Esteem Host is an Indian web hosting provider that has been in business since the year 2000. It has offices in India and the United States, plus several Tier III data centers around the world. It offers web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS, and dedicated server solutions.
Esteem Host’s website is in English.
Features and Ease of Use
The standard features included in Esteem Host’s hosting packages are:
- Free domain name
- Unlimited disk storage
- Unlimited email accounts
- Unlimited bandwidth
- Unlimited FTP accounts
- Unlimited MySQL databases
- Unlimited MSSQL databases
- Easy-to-install SSL certificates
- Unlimited subdomains
At the highest level, hosting solutions are categorized as Linux Web Hosting, Windows Web Hosting, Java Web Hosting, and Cloud Web Hosting. The Linux and Windows packages each have five plans: Basic, Pro Plan, Premium Plan, Platinum Plan, and Optimum Plan. The popular Basic plan is suited to individuals with small websites; it includes 2 GB disk storage, 5 GB monthly bandwidth, 5 email accounts, 2 subdomains, and 1 MySQL database.
All website accounts come with remote backups to ensure the safety of your data in the event of a disaster. However, Esteem Host uses redundant Cisco and Foundry hardware components to reduce the chances of server hardware failure.
Infrastructure is housed in carrier-neutral Tier III data centers located in several countries including India and the U.S.A. These data centers benefit from MPLS routing (powered leading providers including Global Switch, Telehouse, and Telecity) to all-but guarantee reliable internet connectivity.
Pricing and Support
Esteem Host’s hosting solutions are incredibly cheap considering they come with very few feature restrictions and the fact that you get a 99.95% uptime guarantee.
Plans are priced in Indian rupees, and you can pay for them on 1, 3, 6, 12, 24, or 36-month billing cycles, with discounts for the longest two terms. If you’re tempted to sign up for a long stretch, you’ll be pleased to know that the 30-day money-back guarantee should get you out if anything goes wrong within the first month.
Customers can contact Esteem Host’s 24/7 customer service via telephone, ticket, email, or live chat. Support agents provide rapid responses, and they go out of their way to offer real-time solutions to the issues you raise and the questions you ask:
For self-support, Esteem Host’s website has several links to its knowledge base… all of which lead nowhere.