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Looking for a good webhosting company

Hello,

I plan to build up a website for my small business / or private use. I am looking for a reliable hosting company. They should speak english as well as german and please not too expensive. They should be homed in europe (switzerland is not a must)

So far I have found:

https://www.hostworld.net (good prices)
https://www.hetzner.de (seems to be a big player)
https://www.strato.de (also veryyy big)

Anyone have expirience with these ?

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Old 17.02.2017, 23:49
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

Hetzner has a fairly good name.

How technical are you?
What do you want to run, wordpress?

Have a look at Amazon free tier services. It takes a bit of knowledge (available on google), but you can setup a server and wordpress site in about an hour.
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

Hello,
thanks for your thoughts, well when I check e.g.
https://www.hostworld.net , they offer wordpress hosting with special cache plugin, maybe interesting.

Hetzner looks little bit old fashioned doesnt they?

Anyway thanks for help
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Old 18.02.2017, 00:02
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

https://www.hostpoint.ch/en/

But a quick look at your hostworld said Euor 1.99/month? LOL, guess you'll find hostpoint too expensive. Yet as Jag said, all depends what you want/expect.
With hostpoint you can also have one deal and add several domains under that. I do that, got two websites so far, pay one.
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

Just buy a NAS and share it with the world: https://www.synology.com/en-global/k...n_Synology_NAS
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Old 18.02.2017, 22:59
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

If you are planning to run a business then the Web host performance is more important than the monthly price!
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

In CH - hostpoint.ch
In the UK - the best, but not the cheapest:
https://www.clook.net/
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

Hostpoint.ch is fairly good if it needs to be Switzerland. Otherwise there are lower cost options in Europe
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

I highly recommend Hostpoint. I've tried a few 'bargain' alternatives, but ended up disappointed in the long run. I've been with Hostpoint for a few years now, and haven't regretted it.

They're not the cheapest, but I think they're the best value — quite reasonable, actually.

I haven't relied on their English abilities, as I understand a fair amount of German and use that whenever possible. So if English is a critical matter, I'd check with them before signing up. I think they have a 30-day money-back trial offer, which should make that process fairly easy in a real-world context.
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

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I highly recommend Hostpoint. I've tried a few 'bargain' alternatives, but ended up disappointed in the long run. I've been with Hostpoint for a few years now, and haven't regretted it.

They're not the cheapest, but I think they're the best value — quite reasonable, actually.

I haven't relied on their English abilities, as I understand a fair amount of German and use that whenever possible. So if English is a critical matter, I'd check with them before signing up. I think they have a 30-day money-back trial offer, which should make that process fairly easy in a real-world context.
you can put several websites under a main one (not noticeable to the world), so you pay only for one.
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I highly recommend Hostpoint. I've tried a few 'bargain' alternatives, but ended up disappointed in the long run. I've been with Hostpoint for a few years now, and haven't regretted it.

They're not the cheapest, but I think they're the best value — quite reasonable, actually.

I haven't relied on their English abilities, as I understand a fair amount of German and use that whenever possible. So if English is a critical matter, I'd check with them before signing up. I think they have a 30-day money-back trial offer, which should make that process fairly easy in a real-world context.
Probably technical people who work for webhosting companies (or any IT company) have adequate technical English since most of the technical material is in English language
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Re: Looking for a good webhosting company

A customer of mine is quite happy with hostpoint's web hosting, and their helpdesk is great, too, includung good English). However, we had numerous issues with their email service, both web-based GUI and IMAP to MS Outlook and Thunderbird. We ended up using hostpoint-based Inbox only for transparent forwarding to another provider's mailboxes, where Webmail GUI and IMAP manipulations with large mail folders were more robust.
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