Founded in 2006, HostITSmart is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and one of the cheaper web hosting providers in India. It offers a range of shared Linux/Windows hosting, WordPress hosting, Java Hosting, VPS, and dedicated servers including extras such as SSLs, Office 365, and hosted email.
Features and Ease of Use
With plenty of features, HostITSmart Linux and Windows shared hosting packages will satisfy just about every hosting need you have. Here’s what you can expect in terms of features:
- cPanel dashboard
- Free domain for the first year
- Unlimited web space
- Unmetered monthly bandwidth
- Unlimited emails
- MYSQL / PhpMyAdmin
- FTP accounts
- Fast SSD storage
- G suite for work
All shared Linux hosting plans come with cPanel preinstalled. Loaded with features and easy to use, the panel makes it easy for customers to create and manage their CMS websites, emails, and databases. You can create a WordPress site, phpBB forum, or OpenCart store using simple wizards and secure them with SSL. But the simplest option is to use the free modern website builder with a drag-and-drop interface.
Customers enjoy hacking protection, but they can also enable password-protection and carry out free malware scans at a personal level. In addition, free backups are available weekly and monthly, ensuring that you never lose important files. With just a few clicks, you can restore any website file that you accidentally delete.
When it comes to hosting speed and performance, HostITSmart is up there with the big players. The company has invested in solid SSD-powered servers and robust network equipment to minimize the potential of downtime and other technical failures. With an impressive 99.9% uptime, customers are assured of high availability and speeds.
Hosting services are fully managed, which takes away the burden of juggling core business and daily web administrative tasks. And being scalable, you can acquire more resources to meet your enhanced business needs. Getting around is easy too and since the website is in English, you should be able place an order quickly and start building your website or apps in minutes.
Pricing and Support
Sometimes, hosting providers burden customers with elephantine costs, but that’s not how HostITSmart operates. With Linux, Windows, or E-commerce hosting, you’ll get ample resources at a flat rate. Its shared web hosting is ideal for SMBs that are in need of robust yet affordable hosting solutions. You can sign up for one month, one year, or two years and pay using PayPal, VISA, American Express, or Maestro cards.
Customer support is HostITSmart’s key strength considering not many support staff resolve hosting issues in one hour like they do. They also speak several languages and are accessible 24/7 via email, telephone, and Whatsapp. I got in touch with Vimal, one of their chat specialists, and he confirmed that the support team could assist with website migration once I buy a hosting package.
In the knowledge base, you’ll find over 50 articles and how-to guides that will help you with hosting setup, domain registration, SSL, and file transfers using FTP. Be sure to check this resource before you contact the support team.