Features and Ease of Use
HostSkye offers four shared hosting packages (in the U.S.A., the U.K., and Australia), 14 VPS packages (in OpenVZ and KVM variants), 11 dedicated server packages, and two semi-dedicated server packages.
The shared hosting packages provide you with:
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- Unlimited storage
- Unlimited bandwidth
- 1 to 5 domains
- Website builder
- Daily data backups
Hosting accounts are managed via the Hepsia control panel that includes a one-click installer for popular applications such as WordPress, OpenCart, PrestaShop, Joomla, Drupal, and Moodle. The ModSecurity industry-standard web application firewall automatically blocks hacker attacks.
The OpenVZ VPS packages come with a choice of three control panels: the industry-standard cPanel, the easy-to-use Hespia, and the DirectAdmin control panel. Full root access gives you complete control of your server.
Pricing and Support
HostSkye’s shared hosting packages are priced competitively, and you can pay for them in U.S. dollars via various payment methods, including PayPal, credit/debit card, Western Union, and wire transfer. Whereas the product pages allude to a 30-day free trial, the terms-and-conditions page details a 30-day money-back guarantee. It’s probably the same thing, just described differently.
It should be possible to contact HostSkye’s 24/7 support team by telephone, ticket, email, contact form, or live chat. I say “should” because, unfortunately, the live chat was offline when I wanted to try it, and my contact form submission seemed to fall on deaf ears.
Self-support resources include a set of video tutorials: