LunarPages Review 2017; Latest Review in Internet
Here is our Lunarpages review 2017. What is lunarpages? Did you ever heard this name before? The chances are less unless you are very familiar with hosting companies. Lunarpages is a small hosting company which only hosted around 150000 websites in their servers. But don’t think they are too small. There is a reason we selected this hosting to give it a try because, lunarpages has a biggest plus point. Many big technology companies and tech giants hosted their website with lunar hosting.
Want to know who are all they? There is a huge list, but I can tell you a few names that you can understand very easily because they are familiar with you. These big customers of lunarpages include Microsoft, Dell, Citrix, Yokohama and General Motors. Now you may have a respectful look towards Lunarpages, isn’t it? But there are a lot that not yet revealed. We will take a close look on Lunarpages Hosting.
Some Basic Knowledge about LunarPages
Lunarpages Hosting Plans and Pricing
Lunarpages providing many types of hosting solutions including Windows hosting, Linux hosting, VPS hosting and Semi dedicated server hosting. Since most of our readers are looking for medium requirements, we are concentrating on their Shared Hosting plan only.
One of the most sold hosting plan that lunarpages providing was their Basic Hosting plan, which starting at a monthly price of $4.95/month. But this is a tricky way of cheating its customers. You will get their hosting at $4.95 only if you are ready to pay for next 60 months in advance. You can see it below. Lunarpages Basic Hosting plan includes an unlimited package of bandwidth, storage, Sub domains, Email accounts and FTP Accounts.
You can have a look at the below image to differentiate with other plans provided by Lunarpages.
Uptime and Load Time
♦Uptime is Really Good
We hosted a test website on luarpages basic hosting just to check their uptime and load time. Uptime result really gave a surprise to us by providing a 100% uptime for last 30 days. They are good in uptime. Even many premium hosting companies are not able to give 100% up time in 2017.
♦Load Time is the Worst
The ugliest truth about lunarpages hosting is, they are maintaining very slow severs. The time taking to load web page is very high and they are not able to solve that issue yet. Our websites home page is just 1.9 MB, that is the normal size we used to test every hosting, but what lunarpages given us was a worst load time we have seen in 2017. We have given the test result below.
According to the information we gained, Lunarpages have more than 2600 servers including 2500 live servers for hosting their client websites. They are adding an average of 5-7 servers monthly for giving better performance to their new customers without affecting the performance of old hosted websites.
Specification: Duel Intel Xeon 3.2GHz Hyper threaded processor with 4GB Memory and 5 * 73 hard drive kits. They have the ability to back up entire website data on a daily basis.
Instead of using a regular, nice looking Cpanel like bluehost or hostgator, Lunarpages preferred to make their own LCPC panel that is little complicated for first time usage.
Editor’s Note: “The C-panel we are using in many hosting providers are not belongs to them. C-panel is an individual software which created by C-panel Inc. All web hosts made a deal with them to provide better and easy control panel to their customers”
The problem with LCPC control panel is, only newly joined customers are qualified to use the facility. If you are an old client, you can only use the old c-panel.
Lunarpages has mainly three types of customer support and a support forum. They are trying to solve customers’ issues through, E-mails, contact forms, and via direct phone calls. Does they have an awesome support?
In 2010, lunarpages is considered as one of the best hosting provider in the planet. But what happened after that? They loss popularity and now they are only hosted 150000 clients. And the secret is, most of their clients are not happy in their service. Most of them are sticking with lunarpages since they have paid for a long term. What reduced the popularity of lunarpages? Our answer is their worst customer support.
In the above paragraph, I have mentioned about the speed issue. The load time is very high and that’s why we decided to contact customer care. But our experience was very bad. They don’t even know how to respond politely.
You can read many reviews in internet. Everyone is pointing towards their customer support. Negligence towards simple issues made customers unhappy and their simple issues become a severe case and peoples started to leave lunarpages.
|Lunarpages Has an impressive Up-time. They are providing an up-time almost near to 100%. According to our personal experience of one month with Lunarpages, we are getting 100% uptime||Loadtime is very low compared to almost all other Hosting Providers. It took more than 7 Seconds to load the pages we have tested. We consider it as one of the worst load time result of 2017|
|Their Server and Operating systoms are Uptodated and upgrading according to needs. New customers are Hosted in new servers to enhance quality.||Lunarpages has a worst Customer support. 80% of their current customers are not happy with their customer support.|
Lunarpages is only good if you found a Time machine and you could travel to past and host a website in Lunarpages. It was a good option to host websites till 2012, but after that Lunarpages become worthless. The real problem is, even while they are not providing a good service, they don’t even reduced their price. It will better if you found another hosting provider to host your website in 2017.
If you are looking for a cheap and best hosting in 2017, we have many option to give you and the best two of them are Bluehost and Hostgator. You can also Read Our most liked Bluehost Review and Hostgator review before making a decision.
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Lunarpages - Our Rating
- Plans & Pricing
- Load Time
While looking into the Overall performance, Lunarpages will not be a good option for Hosting a Small Business website or Blog in 2017.