Founded in 2002, ORC Webhosting offers domain registration, transfer and administration at reasonable prices. With their uncomplicated tools, customers can easily create email accounts, websites, databases, blogs or online shops on their own. We spoke with S. Mazenauer, CEO of ORC Webhosting about their hosting plans, high-security standards, and their robust VPN service.
This interview was originally published on February 17, 2020.
Can users register, purchase, and transfer domains through ORC Webhosting?
Yes, we offer domain registrations and, of course, domain transfers. Users can choose from almost all available TLDs at affordable and, above all, transparent prices with no hidden fees. All registrations run in real-time.
What are your hosting plans?
We offer various hosting plans. Our Easy packages start at 1 GB of storage space for 1.90 per month and are well suited for beginners and smaller projects and. Our Premium packages for smaller and larger companies, as well as larger projects, start at 10 GB for 4.90 per month.
All packages include spam protection from spam experts, the Weebly website builder, and malware protection from SiteLock. Also included are an SSL certificate, unlimited traffic and email accounts, and 24/7/365 fast support.
At a customer’s request, we can also put together an individual web hosting package to meets their specific requirements.
Do your plans include SSL?
SSL certificates are included in all web hosting packages. We also offer a range of DigiCert certificates for users who prefer an EV or OV certificate.
What eCommerce options are available?
All common eCommerce options are available. For those customers requiring special configuration, we are happy to provide as much support as possible.
Do you offer a Website Builder?
Customers of every web hosting package can use WEEBLY website builder to create up to 5 pages and up to 5 products in the e-shop, free of charge. Weebly is a very easy to use, drag & drop platform that benefits inexperienced users who want to put their website online quickly and easily.
We have 4 Weebly packages in our program, so there is something for everyone. Upgrades are possible at any time.
Are backup and recovery services available?
The standard backup on our system is every seven days. For an additional charge, customers can book daily backups with a rotation of 30 to 90 days. All backups are stored on separate servers and do not affect the storage space of the web hosting plan.
Customers receive separate backups such as full account backup, file backup, email backup. This way, in the event of an emergency, they only need to restore what might have been lost.
What are your VPN offerings?
With over 1,000 servers in over 40 locations, we are one of the fastest VPNs available.
Using our VPN with 1-click setup for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux, you can access the Internet from anywhere, on any device, without restriction. We protect your personal information is when using public WiFi.
Some of the many advantages of our VPN:
- Hide your IP address
- Protect your online identity
- No activity logs to track surfing
- Secure your banking business
- Use military encryption
- Surf safely on public Wi-Fi networks
- Stream and browse without restrictions.
- From video streaming to social networks, our VPN works everywhere and gives you access to the sites and apps you love.
- Fast speed for easy browsing and no more buffing or waiting.
- Access to blocked websites
- Watch streaming services anywhere
- Bypass Local Internet Censorship
- Play regional blocking games
- Get better deals online
- Stay private and anonymous
What support services are available to your customers?
All our customers receive support – 24/7/365 – with our average response time being 30 minutes. We have won multiple awards for our customer support and in 2019, we were named the best Swiss web host by a specialist magazine.
Furthermore, we support our customers with problems with design, SEO, etc. as much as possible. The support is unlimited and, in most cases, free of charge.
Our customers can contact support by phone, email, or our ticket system.