Please help me in choosing web hosting

Discussion in 'Web Design & Coding' started by 0xyGen, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. 0xyGen

    0xyGen OSNN One Post Wonder

    Hi everyone,
    I am sorry for possible offtopic, but I need your help in find new web hosting provider as soon as possible, because my current host ( is kicking me off, they say 'your account is using a lot server resources', but my website gets only about 200 visitors per day and my disk usage is 1500 MB (maybe they do not like that?)

    Anyway, what would be your recommendations for getting reliable web hosting? Where are you hosting your websites? Are you happy with your providers?

    I am now checking - offer looks very nice, but is it real that they can provide unlimited disk space?
    I have contacted them about this question and they say something that "These days 500GB disk drive costs only $30 per month, so if some day we will run out of disk space we will simply add new 500GB disk drive with almost zero costs and you can continue uploading without any problems".

    What do you think about it? Maybe things have changed in last 4 years? With my current provider I get only 2GB of disk space for $10 per month..
    Any ideas and suggestions are much appreciated.
  2. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

    Well, there are a couple web host provider that can certainly offer their services..

    If could try an alternate host like Nearly Free Speech which is a "pay for what you use" host. Their service has gotten fairly reliable and is a no-frills type of host (unless you want to pay for said frills).
  3. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

    Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2008
  4. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

    I use and stand behind Sherweb - Rock solid hosting for both web and exchange/sharepoint, customer service and support is amazing as well.
  5. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

    I've been using for several years. They host over 10 of my sites (in sig) on a single account. Ridiculous specs for the price. And if you do use them please add me as referrer :D
  6. Norma Fay

    Norma Fay OSNN One Post Wonder

    We use Intermedia’s <a href="">Hosted exchange</a>. They really made the transition seamless. I loved how they took care of the migration for us.