Reviews and expert opinion AEserver

Ranked 2584th from 2654 Web Hosting
4.0
Ease of Use
4.0
Features
4.0
Pricing
3.8
Support
4.2
Server locations
United Arab Emirates
Germany
USA
Pat Garvey
Pat Garvey
Web Hosting Expert
UAE-based AEserver was founded in 2005 as a service to help local businesses register domain names. It has since built an outstanding reputation in the region as a value-priced company that provides excellent hosting on a solid infrastructure

Overview

AEserver

Based in the United Arab Emirates, AEserver (formerly Engage LLC) was founded in 2005 as a service to help local businesses register domain names. Its early entry in domain registration services allowed the team to recognize an opportunity to provide hosting infrastructure as well, and the rest is history.

AEserver has since built an outstanding reputation in the region as a value-priced company that provides excellent hosting on a solid infrastructure backed by speedy and helpful customer service.

Features and Ease of Use

AEserver offers both Linux and Windows hosting. It features straightforward shared hosting plans at three levels and a good variety of options for cloud hosting as well. In addition, you’ll find managed WordPress, Joomla, and Magento hosting plans. A free domain name is included with every plan.

AEserver has integrated the popular Weebly website builder into the service. You can actually sign up for Weebly through the AEserver control panel.

There’s good news and bad news here. If you like Weebly, it’s convenient. But Weebly comes at an additional monthly expense, so if you prefer a proprietary builder bundled with your hosting to build a custom website, you’re out of luck. Fortunately, there’s support for free CMSes like WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla, so beginners will at least have a bit of help there.

Unfortunately, there’s no uptime guarantee, and backups and SSL certificates come at an additional cost.

Pricing and Support

Since AEserver is located in the UAE, the vendor’s prices depend heavily on currency exchange rates. At the time of writing, its shared hosting packages are fairly expensive in U.S. dollars relative to what they offer.

The shared hosting plans are fully-featured for the most part, although the lowest plan only offers 1GB of disk space, so it won’t be enough for many users. The cloud server plans, on the other hand, offer a great deal of flexibility in terms of CPU cycles, RAM, and storage. They are offered at a reasonable price and there are ten plans to choose from.

Customer support is good with available phone support during Dubai business hours from Saturday to Thursday and/or ticket-based issue management. Replies to inquiries were prompt and helpful. They offer support in English only.

AEserver

Pricing

3.8

Web Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Free SSL
Number of Sites
Price
1 GB
1 TB
-
Unlimited
$13.40
10 GB
1 TB
+
Unlimited
$18.99
30 GB
1 TB
-
Unlimited
$21.60
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Free SSL
Number of Sites
Price
1 GB
1 TB
Unlimited
$13.40
10 GB
1 TB
+
Unlimited
$18.99
30 GB
1 TB
Unlimited
$21.60
More Details

VPS Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
CPU
RAM
Price
40 GB
1 x 2.40GHz
1 GB
$38.00
Unlimited
2 x 2.40GHz
2 GB
$73.30
Unlimited
4 x 2.40GHz
4 GB
$143.00
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
CPU
RAM
Price
40 GB
1 x 2.40GHz
1 GB
$38.00
Unlimited
2 x 2.40GHz
2 GB
$73.30
Unlimited
4 x 2.40GHz
4 GB
$143.00
More Details
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from AEserver

Bottom line on AEserver

AEserver is a high-performance hosting provider with mid-level pricing and something for just about everyone, but is an especially good choice for companies who need to do business in the Middle East.

Pros

  • Responsive 24/7 support
  • Deep knowledge base
  • Weebly builder integration (if you like Weebly)
  • Robust infrastructure for moving data in the region

Cons

  • No multilingual support – English only
  • Backups are an additional cost

Quality UAE Hosting at AEserver

Pat Garvey
Pat Garvey
Pat is a digital media executive with a unique blend of expertise in brand marketing, digital media technology, and content creation. His wide scope of experience ranges from some of the world’s most preeminent brands (e.g. Disney, Electronic Arts, Mattel, etc.), all the way down to being employee #1 in an e-commerce startup.  Pat has “done it all,” and his mission now is to help his clients get it done.  In his current consulting practice, Pat serves as a “Brand Storyteller,” focusing on content creation in support of brands looking for authentic engagement and ongoing customer relationships.

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