HostFa is a web hosting firm established in 2006. The company started out with the name PersianDat in the ’90s and later on changed to HostFa. It specializes in offering a wide range of web hosting solutions, including dedicated servers, virtual servers, web hosting, and domain name registration services. The firm prides itself on registering domain names for 99% of its regular customers. It also boasts of over 50% referrals from its former customers and has a client base of over 3,000 users. The HostFa website is available in Persian.
Features and Ease of Use
Some of the features you can expect to find in HostFa’s hosting packages include:
- Windows, Linux operating system
- MySQL databases
- PHP support
- FTP accounts
- Plesk cPanel
- Monthly bandwidth
- Park domains
- Email accounts
- 30-day money-back guarantee
- 99% uptime guarantee
HostFa deploys Plesk cPanel to its hosting packages, and its servers operate on Linux and Windows OS platforms. Its users have access to a special Linux hosting package that includes seven plans.
The basic plan comes with 100MB disk space and 6GB monthly bandwidth. Its advanced package comes with 10GB disk space, 200GB monthly bandwidth, and 10 domains. It also offers reseller hosting packages on Linux platforms that are comprised of six plans.
The basic plan consists of 200GB monthly bandwidth, while the advanced package has a monthly bandwidth of 40GB. Its Windows hosting packages include four plans. The basic plan comes with a 100MB disk space, while its advanced plan includes 1GB disk space.
HostFa keeps the backups of its clients’ websites for one month, and up to three months after the end of a user’s contract agreement. All the same, the vendor insists that users should maintain their own backups. The hosting company offers free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates as part of its hosting packages in order to secure its clients’ websites.
Pricing and Support
HostFa hosting packages are reasonably priced in comparison to other vendors offering similar services. It offers an inflexible billing cycle where it requires its customers to commit to an annual payment contract. This can be quite inconveniencing, especially to people who may be reluctant to enter into long term commitments. All its prices are listed in U.S. dollar.
This company offers a 30-day money-back guarantee and a 99% uptime guarantee.
Users can contact this vendor at any time of day or night via live chat, email, telephone, and ticketing system. The vendor has availed a client portal via which existing customers can use to send in their inquiries.
I sent them a support email but, unfortunately, received no response.
The knowledge base on the HostFa website is minimal and doesn’t offer much assistance.