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An evaluation of Exclusive Hosting

We, at, have selected 'Exclusive Hosting' to be our present domain and hosting vendor. This is why we deem that this brief review of 'Exclusive Hosting' is perchance going to be very helpful for other folks from all over the Globe who are looking for domain name and web hosting solutions. We say people from all around the Globe, since the simple truth is that 'Exclusive Hosting' currently delivers domain and hosting services in several server farm facility sites: in the United States (Chicago, IL), in the United Kingdom (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Scandinavia (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). That way, covering nearly the whole World. At least from the point of view of the Internet. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'Exclusive Hosting' in brief:

Shared Web Hosting Plans

The initial thing we, at, have detected is the inexpensive prices of the shared site hosting plans supplied by 'Exclusive Hosting'. Shared doesn't sound very well, does it? Well, that's what it is referred to as: shared web hosting. The good thing here is that the web space hosting packages supplied by 'Exclusive Hosting' are driven by a custom devised, futuristic cloud web hosting solution (each hosting service, such as email, databases, web page hosting Control Panel, disk storage, DNS, stats, etc., is being run on a separate group of hosting servers in a cluster). This is something ANY cPanel web hosting vendor on the Earth will have great complications with, because cPanel is a one-server based web site hosting environment (each hosting service, such as mail, databases, web page hosting Control Panel, web space, DNS, stats, etc., runs on a single hosting server), cPanel is not open source (therefore the cPanel-based web space hosting firms are not able to include new functionality and handle it the way they want it) and there is no open source file platform (they need to create their own file platform), which is the basis of any cloud web hosting service. Let's get back to the shared website hosting packages, which are driven by a genuine cloud webspace hosting system. With a shared web space hosting plan, each client pays solely for his/her plan, thus keeping the web space hosting price really low (because plenty of customers utilize the same hosting server). In a few words, a shared hosting account, which runs on a clustered webspace hosting system, permits you to pay solely for the resources that you really need, refraining from a scenario where you pay for a powerful web space hosting package that you cannot really use, or for a basic web page hosting package that cannot host your site. The possibility to upgrade your account from one plan to another with just 2 clicks of the mouse grants you the flexibility to start with a low-end plan and upgrade as your web page expands. Hence, you save money that you can expend on promoting the site while it is still brand new. Each web page hosting plan provided by 'Exclusive Hosting' comprises an online web site building tool and more than 40 popular script software applications including WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you 100s of dollars for web design services. 'Exclusive Hosting' provides shared web page hosting solutions in a number of different geographical regions across the Globe. There is one data center facility in Chicago covering the US and Canada; 2 European datacenter facilities - in Great Britain and in Scandinavia; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia Pacific. That way, almost the entire Globe is encompassed to present you and your website's visitors with a steady and dependable webspace hosting service at a preferred location. On the whole, the shared hosting plans furnished 'Exclusive Hosting' are very well stocked and come at a very reasonable price (beginning from $3.25 for the Exclusive plan).

Semi-dedicated Web Hosting Servers

To users with little to no experience, a virtual private web server may appear difficult to handle. That's perhaps why 'Exclusive Hosting' also stores semi-dedicated servers in its main North American datacenter in Chicago. Managing these accounts is comparable to administering a standard shared website hosting plan through a Control Panel user interface. They have all the features of a shared website hosting plan such as a free-of-charge website building tool and a web application installer, but the system resource quota provided by a semi-dedicated hosting server package is many times bigger than that of a shared plan. For instance, the CPU power that can be used is nearly 5 times as much as compared to the shared web space hosting packages. When matched against a shared web page hosting plan, the quota of database queries included within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is great: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted TLD allowance is a norm as well. The semi-dedicated server hosting accounts do not include full server root privileges (we, at, count this as a little downside), but the good point is that they are managed through the very same web hosting Control Panel interface as the shared packages. This suggests that a recognizable graphical interface is offered to all customers who do not feel confident enough to administer a VPS hosting server, but at the same time require more power and resources than a virtual private hosting server can furnish them with. This is so owing to the fact that the semi-dedicated hosting servers share the resources of the same powerful hyper-advanced web hosting servers as the ones which accommodate the VPS web server hosting plans, still, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is very low (somewhere between 20 to 30 per physical machine), whereas the private virtual web hosting servers can reach a much higher number (80 to 120 per physical server). Having that information in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Exclusive Hosting' can be dubbed as being very cheap (as far as cost is concerned), commencing from $22.00 for the Rocket plan.

Dedicated Web Servers

In's opinion, enormous websites such as social networks, community and corporate web portals or famous web storefronts with 1000s of customers demand a much more powerful webspace hosting solution. It seems that the blokes from 'Exclusive Hosting' have drawn the same conclusion as well. To answer its clients' expectations, 'Exclusive Hosting' provides a number of dedicated web servers that can manage millions of daily visits. That assessment is based on the hardware configurations the dedicated web hosting servers are offering: multi-core processors, up to four gigabytes of RAM, two thousand gigabytes of disk storage and Gigabit NICs will no doubt guarantee the quick and steady performance of any kind of website. According to 'Exclusive Hosting', the original hardware configurations can be upgraded for more system resource-requiring sites. We, from, think that all dedicated server solutions offered by 'Exclusive Hosting' are also suitable for beginning a hosting reseller business as each dedicated server comes with free-of-cost invoicing transaction software and a free-of-charge domain reseller account. Unfortunately, the dedicated web servers provided by 'Exclusive Hosting' are all unmanaged. We, at, think that this is a minor minus, which can be rectified by paying a monthly fee of $32.00 USD. So, if you demand help, the Managed Services upgrade provides a bunch of additional services such as a regular backup, software installation, dedicated web server monitoring and troubleshooting procedures. A bouquet of webspace hosting Control Panel (CP) user interfaces are available with each of the web servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our ('s) prediction is that the excellent point and click File Manager added in the Hepsia hosting CP will perhaps render the recourse to any FTP client useless. Our ('s) inference is that the dedicated servers delivered by 'Exclusive Hosting' don't seem to be very cheap (yet the Hepsia website hosting CP and the unmetered hosted domain allowance will doubtlessly make you smile), commencing from $40.00 for the A1 HDD package.