – Independent web hosting speed comparison

One of the marketing techniques favouredby hosting companies is boasting about services included in the package they offer you. It is not uncommon for some hosting companies to claim that  they give you more web space, larger bandwidth,100% up time, more mailboxes, faster server etc etc. Most of this claims you can easily verify but the claim of a faster server is rather difficult to verify by a normal consumer, that is where the services of Hosting Speeds comes into the equation. Hosting Speeds, an ambitious project that ranks participating web hosting companies from allover the world by the speed of their server, giving potently web hosting customers and independent hosting speeds comparison site. This could help you confirm whether the server speed claim of a host is true or not. Hosting Speeds V2 Hosting Speeds, the brainchild of Jan Paul ten Wolde, a lawyer by day and an Internet buff in his spare time, started in 2005, it grew  much larger than Jan Paul ten Wolde (affectionately know as JP) which lead to the project being partly abandoned in late 2006 or early 2007. The popularity of the project was immense, with people contacting JP requesting that Hosting Speeds is brought back to life.  JP finally agreed to bring Hosting Speeds project back online with announcement about the new version of Hosting Speeds on the project’s website. Hosting Speeds Reloaded (V3) The new version of hosting speeds have 4 PHP programmers queue helping JP code the latest version which boast of more bell and whistle than the previous versions including easy to use Hosting Speeds plug-in client for popular applications such as WordPress, Joomla and others. This new addition to how you can implement Hosting Speeds client is an excellent move. Coding of the new version will also be leaner, cleaner using latest web technologies such as Web 2.0, Ajax and other to get the best out the base programming language of Hosting Speeds; PHP. Next time you want TO verify the speed a hosting company claims to deliver, Hosting Speeds should be your first port of call. A lively forum where you can exchange ideas, chat with hosting providers and other hosting consumer is also part of the project, the forum can be found at Hosting Speeds...

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Velnetweb – Combo Premium Web Hosting Review

Posted by on Oct 4, 2007 in Web Hosting Reviews | 0 comments

Velnetweb specialise in low cost web hosting and domain name registration. Velnetweb hosting platform is targeted mainly at individuals and micro businesses but Velnetweb customers includes small businesses and even small government department such as Schools and NHS trusts. Velnetweb said their approach to web hosting is very simple; give customer what they want and back it up with excellent support. A quick look at one of Velnetweb hosting packages and the features that come with it reveals a robust web hosting package that can comfortably meet the needs of a small business or individual home user. Feature/Services that come with Velnetweb combo premium follows: Combo Premium Plan * 50MB premium web hosting space * 10 POP3 email accounts * Full 24X7 FTP access * 20 email aliases * 1GB Data transfer per month * Auto-responder * 1 MySql Database * Spam filter * Password protected directories * Private Webmail * CGI/Perl, Mod Perl, PHP, SSI * Control panel * FrontPage * Online backup tool * Webalizer graphical web stats * Technical support * Raw logs * D.I.Y. Search engine submission * File manager * Price £59.00 per year * No set up fee You can order combo premium or other hosting packages from Velnetweb  by visiting their order...

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Web Hosting Reviews

Posted by on Oct 4, 2007 in Web Hosting Reviews | 0 comments

A new hosting reviews section has been added to Temi web hosting and domain name Blogs. It is hopped this new section will brings you information about top UK web hosting and domain name registration service providers. The first round of reviews will focus on shared web hosting services providers. Hopefully, information on this new section will go some way to providing you information about potentially suitable shared web hosting services providers who maybe able to host your website.

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