HostRocket Review 2018 – A Complete Web Hosting Package?
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Host Rocket Review
Contents of This Review
- 1 Host Rocket Review
- 1.1 About HostRocket
- 1.2 HostRocket Plans and Pricing
- 1.3 HostRocket Reseller VPS Hosting
- 1.4 HostRocket - Server Locations
- 1.5 HostRocket Uptime and Load Time
- 1.6 Security - How Secure Is Host Rocket?
- 1.7 HostRocket Customer Support
- 1.8 Host Rocket Review -Conclusion
Let's Get Started by checking about the HostRocket web hosting company!
HostRocket was launched back in 1999 with great dreams and forecasting. It might be that you haven’t come across the name in the previous few years. However, lately the company has gain good reputations and has made its mark in the market. There is no doubt that you will find the right product for your site at the correct price.
Speaking about the official website, it might turn out to be a bit dull and not attractive but if we talk about the packages and the price they offer their plans at is quite attractive and reliable. HostRocket being an old model in the market maybe failed to attract the customers on the basis of their website, however, their own plans and performance would surely encourage thousands to go with it. This is the only reason why HostRocket is successfully providing services to more than 50000 websites today.
HostRocket Plans and Pricing
The plans provided by HostRocket are different from other companies and basically varies according to the time period you choose to use their service for. So, in case you want the cost to be the lowest, you have to plan for something that is going to last for long enough.
|Web Hosting Plans|
|Monthly Plan||Semi-annual Plan||Annual Plan||Biennial Plan|
|Unlimited Disk Space||Unlimited Disk Space||Unlimited Disk Space||Unlimited Disk Space|
|Unlimited Bandwidth||Unlimited Bandwidth||Unlimited Bandwidth||Unlimited Bandwidth|
|Unlimited Websites||Unlimited Websites||Unlimited Websites||Unlimited Websites|
|Unlimited Email Accounts||Unlimited Email Accounts||Unlimited Email Accounts||Unlimited Email Accounts|
|24/7 Tech Support||24/7 Tech Support||24/7 Tech Support||24/7 Tech Support|
|N/A||N/A||Free Setup||Free Setup|
|N/A||N/A||+3 Months free service||+6 Months Free Service|
HostRocket Reseller VPS Hosting
The reseller VPS hosting feature provided by HostRocket is quite different and definitely difficult to list it on a table. Thus, to avoid any of the confusion we would recommend you to visit the official website of HostRocket itself to get the perfect knowledge about the reseller vps hosting properly. However, for your convenience we have provided the link to the visit and the cheapest reseller VPS hosting plan available on the site.
Apart from it, if you want cPanel for your customers, you have to pay additional $14.95/Mo to make it accessible for them.
Speaking of the Dedicated Hosting Plans, they are same as you have found earlier at other platforms. Check the list of the plans below.
|Dedicated Web Hosting|
|16 GB Intel E5-2620||32 GB Intel E5-2620||16 GB Dual Intel E5-2620||32 GB Dual Intel E5-2620|
|12 Visible Cores||12 Visible Cores||24 Visible Cores||24 Visible Cores|
|16 GB Memory||32 GB Memory||16 GB Memory||32 GB Memory|
|2x500 GB HDD or 2x120 GB SSD||2x500 GB HDD or 2x120 GB SSD||2x500 GB HDD or 2x120 GB SSD||2x500 GB HDD or 2x120 GB SSD|
|15 TB Bandwidth||15 TB Bandwidth||15 TB Bandwidth||15 TB Bandwidth|
|100 Mbit Uplink||100 Mbit Uplink||100 Mbit Uplink||100 Mbit Uplink|
|Free RAID 1||Free RAID 1||Free RAID 1||Free RAID 1|
Next moving to we have Shared SSD Hosting plan that is being provided by the company. The plans are basically divided into four distinctive parts, i.e.,
Under each of the following, you will find 3 different plans with different features. The three sub heading under the following would be the same for all, there would just be a slight change in the price charged for the services.
|SSD Shared Hosting|
|SSD Premium||SSD Professional||SSD Executive|
|5 GB SSD RAID Storage||20 GB SSD RAID Storage||40 GB SSD RAID Storage|
|200 GB Bandwidth||300 GB Bandwidth||400 GB Bandwidth|
|1 Free Domain||1 Free Domain||1 Free Domain|
Other services like Web Designing, Co location and Domains are even available at the official website of the company. You can visit it at any point of the time, you are free to do so and get the best of the service suitable to you.
HostRocket - Server Locations
Server location of the company greatly affects the uptime and the loadtime for your website. Thus, it is necessary to note it down before choosing it as your hosting provider.
Well, HostRocket has its only datacenter located in Clifton Park, New York. With the DataCenter size more than 10000 Sq. Ft. And building size around 52000+ Sq. Ft., the datacenter is good enough to provide the best of the services for both large and small sized businesses.
More About HostRocket Datacentre
Location: 21 Corporate Drive, Clifton Park, NY An area not prone to any major natural disasters ensures you that your servers will not be down as a result of Mother Nature.
Building Size: 52,000+ Sq. Ft. A new class a office building, 21 corporate drive offers the perfect location for housing a world class data center.
DataCenter Size: 10,000+ Sq. Ft. Large enough to hold thousands of servers and the ability to more than double the capacity of the server room ensures you will have room to grow for years to come.
Connection: Redundant 10Gbit fiber loops directly to nationwide fiber network & allows us to send your site out on any number of different carriers.
Networking: High end gigabit Ethernet infrastructure. All wiring is done with tested factory terminated cat5e gigabit Ethernet wiring to ensure maximum bandwidth. Cisco Routers and Switches ensure that your site will not be down as a result of inferior hardware failure.
Network Security: DOS and DDOS attack prevention in place. High end DOS (Denial Of Service) and DDOS (Distributed Denial Of Service) attacks are stopped using redundant firewalls.
Cooling: Redundant Rooftop 65 Ton AC Units. The server room is kept at a cool 65 degrees farenheit and the proper level of humidity to ensure both condensation and static electricity will not be a problem no matter what the weather is like outside.
Electrical: Multiple 30 Amp Circuits Per Rack. Running our electrical circuits at 75% max capacity ensures your server will never be short on the power it needs no matter what conditions happen that could affect the power further up the line.
UPS: Full UPS Battery Backup for all equipment All equipment is backed up using multiple separate APC battery backup units to add extra redundancy in case of power failure. All UPS equipment is automatically tested every 2 weeks to ensure working order.
Generator: Full diesel generator backup for all equipment. All equipment is on a powerful Kohler diesel power generator which is turned on automatically 4 seconds after a power failure, long before the battery backup begins to fade. 1,000 gallons of fuel are kept on site, with refueling contracts in place.
Staff: 24/7/365 On Site Staff Full staff means that no matter what time of day or night a problem may arise, the proper technicians to handle the problem be it software, hardware, or networking, are available to fix it right away.
* Contents collected from HostRocket Website
HostRocket Uptime and Load Time
After a brief test on the hosting service provided by the company, the uptime for 2018 has found to be quite good till yet. Approximately, the uptime is found to be 99.93% when lowest and 100% as highest. The four months review on the uptime for HostRocket is being listed below.
Load time is something that the company lacks behind. This is the main factor due to which several competitors have taken lead of. Over the last 4 months, the server is found to be 18% slower than their competitors which are definitely not a good sign. The news even gets worse when we get to know that the load time is continuously deteriorating with time. Average Load time provided by the company for the last four month is:
Security - How Secure Is Host Rocket?
Security for your data is what everybody should get. Looking forward to the necessity nowadays, the company has taken care of the systems is a decent manner to check out whether there is no fault in it. Reductant firewalls are being attached to the servers to protect the systems from DOS and DDOS attacks at place. It has become way to necessary nowadays to keep your system up to date in order to avoid any of the loss of data.
Apart from it, to save you from losing your data, HostRocket back up your files and data on a regular basis to make it available to you when needed.
HostRocket Customer Support
Customer Support in the 21st Century is the most need after sale service to encourage keeping your customers with you forever. If there is anything that you lack in the customer support, it can be a disastrous turn for your company. Keeping the point as the first priority, HostRocket promises to provide a good to do 24/7 Tech Support and other helps whenever it is required. Thus, we can say that we can trust the company when it comes to customer support.
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Host Rocket Review -Conclusion
The company has always tried to bring in the best for the customer but there are certain things that the company needs to change. Like they are still charging some money as ‘Setup Fee’, well no other company does so in the 21st Century and thus it should be taken care of as soon as possible. Hope you got every details about the company after reading my HostRocket review. Do share your thoughts by commenting it below!
HostRocket - Our Rating
HostRocket is a good web hosting company for people having a lot of money to spend. Otherwise, there are a lot of other cheap and web hosting companies available.